I delve into myself ceaselessly
But I rarely see
What I want to see
Embracing the future
Forgetting the past
Loves lost and misfortune
The chaos and the crass
I'm wary of you
But you're oblivious to me
I'm chained to your ego
And there isn't a key
I play with emotions
But never my own
Don't you recognize me
Try looking inwardly
But you won't see me
Such a strange situation
As I wallow in waste
That such a trivial victory
Could put a smile on your face
Using me as the scapegoat
For what you want to believe
So I'll just bow out politely
And tip my cap as I leave
Comme ci comme ca
My eyes are wide open
Yours are closed
It's time you realised
I'm a part of you
Look inwardly
Don't bleed for me
Look to yourself

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"Looking Inwardly" as written by John Lever David Fielding

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    General CommentAccording to Mark:

    "This was written very early and was recorded for the first Peel session in 1981. It hadn't seemed to fit on 'Script' at the time so we put it in here. It didn't really change much from the improvised Peel version and it seems fresh I think because it wasn't a song we played very often. Confused introspection, very dull in my view."
    monster36604on January 09, 2009   Link

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