Lonely boy
Gazing on the afternoon
People driftin' 'cross the surface
Of the twilight day
There's a little yellow man
Standing by the railway station
Painting portraits on the brick walls
Of Billie Holloway
Lovely lady smile
Dance, my dear
I'm only operating on "Lassie, come home"
This was authentic you, she spoke
This was authentic you who blew me cold
She had no chance to realize
It hit her straight between the eyes
So I've been told

In the park
She's giving out some photographs
On which she's givin' out some photos
Of what she hands around
They videoed a ghost tonight
She said before I turned it off
It rode an orange paper bike
And left without a sound
Keep on riding, sir
Open up the door and shout it out
"Lassie, come home, come home"
This was authentic you, she spoke
This was authentic you who blew
Who blew me cold
I had no chance to realize
It hit her straight between the eyes
So I've been told

Lonely girl
Dancing in a music hall
Lightning struck her silver starship
And turned it into stone
And now she's falling all the time
Into that void beyond her grey eyes
Somewhere a telephone is ringin'
But nobody's at home
Hello, junkie sweetheart
Listen now, this is your captain calling
Your captain is dead
Keep on riding, sir
Open up the door and shout it out
Shout it out, shout it out, shout it out
"Lassie, come home, Lassie, come home"
"Lassie, come home, Lassie, come home"
"Lassie, come home"
This is your captain calling
Your captain calling
"Lassie, come home, Lassie, come home" (Lassie, come home)
We're falling all the time
Come home
(Lassie, come home)
(Lassie, come home)
Come home


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Lassie Come Home [Symphonic Version] Lyrics as written by Marian Gold Bernard Lloyd

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    Never depressed while listening Alphaville songs, the Utopian sound!

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