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Breakdown Lyrics

from Snakebite

"Breakdown" is track #3 on the album Snakebite. It was written by Coverdale, David / Moody, Micky.
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Getting near the end now I knew the time was right for a breakdown
Megaton surprise but your eyes never made it a shakedown
Shot you full of Rock 'n' Roll, couldn't make your soul
Didn't burn you to the bone
Do what the man says, take the money and run

But I never saw the splendor
In stealing all your gold
In taking all your silver
And doing what I'm told

I never saw the tears but I knew you cried for Rhythm 'n' Blues
Screaming like a wildcat I knew that I had nothing to lose
Shot you full of Rock 'n' Roll, couldn't make your soul
Didn't burn you to the bone
Do what the man says, take the money and run

But I never saw the splendor
In stealing all your gold
Taking all your silver
Doing what I'm told

It's just a breakdown
Breakdown
Breakdown
Breakdown, oh look out!

Shaking like a leaf in the wind, see me blowing away
Never see me fall on the ground till I've had my say
Shot you full of Rock 'n' Roll, couldn't make your soul
Didn't burn you to the bone
Do what the man says, take the money and run

But I never saw the splendor
In stealing all your gold
Taking all your silver
I'm doing what I'm told

It's just a breakdown
Breakdown
Breakdown
It's just a breakdown, oh look out!
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Getting near the end now I knew the time was right for a breakdown
Megaton surprise but your eyes never made it a shakedown
I shot you full of Rock 'n' Roll, couldn't make your soul
Couldn't burn you to the bone
Do what the man says, take the money and run

But I never saw the splendor
In stealing all your gold
In taking all your silver
And doing what I'm told

It's just a breakdown
Breakdown
Breakdown
Breakdown, baby look out!

Songwriters
COVERDALE, DAVID / MOODY, MICKY

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