BACK ON THE CHAIN GANG
(Chrissie Hynde)
THE PRETENDERS - 1982
I found a picture of you oh
What hijacked my world that night
To a place in the past
We've been cast out of oh
Now we're back in the fight
We're back on the train yeah oh.
A circumstance beyond our control oh
The phone, t.v. and the news of the world
Got in the house like a pigeon from hell oh
Threw sand in your eyes and descended like flies
Put us back on the train yeah oh
Back on the chain gang.
The powers that be
That force us to live like we do
Bring me to my knees
When I see what they've done to you.
But I'll die as I stand her today
Knowing that deep in my heart
They'll fall to ruin one day
For making us apart.
I found a picture of you oh
Those were the happiest days of my life
Now we're back on the train
Oh back on the chain gang.
Like a break in the battle was your part oh
In the wretched life of a lonely heart
Now we're back on the train
Oh back on the chain gang.
(C) Al Gallico Music Corp./BMI
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Fermin Torres Villegas
Union de Universidades de America Latina
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
E-mail: fermintv@servidor.unam.mx
Tel. (52-5) 622-05-62
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Back On The Chain Gang Lyrics

Pretenders – Back On The Chain Gang Lyrics

Songwriters: HYNDE, CHRISSIE
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