"Casual Conversations" as written by Richard Davies and Roger Hodgson....
It doesn't matter what I say
You never listen anyway
Just don't know what you're looking for

Imagination's all I have
But ever then you say it's bad
Just can't see why we disagree

Casual conversations how they bore me
They go on and on endlessly
But no matter what I say
You ignore me anyway
I might as well talk in my sleep (I could weep)

You try to make me feel so small
Until there's nothing left at all
Why go on? just hoping that we'll get along

There's no communication left between us
But is it me or you who's to blame?
There's nothing I can do, yes you're fading out of view
Don't know if I feel joy or pain in searching

And now it's all been said
If you must leave then go ahead
Should feel sad
But I really believe that I'm glad
I really believe that I'm glad
I really believe that I'm glad


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"Casual Conversations" as written by Roger Hodgson Richard Davies

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    Song MeaningI love this song. Once again from Supertramp we have desperate lyrics shrouded in a positive-sounding tune. So beautiful, so relaxing, but saddening too. The essence of Breakfast in America.

    I heard that this is Rick Davies singing about Hodgson, and the growing space between them in a band relationship sense, but also musically. The situation of Supertramp was not good in terms of Rick and Roger's friendship. This verse sums it up completely:

    'There's no communication left between us
    But is it me or you who's to blame
    There's nothing I can do, yes you're fading out of view
    Don't know if I feel joy or pain'

    zephyr26on September 10, 2010   Link
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    General CommentA song about a falling relationship, one that could be related to a situation in this very band. Whether it's love or friendship, this song clearly explains that a lack of contact between the parties is most likely going to end up in the two splitting.
    BiggCokeslushieeon July 05, 2013   Link

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