"Slipping Away" as written by and G. Chandler R. Stone....
Guess it's just another dream
That's slipping away
Each time I fall asleep
It seems, drifting away
Just as you have touched my heart
Babe I wake and we're apart
Yeah and it's slipping away

Here comes just another day
That's drifting away
Every time I draw a breath
It's dying away
First the sun and then the moon
One of them will be 'round soon
Slipping away
Slipping away (Oh yeah)

Drifting away
Slipping away

Just as you have touched my heart
I wake up babe and we're apart
It seems we're slipping away
Slipping away
Slipping away

All I want is ecstasy
But I ain't getting much
Just getting off on misery
It seems I've lost my touch

Well it's just another song
But it's slipping away
Well we didn't sing it long
'Cause, fading away
Just the sun and then the moon
One of them will be 'round soon
Slipping away
Slipping away
Slipping away

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"Slipping Away" as written by Mick Jagger Keith Richards

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    General CommentI think it is about getting old, and still being out there rocking.
    Jordo013on February 13, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm surprised no one else has commented on this song. It's a really great tune to begin with, and the the live version on the stripped album is brilliant.
    AtTheAirporton May 03, 2006   Link
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    General Commentive seen this live, i went wild when it came on. that weekend i saw snowpatrol, muse, keane, fratellis and so on. this performance blowed me away; nothing better than the live performance by the almighty richards... not bad for an old guy is he?! :p true legend
    Jobieon August 01, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThere's an awesome alternate version that the Stones did. It's not from the live Stripped album, it's from something else.

    degree7on February 27, 2010   Link

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