38 Special

Tour de Force tracks

Lyrics


1. IF I'D BEEN THE ONE

I've been lost inside, empty space in my heart
And some things never change, oh
How it hurts me and how it's tearin' me apart
And it just goes on and on

Can you read my mind
Take a good look at my face
Could you take the time
Just to stand here in my place

What if I'd been the one to say goodbye, goodbye
Could you smile when inside you just wanna cry, look inside
Can you read my mind? Oh oh

When I hear your name
Feel so cold deep inside
Still it's hard to explain, oh
What your love meant to me
They say time will heal the pain
But it just goes on forever

Can you read my mind
Have you closed the door on love
Can you be so blind
Did you think I'd just give up

[Chorus:]
What if I'd been the one to say goodbye, goodbye
Could you smile when inside you just wanna cry, wanna cry
What if I'd been the one to say goodbye, goodbye
Could you smile when it hurts so deep inside
And it never fades away, Fade away

Time can't erase the reasons why
Count my mistakes and the heartaches
Since you said goodbye

[Chorus]

Never fades away, no it don't fade away




2. BACK WHERE YOU BELONG

I heard you're askin' how I'm feeling
I guess I'll play it day by day
I'm still around now, my heart is healing
But some things never gonna change
'Cause now I know love ain't easy to find
I let you go, now I'm changing my mind

[Chorus:]
I know that love, it don't come easy
It took so long, it's been hard to find
So love, you must believe me
Ain't gonna let it slip away
I know I was wrong
I want you back where you belong
Want you back where you belong
Back where you belong

I played around now, I've done some dealin'
I found that love should be with you
And so you're gone now, my head is reelin'
Don't wanna be with someone new
And so I go, with a feeling inside me
'Cause I know what I'm leaving behind

[Chorus]

I guess in time I stop and think it over
Everything that we've been through
This heart of mine may never find another
Who loves me just the way you do
Hey girl!

I heard you're askin' how I'm feelin'
I guess I'll play it day by day
I'm still around now, my heart is healin'
But some things never gonna change
'Cause now I know love ain't easy to find
I let you go, now I'm changing my mind

[Chorus]

Back where you belong, hey, hey
I know that love, it don't come easy
It took so long, it's been hard to find
And so love, you must believe me
Ain't gonna let it slip away, baby




3. ONE TIME FOR OLD TIMES

You're lookin' fine, it's been a long time
I still remember everything that used to be
Like the love, it's always so easy loving you for me
It's been a while now time has got a smile
I see you now love feels new to me
Tell me have you still got a place in your heart
Is there any chance you'll be showing me

[Chorus:]
One time for old times
One kiss for the love we missed
One time for old times
And for all the love that we lost along the way

It's still the same, nothing's really changed
Still got the look that always got through to me
I see you now, love feels new to me again, once again
Tell me now, has anyone taken my place
Is there any chance you'll come back to me

One time for old times
Honey, one kiss for the love we missed
One time for old times
And for all the love that we've lost along the way
One time for old times
Darlin', one kiss for the love we missed
One time for old times
And for all the love that we've lost along the way

You're lookin' fine, it's been a long time
I still remember everything that used to be
Tell me have you still got a place in your heart
Is there a chance you'll be showin' me

One time for old times
Darlin', one kiss for the love we missed
One time for old times
And for all the love that we've lost along the way
One time for old times
Honey, one kiss for the love we missed
One time for old times
And for all the love that we've lost along the way




4. SEE ME IN YOUR EYES

I've been walkin' all night, thinkin' of you
The other lovers and all we've been through
We're just too much alike
But we're two worlds apart
I've try to hide it but you've still got my heart
And I can't dream without you
Baby can't we give it just one more try

[Chorus:]
I wanna see me in your eyes tonight
I wanna talk it over and hear you tell me it's alright
Share reflections through the early morning light
Girl, I wanna see me in your eyes tonight

Well I saw you today with some other man
It's tough pretending, it's all I can stand
Pictures of you with somebody else
It keeps me wonderin' when I'm by myself
And I can't dream without you
Baby can't we give it just one more try, oh

[Chorus]

It's not like it's the first time
It might not be the last
You told me once that it's all over
Still I keep on running back

It's not like it's the first time
It might not be the last
You told me once that it's all over
Still I keep on running back

I wanna see me in your eyes tonight
I wanna talk it over and hear you tell me it's alright
Share reflections through the early morning light, oh
I wanna see me in your eyes tonight
I wanna hold you closer and tell you everything's alright
Share reflections through the early morning light
Girl, I wanna see me in your eyes tonight
In your eyes tonight, whoa




5. TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX

She claimed to travel in her own Lear jet
When in fact she arrived in a powder blue Corvette
She only stays in the plush hotels
She loves her daddy's cash
'Cause it spends so well
Just watch the way she walks
She's got a double barrel figure
Watch her body talk

[Chorus:]
She's a twentieth century fox, oh watch her walk
She's a twentieth century fox, talk that talk
She got designer jeans, so tight 'n blue
Break out in a sweat when she looks at you

She loves lights, cameras and action
To the boys on the set, she's the star attraction
Just watch the way she walks
She's got it all up front
Just watch her body talk

[Chorus]

She got designer jeans, so tight 'n blue
Break out in a sweat when she looks at you
She loves lights, cameras and action
To the boys on the set, she's the star attraction
Just watch the way she walks
She's got a double barrel figure
Just watch her body talk

[Chorus]

She's a twentieth century fox, oh watch her walk, watch her walk
She's a twentieth century fox, talk that talk
(Walk that walk, talk that talk)
Twentieth century fox, she's a twentieth century fox
Twentieth century fox, twentieth century fox




6. LONG DISTANCE AFFAIR

Long distance affair
Can't you hear my heart keeps calling for you
It's hard to show that I care
It's hard to tell if you want me there
I call your name there's no reply
Don't you feel the same?
Can't you hear my heart calling you?
I got love on the line but I can't get through

Sometimes love don't seem fair
Guess I was wrong, thinkin' you would always be there
I must be dreamin'
I thought I had you feelin' the same
I'm callin' your name

Long distance affair
With just a spark you stole my heart from me
No one ever compared
We'll never touch the memories
I call your name there's no reply
Don't you feel the same?
Can't you hear my heart calling you?
I got love on the line but I can't get through

Whatever your friends may say
What's it worth to you anyway
You can listen to them and throw it away, yeah
If you're thinkin' how it might have been
Don't think of me like I'm one of them
'Cause friends like that you got no one at all
There's love on the line, baby answer the call
'Cause you know that I love you, can't let go
Baby can't you hear my heart

I keep on calling your name, there's no reply
Don't you feel the same?
Can't you hear my heart calling you?
I got love on the line but I ain't got you
Can't you hear my heart calling you?
I got love on the line but I can't get through to you
Tell me it's true




7. I OUGHTA LET GO

[Chorus:]
I oughta be shot
For thinkin' that you could love me
I oughta be hung
For keepin' up my hopes
I got to be crazy
For thinkin' that it could work out
I oughta know better
I oughta let go

It's only Monday, and my heart's already broken
I had a feeling it was gonna be different this time
But you were just talkin', going through the motions
Yuo had no intentions of backin' up your lines

[Chorus]

Day after day brings night after night without sleeping
You keep me waitin' and you know what I'm waitin' for
Some kind of affection that I can believe in
You give me just a little, I want a little bit more

[Chorus]

Day after day brings night after night without sleeping
You keep me waitin' and you know what I'm waitin' for
Some kind of affection that I can believe in
You give me just a little, I want a little bit more

[Chorus] (x2)

I oughta know better, I just oughta let go
Man I've got to be crazy, some kind of fever




8. ONE OF THE LONELY ONES

She once hoped to love again
Hard to cope she remembers way back when
A time in her life a man left her lonely
She stops to wonder what it's all about
She needs a lover but still has her doubts
She's on the inside lookin' out

[Chorus:]
She's one of the lonely ones
Broken heart but she don't let on
She's still lookin' down, don't want to fall
One of the lonely ones,
Wastin' tears as the years roll on
The time passes slow when you're lonely

She stares where she saw him last
Sees his face in a photograph
It's all in her past, can't let it go
It starts her thinkin' how it might've been
They never thought it could ever end
She's on the inside lookin' out

[Chorus]

And when she tries to sleep at night
She reminisces when he held her tight
He's no longer there, he's nowhere in sight
There's certain words she should've said
Now she's dreamin' alone in bed
She's on the inside lookin' out

She stops to wonder what it's all about
She needs a lover but still has her doubts
She's on the inside, inside lookin' out

[Chorus]




9. UNDERCOVER LOVER

It took some time before you found me out
Don't you remember when you had your doubts
I fill your fantasy, I'm one and the same
I'll start your fire, just give me a ring
You paid for service babe, I'm always on hand
To solve your problems satisfy your demands

[Chorus:]
I'm your undercover lover
I'm a one night stand
I'll take installments
I'm a fair kind of man, yeah
My clientel many
Some I don't charge a penny
I'm your undercover man, yes I am

It must've started back when I was a boy
I took to women like a child loves his toys
I never dreamed of being paid for the fun
But you're my witness that I'm second to none
You might be thinkin' girl He's blind to your needs
Each time you're with me, it's so easy to see

[Chorus]

You know it's not the last time lady
Oh you'll be callin' again
I'll show you just what you've been missin'
Don't it feel good
Ain't it nice to see me again
Lord to see me again

(Undercover) I'm a one night stand
(Undercover lover) I ain't ever got your love in my hands
(Lover undercover) Give you all you could stand
Don't wish you'd try to run hard
I'm your undercover lover, yeah