Tempus Fugit
by Yes

Album: Drama (1980)
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  • Born in the night
    She would run like a leopard
    That freaks at the sight
    Of a mind close beside herself
    And the nearer I came
    How the country would change
    She was using the landscape
    To hide herself

    More in the mind
    Than the body this feeling
    A sense at the end
    Of a circular line
    That is drawn at an angle
    I see when I'm with you
    To navigate waters and finally answer to - yes

    If you were there you would want to be near me
    Innocence, you could hold the materials
    And though nothing would really be living
    It would shock your fall into landing light
    In the north sky time flies fast to the morning
    The cold of the dawn it meant nothing to us
    You were keeping your best situation
    An answer to - yes

    (Yes, Yes) And the moment I see you
    (Yes, Yes) It's so good to be near you
    (Yes, Yes) And the feeling you give me
    (Yes, Yes) Makes me want to be with you
    (Yes, Yes) From the moment you tell me - yes

    If you could see all the roads I have traveled
    Towards some unusable last equilibrium
    Run like an athlete and die like a dead beaten speed-freak
    An answer to all of your answers to - yes

    In the north sky time flies faster than morning
    The cold of the dawn it meant nothing to us
    You were keeping your best situation
    An answer to yes

    (Yes, Yes) And the moment I see you
    (Yes, Yes) It's so good to be near you
    (Yes, Yes) And the feeling you give me
    (Yes, Yes) Makes me want to be with you
    (Yes, Yes) If we wait for an answer
    (Yes, Yes) Will the silence be broken
    (Yes, Yes) Should we wait for an answer
    (Yes, Yes) Do we leave it unspoken

    (Yes Yes Yes Yes . . .) Writer/s: ALAN WHITE, CHRIS SQUIRE, GEOFF DOWNES, STEVE JAMES HOWE, TREVOR HORN
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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  • Rick from PhiladelphiaThis is the best Yes song not sung by Jon Anderson.
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