China In Your Hand

Album: Bridge of Spies (1987)
Charted: 1
  • It was a theme she had on a scheme he had
    Told in a foreign land
    To take life on earth to the second birth
    And the man was in command
    It was a flight on the wings of a young girl's dreams
    That flew too far away

    Don't push too far your dreams are china in your hand
    Don't wish too hard, because they may come true
    And you can't help them
    You don't know what you might have set upon yourself
    China in your hand

    Come from greed never born of the seed
    Took a life from a barren hand
    Oh, eyes wide like a child in the form of man
    A prophecy for a fantasy
    The curse of a vivid mind

    Don't push too far your dreams are china in your hand
    Don't wish too hard, because they may come true
    And you can't help them
    You don't know what you might have set upon yourself
    China in your hand
    Whoa, your hand
    Your hand

    Don't push too far your dreams are china in your hand
    Don't wish too hard, because they may come true
    And you can't help them
    You don't know what you might have set upon yourself
    But you shouldn't push too hard no, no

    Don't push too far your dreams are china in your hand
    Don't wish too hard, because they may come true
    And you can't help them
    You don't know what you might have set upon yourself
    Because they're only dreams
    And you shouldn't push too hard no no Writer/s: CAROL ANN DECKER, RONALD PHILLIP ROGERS
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Joe Walker from NottsCan’t bear those flat notes in this song. She crucified it.
  • David from Nottingham, United KingdomThe song is spoiled by a couple of Carol's dreadful off-key sustained notes. I'm surprised they allowed it to be released with this mistake.
  • Dave from Cardiff, WalesThis was the second of six big UK hits for T'Pau between 1987 and 1989 - other hits included "Heart And Soul", "I Will Be With You" and "The Bridge of Spies"
  • Mel from London, EnglandI thought this song was about Frankenstein just after i studied the book for my exam, though no one else believed me!
  • Terry from Northampton, EnglandEvery time i hear this song i always think of the number 600,because it was the 600th no.1 single.It is more known for that than the quality of the song.Mind you,it is a fantastic song and made even better by the superb vocal performance of Carol Decker.She was cheated out of winning "Hit Me Baby One More Time"
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