Joey Tempest


"Forgiven"
Staring at the dashboard light
Don't know my speed
And I play the music far too loud

I get lost, but I don't care
That's how I feel
Itís been a while since weíve stopped trying

Am I still holding out for the day
We can be forgiven
We don't have to feel ashamed
Forgiven
All the wicked games weíve played

I don't know the state Iím in
Or where Iíve been
These chemicals are wearing thin

The way I feel about her now
Don't know for sure
Did I leave so she'd want me more

"Loved by Me"
The kind of looks that never care
What they do or where they stare
The kind of looks that never hide
Will always wet your appetite

Fill my lungs with oxygen
Come and wreck my heart in style
All the looks I have returned
Now I can never close my eyes

Do you wanna be loved by me
Or we can always lust
Do you wanna be loved by me
Or we can always lust

Tell me, do you like what you see
Or we can always lust
Do you wanna be loved by me

The kind of looks that never lie
If I wasn't crazy I'd lose my mind
The kind of looks go underneath
Makes a dirty mind come clean

Out of breath, feeling fine
Thinking straight but I'm out of line
All the looks I have returned
Now I can never close my eyes

Do you wanna be loved by me
Or we can always lust
Do you wanna be loved by me
Or we can always lust

Tell me, do you like what you see
Or we can always lust
Do you wanna be loved by me

The way you look me up
The way you look me down

"Sometimes"
Sometimes I no longer think
That I have to leave this town alive
Sometimes I get over the feeling
That Iím living underground

You're always just in time

'Cause when Iím feeling lost
A little means a lot
When Iíve given all Iíve got
A little means a lot
A few small words from you

Sometimes I close my eyes
I dream a sky in this basement
Sometimes Iím living without
Having to know every answer

"Losers"
See your face, hard to trace, no parking space
Don't know what to do, its Monday
Put the key, in start the engine
I can hear my mobile ringing, it's Tuesday
When you remind me I forget
Now what the hell did I forget It's Wednesday

There can be only one winner
How come we're just a couple of losers

Real estate, interest rates
Need somewhere else to keep my faith, it's Thursday
I'm no freak or amateur
I just don't know what I am here for, it's Friday
Mirror ball, mirror ball
Who's the funkiest of us all It's Saturday

There can be only one winner
How come we're just a couple of losers

I got no lights on, driving around
Wondering if there's any love left in this town
It's Sunday

"Superhuman"
It hurts me to lean on you, what can I say
Nothing I know suits me so fine, I take the blame
All I can see right now is that it's dark
And I've lost your heart

We're still waiting for the one
We're still falling for a superhuman
Keeps our hearts from moving on
We're still dreaming of a superhuman now

Shallow beliefs, I know, tell me I'm wrong
Are you happy now as I know that you are strong
I'm sorry 'bout something, but I don't seem to know
How to let you go

We're still waiting for the one
We're still falling for a superhuman
Keeps our hearts from moving on
We're still dreaming of a superhuman now

You better believe in something before you go

"Always on the Run"
It's the way we live and it's killing me
And the silence here is deafening
Everything is just a lie until you tell the truth
There's got to be another day

We were always on the run
I was always leaving you, you leaving me
Now you never cross my mind
Sometimes

I just know the rain won't change a thing
I'm already lost to sugar and caffeine
It's these days in between I never understand
There's got to be another day

"Outside Heaven"
I'm down the local universe
Sometimes when I need some space
Waiting outside heaven, simply just to see her face
To know the beauty when she moves
You might as well explain the sky

'Cause I feel, just as long as you're out there
I can breathe, do anything, go anywhere
Yes, I know, just as long as you're out there, I try, I try

I can dream what you can see
Only when I close my eyes
So high an aspiration for such an ordinary guy
To know the beauty when she moves
You might as well explain the sky

"Magnificent"
This could be your favorites song if you let it
Maybe all the chords are wrong, that's how we made it
Just go and do that thing you do so well

Go, be magnificent
Don't let anyone talk you down
You, you can do anything
'Cause you've always been
So magnificent, be magnificent

This could be your lucky day if you let it
It's not the words you throw away, it's how you say it
Just go and do that thing you do so well

"Dreamless"
All good people giving out
All these feelings with no doubt
Iíve been running down this avenue
With a monkey stuck on my back
Thinking Iím giving out what I should have
And Iím never looking back

She says hey hey, itís about time
She says hey hey, you can do what you like
But donít leave me dreamless
Donít leave me dreamless

All good people dreaming hard
Carry all that matters in their hearts
Iíve been running down this avenue
With a monkey stuck on my back
Thinking Iím giving out what I should have
And Iím never looking back

She says hey hey, itís about time
She says hey hey, you can do what you like
But donít leave me dreamless
Donít leave me dreamless

Hey, catch the rhyme
Canít stand rocking sitting down
Through this mike down the wire
The amplifier

"Every Universe"
The world is big and round
Thereís a sky above it
And when I let you down, I feel like nothing
Our universe is deep when everything is sweet
Donít you just love it

The day precedes the night
It just gets better
Unlike this life of mine it lasts forever
Our universe is void when you seem annoyed
You're hard to measure

From here, my seat on this plane
I see where you live and Iím coming home
So I, I am the first to witness your love
Your every universe

I love the way you stare into the distance
If thereís no one there, nobody listens
Our universe is here as I face my fear of indecision

"Falling Apart"
Call it an emergency
Somewhere else I got to be
Tired talking to myself
I guess I've got a lot of nerve
Walking back into your world
Knowing it will cause a scene
There's no way I can let it be

Things have been falling apart
Things have been falling apart
I did what I could to keep it together
But things have been falling apart
Since I broke her heart

Call it an emergency
Someone I forgot to be
Things are getting critical
I guess Iíve got a lot of faith
Come around and show my face
Reminding you of what I am
It could never be the same again

Things have been falling apart
Things have been falling apart
I did what I could to keep it together
But things have been falling apart
Ever since I broke her heart
Things have been falling apart
I did what I could to keep it together
But things have been falling apart
Since I broke her heart

Reminding you of what I am
Reminding you

"Don't Change"
Every now and then
You find someone
Who'll stand out in a crowd
Who'll soar high above the rest
Ask you to come along
For a while

I get high so alive
The way you throw your love around
'Cause I know whatís keeping me sane
Is knowing you, knowing you
Are mad too

Every now and then
You lose the one
Who stood out in a crowd
Who soared high above the rest
Asked you to come along
For a while

I get high so alive
The way you throw your love around
'Cause I know whatís keeping me sane
Is knowing you, knowing you
Are mad too

And your twisted point of view
Always seem to set me straight
How your mind is somewhere else
And your heart still in its place

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