"King's Cross" as written by Neil Tennant and Christopher Lowe....
The man at the back of the queue was sent
To feel the smack of firm government
Linger by the flyposter, for a fight
It's the same story every night
I've been hurt and we've been had
You leave home, and you don't go back

Someone told me Monday, someone told me Saturday
Wait until tomorrow and there's still no way
Read it in a book or write it in a letter
Wake up in the morning and there's still no guarantee

Only last night I found myself lost
By the station called King's Cross
Dead and wounded on either side
You know it's only a matter of time
I've been good and I've been bad
I've been guilty of hanging around

Someone told me Monday, someone told me Saturday
Wait until tomorrow and there's still no way
Read it in a book or write it in a letter
Wake up in the morning and there's still no guarantee

So I went looking out today
For the one who got away
Murder walking round the block
Ending up in King's Cross
Good luck, bad luck waiting in a line
It takes more than the matter of time

Someone told me Monday, someone told me Saturday
Wait until tomorrow and there's still no way
Read it in a book or write it in a letter
Wake up in the morning and there's still no guarantee

Someone told me Monday, someone told me Saturday
Wait until tomorrow and there's still no way
Read it in a book or write it in a letter
Wake up in the morning and there's still no guarantee
And there's still no guarantee
There is still no guarantee



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"King's Cross" as written by Neil Tennant Christopher Lowe

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    General CommentYeah one of my favourites too, one of their truly haunting tracks. I love the use of the sampled train and station sounds in the middle of the song. I can also still remember the television footage of the King's Cross fire and I was only 9. A complete coincidence though, I think this track has to be about the promise of a better life, realising your dreams in the bright lights and the big city, the reality however, is somewhat different...!
    MattScaleson July 03, 2010   Link

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