Opposite View

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Del Amitri

Del Amitri were a Scottish alternative rock band, formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 1983. The band grew out of Justin Currie's Jordanhill College School band and came together after teenager Currie placed an advertisement in the window of a music store asking for people who could play to contact him. … more »

We could be away from here
By ten o'clock tonight  Pennies won't get us to heaven, I know
But a borrowed car just might 
Look through my wallet 
There's enough for a hotel room
But no, no, no, you say
"I want to stay in and get wet with you."

Why do you take the opposite view?

We could be different people tonight 
Who do you want to choose?
I'll book a table in a suit and tie
And you can wear your sister's shoes 
Look through my wallet  Which cities shall we travel through?
But no, no, no, you say "You just got paid,
Money's not for wasting it's for holding on to."

Why do you take the opposite view?

Is it something in your nature 
That makes it hard to say, "Baby, I do."
You don't have to agree 
When someone says they love you
But you don't have to take 
The opposite view

We can walk on the roofs tonight
And watch the midnight traffic flow
 Unscrew the light bulbs babe,
And we'll throw them from the 14th floor 
I say we're yellow 
If we don't do something new
But you just laugh and start filling up my glass 
As if it's not true.

Why do you take the opposite view?

 Every precious second is a chance to change 
The present tense is perfect baby,
Let's rearrange it.


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