Oh, it's a strange day
In such a lonely way
I saw some children dance
I watched my life in a trance
And the people around me
Seemed so glad to be here
Will my time pass so slowly
On the day that I fear?

And the noise that surrounds me
Pulls so loud in my head
From the promise that healed us
To the lies that I said
Oh, it's a strange day
In such a lonely way
Some people look down on me,
I know they like what they see

Strange day,
Such a strange day
Such a strange day

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Truth Lyrics as written by Peter Hook Stephen Paul David Morris

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    General CommentI've always really liked this song.

    Anyway, hmm, well, the lyrics seem quite purposefully vague, though there's the usual element of alienation - everyone around being happy, dancing but the narrator feeling lonely.
    I do like the somewhat defiant quality in "Some people look down on me, I hope they like what they see." (I am sure it's "hope", not "know")
    subconsciuson September 30, 2007   Link

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