Taking the Easy Way Out

by Steve Hackett

Stephen Richard Hackett (born 12 February 1950) is a British singer-songwriter and guitarist. He gained prominence as a member of the British progressive rock group Genesis, which he joined in 1970 and left in 1977 to pursue a solo career. Hackett contributed to six Genesis studio albums, three liv…




Another night I've drunk my fill
Perhaps it's time to dim the light
And while the hours the sandman comes
Stumbling round like a Bowery bum
Maybe I'll dream an Egyptian scene

Taking the easy way out
Taking the easy way out again

Maybe well meet in paradise
Where far beyond the shores of trust
A boat on sea can travel the land
We set sail for a castle of sand

The desert wind
Can darken your skin

Taking the easy way out
Taking the easy way out again

Taking the easy way out
I'm taking the easy way out again

Written by: STEPHEN RICHARD HACKETT, STEVE HACKETT

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