Videotape

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  • When I'm at the pearly gates
    This will be on my videotape, my videotape
    Mephistopheles is just beneath
    And he's reaching up to grab me

    This is one for the good days
    And I have it all here
    In red, blue, green
    Red, blue, green

    You are my center
    When I spin away
    Out of control on videotape
    On videotape
    On videotape
    On videotape
    On videotape
    On videotape

    This is my way of saying goodbye
    Because I can't do it face to face
    I'm talking to you after it's too late
    No matter what happens now
    You shouldn't be afraid
    Because I know today has been the most perfect day I've ever seenWriter/s: COLIN CHARLES GREENWOOD, EDWARD JOHN O'BRIEN, JONATHAN RICHARD GUY GREENWOOD, PHILIP JAMES SELWAY, THOMAS EDWARD YORKE
    Publisher: Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
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Comments: 4

  • Francia from Caracas, --Such an amazing, super song!
  • Bobby B from North West, United KingdomLive versions better than the album!? Really, joe? To each his own. I found videotape on most of their live performances to be fairly dull, but on record there's an electric atmosphere, like it could explode at any time.

    Lovely sentiment to the lyrics, but I spose some might find it too sentimental.
  • Eren from Ankara, TurkeyMephistopheles (also Mephistophilus, Mephistophilis, Mephostopheles, Mephisto and variants) is a name given to a devil or demon in the Faust legend. (wikipedia)
  • Joe from Dublinalthough most of the live versions - and the scotch mist version - are better than the album version. (brilliant album though too)
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