The Dreams Of Children

Album: Snap! (1980)
Charted: 1
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  • I sat alone with the dreams of children
    Weeping willows and tall dark building, and
    I've caught a fashion from the dreams of children
    But woke up sweating to this modern nightmare, and
    I was alone, no one was there
    I was alone, no one was there

    I caught a glimpse from the dreams of children
    I got a feeling of optimism
    But woke up to a grey and lonely picture
    The streets below left me feeling dirty, and
    I was alone, no one was there
    I was alone, no one was there

    Something's gonna crack on your dreams tonight
    You will crack on your dreams tonight
    You are going to crack on your dreams tonight
    You will crack on your dreams tonight
    Something's going to crack up your dreams tonight
    You will crack on your dreams tonight

    I fell in love with the dreams of children
    I saw a vision of all the happy days
    I've caught a fashion from the dreams of children
    But woke up sweating from this modern nightmare, and
    I was alone, no one was there
    I was alone, no one was there

    Something's gonna crack on your dreams tonight
    You will crack on your dreams tonight
    Something's going to crack on your dreams tonight
    You will crack on your dreams tonight
    Something's going to crack up your dreams tonight
    You will choke on your dreams tonight
    Something's going to crack on your dreams tonight
    You will crack on your dreams tonight
    Something's going to crack on your dreams tonight
    You will crack on your dreams tonight
    You will crack on your dreams tonight
    You will crack on your dreams tonight
    You will crack on your dreams tonight
    You will crack on your dreams tonight Writer/s: PAUL JOHN WELLER
    Publisher: Songtrust Ave, Universal Music Publishing Group
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Comments: 3

  • Wulf The Black And Tan from New ZealandI read a short horror story in which one of the characters references this song, possibly by singing it. It is NOT the Clive Barker novel mentioned above, as I have never read that. Can anyone tell me a short horror story in which this song was referenced?
  • Barnsey from Nottingham Listened to this again recently , and now I can’t stop playing it...Superb
  • Brian 79 from PooleDreams of children was meant to be the A side, but it was pressed in France and the French did not know which was the A and which was the B side, so they listened to it,and assumed underground was the A side, weller apparently did his nut and finally agreed to a double A side.
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