Lyrics

Hope

 

© & ℗ István Etiam 2017

I need hope, I need a lot of lot of hope, hope, hope
To tide me over in this mean old world
Gotta have hope to get me thru the dark, dark days
That surround me, when despair is the word

Moon keep shining bright
Guide me thru the night
If I got lost out on the sea
On the sea of life
Trying to find
Some peace of mind
Where would I be?

Without hope how could I overcome
Obstacles facing me along the way
But I’m reminded that hope dies last
This keeps me going every single day

Moon keep shining bright
Guide me thru the night
When illness and misfortune
Knock me to the ground
Where would I go
If I didn’t know
Somehow there’s always hope

Moon keep shining bright
Guide me thru the night
To reach a goal
Make a change
Can be hard and tough
Faith alone is not enough
That’s why we all need hope
Couldn’t get by without hope
What would life be without hope?

Lady On A Motorbike

 

© & ℗ István Etiam 2017

Lady on a motorbike
She’s got the gear and she’s ladylike
The open road is where she feels free
And she can be who she wants to be

Her motorcycle is genuine
Not a chopper but a wicked show
Her Midnite Rider burns up the road
Show’em sister go, go go, way to go!

Well she ain’t no biker chick
But I’ll tell ya she don’t miss a trick
No guy ever need to show her how
She’ll tell him off with a raised eyebrow

Her motorcycle is genuine
She’s a woman in total control
All you bearded dudes get out of her way
Don’t slow her down, she on a roll, see her roll!

Lady nurse rides in Africa
On a 97cc Yamaha
To immunise the people in need
She’s an angel with wings for speed

Her motorcycle is genuine
Helps her save lives every day
From one village to the other she rides her bike
She’s the queen with the lean machine, she’s the queen

Lady rider on a Silk Road trip
All by herself but she don’t lose her grip
Across the desert and thru the snow
Many said she shouldn’t go

Her motorcycle is genuine
An extension of her mind, you see
With the power in her engine and spark in her heart
Like the wind she’s fast and free, fast and free on a motorbike
Lady on a motorbike Lady on a motorbike……

Red Eye

 

© Buckley / Etiam 2017

I get paid so little I can’t live a lot
Sometimes I feel that it’s a government plot
Woke up on Friday morning in a pile of bills
Doctor can I have some of your happy pills

End of the line I gotta find a way out
I’ll have another tab and I feel fine
I take the easy way out

There’s no more money in my bank account
Just holes in my pockets in large amounts
Soon I’ll be out with the litter picking crew
Early in the morning drinking canned heat brew

End of the line I gotta find a way out
One more bottle of the cheapest wine
Is the easy way out Redeye!

I had a three car garage with nothin’ to spare
Here I’m standing in my underwear
I never thought that I would sink this low
Now I know what it’s like to go down slow

End of the line I gotta find a way out
One more bottle of the cheapest wine
Is the easy way out Redeye!

I used to feel so fine
I hate this change in time
Buddy can you spare a dime— I can’t find my way out

No Work No Play

 

© & ℗ István Etiam 2007

I was wondering about our world today
And how I believe we’ve lost our way
Going down a road that seems to make us ill
And with every step the road gets rockier still

This is the world of tomorrow
Tomorrow was just yesterday
This is the world of tomorrow
No Work No Play

No time to stop to pause or to think
Relentless pace driving us to the brink
Our mental health is suffering this way
Is this the life we want, it’s such a high price to pay

This is the world of tomorrow
Tomorrow was just yesterday
This is the world of tomorrow
No Work No Play

Decline of the west, decline of the east
The violent lonely are feeding the beast
At the altar of money, bigger is more
This deadline society is dead at the core

This is the world of tomorrow
Tomorrow was just yesterday
This is the world of tomorrow
No Work No Play

I was wondering about our world today
How our pursuit of happiness gets in the way
Perfection is God, good is not good enough
We only take the smooth, can’t deal with the rough

This is the world of tomorrow
Tomorrow was just yesterday
This is the world of tomorrow
No Work No Play
No No No No Work No Play
No Work No Play, No Work No Play, No Work No Play

Yuri Gagarin

 

© & ℗ István Etiam 2001

A farm boy in Klushino dreamed of flying high
Higher than the sky
The road to the stars was long
G-force training, every muscle straining
Medical checks, response, reaction
Ready for take off, ready for action!

Hey Yuri Gagarin wish I could shake your hand
And tell you how I feel
Hey Yuri Gagarin, you were great, great, great
Out of this world, you were the first man in space

Star City Nineteen Sixty One, he was the chosen one
Sent into orbit alone
Hundred and eight minutes, is all it took to finish
The first chapter of a brand new story
It was either crash and burn or back to earth on glory

Hey Yuri Gagarin…

He flew, he saw, he conquered, then landed in a field
When the story was revealed
The country was so proud of its son
Excitement and elation, swept across the nation
Workers, farmers, the child with a toy
Everyone united in joy

Hey Yuri Gagarin…

(SPOKEN WORDS)

Return of the hero, everyone wanted to meet him
Touch him and greet him
Soon he felt the heavy burden of fame
Seven years later, his plane crashed and left a crater
Let’s remember the bright star he was
Next time we look to the stars up above

Hey Yuri Gagarin…
 

Most Of The Time

 

© & ℗ István Etiam 1991

Yeah yeah yeah yeah….
Baby I feel fine oh oh oh….
It’s cause you are on my mind
Baby all the time oh oh oh….
Yes you are on my mind, most of the time
Yes you are on my mind most of the time

Yeah yeah yeah yeah….
Loving you is grand oh oh oh….
That’s why our love should never end
I’m yours and you are mine oh oh oh….
Yes you are on my mind, most of the time
Yes you are on m¥ mind most of the time

That’s the way it’s going to stay
Until our legs give way
And so until we’ve had our fill
We’ll live and love or better still

Yeah yeah yeah yeah….
Your sweeter than a currant bun oh oh oh….
In your embrace I feel the sun
So glad that you are mine
Not just part time but most of the time
No, all of the time
Yes you are on my mind, most of the time
Yes you are on my mind
Most of the time
Yeah yeah yeah yeah….

Ties That Bind

 

© & ℗ István Etiam 2002

Do you like water? Do you like wine?
I have seen so many changes
Separations and ties that bind
Ties that bind

A loaf of bread, clear fresh water
Can taste so good, so fine
When you’re thirsty, there’s nothing like water
Bread is a blessing in hungry times
In hungry times

A simple life is one worth living
You don’t need much to have it all
Peace of mind will ease your burden
Silent echo of autumn leaves
In the wind, as they fall
Peace of mind will ease your burden
Silent echo of autumn leaves
In the wind, as they fall
See them fall
Hear them fall

Should Have Tried Harder

 

© & ℗ István Etiam 1993

The trucks roll by as I stand by the road
The wind blows hard
I’d better do up the collar of my coat
I’m out of work, out of luck
But hell, I just don’t give a ****
I know I should have tried harder

So it’s time to settle down
Stop fooling around
All my plans and resolutions
Gone up on smoke
And buried underground
Another year, another day
I just can’t seem to find my way
I know I should have tried harder

None of my friends seems to understand
Why I drift through life
Maybe I need a guiding hand
And when blue turns to grey
I find that at the end of the day
I know I should have tried harder

I once loved a girl
I was her only one
She warmed my soul
Like the rays of the rising sun
Oh but I let her slip away
I still regret it to this very day
I know I should have tried harder

If we only had
Just one day left to live
We’d know how sweet
The taste is that life can give
I may cry, I may laugh
But this will be my epitaph
I know I should have tried harder
I may cry, I may laugh
But this will be my epitaph
I know I should have tried harder

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