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The Great Escape Lyrics

"The Great Escape" was written by Kelly, Mark/rothery, Steve/trewavas, Peter/mosley, Ian / Helmer, John/hogarth, Steve.
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Heading for the great escape
Heading for the rave
Heading for the permanent holiday

Heading for the winter trip
Heading for the slide
Heading for the dignified, walk away

Heading for the open road
Goodbye to all that
Heading for the automatic overload

Standing in the open porch
Standing in the swing
Waiting for the ringing and the bright light

Waiting to be recognized
Quiet applause will do
They shower you with flowers when they bury you

You're holding on, you're holding on

Just when I thought I'd seen the last of you
You come here scratching at my door
Your pain and anger's in the howling dark
Of every corridor I walk

So tell me more about the love that you rejected
Tell me more about the trust you disrespected
I still don't know, why did you hurt the very one
Why did you hurt the very one that you should have protected?

Heading for the great escape
Heading for the rave
Heading for the permanent holiday

Heading for the high cloud nine
Heaven number seven
Heading for the long goodbye

Uncurl the fingers that hold
Summon the strength to let go
Out of the tired world, out of the upset
Into the sunset

Songwriters
KELLY, MARK/ROTHERY, STEVE/TREWAVAS, PETER/MOSLEY, IAN / HELMER, JOHN/HOGARTH, STEVE

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Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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