Duchess

Album: Duke (1980)
Charted: 46
  • Times were good
    She never thought about the future, she just did what she would
    Oh but she really cared
    About her music, it all seemed so important then

    And she dreamed that every time that she performed
    Everyone would cry for more
    That all she had to do was step into the light
    And everyone would start to roar

    And on the road
    Where all but a few fall by the wayside on the grassier verge
    She battled through
    Against the others in her world, and the sleep, and the odds

    But now every time that she performed
    Oh everybody cried for more
    Soon all she had to do was step into the light
    For everyone to start to roar
    And all the people cried, you're the one we've waited for

    Oh but time went by
    It wasn't so easy now, all uphill, and not feeling so strong
    Yes times were hard
    Too much thinking 'bout the future and what people might want

    An then there was the time that she performed
    When nobody called for more
    And soon every time she stepped into the light
    They really let her know the score
    But she dreamed of the times when she sang all her songs
    And everybody cried for more
    When all she had to do was step into the light
    For everyone to start to roar
    And all the people cried, you're the one we've waited for Writer/s: Anthony George Banks, Mike Rutherford, Phil Collins
    Publisher: CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC
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Comments: 1

  • Joshua from La Crosse, WiActually it was "Behind The Lines", not "Turn It On Again", that Collins covered on the Face Value album.
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