"Spread Your Wings" as written by Robert Peter Williams and Stephen Duffy....
I used to live around here
I was the boy with the flash clothes
She was the girl with the acid stare
I saw her at The Place
You know she knows you know
How she shakes when she jacks her body
To the sounds of Oran Juice Jones and
Jocelyn Brown

Oh spread your wings before they fall apart
Home is where the hurt is darling
Follow your heart

So she walks into this dead end bar
Sticks her handbag on the chair
So she walks into this dead end bar
Puts hers handbag on the chair
And she weights the words we shared
When we were fifteen and still cared
'Cause she feels I'm a scar from the wound
That time can't heal

And I said
Don't let your dreams out of your head
Stick it to the man instead
Don't fool your heart lying about
The feelings that you had back then
Did you try to change your life?
Did you ever try to change your life?
You repeat and repeat
And repeat and repeat
Now what's up with that?

Now she loves somebody else
In flash clothes
She was the girl with the acid stare
And now she'd pay to have one of those

And she weighs the word she says
And she knows you exist
Now she feels
I'm the scar from the wound
That time can't heal

Oh spread your wings before they fall apart
Home is where the hurt is darling
Follow your heart

Spread your wings before they fall apart
Home is where the hurt is darling
Follow your heart
Heart, heart


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"Spread Your Wings" as written by Robert Williams Stephen Duffy

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    General CommentI love this song so much, as I like the whole Intensive Care. It's so full of melancholy. This song is an example of that, it's full of an 80's feeling.
    I think it talks about a Robbie's young love and how they both have changed through the years (not necessarily in a good way).

    It reminds me a lot of my own first love and how we drifted apart. And how he insisted in me "spreading my wings and flying" the way I should...being who I should be. About how I miss him and his support and how I'm still trying to "fly" and make it someday...
    Gabigson April 10, 2006   Link

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