The Lonely, the Crying, the Broken and the Dying

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« on: November 21, 2018, 07:19:49 PM »

So, it's been a while since I've posted (I've been lurking in the shadows but I've been so busy with this, that and the other to be in the mood to post anything) so I thought I'd rectify it. Since I've just finished writing lyrics for someone else's songs and want to get back to updating my own (though I still have another song of someone else's I need to revisit and see if inspiration is ready to strike there as well).

This is one I wrote back in the 90's I think, though I've touched up the lyrics recently (only a tiny bit though, nothing radical).







THE LONELY, THE CRYING, THE BROKEN AND THE DYING


It's a hard, cruel world
Welcome to reality
Too much pain and hurt
Wrapped up in humanity

We try, we fail
It's written in the rules
Your eyes, so pale
Are learning the truth of

The lonely, the crying, the broken and the dying
Sat together on the wall
As it crumbles we will fall
The lonely, the crying, the broken and the dying
Lost forever to despair
And no one cares

It's a game of chance
Odds are stacked against us all
No one gives a damn
They just want to see us fall

We beg, we plead
We get down on our knees
They let us bleed
And no one knows the fear of

The lonely, the crying, the broken and the dying
Sat together on the wall
As it crumbles we will fall
The lonely, the crying, the broken and the dying
Lost forever to despair
And no one cares

We might as well be lepers
There's no one who will help us
Deserted with our backs against the wall
We don't require your pity
Not asking for your money
Just need to know it's worth it after all

INSTRUMENTAL

We try, we fail
We might as well be fools
Your eyes, so pale
Are learning the truth of

The lonely, the crying, the broken and the dying
Sat together on the wall
As it crumbles we will fall
The lonely, the crying, the broken and the dying
Lost forever to despair
It's so unfair...
for...

The lonely. They crying. The broken. The dying.
The lonely. They crying. The broken. The dying.
The lonely. They crying. The broken. The dying.
The lonely. They crying. The broken. The dying.

The lonely, the crying, the broken and the dying
Sat together on the wall
As it crumbles we will fall
The lonely, the crying, the broken and the dying
Lost forever to despair
And no one cares

No, no one cares
With our backs against the wall
And no one cares
No no no no no no no!
No one cares

The lonely...
The crying...
The broken...
The dying...
The lonely...
The crying...
The broken...
The dying...
« Last Edit: March 29, 2019, 10:02:10 PM by Sterix »
Then darkness fell
As the 1st God and the 2nd burned in hell
And all alone
Stood the 3rd God looking wearied to the bone


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« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2019, 12:32:47 AM »
Seems to be missing something.  'o) 
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« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2019, 06:09:23 PM »
Eeek - I think something went wrong with the font sizes (or I should have gone to Specsavers!)

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« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2019, 10:03:36 PM »
Eek. I missed this when I posted it. The curse of the WYSIWYG when you try to format posts...

edit: 179 views and no one made me aware! o_O
Then darkness fell
As the 1st God and the 2nd burned in hell
And all alone
Stood the 3rd God looking wearied to the bone


- War of the Gogs : ©2005 Sterix

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« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2019, 06:32:35 PM »
Hi Sterix....

I have a tune and was looking for some lyrics ........Yours seem to fit quite well......is it ok to use some (they wont all fit and I might have to change a few).

Let Me know

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« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2019, 10:46:33 PM »
Hi @Morefrog Jones ,

I've had a listen to the demo and I'll respond to your PM.
Then darkness fell
As the 1st God and the 2nd burned in hell
And all alone
Stood the 3rd God looking wearied to the bone


- War of the Gogs : ©2005 Sterix