Billy's Gone

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Level 42 are an English pop rock and jazz-funk band who had a number of worldwide and UK hits during the 1980s and 1990s. more »

Well I ain't come here to try to save you
I don't want you to rescue me
But you need a friend like a godsend It's plain to see

I was watching you from my window From 'cross the street only yesterday You were pleading, he was laughing He drove away

So it seems so out of place The smile upon your face
It's the pain inside Brings me to your door
On the day After billy's gone

So you tell me you barely miss him
That you'll be cool now you're on your own
But you can't tell me why you're waiting By the phone 
So many people say
It's the smile gives you away
It's the dreams denied Brings me to your door
On the day After billy's gone

Well I'll try to keep it simple If you need somebody there
I've got all the love you're searching for
And time enough to spare Well you fulfilled your obligations And baby none could ask for more
And you had good cause to hesitate Come on and let your spirit soar
Well, I can't give if you won't take
You've got to open up the secret door
And as a matter of fact I'm not taking you back
In time you'll know for sure
 After billy's gone After billy's gone, oh yeah


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