Hard Act to Follow

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Split Enz were one of the most successful New Zealand musical acts of the 1980s. Formed in the early 1970s and variously featuring Phil Judd and brothers Tim Finn and Neil Finn, the band would go on to achieve chart success in New Zealand, Australia, and Canada ‒ most notably with their 1980 sing… more »

There's a lot of good acts around  Plenty of profound performers
But there's only one, who really gets through to me
 Whenever you come on I light up
 Everything you do goes down well
I can tell, after you it's all downhill 

 Proving you're a hard act to follow 
You're a hard act to follow 
You make it difficult (so) difficult 
Hard act to follow, you're a hard act to follow  Keeping me at arms length, sapping my strength from a distance 
Hard act to follow 

 Watch a lot of foreign movies
See a lot of late night TV  Looking for a girl to distract me from what you are
Try to lose my concentration  Acting out of sheer frustration
I go out at night, but after you it doesn't feel right 

 Proving you're a hard act to follow 
You're a hard act to follow 
You make it difficult, so difficult 
Hard act to follow you're a hard act to follow  Keeping me at arms length, sapping my strength from a distance 
Hard act to follow 

There's a lot of good acts around  Plenty of profound performers
But there's only one, who really gets through to me
And I'm not looking for an actress 
No, no, no, no saki hostess 
All I want is you and you and you and you and you
Encore, encore, encore, encore 

 Proving you're a hard act to follow 
You're a hard act to follow 
You make it difficult to even think of taking in another play
Hard act to follow, you're a hard act to follow  Keeping me at arms length, sapping my strength from a distance 
Lie like Ophelia  Proving you're a mean scene stealer
 Proving you're a hard act to follow 
Hard act to follow (repeat and vary til fade)

Written by: BRIAN TIMOTHY FINN

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