Domino

Album: Invisible Touch (1986)
  • The grey of evening fills the room
    There's no need to look outside
    To see or feel the rain
    And I reach across to touch her
    But I know that she's not there
    Rain keeps running down the window pane
    Time is running out for me

    Can't you see what you are doing to me?
    Can't you see what you have done?
    As I try to pass another long and sleepless night
    A hundred crazy voices call my name
    As I try to pass them by
    I almost can believe that she is here
    In the glow of the night

    Do you know what you have done?
    Do you know what you've begun?
    Do you see we shall never be together again?
    All of my life

    For the fonely people, empty rooms
    And all the pointless violence, silent tombs
    Could it be that we shall be together again?

    Sheets of double glazing help to keep outside the night
    Only foreign city sirens can cut through
    Nylon sheets and blankets help to minimize the cold
    But they can't keep out the chilling sounds
    Will the nightmare soon give way to dreaming
    That she is here with me?
    Here in the glow of the night

    Do you know what you have done?
    Do you know what you've begun?
    Do you see we shall never be together again?
    All of my life
    For the lonely people, empty rooms
    And all the pointless violence, silent tombs
    Could it be that we shall be together again?
    Could it be that we shall be together again?

    In silence and darkness
    We held each other near that night
    We prayed it would last forever

    Blood on the windows
    Millions of ordinary people are there
    They gaze at the scenery
    They act as if it is perfectly clear
    Take a look at the mountains
    Take a look at the beautiful river of blood

    The liquid surrounds me
    I fight to rise from this river of hell
    I stare round about me
    Children are swimming and playing with boats
    Their features are changing
    Their bodies dissolve and I am alone

    Now see what you've gone and done
    Now see what you've gone and done

    Well now you never did see such a terrible thing
    As was seen last night on TV
    Maybe if we're lucky, they will show it again
    Such a terrible thing to see
    But there's nothing you can do when you're the next in line
    You've got to go domino

    Now I'm one with the living and I'm feeling just fine
    I know just what I got do
    Play the game of happiness and never let on
    That it only lives on in a song oh
    There's nothing you can do when you're the next in line
    You've got to go domino

    Do you know what you have done?
    Do you know what you've begun?

    In silence and darkness
    Hold each other near tonight
    For will it last forever
    Will it last forever?
    Forever

    There's nothing you can do when you're the next in line
    You've got to go domino

    Do you know
    Do you know
    Do you know what you have done?
    Do you see what you've begun?
    'Cause there's nothing, nothing, nothing, nothing
    There's nothing you can do There's nothing you can do
    Do you see, do you see what you've done? Writer/s: MICHAEL RUTHERFORD, PHIL COLLINS, TONY BANKS
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Veronica Sheridan from San DiegoI loved this song in the 80s when it was a dance/party hit and I could swear it's undergoing a resurgence now after it appears to be the theme song for an Opdivo pharmaceutical commercial--believe it or not. Can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FG1-wYsrsAY
  • Cn. from Ogden, UtahGreat song!!!!
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