Song & Emotion

Album: Psychotic Supper (1991)
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  • See him there
    Most every day
    A lonely man and his guitar
    In his eyes, I see the pain
    All the faces and the places
    All the trouble that he's seen

    There was a time
    There was a day
    They'd come from miles around
    They all knew his name
    But days gone by are gone
    Now only memories remain

    Then he starts to play
    Suddenly the pain slowly fades away
    Tattered, torn, and frayed
    There's a place within his heart he'll always save
    For the song and emotion
    Know he's got to his dying day
    Song and emotion
    You can hear him play
    You can still hear him say
    "Better run for cover, 'cause it looks like rain again!"

    And now his life is but a shadow of his dreams
    The calm is over, been stormin' for years
    He turns and leans his shoulder to the wind
    Lost again

    All alone on his way to the top
    Somehow, somewhere, something was lost
    Through it all he knew his only friend was
    Song and emotion
    Know he's got to his dying day
    Song and emotion

    Where are they now?
    Where are those people who promised him his dreams?
    Where are they now for this lonely creature on the streets,
    Broken, humbled by the cold reality?
    Life at the top ain't always what it seems
    Oh, better run for cover 'cause it looks like rain again!
    You best be careful of what you dream
    Of what you dream

    Song and emotion
    Song and emotion
    Song and emotion
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Comments: 4

  • Gregory Tos from North CarolinaI seen Tesla open up for Def Leppard on New Years Eve in Tampa Florida. It was the drummers return after the accident. Both Bands were truly fantastic.
  • Jeremy Scaggs from Heber Springs ArTesla and Def Leppard are great friends. Love both bands. This song is a haunting tribute to a troubled man who lost it all but was on top of the world when he did. Sad. R.i.l Steve
  • Matt T from Brunswick, OhioI read someone said the riff at the bridge of the song sounded like Tesla ripped off Def Leppard-yes! It was a homage to Steve Clark, played very well I may add. Great great song!
  • Kieran from Brisbane, AustraliaIf you listen on the bridge it even half inches the riff from Leppards High n dry! Lol
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