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Comic Book Heroes
 

                                  There's times when real people let me down,
                                  when the temperature falls to zero.
                                  I curl up by the fire with a good book,
                                  and for awhile I am a superhero.
                                  You really need to be a superhero.
                                  'Cause many times people will hurt you
                                  and try to mess you 'round
                                  And anyway, my comic book heroes won't let me down.

                                  Comic Book Heroes...

I'm Your Superman
 

                                  Na Na Na Na Na
                                  I'm Your Superman
                                  Oh yes I am

                                  I may not be as fast as a shot from a gun
                                  And stoppin' locomotives ain't my idea of fun
                                  And I don't have the magic to fly through the air
                                  But I can feel it when you are there
                                  And when you're near me I'm like someone new
                                  I even feel real bulletproof too

                                  (Repeat Chorus)

                                  I am not super strong I have no super sight
                                  I'm not afraid of being in Kryptonite
                                  And I don't have the magic to fly through the air
                                  I can feel it when you are there
                                  And when you're near me I'm like someone new
                                  I even feel real bulletproof too

                                  Repeat Chorus
 

 Weep No More
 

                                  You left the room, without a sound.
                                  And as you both walked out,
                                  the people still were dancing 'round.
                                  And when you touched,
                                  did it feel so bad.
                                  You didn't pull away, but now you wish you had.
                                  My baby's sad.

                                  CHORUS:

                                  Weep no more, I'm here beside you,
                                  even though you let me down.
                                  Weep no more, let my love guide you,
                                  shelter you from all around.
                                  Na Na Na Na...
 

                                  Were you wrong? Did you go too far?
                                  Sitting with him in the back seat of the car.
                                  Though you were young,
                                  I guess he thought you knew.
                                  Now it's just a little while before the baby's due.
                                  My baby's blue.

                                  CHORUS

 
 Why Are You Waiting
 

                                  What can I do I'm at the door
                                  I've tried turning back there's no point in that now
                                  What should I say, what should I do
                                  Should I fix my hair oh why am I scared now

                                  Facing the world is so hard do you know what I mean
                                  People are so often hard and far too ready to say...hey...ohhh

                                  Why Are You Waiting?
                                  Why Are You Waiting?
                                  Why Are You Waiting?
                                  What if I fail (you won't fail)
                                  Why Are You Waiting?
                                  What if I fail (you won't fail, you won't fail)

                                  Look at me stand outside the door
                                  Like a frightened child with a nervous smile see
                                  What should I do, what should I say
                                  Should I speak at all. I am much too small now

                                  Facing the world is so hard do you know what I mean
                                  People are so often hard and far too ready to say...hey...ohhh

                                  Why Are You Waiting?
                                  Why Are You Waiting?
                                  Why Are You Waiting?
                                  What if I fail (you won't fail)
                                  Why Are You Waiting?
                                  What if I fail (you won't fail)
                                  Why Are You Waiting?
                                  What if I fail (you won't fail, you won't fail, you won't fail)

Believe In Me
 

                                  They'll be a time when everyone is left alone, and I'll have mine.
                                  There is no doubt when everyone has worn me out and gone.
                                  When everybody's had their fill,
                                  she'll be waiting, she's waiting still.
                                  And though she doesn't know I know,
                                  I know she wouldn't mind.

                                  CHORUS:

                                  Cause having someone believe in me is all I need to know.
                                  And standing all alone,
                                  is not the way I want to go.

                                  And if I get to be a star, or maybe no where near that far.
                                  I know that either way it doesn't matter much to her.
                                  And if I'm on my dying bed and suddenly my life is bled
                                  away from me, I know she'll shed a tear because she cares.

                                  CHORUS

Misty Water Woman
 

                                  I was driving 'round, as the sun went down.
                                  When I came upon a lake, the sign said Misty Water.
                                  And standing there, with wet and tangled hair was a girl,
                                  she said her name was Bo, she was a farmer's daughter.
                                  I said get in, I'll take you home, you must be cold.

                                  CHORUS
                                  Misty water woman,
                                  you never get to her.
                                  Misty water woman,
                                  you never get to touch her.
                                  And feel her near.

                                  It began to storm, and our talk grew warm.
                                  Till I stopped the car outside a cold and lonely place.
                                  I said we're here,
                                  but she had disappeared.
                                  And on the seat was a pool of tears
                                  and a handkerchief of lace.
                                  I did not see her leave,
                                  I was amazed!

                                  I went into the house,
                                  It took her father and her mother to straighten me out.
                                  What was it all about?
                                  Please let me know.
                                  She looked sad, and he looked mad.
                                  And he said, yes you're right, once we had a daughter.
                                  Her name was Bo, but that was long ago.
                                  Years have gone since she drowned at Misty Water.
                                  And the way he took it, took me by surprise.

                                  CHORUS
                                  Misty water woman
                                  you never get to her
                                  Misty apparition
                                  You never get to touch her
                                  And feel her near

The Liar
 

                                  Back from the crowd stood I
                                  As you moved up to the stage
                                  Catching the singer's eye
                                  Looking older than your age
                                  Then I couldn't help thinking and remember when
                                  You hated rock and roll
                                  I'm the loser

                                  You're the liar, liar
                                  Rock and roller
                                  You're the liar, liar
                                  Star struck strummer
                                  You're the liar, liar, ohhhh

                                  Taking my heart each day
                                  When you say you do no harm
                                  How can I feel that way
                                  With those strange men on your arm
                                  Cause I do remember when your head was clear
                                  And you didn't read those looks
                                  I'm the loser

                                  Repeat Chorus

                                  And I couldn't help seeing when your friends arrived
                                  They weren't sniffing from a cold
                                  I'm the loser

                                  Liar, liar, liar, liar...
 
                                  And I recall that overhearing someone say
                                  You're a working girl as well
                                  I'm the loser again

                                  Repeat Chorus

                                  You're the liar, liar, liar...

The Photograph
 

                                  Hands old and poor, her back bent and sore,
                                  she lifts from the drawer,
                                  the photograph.
                                  Though tattered and torn, through years it has worn,
                                  but still bears the form of the man she knew.

                                  Her eyes are weak, spilling tears on her cheek.
                                  Her lips start to speak to the photograph.
                                  She tells him with pride, she still loves him inside.
                                  Though years ago died, la da da da...

                                  And all of the people she knew,
                                  Those who don't know the score say,
                                  We wonder why, she never married,
                                  such a pretty girl she was, such a lovely face she had,
                                  such a pretty thing she was...
 
                                  She turns to her right, to put out the light,
                                  and wishes goodnight to
                                  the photograph.
                                  Her love, though it's strong and lasted this long,
                                  and goes on and on
                                  she's still alone.

Bad Boy
 

                                  I woke up from the drink I had
                                  The room was dark and suddenly began to swirl
                                  I should have heeded mother's words
                                  She said she'd heard it said you were a naughty girl
                                  But what does a mother know
                                  That we really need to know
                                  And what would she say if she knew

                                  Chorus
                                  Na na na na you're just a Bad Boy
                                  Who, who, who
                                  Na na na na they'll drive you mad boy
                                  Who, who, who
                                  But mother, what a way to go

                                  I looked out as the sun came up
                                  I shook my head and said I really should be gone
                                  I grabbed my shoes and daily news
                                  And walked out in the heat beneath the summer sun
                                  But father was there outside with no place to run and hide
                                  He looked most upset as he said "Where've you been?"

                                  (Repeat Chorus)

                                  But what if she'd walked in and caught us
                                  Do you think she'd have been shocked
                                  The way that she talked you'd think I was a daughter
                                  Anyway the door was locked

                                  I know that mother disagrees
                                  But I would really like to see you again
                                  And if you want to see me too
                                  Then meet me in the bushes at the river bend
                                  And no one will find us out
                                  'Cause no one will be about
                                  But still I can hear them all say

                                  Repeat Chorus

Born Out Of Time
 

                                  I've seen all your movies, at least 3 or 4 times.
                                  And have on my wall, a large picture of you.
                                  And you were that pretty young star, so long ago.
                                  I'm born out of time with you.
                                  What can I do?

                                  Maybe, I'm silly to think we'd have made it.
                                  But what I'd had given to at least had a try.
                                  Oh take me back with you 1939,
                                  'cause black and white movies
                                  are making me cry.
                                  And born out of time, we slipped hopelessly by.

                                  CHORUS:

                                  Sophia Loren, Bridgett Bardot, Jean Harlowe,
                                  Marilyn Monroe and Marlene Deitrich.
                                  But Greta, you're better than any I've seen.
                                  Yes, you were a real beauty queen.

                                  Oh listen people, has it happened to you yet?
                                  The feeling that someone was born out of time?
                                  Will you love someone, physically much too young for you?
                                  Either way, it's a shame, time was so cruel.
                                  But it's nice that that, generally, isn't the rule.

                                  CHORUS

                                  And Clark Gable's who I should have been.

Do You Love Your Children
 

                                  Father do you love your children
                                  I heard you do
                                  But Father will you help your children
                                  We need you to
                                  It could be worse I know it's true
                                  But only if we plan
                                  La la la Lady Mary....It's time to show your hand
                                  La la la Lady Mary....And make a few demands

                                  Children do you hope that someone
                                  Is watching you
                                  But do you feel the need for someone
                                  I know I do
                                  I think about it constantly
                                  We really aren't that wise
                                  La la la Lady Mary...Open up our eyes
                                  La la la Lady Mary....And make us realize

                                  (Chorus)
                                  First I have a question (do you love us)
                                  I would like to know (do you love us)
                                  Do you love your children (do you love us)
                                  Do you love your children (do you love us)
                                  Yes we really need to know (do you love us)
                                  I think the time has come for you to show (do you love us)

                                  Mother, do you love your children
                                  I know you do
                                  But mother do you know your children
                                  Will poison you
                                  The answer does not seem too clear
                                  We look so hard ourselves
                                  La la la Lady Mary...Put your books back on the shelf
                                  La la la Lady Mary...And save us from ourselves

                                  (Repeat Chorus)