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Human Touch
 

                                  Everybody's talking to computers,
                                  they're all dancing to a drum machine
                                  I know I'm living on the outside
                                  Scared of getting caught between
                                  I'm so cool and calculated alone in the modern world-uh huh

                                  But Sally has a hard time holding back
                                  The alley to her heart is a beaten track
                                  She's got the love monkey riding on her back

                                  (Chorus)
                                  We all need the human touch
                                  We all need the human touch
                                  I need it the human touch
                                  We all need the human touch
                                  We all need it, and I need it too!

                                  You know, I got my walls, Sally calls them prison cells
                                  Sometimes I need protection, I've got the chains
                                  I got the warning bells
                                  I sit so snug and isolated alone in the modern world-uh huh

                                  But Sally has a hard time holding back
                                  The alley to her heart is a beaten track
                                  She's never out of love, yeah she's got the knack
                                  You've got love I want it, come on girl

                                  (Repeat chorus)

                                  Human touch
                                  Human touch
                                  Human touch
                                  Human touch

                                  I'm so scared and isolated in the modern world

                                  We all need
                                  We all need the human touch
                                  We all need the human touch
                                  We all need the human touch
                                  I need it the human touch
                                  We all need the human touch
                                  I need it the human touch
                                  We all need it, and I need it too!

                                  Human touch

 Alyson
 

                                  Talk about life, imitating art
                                  Well I was sure that I heard the Director yell,
                                  "Take it from the start"
                                  And I could feel my body crushing yours
                                  As the camera dollied into place
                                  Your husband's in the front row, I couldn't look him in the face

                                  Part of the pleasure was that it felt so wrong
                                  But it grew too fast, too strong

                                  (Chorus)
                                  Don't you think your friends are talking Alyson?
                                  They're blaming it all on me
                                  I'm blaming it all on love
                                  Well don't you think your friends are talking Alyson?
                                  Just a little sexual tension
                                  Under the guise of love

                                  Young and tragic, I really felt the part
                                  While we were sweating and screaming tearin out his heart
                                  Well I was sure I heard the wind and the wires
                                  crying in sympathy
                                  For star-crossed lovers, Aly that ain't you or me

                                  Part of the pleasure was that it felt so wrong
                                  But it grew too fast, too strong

                                  (Repeat chorus)

                                  For a limited run in your local bedroom
                                  We knew the curtain would be coming down soon
                                  Reviews were mixed, the press was unkind
                                  Aly I hope they will forgive us in time, in time

                                  Part of the attraction was that we knew it couldn't last
                                  So we closed our eyes and held on fast

                                  Don't you thing your friends are talking Alyson?
                                  Who were we trying to fool?
                                  What was I thinking of?

                                  (Repeat chorus)
 
 

Affair Of The Heart
 

                                  Heart in my mouth, pulse in my head
                                  Mercury rising into the red
                                  The smell of your skin can light up all the fires in me

                                  Hungry to touch, I'm eager to please
                                  Out of control and I hand you the keys
                                  Every night I am burning to make love to you

                                  But don't try to tell me you think it's all physical
                                  It goes much deeper than that

                                  You ought to know it's an affair of the heart
                                
                                  (Chorus )
                                  It's an affair of the heart
                                  It's an affair of the heart
                                  Have a little blind faith, believe
                                  It's an affair of the heart

                                  When we make love, it's a passionate thing
                                  You shudder and shake, sink your teeth in my skin
                                  I almost believe you were made to be played by my hands

                                  And you got the power, it amazes me still
                                  How you play my emotions with consummate skill
                                  I don't have to look any further than into your eyes

                                  So don't try to tell me you think it's just physical
                                  It goes way deeper than that

                                  You better know it's an affair of the heart
                                  (Repeat chorus)

                                  Don't try to tell me you think it's all physical
                                  It goes much deeper than that

                                  You ought to know it's an affair of the heart
                                  (Chorus)
                                  You better know it's an affair of the heart
                                  It's an affair of the heart
                                  You better know it's an affair of the heart
                                  (Chorus)
 

Living In Oz
 

                                  Ever since I was a kid
                                  I remember having dreams of grandeur
                                  I was gonna be someone, I know what I want

                                  Everybody played second best
                                  And I held you back just like all the rest
                                  I think I got what I want

                                  Everybody's got to fight their demons
                                  And you know I had to fight mine, too
                                  It took a lot out of me, it took a lot out of you

                                  To be living in oz, living in oz
                                  Sometimes the dream can wake you
                                  Living oz, living in oz
                                  Sometimes the dream can shock you, too

                                  All the money that I spend on you
                                  Doesn't mean a thing if the love's not true
                                  Baby please, I'll get what you want

                                  Can't you tell me you and me ain't lost
                                  I know what I did, I know what it cost
                                  Now I'm yours and I've got what you want

                                  All the fightin' will have been for nothin'
                                  If at the end I can't have you
                                  I'll throw it all away if that's what you want me to do

                                  Living in oz, living in oz
                                  Sometimes the dream can wake you
                                  Living in oz, living in oz
                                  Sometimes the dream can shake you, too

                                  Funny how desire can burn you up inside
                                  And make you commit emotional suicide
                                  Everybody's got the desire to leave their mark
                                  Some just do it over a trail of broken hearts

                                  And all the people that protect and serve
                                  would disappear if the well dried up
                                  I'm thirsty for affection
                                  Let me drink from your loving cup

                                  Living in oz, living in oz
                                  Sometimes the dream can shock you
                                  Living in oz, living in oz
                                  Sometimes the dream can rock you
                                  Living in oz, living in oz
                                  Sometimes the dream can shake you
                                  Living in oz, living in oz
                                  Sometimes the dream can wake you, too
 

Me & Johnny
 

                                  Lookin' back I'd say we broke a few rules
                                  Left one or two hearts in a ruin
                                  Spent all that precious time doin'
                                  Things we figured that Presley might have done

                                  Stole a few cars, never got caught
                                  Started some fights in the scrimmage
                                  We got caught up in the image
                                  Of playing young rebels by the handbook

                                  Looking back I guess we had some attitude
                                  We were gonna be hard and tough

                                  Me and Johnny
                                  We're gonna play tonight
                                  It's gonna be alright
                                  We're gonna shine

                                  Look in the mirror watch our faces change
                                  We were gonna be McCartney clones
                                  We skipped school to see the Rolling Stones
                                  And sang their songs on the train on our way home

                                  We were gonna be like all of them
                                  Uncompromising to the very end
                                  Live for girls, guitars and glory
                                  And someday they'd write our story

                                  Sometimes I think that they clapped in sympathy
                                  But we were gonna be hard and tough

                                  Me and Johnny
                                  We're gonna play tonight
                                  It's gonna be alright
                                  We're gonna have some fun tonight
                                  Me and Johnny
                                  We may get blood on our face
                                  We're gonna have our place
                                  In the sun

                                  Johnny's still living, back in Australia
                                  I hear he's got himself a wife and kids
                                  And I'm still chasing whatever it is
                                  That put me out here on the road in the first place

                                  I think of the times, I cursed out loud
                                  Wishin' I was still runnin' with the same old crowd
                                  Sometimes it can make you cry
                                  Just watching the years roll by

                                  Me and Johnny
                                  We're gonna play tonight
                                  It's gonna be alright
                                  We're gonna have fun tonight
                                  Me and Johnny
                                  We may get blood on our face
                                  We're gonna have our place
                                  In the sun
 

Motel Eyes
 

                                  Her come-on was direct and strong
                                  From her question to her kiss
                                  She said she'd had a little much to drink
                                  She didn't usually do this
                                  But she was looking for another head to scalp tonight
                                  And she had me right between her sights

                                  I turned to face her as the jukebox clicked off
                                  Playing a favorite song
                                  And she looked pretty in the low lit bar
                                  But something was wrong
                                  I saw a dull red neon sign flashing in her eyes
                                  It said " VACANCY," she had motel eyes

                                  (Chorus)
                                  They were black as the night
                                  And shone like a star
                                  Fueled by the light
                                  From a medicine jar
                                  I looked again but there was nothing there
                                  But ice in her eyes
                                  There's no disguising motel eyes

                                  She had the angles all down pat
                                  Her average must be high
                                  And though it could have been a pleasure
                                  I just had to say goodbye
                                  Though there was something wicked
                                  About the way she flexed her thighs
                                  She scared me with her motel eyes

                                  (Repeat chorus)

                                  She started saying something
                                  Bout moving versus size
                                  The sign kept on flashing in her motel eyes

                                  (Repeat chorus)

                                  Black as the night
                                  Black as the night, motel eyes
 
 

 Tiger By The Tail
 

                                  What a shock it was so surprising
                                  You looked so small and frail
                                  I didn't know what to do
                                  I grabbed the tiger by the tail
                                  I grabbed the tiger by the tail
                                  I grabbed the tiger by the tail

                                  People said that you must be joking
                                  You let emotions run away with you
                                  I realized a little too late
                                  I bit off more than I could chew

                                  I grabbed the tiger by the tail
                                  I grabbed the tiger by the tail

                                  Sometimes you grip it right
                                  And sometimes you fail
                                  I grabbed the tiger by the tail

                                  I grabbed the tiger by the tail
                                  I grabbed the tiger by the tail

                                  At times life can be so enlightening
                                  But it can turn on you
                                  Lately it gets so complicated
                                  I don't know what the tiger will do

                                  I grabbed the tiger by the tail
                                  I grabbed the tiger by the tail

                                  Sometimes you grip it right
                                  And sometimes you fail
                                  I grabbed the tiger by the tail

                                  I grabbed the tiger by the tail
                                  I grabbed the tiger by the tail

                                  Sometimes you grip it right
                                  And sometimes you fail
                                  I grabbed the tiger by the tail
 

Souls
 

                                  It all started here, she was a girl form the midwest
                                  He was a stranger in a strange land
                                  Same old story
                                  He came for the glory
                                  She came looking for a young man's hand

                                  But they found bright lights
                                  And endless nights
                                  And men just used her innocent ways
                                  He found it all so pretty, hypnotized by the city
                                  They lost sight of the reason
                                  They lost count of the days

                                  And they were two souls searching for each other
                                  One spirit looking for the other
                                  Caught between a hard hard place and a rock

                                  Two souls searching for heaven
                                  Rolling the dice looking for a seven
                                  To the tick, tick, ticking of time
                                  Gotta beat the clock

                                  Too many nights on the ledge
                                  He acquired a knife-edge
                                  Still the city didn't acquiesce to his demands
                                  Some nights she cried for pity in the heart of the city
                                  The city smacked her hands

                                  He met her on endless night
                                  Her eyes had a light
                                  There was something familiar about the smell of her skin
                                  He held her tighter and tighter
                                  As he danced inside her
                                  She know from the moment that she let him in

                                  They'd been two souls searching for each other
                                  One spirit looking for the other
                                  Caught between a hard hard place and a rock

                                  Two souls searching for heaven
                                  Rolling the dice looking for a seven
                                  To the tick, tick, ticking of time
                                  Gotta beat the clock
                                  Beat the clock
                                  Beat the clock
                                  Beat the clock

                                  Two souls searching for each other
                                  One spirit looking for the other
                                  Caught between a hard hard place and a rock

                                  Two souls searching for heaven
                                  Rolling the dice looking for a seven
                                  To the tick, tick, ticking of time
                                  Gotta beat the clock
 
 
 

I Can't Stop Hurting You
 

                                  She looked at me with eyes that cut right through me and said
                                  "You must be blind
                                  let me tell you a little something about yourself
                                  You're the hurtin' kind"
                                  I must admit after the pain and fight
                                  I've a sneaking suspicion that you might be right

                                  (chorus)
                                  I love you, I love you, I love you
                                  But I can't stop hurting you
                                  I want to, I want to
                                  I can't stop hurting you
                                  I can't, I can't
                                  I can't stop hurting you, it's getting bad
                                  I don't know what to do

                                  I see you packing up all your precious little things
                                  That mean so much to you
                                  I hurt you now you're moving out again
                                  But we know just what you'll do
                                  We'll see the error of our ways in crime
                                  With conciliatory promises we'll change this time

                                  (repeat chorus)

                                  I love you, I love you
                                  I can't stop hurting you
                                  I need to, I need to
                                  I can't stop hurting you
                                  I can't, I can't
                                  I can't stop hurting you
                                  It's getting bad, I don't know what to do

                                  And when you go I miss you all night
                                  The wounds heal form the scratch and bite
                                  I don't know what's wrong
                                  I don't know what to right
                                  But I can't stop hurting you
                                  I can't stop hurting you

                                  We talk so coolly about the pros and cons
                                  When I get hot-headed I just can't hold on

                                  (repeat chorus)

                                  I love you, I love you, I love you
                                  I can't stop hurting you
                                  I need to, I need to
                                  I can't stop hurting you
                                  I can't, I can't
                                  I can't stop hurting you
                                  It's getting bad, I don't know what to do
 
 

 Like Father, Like Son
 

                                  He was raised in the English way
                                  His daddy taught him respect, he taught him how to pray
                                  They sent him off to boarding school
                                  Where he learned how to live by someone else's rule

                                  And he went to confession
                                  He went to confession
                                  Holy father wash my sins away
                                  He went to confession
                                  He went to confession
                                  Mother Mary take the pain away

                                  He read letters from home at night in his bed
                                  And got this uneasy feeling when his father said

                                  Fear of God and the fell of the rod
                                  Will raise a good boy
                                  The fear of God and the feel of the rod
                                  Will raise a good boy

                                  He bought his daddy's car and he learned to drive
                                  And when he left school he got a nine-to-five
                                  He met the girl and he got his spouse
                                  And they had the child and they got the house

                                  And he went to confession
                                  He went to confession
                                  Holy father wash my sins away
                                  He went to confession
                                  He went to confession
                                  Mother Mary take the pain away

                                  He loved his son and he helped him build walls and fronts
                                  He knew he'd heard it before
                                  Someone had said it once

                                  Fear of God and the fell of the rod
                                  Will raise a good boy
                                  The fear of God and the feel of the rod
                                  Will raise a good boy

                                  He raised his son in the English way
                                  And he taught him respect, he taught him how to pray
                                  He sent him off to boarding school
                                  Where he learned how to live by someone else's rules

                                  And he went to confession
                                  He went to confession
                                  Holy father wash my sins away
                                  He went to confession
                                  He went to confession
                                  Mother Mary take the pain away

                                  It must be something much deeper than fear or pain
                                  Another child learns a pattern he won't break the chain

                                  Fear of God and the feel of the rod
                                  Will raise a good boy
                                  The fear of God and the feel of the rod
                                  Will raise a good boy
                                  The fear of God and the feel of the rod
                                  Will raise the next boy