Play The Game Tonight

Album: Vinyl Confessions (1982)
Charted: 17
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  • You think that something's happening
    And it's bigger than your life

    But it's only what you're hearing
    Will you s'Till remember
    When the morning light has come
    Wil the songs be playing over and over
    'Till you do it all over again

    Play, play the game tonight
    Can you tell me if it's wrong or right
    Is it worth the time, is it worth the price
    Do you see yourself in the white spotlight
    Then play the game tonight

    And when the curtains open
    To the roaring of the crowd
    You will feel it all around you
    Then it finally happens
    And it's all come true for you
    And the songs are playing over and over
    'Till they do it all over again

    Play, play the game tonight
    Can you tell me if it's wrong or right
    Is it worth the time, is it worth the price
    Do you see yourself in the white spotlight
    Then play the game tonight

    Tonight
    Play the game tonight
    Can you tell me if it's wrong or right
    Is it worth the time, is it worth the price
    Do you see yourself in the bright light
    Play the game tonight
    Can you tell me if it's wrong or right
    Is it worth the time, is it worth the price
    Do you see yourself in the white spotlight (play the game tonight)
    Play the game tonight Writer/s: DANNY FLOWER, KERRY A LIVGREN, KERRY LIVGREN, PHIL EHART, RICHARD JOHN WILLIAMS, ROBERT AIMES FRAZIER
    Publisher: CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Comments: 3

  • Larry from TennesseeAll the background vocals on this song were done by Elefante and Roger Taylor of Queen
  • Ryan from Eaton, InThis song was on the first album following Steve Walsh's departure from the band, and John Elefante had come in as a replacement. The original version of this song, I believe, was "Let's Fall In Love Tonight" (or some similar title), and was re-written as Livgren, Elefante, and Dave Hope were all committed Christians at this point, and thought a song with such sexual references (seemingly promoting promiscuous sex) would be contrary to their world view. [Following a brief google search, I was unable to find the original version of the song, or even artist...but the information is found in Livgren's biography "Seeds of Change"]
  • Craig from Henderson, NvThus, another Fantastic song by Kansas. They always did have a great sound. Nice vocals too.
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