Long Hot Summer - Paul Weller

    I play out my role
    Why I've even been out walking
    They tell me that it helps
    But I know when I'm beaten
    All those lonely films
    And all those lonely parties
    But now the feeling is off-screen
    An' the tears for real not acted, anymore

    I'm all mixed up inside
    I want to run but I can't hide
    And however much we try
    We can't escape the truth and the fact is

    Don't matter what I do
    It don't matter what I do
    Don't matter what I do
    Don't matter what I do
    Don't matter what I do
    'Cause I end up hurting you

    One more covered sigh
    And one more glance you know means goodbye
    Can't you see that's why
    We're dashing ourselves against the rocks of a lifetime

    (In my mind different voices call)
    What once was pleasure now's pain for us all
    (In my heart only shadows fall)
    I once stood proud now I feel so small
    (I don't know whether to laugh or cry)
    The long hot summer just passed me by

    Marco Giunco
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