The Voice

Album: Long Distance Voyager (1981)
Charted: 15
  • Won't you take me back to school?
    I need to learn the golden rule.
    Won't you lay it on the line?
    I need to hear it just one more time.

    Oh, won't you tell me again?
    Oh, can you feel it?
    Oh, won't you tell me again tonight?

    Each and every heart it seems,
    Is bounded by a world of dreams.
    Each and every rising sun,
    Is greeted by a lonely one.

    Oh, won't you tell me again?
    Oh, can you feel it?
    Oh, won't you tell me again tonight?

    Cause out on the ocean of life my love.
    There a so many storms we must rise above.
    Can you hear the spirit calling, as it's carried across the waves?
    You're already falling it's calling you back to face the music.
    And the song that is coming through.
    You're already falling the one that it's calling is you.

    My a promise take a vow.
    And trust your feelings it easy now.
    Understand The Voice within.
    And feel a change already beginning.

    Oh, won't you tell me again?
    Oh, can you feel it?
    Oh, won't you tell me again tonight? Tonight?

    Oh, won't you tell me again?
    Oh, can you feel it?
    Oh, won't you tell me again tonight?

    And how many words have I got to say?
    And how many times will it be this way?
    With your arms around the future and your back up against the past.
    You're already falling it's calling you on to face the music.
    And the song that is coming through.
    You're already falling the one that it's calling is you.

    Each and every heart it seems,
    Is bounded by a world of dreams.
    Each and every rising sun,
    Is greeted by, a lonely, lonely one.

    Won't you tell me again?
    Oh, can you feel it?
    Oh, won't you tell me again tonight?

Comments: 5

  • Gigi from St. Louis, MoI think we all know that we have this tiny voice inside of us that tells us right from wrong(the golden rule) but we must listen to it. It will guide us in our live. some may call it intuition or the good vs. evil in all of us. usually our inner feelings are usually right. it is when we choose to ignore the truth is when all fails. tell me one more time oh can you feel it tonight love that line.
  • Amar from Mumbai, IndiaHey Bobby,
    Justin Hayward did perform Forever Autumn on War of the worlds for Jeff Wayne - but this song was definitely not in. While the late Sir Richard Burton narrated the story, Justin did contribute here and there on some of the other tracks
  • Michael from Eugene, Or, OrThis is an amazing song. Whether consciously or not Justin expresses very strong spiritual and metaphysical concepts."Golden rule"-"Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."Your heart"(that which is True)..(Bound)by dreams" (The illusions of the World).The Spirit "is calling you back"..To face the Music"-(The Truth)..it's calling you as you continue to move away from It (Truth).."Make a promise, take a vow (Commit)-Trust these feelings and Understand "The Voice Within",(The small, still voice)How else can I say it so you will understand?.."With your arms around the Future and your back up against the Past"...you continue to Fall (move away from the Truth) as a result of your Consciousness embracing the Future or stuck in the Past- Not anchoring yourself in the Present,where the Presence resides.And ending with the pain and frustration of trying to wake someone up..but hopeful.
  • Paul from Kennewick, WaI remember this well when it came out during my high school senior year on Long Distance Voyageur. It's both uplifting and calming at the same time. Their stuff doesn't get any better than this, and it describes my present life nearly exactly. At the time of release I was living in my native Canada, but moving to the United States to make things happen is precisely the kind of stuff they're teaching us about.
  • Bobby from Grand Rapids, MiThis song also appeared on an album called "War of the Worlds.
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