I Pretend

Album: Café Racers (1983)
Charted: 74
  • Time hasn't healed the wound
    I wish I was in her shoes
    She's got the man I could never have
    My kisses were never missed
    How it hurts to be second best
    Oh let me tell you what I have to do
    To get through the night

    I pretend that you're loving me after dark
    Pretend that you're holding me next to your heart
    Pretend that you wanted me right from the start
    Oh I'm lost in my fantasy
    I pretend that your valentine is for me
    Pretend that I'm the only one that you need
    Pretend that we're making love in our dreams
    Oh I'm lost in my fantasy

    Memories that should have died
    Come alive when you walk on by
    I wish my eyes could turn away
    For this heart there is no escape
    When the truth is too hard to take
    Oh let me tell you what I have to do
    To get through the night

    I pretend that you're loving me after dark
    Pretend that you're holding me next to your heart
    Pretend that you wanted me right from the start
    Oh I'm lost in my fantasy
    I pretend that your valentine is for me
    Pretend that I'm the only one that you need
    Pretend that we're making love in our dreams
    Oh I'm lost in my fantasy

    I pretend that you're loving me after dark
    Pretend that you're holding me next to your heart
    Pretend that you wanted me right from the start
    Oh I'm lost in my fantasy
    I pretend that your valentine is for me
    Pretend that I'm the only one that you need
    Pretend that we're making love in our dreams
    Oh I'm lost in my fantasy Writer/s: BRIAN HUNTER FAIRWEATHER, MARTIN GEORGE PAGE
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Canuck Guy from CanadaI can definitely hear the "Pointer Sister" rip-off from one of the Pointer Sisters hits, "He's So Shy"! (As Brian Fairweather himself put it) Good song tho'! Funny that the Sisters weren't keen on it. It would've sounded good on them. I like Kim's version. As a sidebar, it makes me wonder about the George Harrison alleged rip-off of "He's So Fine" by the Chiffons when he recorded "My Sweet Lord". Yes, I see the similarities, but it's in the pop music category not classical! You could say the same over the Beach Boys "Fun, Fun, Fun!" for ripping off a Chuck Berry tune! That's just two examples and I know there are hundreds!
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