To Last a Lifetime

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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. The band was formed with the original line-up of Currie (bass and vocals), Iain Harvie (lead guitar), Bryan Tolland (guitar) and Paul Tyagi (drums). Currie and Harvie are the only members of the band to remain present throughout its history. They are also the main songwriters of the group. more »

Roll down the window, let me hear the rain 
Let me hear her whispering, honey everything is OK 

Cause I've had enough bad news 
To last a lifetime 

Well I drove all night under a seasick sky 
And I made it by mid-afternoon 
And I hope she's home so she can hold me tight and tell me 
Everything is alright 

Cause I've had enough bad news 
To last a lifetime 

And I was struck by how much I remembered 
And how everything still looked the same 
When a neighbor I met in her hallway said 
"Looks like lover boy's too late again" 

So take your troublesome baggage 
And put it on the last train home 
Cause you can guess somewhere else in the world right now 
Someone else feels just as alone 

Cause I've had enough bad news 
To last a lifetime


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