Precious Time

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Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson (born David Ian Jackson, 11 August 1954) is an English musician and singer-songwriter now living in Berlin, whose five Grammy Award nominations span from 1979 to 2001. He is probably best known for the 1979 hit song and first single "Is She Really Going Out with Him?", which still gets … more »

A million tiny lights are strung across the western sky
They burn to light our mission 
But it's just a million lonely hearts  Strung out from never asking why

We burn with blind ambition
I heard somebody say
I don't regret my wedding day
But something's wrong 

It's not the same
I'm lonely and I'd start again
If I had the time
 Precious time

But I don't ask much
Just to keep in touch 
And waste a little of your precious time
 Waste a little of your precious time

A million dollars never justified a million lies
To jockey for position 
And if two hearts can't beat as one
How can a million souls survive 

In this world of suspicion 
I heard somebody say
I dream about my wedding day
 Through lonely nights 

I dream of you
A lover though a friend would do
I'd find him if I had the time
 Precious time

But I don't ask much
Just to keep in touch 
And waste a little of your precious time
 Waste a little of your precious time

And just a smile's enough 
Just some of that human stuff
And waste a little of your precious time
 Precious time

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