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Thirty Frames a Second
by Simple Minds



Today I saw a film going backwards
Thirty Frames A Second
Was a man I recognized
Say who you are

I lost my job
Security
Self confidence
Bank account
Identity

The league of youth
Coming backward at me
Thirty Frames a second
Say who you are

Go back to father
Father where's my food?
You food is on the table
That can't be food
It's dirt

Say who you are

Look at my skin
Look at my face
Look at my arms
Getting younger
Going backwards
Thirty Frames A Second
Say who you are

I crash my car
Collapse in town
Young immigrants
And legionnaires
Fighting back back backwards
Thirty Frames A Second
Say who you are

Some friends of mine
I thought were dead
A coming back
"What are you doing coming back
Jack"

Say who you are
Feel I'm going backwards
Thirty Frames A Second
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written by Forbes, Derek / Kerr, James / Macneil, Michael Joseph / Mcgee, Brian / Burchill, Charles
Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing