Living in a world where the flesh is cheap
Body touches body but it's only skin deep
I can hold you in my arms every time that you weep
But we've lost that emotional flow

Living on a planet full of emptiness
With maximum exposure, full of sleaziness
But the make up on your face can't disguise loneliness
Where designer feelings are in vogue, what do they know?

Darlin', darlin' how do I get close to you
When I'm trying, trying my heart is reaching out to you
How do I get close to you?
In this world without feeling
Where words have no meaning
If I were lying, lying, I'd have more chance of reaching you
But I'm crying, crying, but I can't get my message through
How do I get close to you?

Get close to the sinners, trying hard to repent
Get close to the homeless, wasters and the innocent
Get close to the souls ignored and forgotten by the establishment

People get afraid to touch, in case it rubs off on them
Gotta get close, yeah, people gotta stay close, close, close, close
People gotta stay close

Though we seem together, it's breaking my heart
This world is full of barriers that keep us apart
Keep it superficial before feelings can start
In a world that's all glitter and glow, what do they know?

Darlin', darlin' I can't communicate to you
Without crying, crying I can't get a message through
How do I get close to you?
In the world without feeling
Where words have no meaning

How could I get close?
How could I get close?

Darlin', darlin' how do I get close to you
When you're surviving
Surviving in a world that's making us confused
Guess I'm afraid of losing you, in this world without feeling
Somehow we gotta stay close
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How Do I Get Close Lyrics

Kinks – How Do I Get Close Lyrics

Songwriters: DAVIES
How Do I Get Close lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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