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Not The Man


by Peter Hammill. Buy album CD: Other Songs I - T


There are so many questions,
There are so many doubts -
This is auto-suggestion
Your spirit is giving out.
If I offered my reasons
Would you give me a break?
Now it's all open season,
No sense of quit and take.
You see I'm not the man I was....
But of I'm not the man
That you took me to be
Do I fade from your dreams,
Disappear from your memory?
Look at me:
If I'm not the man I was
Then who was he?
There can be no returning
To the scene of the crime...
For perfection you're yearning:
Some romance, some foreign chime!
Is the memory explicit
Under strict rule of thumb?
It was always implicit,
This character I've become.
But if I'm not the man
That you took me to be
Do I fade from your dreams,
Disappear from your memory?
I remember it well,
I can guess what went wrong...
You believe all these words
In the popular songs...
But if I'm not the man
That you took me to be,
Did I walk in your dreams?
I've no idea who that person could be.
Look at me:
If I'm not the man I was
Then who is he




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Album: Other Songs I - T Lyrics
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  1. (In The) Black Room
  2. (No More) The Sub Mariner
  3. (On Tuesdays She Used To Do) Yoga
  4. A Louse Is Not A Home
  5. A Way Out
  6. Again
  7. Airport
  8. Been Alone So Long
  9. Birthday Special
  10. Candle
  11. Child
  12. Comfortable
  13. Crying Wolf
  14. Ferret And Featherbird
  15. Fireships
  16. Flight
  17. Fogwalking
  18. Forsaken Gardens
  19. Gaia
  20. Glue
  21. Golden Promises
  22. Happy
  23. His Best Girl
  24. I Once Wrote Some Poems
  25. Imperial Walls
  26. Imperial Zeppelin
  27. In Slow Time
  28. In The End
  29. Incomplete Surrender
  30. Jargon King
  31. Jeuneese Doree
  32. Labour Of Love
  33. Losing Faith In Words
  34. Lost And Found
  35. Man-Erg
  36. Modern
  37. Nobody's Business
  38. Not The Man
  39. Paradox Drive
  40. People You Were Going To
  41. Pompeii
  42. Re-awakening
  43. Rock And Role
  44. Sci-Finance
  45. Solitude
  46. Something About Ysabel's Dance
  47. Still Life
  48. Summer Song (in The Autumn)
  49. Sunshine
  50. Tapeworm
  51. The Birds
  52. The Comet, The Course, The Tail
  53. The Future Now
  54. The Institute Of Mental Health, Burning
  55. The Lie (Bernini's Saint Theresa)
  56. The Old School Tie
  57. The Spirit
  58. The Unconscious Life
  59. This Side Of The Looking Glass
  60. Time For A Change
  61. Time Heals
  62. Traintime
  63. Two Or Three Spectres

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