The Spanish Archer

Album: The House Of Blue Light (1987)
  • Well there must have been a reason
    for the smile that you had upon your face last night
    Are you the cat that got the cream
    Did you lick your lips did you close your eyes
    Can you imagine how it feels
    It's so hard to reveal
    Oh I can't get through and I'm falling
    I'm getting out, I'm losing ground
    The Spanish archer's gonna bring you down

    is there someone somewhere waiting in the wings
    to take my place
    Let's not drag it out like a Cagney death scene
    In this season of change it's not hard to explain
    Like the leaves on the trees I'm falling
    And as you turn, don't look away
    The Spanish archer's gonna make you pay

    Do you remember when the sky was blue
    we used to talk for miles
    And now we drive along in this thundering silence
    It's such an obvious lie with that easy smile of yours
    I'm letting go and I'm falling
    I'm getting out, losing ground
    The Spanish archer's gonna bring you down

    Well is there something I can say as we stumble to the edge have we gone too far
    Why don't we call it a day before we call it a nightmare darlin'
    If we made a mistake then all that it takes to be free
    Is the wave of a hand and you're falling
    And as you turn, don't look away
    The Spanish archer's gonna make you pay Writer/s: RITCHIE BLACKMORE, IAN GILLAN, ROGER DAVID GLOVER
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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  • Jeff Ramon from Indianapolis In UsaFyi.. Spanish Archer is a Cockney Slang/Term for giving the "el-bow"
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