All the friends I believed in
I believed in for a while
They had their flair
They had their style
But nobody quite got it right
Nobody knew just how it feels to dream
Dream...

But sometimes when I'm dreaming
And I dream a lot these days
I need someone who understands
Who leads me through the haze
It's only when I'm dreaming
That I fall in love for real
But I wake up screaming
Sometimes when I'm dreaming

And it's now that I need a friend
I reach out for the phone
Nobody's there, nobody's home
Though it may not be right to give up the fight
I'm sailing away
Now I'm on my own
Alone...

But sometimes when I'm dreaming
And I dream a lot these days
I need someone who understands
Who leads me through the haze
It's only when I'm dreaming
That I fall in love for real
But I wake up screaming
Sometimes when I'm dreaming

But I wake up screaming
Sometimes when I'm dreaming


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    Song ComparisonHas anyone else been struck by how much the second to last verse is reminiscent of the last verse of "Bridge Over Troubled Water"?

    "All your dreams are on their way
    See how they shine
    Oh, if you need a friend
    I'm sailing right behind
    Like a bridge over troubled water..."
    (songmeanings.net/songs/view/7339/)

    vs.

    " Sometimes when I'm dreaming...

    And it's now that I need a friend
    I reach out for the phone
    Nobody's there, nobody's home
    Though it may not be right to give up the fight
    I'm sailing away
    Now I'm on my own
    Alone..."

    They seem so similar, especially with the sailing image... almost like two sides of the same coin...
    I'm not necessarily saying Mike Batt did that on purpose (I don't even know whether he wrote this with Art Garfunkel in mind), but Art, being clever and having sung "Brigde" about a million times, surely must have noticed? (But maybe it's just me imagining things).
    orange04on February 18, 2013   Link

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