About January

"January" is a pop rock song recorded by Scottish rock band Pilot. Written by David Paton and produced by Alan Parsons, "January" was the sole number-one single in the UK for Pilot, coincidentally going to the top of the charts on 26 January 1975. It stayed at number one for three weeks. In a video interview on Radio Borders, David Paton explained that the song was not about the month, but about a girl named January, the name being taken from a female protagonist in a book that his wife was reading at the time. The verse is unrelated to the chorus and talks about the success of "Magic" and how it had opened up the world for him. It also charted in the United States, making a minor impression on the Billboard Hot 100, in early 1976. It also went to number one in Australia, where it stayed for eight weeks. During the month of January 2016, the song was a feature of adverts for ASDA stores within the UK. 


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sick and tired you've been hanging on me

You make me sad with your eyes
you're telling me lies
Don't go
don't go
don't be cold

Don't be angry to me. You make me sad
come and see.
don't go
don't go.
Life gets me higher
I can show
I can go
I can wake up the world.
Little world gotta know you
gotta show you.

like a fire
Carry on
don't be gone

Bring me out of my home
sweet home
Gotta know me
gotta show me
You've been facing the world
You've been chasing the world.

sick and tired you've been hanging on me . . .

it's a flyer
Sunny days
fly away
English summers are gone.
So long
gotta go up
gotta grow up.

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Pilot was a rock musical group, formed during 1973 in Edinburgh, Scotland by the former Bay City Rollers members, David Paton and Billy Lyall. more »

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