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1987cover

-written by Jeremy Gloff
-appears on 1987 (2008)

Met you in Berlin
A stranger on a train
The moment that I saw you
I knew we’d meet again
Umbrella dripping wet
Rain that’s in your head
An hour and ten seconds our station comes again
Time’s never been a friend of mine
We tried to be a story but we couldn’t rhyme
Couldn’t rhyme baby doll

How do you keep your love alive on a night like this?
How do you keep your heart alive emotional terrorist?

Scenery flashes by
We’re rollin’ in the night
Nocturnal symposium
Your body’s out of sight
Your hand was in my pocket
(Gonna take it to the limit)
This armour’s got no use
(We’re gonna ride the wind now)
Arrive in 30 minutes
(Want a simple kind of lovin’)
Horizontially obtuse
(Baby don’t be shy now)
I keep flashing back to our final scene
(He’s better for you)
Unrequited love on a movie screen
(He’s better for you than me)
It’s all junk

How do you keep your love alive on a night like this?
How do you keep your heart alive emotional terrorist?
Fate and luck gonna apply tonight
Dissapointment can’t win – dissapointment can’t win

More likely find life in outerspace
Than to find lovin’ on this train
Dreamer get your backpack on tonight
Destiny’s coming out to play
History repeats itself

Gonna keep this love alive gonna keep this love alive
Made a promise to myself gonna keep this love alive
My hands are gonna miss you…
Nothing’s gonna change
I’ll go up the east coast to find you
The west coast to find you
North and South to find you
The future is now baby baby
Fear don’t live here any more