Heart Like A Wheel

Album: Romantic? (1990)
Charted: 29 32
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  • Calling up the promised land
    Johnny Seven's coming over the sea
    He's taking your time when you want to be free

    Holding out a helping hand
    Are you ready for the real career?
    Will you be so cool when it's happening here?

    It don't say nothing that I haven't heard
    If what I hear is true
    You won't keep the law with a broken word
    So what are you gonna do?

    Heart like a wheel
    Turning away from anything that's real
    Heart like a wheel
    Changing in time, beating colder steel

    Pass the message around the world
    The medium is in retreat
    The power is here and packing some heat

    Sell your soul to a holy war
    Set the captive free
    We make no promises anymore
    But it isn't fooling me

    Heart like a wheel
    Turning away from anything that's real
    Heart like a wheel
    Changing in time, beating colder steel

    You can't keep the wheels turning anymore
    With anger, blood and fear
    Or make any friends with an M16
    When you blast your way through here

    Heart like a wheel
    Turning away from anything that's real
    Heart like a wheel
    Changing in time, beating colder steel

    Heart like a wheel
    Turning away from anything that's real
    Heart like a wheel
    Changing in time, beating colder steel

    Heart like a wheel
    Turning away from anything that's real
    Heart like a wheel
    Driving the world is gonna be a steal Writer/s: ANTHONY IOMMI
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Clare from London, United KingdomThis song is such a good sound and the lyrics definitely have a religious message but the song is written in metaphors, the song is basically about the world turning away from what's real and human to what isn't.
    It starts with the promised land, moves onto God's word and spreading it, then onto how we're killing ourselves with anger, blood and fear.
    We can't keep fooling each other with our steely cold heartedness, all we need is love - Wake Up!
  • Matt from Gadsden, AlThis is not the last hit for the Human League. Tell Me When hit #31 (#9 Top 40 Mainstream) in 1995
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