Shine a Light in the Dark

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10cc are an English art rock band who achieved their greatest commercial success in the 1970s. The band initially consisted of four musicians—Graham Gouldman, Eric Stewart, Kevin Godley, and Lol Creme—who had written and recorded together for some three years, before assuming the "10cc" name in… more »

I've been lost before and I had to pay
It was never easy but I found a way
Well the journey was hard and the road was tough
There were times when I cried lord I've had enough
Please don't desert me now
Don't you leave me stranded now I need a friend
Please don't desert me now
You've gotta show me mercy when I'm helpless 

Show me mercy when I'm helpless
Shine a light in the dark
Hold me back when I get reckless
Shine a light in the dark
Stand me up if I get legless
Shine a light in the dark
Shine a light in the dark
Shine a light in the dark 

I've been down and out and I've been fit to drop
But the thought of you wouldn't let me stop
Now a man should stand upon his own two feet
Because the taste of failure is a bitter sweet
Please don't desert me now
I can hear the reaper calling in the wind
Please don't desert me now
You've gotta show me mercy when I'm helpless 

Show me mercy when I'm helpless
Shine a light in the dark
Hold me back when I get reckless
Shine a light in the dark
Stand me up if I get legless
Shine a light in the dark
Shine a light in the dark
Shine a light in the dark 

Where were you when the chips were down
I fell apart when I hit the town
Where were you when I couldn't get arrested
Where were you when the lights went out
I blew a fuse, did you hear me shout
Where on earth do I look for heavens sake 

There's a brotherhood that I want to see
Gotta take my share of equality
There's no harmony in a one man band
Even god almighty needs a helping hand
Please don't desert me now
There's no time and I can't fight another day
Please don't desert me now
You've gotta show me mercy when I'm helpless 

Show me mercy when I'm helpless
Shine a light in the dark
Hold me back when I get reckless
Shine a light in the dark
Stand me up if I get legless
Shine a light in the dark
Shine a light in the dark
Shine a light in the dark

Written by: ERIC STEWART, GRAHAM GOULDMAN

Lyrics © SHAPIRO BERNSTEIN & CO. INC.

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