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Parralox - Dreams of Leaving

Dreams of Leaving

Written by Philip Oakey, Ian Craig Marsh, Adrian Wright & Martyn Ware.

Someone stopped the clock when we should have started early
If we miss the morning meeting our lives will be in danger
Someone's trying to stop us, there is someone in our party
It is someone with a grudge and they won't let us reach the border

Our lives are in his hands, we pay with Krugerands
The currency of pain to help us leaving
While back in our homeland the ones who make a stand
Are taken from their homes and no one hears of them again

I felt I had to come here, I thought things would be better
The situation's changed but I find I'm still resented
Someone wants my job it is someone in this building
Someone's spreading rumours and I don't feel I can stay here

I think I'm going north and now's the time to leave
The people there they say are good to strangers
And if I do my best and try to settle in
I'm sure I can be just like someone's neighbour

I'm sure I can be just like someone's neighbour

Title Dreams of Leaving
Songwriter   Philip Oakey, Ian Craig Marsh, Adrian Wright & Martyn Ware.
Vocalist   John von Ahlen
Backing Vocals    
Production #   209
Engineer   Juan del Toro
Producer   John von Ahlen
Dedicated to   John Cleese
Studio   Subterrane Recording Studio
Software   Cubase
Instruments   Linn Drum LM1, Fairlight CMI IIx, Arturia Matrix Brute, Moog Voyager II, Roland Jupiter 4 and Jupiter 8, Oberheim OBX-a, Sequential Circuits Prophet 5.
Time    
BPM    
Copyright   Subterrane Records 2020
Appears on   Available only on Bandcamp SubscriptionsParralox - Travelogue (Album)
Additional Info:

Recorded for our cover of the classic Travelogue album, which The Human League originally released in 1979.
Released on Compact Disc on conzoom Records. The Deluxe Edition includes 3 Limited Edition CDs.

Song production began on Thursday the 20th of February, 2020.

 

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