I Believe

Album: Songs From The Big Chair (1985)
Charted: 23
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  • I believe that when the hurting and the pain has gone
    We will be strong
    Oh yes we will be strong, yeah

    And I believe that if I'm crying while I write these words
    Is it absurd?
    Or am I being real

    I believe that if you knew just what these tears were for
    They would just pour
    Like every drop of rain

    That's why I believe it is too late for anyone to believe

    I believe that if you thought for a moment, took your time
    You would not resign yourself
    Resign yourself to your fate, no no no, no no, no no

    And I believe that if it's written in the stars, that's fine
    I can't deny
    That I'm a Virgo too

    I believe that if you're bristling while you hear this song
    I could be wrong
    Or have I hit a nerve?

    That's why I believe it is too late for anyone to believe

    I believe that maybe somewhere in the darkness
    In the nighttime, in the storm
    In the casino
    Casino Spanish eyes

    And I believe, no I can't believe that every time you hear a newborn scream
    You just can't see the shaping of a life
    The shaping of a life
    It's too late baby now
    It's too late
    Yeah Writer/s: ROLAND ORZABAL
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Eliseu from Canoas, BrazilOne of the prettiest songs of the album. I have the vinyl, btw.
    Too bad I couldn't find songfacts about the last song of the album, "Listen". It sounds kinda mysterious and has just few lyrics...
  • T. Michels from Venlo, NetherlandsThis song was indeed written with Robert Wyatt in mind. On the lp, under the name of the song it says: To Robert Wyatt, if he's listening.
    Roland Orzabal olso tried at his best to imitate Wyatt's voice on both of the songs. Up to Wyatt-fans to judge it.
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