The Land Of Make Believe

Album: Are You Ready? (1981)
Charted: 1
  • Stars in your eyes, little one
    Where do you go to dream
    To a place, we all know
    The land of make believe

    Shadows, tapping at your window
    Ghostly voices whisper will you come and play
    Not for all the tea in China
    Or the corn in Carolina
    Never, never ever
    They're running after you babe

    Run for the sun, little one
    You're an outlaw once again
    Time to change, Superman
    He'll be with us while he can
    In the land of make believe

    Something nasty in your garden's waiting
    Patiently, till it can have your heart
    Try to go but it won't let you
    Don't you know it's out to get you running
    Keep on running
    They're running after you babe

    Run for the sun, little one
    You're an outlaw once again
    Time to change, Superman
    He'll be with us while he can
    In the land of make believe

    Your world is turning
    From night to day
    Your dream is burning far, far away

    Into the blue
    You and I
    To the circus in the sky
    Captain Kids
    On the sand
    With the treasure close at hand
    In the land of make believe

    In the land of make believe

    Run for the sun, little one
    You're an outlaw once again
    Time to change, Superman
    He'll be with us while he can
    In the land of make believe

    Run for the sun, little one
    You're an outlaw once again
    Time to change, Superman
    He'll be with us while he can
    In the land of make believe

    I've got a friend who comes to tea
    And no-one else can see but me
    He came today
    But had to go
    To visit you
    You never know

Comments: 2

  • Jon Kutner from UkI was at Radio 1 at the time and I never heard anything about fading the song early. Quite often it made for a nice end up to the news or the Greenwich Time Signal. Other stations may have faded it, but none that I've heard. Jon Kutner
  • David from Nottingham, United KingdomWhy was this, that radio stations were instructed to fade the song before the narration? I can't see anything controversial in it.
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