They Don't Know

Album: You Broke My Heart In 17 Places (1983)
Charted: 2 8
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  • You've been around for such a long time now
    Oh
    Maybe I could leave you but I don't know how
    And why should I be lonely ev'ry night
    When I can be with you
    Oh yes
    You make it right
    And I don't listen to the guys who say that you're bad for me
    And I should turn you away
    'Cause they don't know about us
    And they've never heard of love
    I get a feeling when I look at you wherever you go now I want to be there too
    They say we're crazy but I just don't care

    And if they keep on talking
    Still they get nowhere

    So I don't mind if they don't understand
    When I look at you and you hold my hand
    'Cause they don't know about us
    And they've never heard of love
    Why should it matter to us if they don't approve?
    We should just take our chances while we've got nothing to lose
    Baby
    There's no need for living in the past

    Now I've found good loving gonna make it last
    I tell the others
    Don't bother me
    'Cause when they look at you
    They don't see what I see

    No
    I don't listen to their wasted lines

    Got my eyes wide open and I see the signs
    'Cause they don't know about us
    And they've never heard of love
    No
    I don't listen to their wasted lines

    Got my eyes wide open and I see the signs
    'Cause they don't know about us and they've never heard of loveWriter/s: KIRSTY MACCOLL
    Publisher: BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
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Comments: 4

  • Dave from Wheaton, IlBTW, Who was the 1st guy in the Paul slot in the vid? Anybody know? Please, tell us.
  • Jeff from Liverpool, England1n 1984 tracy ullman released a cover of madness' 1980 hit 'my girl' entitled 'my guy' featuring then labour leader neil kinnock in the video reaching #23 in the uk
  • Jay from Glen Burnie, Md"The Tracey Ullman Show" featured a series of animated shorts inbetween sketches. These short snippets featured a family that soon became one of the most popular cartoon families in the USA.

    The family was "The Simpsons". Fox television ordered the first season of the "Simpsons" TV series due to the short's popularity
  • Micki from Santo Ramona, CaBy the way, the Tracey Ullman show was where The Simpsons cartoon
    originated from.
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