Simple Life

Album: The One (1992)
Charted: 44 30
  • There's a breakdown
    On the runway
    And the timeless flights are gone
    I'm a year ahead of myself these days
    And I'm locomotive strong
    My city
    Spread like cannon fire
    In a yellow nervous state
    I can't cut the ties that bind me
    To horoscopes and fate

    And I won't break
    And I won't bend
    But someday soon we'll sail away
    To innocence
    And the bitter end
    And I won't break
    And I won't bend
    And with the last breath we ever take
    We're gonna get back
    To the simple life again
    Oh, all right!

    When we break out
    Of this blindfold
    I'm gonna take you from this place
    Until we're free from this ball and chain
    I'm still hard behind the eight
    My city
    Beats like hammered steel
    On a shallow cruel rock
    If we could walk proud after midnight
    We'd never have to stop

    And I won't break
    And I won't bend
    But someday soon we'll sail away
    To innocence
    And the bitter end
    And I won't break
    And I won't bend
    And with the last breath we ever take
    We're gonna get back
    To the simple life again
    All right!

    And I won't break
    And I won't bend
    But someday soon we'll sail away
    To innocence
    And the bitter end
    And I won't break
    And I won't bend
    And with the last breath we ever take
    We're gonna get back
    To the simple life again

    And I won't break
    And I won't bend
    But someday soon we'll sail away
    To innocence
    And the bitter end
    And I won't break
    I won't bend
    And with the last breath we ever take
    We're gonna get back
    To the simple life again

    Hey, oh yeah!

    Oh yeah, oh yeah

    Oh yeah, oh yeah

    Oh yeah, oh yeah, oh yeah, oh yeah Writer/s: Bernie Taupin, Elton John
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
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