Yesterday's Men

Album: Mad Not Mad (1985)
Charted: 18
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  • An insolent speck of youth
    Being taken for a walk
    So tightly by the ear
    That he can hardly talk

    Yesterday's men hang to today
    To sing in the old fashioned way
    It must get better in the long run
    Has to get better in the long run

    A metropolitan marathon
    Has been held today
    But who you need to catch
    Will be coming the other way

    Yesterday's men hang to today
    To sing in any old way
    It must get better in the long run
    Has to get better in the long run

    Because when you're told to start
    How far can you go
    When your race is won
    And you already know
    Because when you're told to stop
    How far will you go
    When your race is run
    And you already know

    Yesterday's men hang to today
    To sing in any old way
    It must get better in the long run
    Has to get better in the long run
    Will it get better in the long run
    Will we be here in the long run

    Yesterday's men hang to today
    To sing in any old way
    It must get better in the long run
    Has to get better in the long run
    Will it get better in the long run
    Will we be here in the long run

    Do do do do do do hang on
    In the long run
    Writer/s: CATHAL JOSEPH SMYTH, CHRISTOPHER FOREMAN, CHRISTOPHER JOHN FOREMAN, DANIEL MARK WOODGATE, GRAHAM MCPHERSON, LEE JAY THOMPSON, MARK WILLIAM BEDFORD
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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