he's pining for her in a people carrier
there might be buildings and pretty things to see like that but architecture won't do
although it might say a lot about the city or town, i don't care what they've got keep on turning them down
it don't say the funny things she does, don't even try and cheer him up because it just won't happen

he's got the feeling again, this time on the aeroplane
there might be tellys on the back of the seats in front but rodney and del won't do..
although it might take your mind off the aches and the pains
laugh when he falls through the bar but you're feeling the same
cos she isn't there to hold your hand, she won't be waiting for you when you land

it feels like she's just nowhere near
you could well be out on your ear
this thought comes closely followed by the fear
and the thought of it makes you feel a bit ill

yesterday i saw a girl who looked like someone you might knock about with, and almost shouted
and then reality kicked in within us it seems as we become the winners
you lose a bit of summit, and half wonder if you won it at all

and don't say owt cos you've got no idea
and she's still nowhere near
and the thought comes closely followed by the fear
and the thought of it makes you feel a bit ill

despair in the departure lounge, it's one and they'll still be around at three
no signal and low battery
what's happened to me

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    General CommentHe wrote it on the way to America I imagine as it was first heard in Texas. I think he's seeing/was seeing a girl from Peterborough and presume its about missing her.

    It sums up perfectly the feelings of missing someone when away. Brilliant
    GamlaStanon April 14, 2006   Link

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