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come a long way


composers
Written by: Simple Minds


publisher
© EMI Music Publishing


background
Information to be added soon


lyrics
Swing low,
Could be the last call for two of us.
I said swing high,
Reach out and touch the sky,
But don't cry yet, it's not time yet.
See this race is wrong,
Come see, this race is right.
See millions of years pass with no end in sight.
Sleep tight,
You couldn't count the cost through the night,
'Cause it's not right, it never was right.

Come a long, long,
Come a long, long way.
Come a long, long,
Come a long, long way.
Come a long, long,
Come a long, long way.
Come a long, long,
Come a long, long way.

Up on May Day and there is a carnival on my street tonight.
I hear them dancing, I hear them dancing.
But on a clear day,
If this thing don't move here, then this thing just don't have no heartbeat.
"Get on the street" I say.
Sweet hours to live, I got no time to kill.
I said hold back those arms raised, hold back the bill.
Sleep tight,
You couldn't count the cost through the night,
'Cause it's not right, it never was right.



discography
Album Version (5:08)
Produced By: Jimmy Iovine and Bob Clearmountain
Mixed By: Bob Clearmountain
Engineered By: Moira Marquis and Mark Mckenna
Assisted By: Martin White

Once Upon A Time LP Once Upon A Time LP Once Upon A Time MC Once Upon A Time CD Once Upon A Time US Promo LP Once Upon A Time US Promo MC Once Upon A Time US LP Once Upon A Time Canadian Promo LP Once Upon A Time Reissue CD Simple Minds Box Set Once Upon A Time Simply Vinyl Promo LP Once Upon A Time SACD Once Upon A Time Corriere Della Sera CD Once Upon A Time Daily Mail CD Once Upon A Time Irish Daily Mail CD Five Album Set Classic Album Selection

DVD-Audio Extended Mix (5:24)
Produced By: Jimmy Iovine and Bob Clearmountain
Mixed By: Bob Clearmountain
Engineered By: Moira Marquis and Mark Mckenna
Assisted By: Martin White
DVD-Audio Producer: Ronald Prent

Once Upon A Time DVD-Audio



live history
Once Upon A Time Tour: 1985-1986
Cash For Kids: 1987
Brazil: 1988
The Floating World Tour: 2002
Alive And Kicking Tour: 2003