Testo Standards And Practices
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WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?all men have secrets and here is mine so let it be known for we have been throug hhell and high tide i think i can rely on you ...and yet you start to recoil heavy words are so lightly thrown but still i'd leap in front of a flying bullet for you so, what differencedoes it make? so, what difference does it make ? it makes none but now you have gone and you must be looking very old tonightthe devil will find work for idle hands to do i stole and i lied, and why ? because you asked me to ! but now you make me feel soashamed because i've only got two hands well, i'm still fond of you, oh-ho-oh so, what difference does it make ? oh, whatdifference does it make ? oh, it makes none but now you have gone and your prejudice won't keep you warm tonight oh, thedevil will find work for idle hands to do i stole, and then i lied just because you asked me to but now you know the truth aboutme you won't see me anymore well, i'm still fond of you, oh-ho-oh but no more apologies no more, no more apologies oh, i'mtoo tired i'm so sick and tired and i'm feeling very sick and ill today but i'm still fond of you, oh-ho-oh oh, my sacred one ... oh...CHESTERFIELD KINGwe stood in your room and laughed out loud. suddenly the laughter died and we were caught in an eye to eye. we sat on the floorand did we sit close. i could smell your thoughts and thought. do you want to touch a lot like me? too scared to say a thing. i leftyour house and kicked myself. i put those feelings on a shelf to die. i guess i'm not a gambling type but think of what the two ofus had lost. i needed some time to think it out. 7-eleven parking lot. a toothless woman turned and stopped. i gave her a dime anda chesterfield. she leaned down and kissed my cheek. i was scared but it felt sweet. felt so sweet. she asked me if i had a name. itold her i was glued up on some chick. we sat and smoked against the wall. drank a beer felt the chill of fall. i took my car anddrove it down the hill by your house. i drove so fast. the wind it couldn't cool me down, so i turned it around and came back up.you were waiting on your step, steam showing off your breath and water in your eyes. we pulled each other into one, parkasclinging on the lawn and kissed right there. said all my chicks they smoke these things and handed you a chesterfield king. heldyour hand and watched tv and traced the little lines along your palm.DON'T CHANGEi'm standing here on the ground the sky above won't fall down see no evil in all direction resolution of happiness things have beendark for too long don't change for you don't change a thing for me i found a love that i had lost it was gone for too long hear noevil in all directions execution of bitterness message received loud and clear don't change for you don't change a thing for me i'mstanding here on the ground the sky above won't fall down see no evil in all directions resolution of happiness things have beendark for too long don't change for you don't change a thing for meSUNNY SIDE OF THE STREETseen the carnival at rome had the women i had the booze all i can remember now is little kids without no shoes so i saw thattrain and i got on it with a heartful of hate and a lust for vomit now i'm walking on the sunnyside of the street stepped overbodies in bombay tried to make it to the u.s.a. ended up in nepal up on the roof with nothing at all and i knew that day i wasgoing to stay right where i am, on the sunnyside of the street been in a palace, been in a jail i just don't want to be reborn a snailjust want to spend eternity right where i am, on the sunnyside of the street as my mother wept it was then i swore to take my lifeas i would a whore i know i'm better than before i will not be reconstructed just wanna stay right here on the sunnyside of thestreetPlANET OF SOUNDone fine day in my odd past i picked me up a transmission i turned the fission ignition went looking for the broadcaster and wheni first touched some ground they simply told me leave was kind of hard to believe 'cause there was not one around this ain't theplanet sound this ain't the planet sound this ain't the planet sound this ain't the planet sound i had a talented wine that land o'classical gas and on the planet of glass they sent me skipping through time i got to somewhere renowned for it's canals and colorof red and lots of guys who shook their heads rhythmically to resound this ain't the planet of sound this ain't the planet of soundthis ain't the planet of sound this ain't the planet of sound this ain't no rock and roll town this ain't no fuckin' around this ain't noplanet of sound i met a guy in a rover he said its one more over its just there where your bound this ain't the planet of sound thisain't the planet of sound this ain't the planet of sound this ain't the planet of sound.THE KKK TOOK MY BABY AWAYshe went away for the holidays said she's going to l.a. but she never got there she never got there, she never got there, they sayshe went away for the holidays said she's going to l.a. but she never got there she never got there, she never got there, they saythe kkk took my baby away they took her away away from me the kkk took my baby away they took her away away from menow i don't know where my baby can be they took her away from me they took her away from me i don't know where my babycan be they took her away from mr they took her away from me ring me, ring me, ring me up the president and finf out wheremy baby went ring me, ring me, ring me up the fbi and find out if baby's alive yeah, yeah, yeah o-o-o-o-o-o o-o-o-o-o-o she wentaway for holidays she went away for holidays the kkk took my baby away the kkk took my baby away they took my girl they tookmy baby awayHEAVENheaven is the whole of the heart and heaven don't tear you apart yeah heaven is the whole of the heart and heaven don't tear youapart there's too many kings wanna tear you down and a world at the window gone underground there's a hole in the wky wherethe sun don't shine and a clock on the wall and it counts my time and heaven is the whole of the heart and heaven don't tear youapart yeah heaven is the whole of the heart and heaven don't tear you apart there's a song on the air with a love-you-line and aface in a glass and it looks like mine and i'm standing on ice when i say that i don't hear planes and i scream at the fools wannajump my train and heaven is the whole of the heart and heaven don't tear you apart yeah heaven is the whole of the heart andheaven don't tear you apart yeah heaven ah heaven yeah heavenMERCHANDISEwhen we have nothing left to give there will be no reason for us to live but when we have nothing left to lose you will havenothing left to use we owe you nothing you have no control merchandise keeps us in line common sense says it's by design whatcould a businessman ever want more than to have us sucking in his store we owe you nothing you have no control you are notwhat you ownHELPLESSanother time time after time you make me feel so helpless i i never tried to change your mind i keep it to myself it's sometimesi've got to tell you is it this time i'll tell you we've got to go to places somewhere i don't mind it's special and now you find as timegoes by you're left with nothing meaning much the meaning i will have to try to take your mind to places i wish that i could helpyou but you seem less than helpless i always tried to tell you someday that it'd seem so special time after time what's on yourmind you make me feel so helpless i you never tried what's on your mind you make me feel so helpless i i feel so helpless i you'releft alone with something and i hope for you it's one thing that something you and yours can hold and hold as something specialand now you find as time goes by you're left with nothing meaning much the meaning i will have to try what's on your mind sohelpless i i feel so helpless iTHAT'S ENTERTAINMENTa police car and a screaming siren - a pnuematic drill and ripped up concrete - a baby waiting and stray dog howling - the screechof brakes and lamplights blinking - that's entertainment. a smash of glass and the rumble of boots - an electric train and a rippedup 'phone booth - paint splattered walls and the cry of a tomcat - lights going out and a kick in the balls - that's entertainment.days of speed and slow time mondays - pissing down with rain on a boring wednesday - watching the news and not eating yourtea - a freezing cold flat and damp on the walls - that's entertainment. waking up at 6 a.m. on a cool warm morning - opening thewindows and breathing in petrol - an amateur band rehearsing in a nearby yard - watching the tele and thinking about yourholidays - that's entertainment. waking up from bad dreams and smoking cigarettes - cuddling a warm girl and smelling staleperfume - a hot summers' day and sticky black tarmac - feeding ducks in the park and wishing you were faraway - that'sentertainment. two lovers kissing amongst the scream of midnight - two lovers missing the tranquility of solitude - getting a caband travelling on buses - reading the grafitti about slashed seat affairs - that's entertainment.