Living On A Thin Line

Album: Word Of Mouth (1984)
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  • All the stories have been told
    Of kings and days of old
    But there's no England now (there's no England now)
    All the wars that were won and lost
    Somehow don't seem to matter very much anymore
    All the lies we were told (all the lies we were told)
    All the lies of the people running round
    Their castles have burned
    I see change
    But inside we're the same
    As we ever were

    Living on a thin line, ooh
    Tell me now, what are we supposed to do?
    Living on a thin line (living on a thin line), ooh
    Tell me now, what are we supposed to do?

    Living on a thin line (living on a thin line)
    Living this way, each day is a dream
    What am I, what are we supposed to do?
    Living on a thin line (living on a thin line), ooh
    Tell me now, what are we supposed to do?

    Now another century nearly gone (no, no)
    What are we gonna leave for the young?
    What we couldn't do, what we wouldn't do
    It's a crime, but does it matter?
    Does it matter much? does it matter much to you?
    Does it ever really matter? yes, it really, really matters

    Living on a thin line (living on a thin line), ooh
    Tell me now, what are we supposed to do?
    Living on a thin line (living on a thin line), ooh
    Tell me now, what are we supposed to do?

    Then another leader says
    "Break their hearts and break some heads"
    Is there nothing we can say or do?
    Blame the future on the past
    Always lost in bloody guts
    And when they're gone, it's me and you

    Living on a thin line, ooh
    Tell me now, what are we supposed to do?
    Living on a thin line (living on a thin line), ooh
    Tell me now, what are we supposed to do?
    Living on a thin line, ooh Writer/s: Dave Davies
    Publisher: CARLIN AMERICA INC
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