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"Eight Letters" is track #10 on the album Progress. It was written by Owen, Mark Anthony / Williams, Robert Peter / Allen, Christopher Thomas / Cann, Warren Reginald / Currie, William / Ure, Midge / Barlow, Gary / Donald, Howard Paul / Orange, Jason Thomas.
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"Eight Letters" is track #10 on the album Progress. It was written by Owen, Mark Anthony / Williams, Robert Peter / Allen, Christopher Thomas / Cann, Warren Reginald / Currie, William / Ure, Midge / Barlow, Gary / Donald, Howard Paul / Orange, Jason Thomas.
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We became the parade on the streets that we once cleaned
Expendable soldiers smiling at anything
Raised on a feeling our lives would have meaning eventually

We were once the answer and then you discover
You're actually just one thing after another
And what was the question and why was the lesson so deafening?

This is all that matters now
And that was all that happened anyhow
You can look back but don't stare
Maybe I can love you out of there

And when I went away what I forgot to say
Was all I had to say
Eight letters, three words, one meaning

And outside forces didn't make it easy
So I thought I'd go before you leave me
Self preservation was no explanation for anything

But the truth is more than we'll ever comprehend
I'm just starting to understand, my friend
All of that distance, 'cause I fell in love with the enemy

This is all that matters now
And that was all that happened anyhow
You can look back but don't stare
Maybe I can love you out of there

And when I went away what I forgot to say
Was all I had to say
Eight letters, three words, one meaning

And when I went away what I forgot to say
Was all I had to say
Eight letters, three words, one meaning

At last, we meet on no man's land
Just footprints in the sand
We meet on no man's land, at last

And when I went away what I forgot to say
Was all I had to say
Eight letters, three words, one meaning

And when I went away what I forgot to say
Was all I had to say
Eight letters, three words, one meaning
One meaning, just one meaning

Songwriters
OWEN, MARK ANTHONY / WILLIAMS, ROBERT PETER / ALLEN, CHRISTOPHER THOMAS / CANN, WARREN REGINALD / CURRIE, WILLIAM / URE, MIDGE / BARLOW, GARY / DONALD, HOWARD PAUL / ORANGE, JASON THOMAS

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