"Meantime" as written by David Craig, Barry Hyde, David Hyde and Ross Millard....
I wasn't laughing properly
When you were talking to me
I didn't find it funny, your story didn't do it for me
False conversations, false conversations
And you thought that i was joking when i said you were a moron
When i said it i was smiling, so you thought that i was joking

[Chorus]
It's easy to try
It's easy any time
We can talk if we like
Let's forget it for the meantime

False conversations, a waste of time, false conversations
It's not interesting to have false conversations
You've stolen all your stories and I don't have the patience

[Chorus: x2]

You are a decent person and you have a function
So why do we say hello?
It's just a fashion that we follow that we should be forgetting
But then you do it again, you do the same again
You are a decent person and you have a function
So why do we say hello?
It's just a fashion that we follow that we should be forgetting
It's a fashion that we follow that we should be forgetting
It's a fashion that we follow that we should be forgetting
But then you do it again, you do the same again

[Chorus: x2]


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"Meantime" as written by David Craig Barry Hyde

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    General Commentyou know i thought they were scottish.
    this song sums up most conversations doesn't it? most conversations you have are false, what people ask you and what you are obliged to ask them is false and it's total crap. like, say you were in a car with some ordinary person who hadn't done much with their life and there's that tension you get where you have to talk, but about crap cos you don't know them well enough yet to talk about anything intersesting or they just aren't an interseting person to talk to anyway, so you start having false conversations. and it starts off as 'how are you' etc, and if it's someone who doesn't talk back (those people REALLY annoy me) then you have tostart talking about proper crap, like, 'so, err, have you been on holiday recently?' and it builds up to the 'awkward silence'. thing is, i find this situation really interseting because the awkward silence tells you alot about the person who the awkward silence is with. if they continue to be self centred and persistently wait for you to ask them questions for them to bluntly answer to then i don't really think they are worth the effort. or it goes the other way and you get to know people better. I have this theory though where you don't HAVE to talk. it sometimes is worse when people really do start talking about utter shit about themselves or something really really boring to fill in gaps cos then you think, oh, comeon shut up. i think there's a line in a song somewhere, but i use it all the time and it is, 'in between the silence there was conversation. i just think thats the best. and it goes with this song. why should we talk about crap if we don't care? it's because people jugde too easy. if you talk about shit people get bored and annoyed and if you don't then people think you're rude. or is it just me? actually i've made myself out to be a non communicator type now haven't i? i'm actually very good at talking but not about shite.
    t1nkerb3llon March 21, 2005   Link

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