"But I Digress"

by The Flying Turbans

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1.
Fast, yeah Gentleman fast, yeah Gentleman fast Yeah king for one day One of the last To try to find a way Always on the run There’s no other way Yes I took my chances And now I’m in disarray You read it in the sky And wrote on the clay You say now it’s alright girl If I came to stay Now it’s all for the good times It’s all for the rest Now there’s consequences When you choose the best Gentleman fast Yeah king for one day One of the last To try to find a way You're always on the run, girl There’s no other way Yes I took my chances And now I’m in disarray You read it in the sky And wrote on the clay You say now it’s alright girl If I came to stay If I came to stay, yeah, hey now If I came to stay, yeah, girl Now it’s all for the good times It’s all for the rest Now there’s consequences When you choose the best I came to stay
2.
You took a little train at the break of dawn Went in the direction of Babylon Now you say it ain’t pretty when you’re on the run But that’s what you wanted for a little fun Back in the CT C and I and double E I’m back in the CT Tower blocks is all I can see Yeah now you call your Mama on your last pence Is it back to the country and the yellow fence? The country’s so pretty and the girls so young Ain’t that what you wanted for a little fun? Back in the CT C and I and double E I’m back in the CT Tower blocks is all I can see You took a little train at the break of dawn
3.
Now don't you keep it apart Don't you keep it away Yes you played you part, girl Just like in a game It's only the young ones who get to play It's only the young ones who get to stay Now if you’re off to Minnesota If you’re about to change the game Don’t let them tear you down Don’t let them make you stay It’s only the young ones, it's only the youth It’s only the young ones, it's only the youth It’s not only the young ones Who get to stay It’s not only the young ones Who get to stay It's only the young ones who get to play It's only the young ones who get to stay If I were you I would bless her heart, yeah yeah yeah If I were you I would thank the day, yeah yeah yeah They don’t always like art But they sure all love to claim It’s only the young ones Who get to play
4.
Dreamweaver 01:53
Dreamweaver Who comes easier To the ones who have the vision All it takes is some persuasion To make it shine To make it rain No one else is the master of thee I am him and him is me Dreamweaver Who comes easier To the ones who hold the vision All it takes is some persuasion To make it shine To make it rain To make it shine To make it Rainweaver Who comes easier To the ones who hold the vision All it takes is some persuasion To make it shine To make it rain No one else is the master of thee I am him and him is me
5.
And if I may count the rays of the days And if I can find the rose in the hay There’s no time and there's no place She says love ain’t no kind of escape And you spell love just like hate And you fly doves on the dock of the bay And all the words on the tip of your tongue Are not present in any of your songs And if these men all spoke the truth Now there’s no time to find the roots The ones that lead to flowers in May The ones that thrive on sunshine and rain And if I may count the rays of the days And if I can find the rose in the hay There’s no time and there's no place She says love ain’t no kind of escape And you spell love, and you spell hate And all the words on the tip of your tongue Are not present in any of your songs
6.
Winner Yeah what kind of a winner Stays on All the time Stay on all the time Dreamer Yeah what kind of dreamer Lingers on all the time Lingers on all the time Singer All your rhymes Won’t make you love her all the time Won’t make you love her all the time Sista Don't you find it a little strange On all the time Stay on all the time It won't make you love her I said, it won't make It won't make you love her I said, it won't make Winner Yeah what kind of a winner Stays on All the time Stay on all the time Dreamer Yeah what kind of dreamer Lingers on all the time Lingers on all the time Singer All your rhymes Won’t make you love her Won't make you mine
7.
One by one or two by two A crystal one for a rendez-vous I thank the Lord for you everyday No flower lost when you pave the way What an illusion, when love comes in the way What an intrusion Now if I’m the one to pull you through Now if I’m the one to make you do The dreams untied by a winter’s day And a chilly night in the summer’s way 3, 2, 1 What an illusion, when love comes in the way What an intrusion, when love comes in the way One by one or two by two A crystal one for a rendez-vous I thank the Lord for you everyday No flower lost when you pave the way What an illusion, yeah What an illusion, when love comes in the way What an intrusion, when love comes in the way
8.
And arctic ice The blood of Christ A glass of wine If you don’t mind Metaphors And door by door Back to the core If you don’t mind And once or twice Galactic mice Yeah don’t blink twice Now it’s alright Now it’s alright Now it’s alright Now it’s alright Yeah And arctic ice The blood of Christ A jar of wine If you don’t mind Metaphors And door by door Back to the core Now it’s alright Now it’s alright Now it’s alright Yeah And one times two And two times three And three times four Yeah
9.
Grown Ups 02:13
Hey girl, are you out of your mind? It takes a little effort to skip your line Hey girl, are you out of shape? It takes a little dirty to make it a clean slate Hey girl, are you out of touch? It takes a little effort to make it run Now, are you out of shape? It takes a little dirty to make it a clean slate Grown ups But still young Grown ups But still young Grown ups But still young Yeah Hey girl
10.
Now that it’s all over, babe How you wish I'd never saved the day Now that it’s over you You howl to the night and day, hey Now you might think that you’re not in love Now you might think that you’re not in love Now you might think that you’re not in love Well you’re not Now that it’s over you, babe You howl to the night and day Now you might think that you’re not in love Now you might think that you’re not in love Now you might think that you’re not in love Well, you’re not
11.
To Her Face 02:14
Only song In the way Now is it wrong Hey hey hey I'm alone Hey hey hey Only song In the way Now I just felt the need to tell it to your face Now I just felt the need to tell it to your face I'm alone Hey hey hey Only song In the way Now is it wrong Or is right In the day Just like in the night Now I just felt the need to tell it to you Now I just felt the need to tell it to you Now I just felt the need to tell it to your face Face to face I'm alone Hey hey hey Only song In the way In the way, hey, yeah In the way, hey, yeah In the way
12.
Outro 00:51
13.
Now I don’t know what I can do Ah, Sally's Stew If I turn up out the blue Ah, Sally's Stew You can take me for a fool Ah, Sally's Stew But I can never lose my cool Ah, Sally's Stew Now she never says come what might may Ah, Mary May Yeah yeah yeah Now I don’t go left if she don’t go right Ah, Sally's Star She might sleep all day if I’m up all night Ah, Sally's Star Now we might dance side to side Ah, Sally's Star Now it ain’t no lie but I’m gettin' on by Ah, Sally's Star Now it ain’t no lie but I’m gettin' on by Ah, Sally's Star Now I don’t know what I can do If I turn up out the blue Yeah you can take me for a fool You can take me for a fool Now she never says come what might may Ah, Mary May Now I don’t go left if she don’t go right

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"BUT I DIGRESS"

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THE FLYING TURBANS

HST 82 - Hisstology Records.


Composed, performed and produced by Charif Megarbane.

Mastered by Ziad Sidawi

Personnel:

C. Megarbane: electric guitars, bass, mellotron, wurlitzer, farfisa, drums, percussion, vocals.


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