Highly Strung

Album: Parade (1984)
Charted: 15
  • This is the song of little Jo
    She's not the girl I used to know
    Forever screaming all the day and night

    She used to be a diplomat
    But now she's down the laundromat
    They washed her mind and now she finds it hard

    I know her name
    But now she never seems the same
    She don't talk to me
    'Cause she can't take no sympathy

    Because she's highly strung
    Oh, highly strung, she's undone
    Highly strung
    Oh, highly strung, she's undone

    She's stepping out upon the ledge
    She's got a gun against her head
    She's wired up to blow the power line

    She's walking out upon the knife
    She'll take you to the edge of life
    Just like the song, the pressure is on again

    I know her name
    Ho, but now she never seems the same
    She don't talk to me
    'Cause she can't take no sympathy

    Because she's highly strung
    Oh, highly strung, she's undone
    Highly strung
    Oh, highly strung, she's undone

    No, no, no
    I know her name
    Ho, but now she never seems the same
    She don't talk to me
    'Cause she can't take no sympathy

    Because she's highly strung (highly strung)
    Oh, highly strung, she's undone
    Highly strung (she's oh)
    Oh, highly strung, she's undone

    Highly strung (highly strung)
    Oh, highly strung, she's undone
    Highly strung (she's oh)
    Oh, highly strung, she's undone

    This is the song of little Jo
    She's not the girl I used to know Writer/s: GARY KEMP
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