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  You Stand By Me - Written by Nigel Hinton



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Buddy`s Song 

The one and only
Nothing serious
Feel so alive
I`m a man not a boy
It`s gonna be tough
Torn in half
I`m Young
Secrets of the heart
This is me
Ordinary girl
A crazy world like this
Take Me Home

 

The one and only
(Nik Kershaw)

I am the one and only
Oh yeah

Call me
Call me by my name or
Call me by number
You put me through it
I'll still be doing it the way I do it
And yet you try to make me forget
Who I really am
Don't tell me I know best
I'm not the same as all the rest

I am the one and only
Nobody I'd rather be
I am the one and only
You can't take that away from me

I've been a player in the crowd scene
A flicker on the big screen
My soul embraces
One more in a million faces
High hopes and aspirations ideas
Above my station maybe
But all this time I've tried
To walk with dignity and pride


I am the one and only
Nobody I'd rather be
I am the one and only
You can't take that away from me

I can't wear this uniform
Without some compromises
Because you'll find out that we come
In different shapes and sizes
No one can be myself like I can
For this job I'm the best man
And while this may be true
You are the one and only you


I am the one and only
Nobody I'd rather be
I am the one and only
You can't take that away from me

I am the one and only I am the one and only
Nobody I'd rather be
I am the one and only The one and only
You can't take that away from me

 

Nothing serious
(Nigel Hinton/John Wesley Harding)

Strange that it all meant so much less to you
Those beautiful moments we shared
Sad to think that every time you held me close
Deep inside you never cared

I believed every single word you said to me
I believed every promise in your kiss
I know there were lies you told me
But they're lies that I'm really gonna miss


Love's nothing special or mysterious
Just breaks your heart apart
Love's nothing special or mysterious
Makes burning teardrops start
And breaks your heart apart
Nothing serious Oh oh
Nothing serious Oh oh
Oh oh

Friends say that one day I'll get over you
But they don't feel the pain
´Cause it's me who walks the street at night
I hope to meet you in the rain
I pray one day you'll come back to me
That goodbye was not for real
Maybe you'll change you mind
Put an end to this misery I feel

Love's nothing special or mysterious
Just burns you everyday
Love's nothing special or mysterious
It hurts in everywhere
And burns you everyday
Nothing serious Oh oh
Nothing serious Oh oh
Oh oh


It hurts when I hear records we used to play
And think of the good times we had
At night whenever I think of you
The pain will drive me mad

Try hard to hate you for the things you've done
But those kind of feelings never last
My future is empty for the present
And my heart's still living in the past


Love's nothing special or mysterious
It breaks your heart apart
Love's nothing special or mysterious
Makes burning teardrops start
And breaks your heart apart
Nothing serious Oh oh
Nothing serious Oh oh hey
Nothing serious Oh oh
Nothing serious Oh oh serious
Nothing serious Oh oh hey
Nothing serious Oh oh
Nothing serious Oh oh
Nothing serious Oh oh nothing serious
Nothing serious Oh oh
Nothing serious Oh oh

 

 

Feel so alive
(Nigel Hinton/John Wesley Harding)

Oh oh
Mhmmm

Never guessed that it could happen
It came like a bolt out of the blue
I was alone and so lonely
Turned around and saw you
Music loud and your eyes smiling
It seemed to tell me what to do
It was so easy and so natural
I knew I'd leave there with you


Took you to wake me
Took you to make me
You make me feel
You make me feel so alive
Took you to shake me
Took you to take me
You make me feel
You make me feel so alive

We lost track of all the hours
Drinking wine in that cafe
And there was so much to laugh at
´Cause we had so much to say
Walking slowly through the city
We were sheltered from that shower of rain
The moon and the stars on the river
All seemed to dance into my brain


Took you to wake me
Took you to make me
You make me feel
You make me feel so alive
Took you to shake me
Took you to take me
You make me feel
You make me feel so alive
You make me feel so alive


Took you to wake me
Took you to make me
You make me feel
You make me feel so alive
Took you to shake me
Took you to take me
You make me feel
You make me feel so alive

Took you to wake me
Took you to make me
You make me feel
You make me feel so alive
Took you to shake me
Took you to take me
You make me feel
You make me feel so alive
You make me feel
You make me feel so alive
You make me feel so alive ah uh
Feel so alive
You make me
You make me feel so alive

 

I'm a man not a boy
(Chesney Hawkes/Nigel Hinton/John Wesley Harding)

You say the word and I'll obey oh oh
Until I feel like I will overload
You make the rules, you make the rules
But soon I will be on my own
Now I'm going down my road yeah
You better think about it now I'm free
From this moment I'm listening just to me now

Every day when you treat my like a kid
I'm not your little boy
I'm not your little toy
Every day when you treat my like a kid
I'm not your little boy
I'm not your little toy
Well, I'm a man and not a boy
I'm a man and not a boy
I'm a man not a boy now

I used to listen to your words oh oh
I thought you knew the best through thick and thin
But you failed, you have failed
Just look at the mess you're in
´Cause I made up my own mind yeah
I started thinking for myself
What you taught me
Is going back, back on the shelf


Everyday when you treat my like a kid
I'm not your little boy
I'm not your little toy
Everyday when you treat my like a kid
I'm not your little boy
I'm not your little toy
Well, I'm a man and not a boy
I'm a man and not a boy
I'm a man not a boy now
Oh oh
A man not a boy now
Oh no no no no
Oh no
A man not a boy now

Everyday when you treat my like a kid
I'm not your little boy
I'm not your little toy
Everyday when you treat my like a kid
I'm not your little boy
I'm not your little toy
I'm a man not a boy now
I'm a man not a boy now
Oh Oh
I'm a man not a boy now oh no
I'm a man not a boy now oh yeah

 

 

It's gonna be tough
(Nigel Hinton/John Wesley Harding)

No use in crying but it's so hard
See the ones you really love fall so far apart
They swear they love you
They smile and they bluff
Let me tell you


You're gonna make it
But it's gonna be tough
It's gonna be tough
It's gonna be

Knives and needles and greed on the street
You get promises of paradise from everyone you meet
But don't believe them
They're playing so rough
Just remember


You're gonna make it
But it's gonna be tough
It's gonna be tough
It's gonna be


Ain't no time to sit and cry
Live your life
It's all you've got so
Feel alright
It's so hard today
Need a hand to fly away tomorrow

Stop feeling sorry for yourself
You've got a lifetime in front of you
Don't need no help
You just need strength and a little bit of luck
Let me tell you


You're gonna make it
But it's gonna be tough
It's gonna be tough yeah
It's gonna be
Oh it´s gonna be tough
It's gonna be tough
It's gonna be tough
It's gonna be hey hey
It's gonna be tough
It's gonna be tough

Let me wish you good luck

 

 

Torn in half
(Chesney Hawkes/Nigel Hinton)

Telling me your stories
And you're handing me a line
You're giving me your point of view
But you never think of mine no
You tell me that you love me
And you say I ought to laugh
Why is it that you just can't see
That I am torn in half oh oh
I know nothing lasts

Oh but I am still torn in half

The whole world is divided
Seems set to break apart
And now what you've decided
Is going to break my heart
And I will try to laugh
But I'm still torn in half oh yeah

Oh but I'm still torn in half

You say that I'll get used to it
Say that nothing ever lasts
Yes that is your excuse for it
But I am torn in half oh oh
I know nothing lasts

Oh but I am still torn in half oh oh oh

 

 

I´m young
(Nigel Hinton/John Wesley Harding)

Goodbye to the playground
Now I'm free at last
I've got a lot of living in me
And I want to live it fast
Don't care how rough the game gets
´Cause I can pay the price
I'm feeling good and lucky
So it's time to throw the dice


I'm young
Nothing's gonna stop me
I'm young
Want it on the run
I'm young
Nothing's gonna stop me
Nothing's gonna stop me
Nothing's gonna stop me now

I´ve practiced in the mirror
Thinking big and walking tall
I'm tired of all the waiting
Now I want it all
Well I run just like a cheetah
I'm warm just like the sun
I'm cool just like an iceberg
I'm a monkey just for fun


I'm young
Nothing's gonna stop me
I'm young
Want it on the run
I'm young
Nothing's gonna stop me
Nothing's gonna stop me
Nothing's gonna stop me now


I play life, play life
Life be in the papers
Seen life, seen life
Life on TV, watch life
Life at the movies and now I want some life for me

I'm young, I'm young, I'm young
Nothing's gonna stop me
Nothing's gonna stop me
Nothing's gonna stop me, now

(Hey, thank you Wembley, wow)


I´m young
Nothing's gonna stop me
I'm young
Want it on the run
I'm young
Nothing's going to stop me
Nothing's going to stop me
I´m young
Nothing's gonna to stop me
I´m young
Want it on the run
I´m young
Nothings gonna stop me
Nothings gonna stop me
I´m young
Nothing´s gonna stop me
I´m young
Want it on the run
I´m young
Nothing´s gonna stop me
Nothing s gonna stop me
Nothing´s gonna stop me
Nothing´s gonna stop me
Nothing´s gonna stop me
I´m young

I´m young
I´m young
I´m young
Nothing´s gonna stop me now
´Cause I´m young

 

 

Secrets of the heart
(Chesney Hawkes/Nigel Hinton)

Looking glass
Do you see what I see
Someone standing there
Who looks a lot like me
I know that hair
I know those dark brown eyes
But it's not me
It's only a disguise


Are the secrets of the heart are never really shown
And even standing side by side we still live so alone, alone

I loved that girl
I thought that she loved me
But I found that words
Can lie so easily
She seemed so close
She always seemed to care
But when I needed her
I found a stranger there


Are the secrets of the heart are never really shown
And even standing side by side we still live so alone, alone
Secrets

We reach out
The heart is a mystery that's never shown
Until we know ourselves we must turn back
Maybe I'll never know what I must do
To help me understand


Are the secrets of the heart are never really shown
And even standing side by side we still live so alone, alone
oh oh

Are the secrets of the heart are never really shown
And even standing side by side we still live so alone now
Secrets

Where are the secrets of the heart?
Are never really shown
And even standing side by side we still live so alone, alone

 

 

This is me
(Nigel Hinton/Thom Hardwell/Alan Shacklock)

Been a boy scout and a choir boy
Been a number and a name
A government statistic
Been a player in the game
I´ve been a piggy in the middle
A face out in the crowd
All of that was someone else
Now I'm saying it out loud

Been a bouncing little baby
The apple of their eye
Been a hero and a villain
I've been proud and I've been shy
I´ve been the dunce out in the corner
I've been the teacher's pet
But if you think you know me
You ain't seen nothing yet

For the first time not the last time
This is me it's really me
Taking off the mask right now
Stepping up to take a bow
Can you hear me sending signals
This is me it's really me
I´m making waves and making vows
Stepping up to take a bow

I've been a heap of trouble
Been a bundle of joy
I've done good and I've done bad things
I've been happy been a sad boy
Don't lay an image on me
I've known love and I've known hate
I've been going round in circles
Now it's time to get things straight

For the first time not the last time
This is me, it's really me
Taking off the mask right now
Stepping up to take a bow
Can you hear me, sending signals
This is me, it's really me
Making waves and making vows
Stepping up to take a bow


Been organised and supervised and analysed and patronised
Criticised and pressurised and hypnotised and compromised

For the first time not the last time
This is me, it's really me
Taking off the mask right now
Stepping up to take a bow
Can you hear me sending signals
This is me it's really me
Making waves and making vows
Stepping up to take a bow

For the first time not the last time
This is me it's really me
Taking off the mask right now
Stepping up to take a bow
Can you hear me sending signals
This is me it's really me
Making waves …

 

 

Ordinary girl
(Nigel Hinton/John Wesley Harding)

Whoop wha oooh
Whoop wha oooh

At the end of the day
When I know that I'm gonna meet you
My heart just can't wait
So it races as fast as my feet do
At the very moment I take your hand and the moment we touch
I tell you how much I care
But I almost can't speak ´cause I love you too much

Ordinary girl
It's an ordinary world we live in
You make it special every day
Ordinary girl
It's something precious that you're giving
This ordinary guy is proud to say I'm in love
I'm in love, I'm in love with an ordinary girl
An ordinary girl

Ba da da da
Ba da da da
Ba da da da
Ba da da daahh

Ba da da da
Ba da da da
Ba da da da
Ba da da da


Nothing has changed
Just familiar things all around me
But nothing's the same
I see with new eyes since you found me
Even the way that the wind blows cold when we're walking at night
Just have to hold you close
You make everything good
You make everything right


Ordinary girl
It's an ordinary world we live in
You make it special every day
Ordinary girl
It's something precious that you're giving
This ordinary guy is proud to say I'm in love
I'm in love, I'm in love with an ordinary girl
An ordinary girl
An ordinary girl

 

 

Crazy world like this
(Bill Steinberg/Tom Kelly/Neil Geraldo)

Maybe I forgot something
That's why I came home
Something I really need
I know you thought I was gone
No it´s not my gloves
It´s not that cold today
It´s nothing l left behind
It´s something I´ve got to say
I forgot to say I love you
And something else that I miss
To say how much I need you


In a crazy crazy world like this oooh oooh
You give me the strength I need to exist
Just hold me and don't let me go
In a crazy crazy world like this

Sometimes I don't know
What will ease the pain
Every corner of the street (or with every core of my strength??)
Sometimes it's all too insane
Maybe you've just got something
That's why I came home
Something I really need
And now we can be alone
I just have to say I love you
And something else that I missed
To say how much I need you


In a crazy crazy world like this ooooh ooooh
You gave me the strength that I need to exist
Just hold me and don't let me go
In a crazy crazy world like this
It's easy to feel all alone

I'll always know if you're faking the twist
You be there to soften the blow oh oh oh (or You'll feel like a star from above??)

Do you know how much I need you?


In a crazy crazy world like this ooooh ooooh
You gave me the strength that I need to exist
Just hold me and don't let me go
In a crazy crazy world like this
It's easy to feel all alone

I'll always know if you're faking the twist
You be there to soften the blow oh oh oh



In a crazy crazy world like this Ooooooh ooooooh
You gave me the strength that I need to exist
Just hold me and don't let me go
In a crazy crazy world like this
It's easy to feel all alone

TAKE ME HOME
By Eli/Axel Bauer/Roger Daltrey/Nigel Hinton
© 1987 Chappel Music, Inc.,ASCAP

Forty days of living hell
Force nine gale, broken sail
What a story I could tell

 Forty days of ocean roar
Now two nights to kill on shore
Stars fall, girls call, take me home

Walking through this empty town
Cuts me up and brings me down
I'm shipwrecked on my own

Passing cars striptease bars
And I'm drinking all alone
Lost dreams, gull screams, take me home

But this machine inside my head
Remembers every word she said
But this machine inside my head
Is telling me this dream is dead
And leaves me drifting high and dry

Read light beauty calls me in
Smoky haze, shifty gaze
And the dead night smells of gin

As rage and emptiness collide
Just feel a burning deep inside
Waves growl, winds howl, take me home

Someone please now rescue me
From the chains of the sea
I'm drifting endlessly
Someone please set me free
I'm sinking helplessly