"Tell Me When" as written by Philip Oakey and Paul Beckett....
Tell me when
Will I?
Tell me when
Will I?
Tell me when
Will I see you again?
Tell me when
Kelly took a lifetime
Searching for the bottom line
I wasn't into searching
'Cause I was doing fine
I wasn't into fighting, chasing,
Sweating, slaving, fretting, racing
Any waste of effort
Isn't part of my design
Billy was an inspiration,
positive and kind
Until he let confusion
Overcome his youthful mind
Common sense dictated
I could never be so blind
And then
Then I see you
Tell me when
Will I see you again?
Tell me when
Will I see you again?
Tell me when
Will I see you again?
Nah nah nah nah nah nah nah
Happenstance an episode unplanned,
Alone in time
Coincidence, the second chance
Re-sounding like a rhyme
How paths may cross against the odds
To wreck the plans you made
Among the crowd a face that smiles
To melt your masquerade
If only I could see you
Says the stranger deep inside
And lets you know that when you were
So sure you really lied
If only I could see you
Says the voice within your brain
And quietly, insistently
It says it once again
And then, I really need to know
Chorus
It wouldn't seem so lonely
If only I could see you
Baby, you can be free
If only I could see you
You'll never have to doubt me
If only I could see you
Baby, you could free me
If only I could see you
If only I could see you
Tell me when
Tell me when
Nah nah nah nah nah nah nah
Tell me when
Will I see you again? x3
Then
I really need to know
If only if only if only I could see you
If only I could see you
If only if only if only I could see you
Will I see you again?
If only if only if only I could see you
Will I see you again?
Will I see you again?
If only if only if only I could see you
Will I see you again?
Nah nah nah nah nah nah nah
If only if only if only I could see you
Tell me when
Will I see you again?
Tell me when
Will I see you again?
If only if only if only I could see you
Tell me when
Will I see you again?
If only if only if only I could see you
x2


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"Tell Me When" as written by Philip Oakey

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    My Interpretation"Billy" is British slang for Speed or Amphetamines, aka "Billy-Whiz" often referred to as "an inspiration" by those who use it.
    spacepostmanon December 30, 2009   Link

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