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    Runaway

    It started some years ago
    when the grownups were hunting me
    I knew, I couldn't struggle, against them

    The performance principle
    is crushing me to death
    I want to shake it off, I want to runaway

    I try to hide away in dreams
    but reality frightens me
    Can't find no exit, no chance to runaway

    I try to hide away in love
    because I know it helps me out...
    to have a girl whoe helps me, helps me runaway

    There's no reason to stay, my life seems to be a runaway...

    I try to hide away in bars
    but all they want is money
    And so I have one more reason, reason to runaway

    The performance principle
    is crushing me to death
    I want to shake it off, I want to runaway

    There's no reason to stay, my life seems to be a runaway...

    Music: Sven Dohrow / Ronny Schreinzer
    Lyrics: Ronny Schreinzer
    © 1980 Hansa Musik Produktion GmbH

    The Desert Place

    I'm sitting here in this desert place
    And there's no sign of life on face
    There's no way back to my home
    I have to stay here - here on my own

    They really left me here to stay
    And now my world is so far away
    There's no place for a man like you - They told me
    And so you stay in this desert place

    I'm sitting here in this desert place
    And there's no sign of life on face
    There's no way back to my home
    I have to stay here - here on my own

    They really left me here to stay
    And now my world is so far away
    There's no place for a man like you - They told me
    And so you stay in this desert place

    Music and Lyrics: Sven Dohrow / Ronny Schreinzer
    © 1980 Hansa Musik Produktion GmbH
    Birds And Dogs

    Piecing together my thoughts
    The way it all began
    Times are changing
    And my thoughts are lost in space

    Birds and dogs

    Something very special
    Had taken place in my life
    I'm thinking about the two of us
    And it turned me inside out

    Birds and dogs

    Now when hours seem longer
    I'll be alone with endless sounds and noise
    It won't break down, no chance to rest
    And it sounds like a thousand birds and dogs

    Seasons fading away
    There will always be tomorrow
    Restless shadows follow my rut
    Exploring to my inside

    Birds and dogs

    Now when hours seem longer...

    Lyrics: Ronny Schreinzer
    Music: Ronny Schreinzer/Sven Dohrow
    © 1982 Hansa Musik Produktion GmbH
    Face Fo Face - Heart To Heart

    I thought it would be easy to forget you
    For after all it's been such a long time
    And yet the memories of you still hurt me
    They've been inscribed with needles in my mind

    I'm sure I could convince you
    If only you would let us meet again

    Face to face - Heart to heart
    Face to face - Heart to heart

    Think back to when we were together
    How long we thought our mutual love would last
    How hard it was for us to leave each other
    Is all of that now buried in the past?

    I'm sure I could convince you
    If only you would let us meet again

    Face to face - Heart to heart
    Face to face - Heart to heart

    Lyrics: Sven Dohrow
    Music: Sven Dohrow/Ronny Schreinzer
    © 1982 Hansa Musik Produktion GmbH
    Not The Loving Kind

    Is this what you call life
    Asking for trouble and longing for strife
    You're chasing me
    the rumour 's rife

    Your intention's all too clear
    Calling me up and calling me dear
    And filling me
    With dread And fear

    I can't deny it's true that love is blind
    If you can't see that it's all in the mind

    Just leave me be I'm not the loving kind
    It's plain to see I'm not the loving kind

    You know you won't succeed
    In winning cocks with chicken feed
    The sings are there
    For you to read

    Your efforts are effete
    The stakes too high for easy meat
    Why don't you just
    admit defeat

    I can't deny it's true that love is blind
    If you can't see that it's all in the mind

    Just leave me be I'm not the loving kind
    It's plain to see I'm not the loving kind

    Lyrics: Sven Dohrow
    Music: Ronny Schreinzer
    © 1983 Hansa Musik Produktion GmbH
    Ballet Dancer

    When you're dancing you're fantastic
    All you're dressed in is elastic
    You make art with twirls and spins
    can't wait till the show begins

    Anyone can see
    You were made to dance for me

    Won't take no - no for an answer
    You're my you're my ballet dancer
    Won't take no - no for an answer

    I've been here for every show
    There's not a step that I don't know
    I know your body small and neat
    dancing on your dancing feet

    Anyone can see
    You were made to dance for me

    Won't take no - no for an answer
    You're my - you're my ballet dancer
    Won't take no - no for an answer

    Lyrics: Ronny Schreinzer
    Music: Sven Dohrow
    © 1983 Hansa Musik Produktion GmbH
    Love System

    Hey boy in the corner there
    You're keeping people at bay
    The others dance, you sit and stare
    It doesn't really have to stay that way
    Take a chance and free yourself
    don't get left on the shelf

    Hey girl on the dance floor
    don't get carried away
    You're looking good, but are you sure
    You look to good by the light of day
    Take a chance and free yourself
    don't get left on the shelf

    Love system, love system - all have the chance
    Love system, love system - get up and dance
    Love system, love system - everyone's there
    Love system, love system - let down your hair

    Love system, love system...

    Hey mother it can't be true
    You're just not making sense
    Now You're alone it won't help you
    To sit alone on the garden fence
    Take a chance and free yourself
    don't get left on the shelf

    Love system, love system - all have the chance
    Love system, love system - get up and dance
    Love system, love system - everyone's there
    Love system, love system - let down your hair

    Love system, love system...

    Cause I know that there's a love system
    It's a circus, it's a fate
    If you're unhappy, trust the love system
    Now is never too late

    It's up you to change your way of life
    Take a chance and free yourself
    don't get left on the shelf

    Love system, love system...

    Lyrics: Sven Dohrow
    Music: Michael Gerlach
    © 1983 Hansa Musik Produktion GmbH
    The Game Of Chance

    If there's trouble in paradise
    you don't belive that it will hurt you
    The lines in the book and the lines on your face
    Are fragments in a cosmic puzzle

    Everything is covered by a veil of secrecy
    But there's always someone who believes in destiny

    My secret's a secret and will always be
    I haven't got the heart to tell you
    I lie to your face while you're lieing with me
    You never even guess the danger

    Everything is covered by a veil of secrecy
    But there's always someone who believes in destiny

    You see me
    You see me laugh
    The puppets dance
    And no one knows
    About the game of chance
    [Repeat]

    How do you feel when the night closes in
    Are you frightened by the darkness
    Where's the solution that lulls you to sleep
    If the deep of night is endless

    Everything is covered by a veil of secrecy
    But there's always someone who believes in destiny

    You see me
    You see me laugh
    The puppets dance
    And no one knows
    About the game of chance
    [Repeat]

    Everything is covered by a veil of secrecy
    But there's always someone who believes in destiny

    This is joke that nobody knows
    it's a gift to the present
    it's made for the future
    it's a precious joke
    it's all I own

    You see me...

    Lyrics: Tim Dowdall
    Music: Sven Dohrow
    © Hansa 1985
    Love In The Dark

    When I found you I was swept away
    by tidal waves of passion
    Like a sailor drinking rum
    beyond the limits of his ration

    I'm all at sea and
    I'm lost like a vessel with no course
    I can't see through the night
    and the winds are gale force

    The ship sails on
    and you are sleeping down below
    Now you're in the hold
    I'll never let you go
    (I'll never let you go)

    Love in the dark
    In the middle of the ocean
    Love in the dark
    In the storm of our emotion

    I don't need to know the time of day
    or night or our direction
    Only one thing justifies itself
    and that is our affection

    We don't look out for the signs
    that the current ebbs and flows
    And we live in a nest
    made for love and not for crows

    The ship sails on
    And you are sleeping down below
    Now you're in the hold
    I'll never let you go
    (I'll never let you go)

    Love in the dark
    In the middle of the ocean
    Love in the dark
    In the storm of our emotion

    Lyrics: Tim Dowdall
    Music: Ronny Schreinzer
    © Hansa 1985
    Deep Within My Heart

    I regard myself with deep suspicion
    I feel my beating heart, feels no contrition
    Guilt is a dirty word that no one likes to hear
    But nothing can hope to tread, where even angels fear

    I've a feeling deep within my heart
    there's no feeling deep within my heart
    it's an act in keeping with my part
    there's no feeling deep within my heart

    I believe I see whatever I believe
    The greatest power of mind is the power to deceive
    Love is a dirty word if you're not in love
    Heaven is meaningless if there's nothing up above

    I've a feeling deep within my heart
    there's no feeling deep within my heart
    it's an act in keeping with my part
    there's no feeling deep within my heart

    I know I said I need you
    And that my heart was dying
    I should have told you then
    That I was lying

    I've a feeling...

    Lyrics: Ronny Schreinzer/Tim Dowdall
    Music: Sven Dohrow
    © Hansa 1985
    Time Will Tell

    Time was - when time stood still for our rendezvous
    My heartbeat - hit danger-zone when I thought of you
    What we had - felt like an eternity
    And nothing could go wrong - or steal our ecstasy

    When you're sleeping next to me
    I'm waiting for the day
    I lie awake and dream of you
    A thousand miles away

    So time will tell - and time's never wrong
    So time will tell - but time takes so long

    Our time is up - or that's the way that it seems to be
    Your heartbeat - is beating now for your liberty
    What we had - can never return again
    No matter what we do - no matter who takes the blame

    I lie awake and dream of you
    A thousand miles away

    So time will tell - and time's never wrong
    So time wil tell - but time takes so long

    Lyrics: Tim Dowdall/Sven Dohrow
    Music: Sven Dohrow
    © SDM/ROS Tunes 1987
    Hold On To Your Dreams

    You came to me in one of these nights
    And you told me - about your fears
    I tried so hard to comfort you
    But you couldn't hold back your tears
    You told me something about the plans
    That you made - some years ago
    And you found out that it's not so easy
    To get what you want

    One more day and you will find
    What it takes to see the light
    One more day and you will see
    What it means and what life's all about

    Hold on to your dreams
    don't you remember the things I told you
    Hold on to your dreams
    don't you know how much it means to me

    I guess you understand what I mean
    And that you know - I never lie to you
    And if someone won't believe in you
    I'm sure you'll know what to say

    One more day and you will find
    What it takes to see the light
    One more day and you will see
    What it means and what life's all about

    Hold on to your dreams
    don't you remember the things I told you
    Hold on to your dreams
    don't you know how much it means to me

    Lyrics: Ronny Schreinzer
    Music: Ronny Schreinzer
    © SDM / ROS Tunes 1987
    One Day

    One Day's a day
    When everything goes wrong
    Not like today
    Not like the rest and not so long

    We should never say a word we can't defend
    And if I'm right in my conclusion
    We should stay to the end
    We need something on which we can depend
    And if I'm right about confusion
    We should stay to the end

    And I said, one day
    won't you ever wonder what you're living for
    And before you move don't forget, one day
    This heart won't beat no more
    And one day
    We'll be certain what we did this whole thing for
    So before you move don't forget, one day
    This heart won't beat no more

    One Day's enough
    To squeeze the life from love
    This is the stuff
    Of which our nightmares are made up

    We should never say a word we can't defend
    And if I'm right in my conclusion
    We should stay to the end
    We need something on which we can depend
    And if I'm right about confusion
    We should stay to the end

    And I said, one day
    won't you ever wonder what you're living for
    And before you move don't forget, one day
    This heart won't beat no more
    And one day
    We'll be certain what we did this whole thing for
    So before you move don't forget, one day
    This heart won't beat no more

    don't you ever wonder what you're living for..

    Lyrics: Tim Dowdall
    Music: Ronny Schreinzer
    © SDM/ROS Tunes 1987
    Tonight

    I'm gonna ask you for your love
    I cannot wait for the break of day
    The sun will shine above
    And you will be so far away

    Though moments come and go
    I can see - This is the last with you

    This is the chance of a lifetime tonight
    Not gonna wait till you're out of sight
    This is dawn of a new day tonight
    Now that the time is right

    So in the silence of the night
    We must face up to our destiny
    The stars are shinnig bright
    And you are here in the dark with me

    Though moments come and go
    I can see - This is the last with you

    This is the chance of a lifetime tonight
    Not gonna wait till you're out of sight
    This is dawn of a new day tonight
    Now that the time is right

    This is the chance of a lifetime tonight
    Not gonna wait till the sky is bright
    This is the start of an era tonight
    Now that the time is right

    Though moments come and go
    I can see - This is the last with you

    This is the chance of a lifetime tonight
    Not gonna wait till you're out of sight
    This is dawn of a new day tonight
    Now that the time is right

    This is the chance of a lifetime tonight
    Not gonna wait till the sky is bright
    This is the start of an era tonight
    Now that the time is right

    Tonight - The chance of a lifetime tonight
    Tonight - The start of an era tonight

    Music: Ronny Schreinzer / Sven Dohrow
    Lyrics: Tim Dowdall
    © SDM/ROS Tunes 1987
    Love Is Blind

    You know that I would never claim
    To be the perfect man
    But I could not complain
    About the way I am

    Just take me as you see me
    'Cos it's the best I have to offer
    And if it doesn't look like much
    It doesn't really matter

    It cannot hurt, To tell the truth
    I really don't mind,'Cos love is blind
    To say the truth, Is not unkind
    I really don't mind,'Cos love is blind

    You know that I would never try
    To be somebody else
    And I can't tell a lie
    To you about myself

    Just take me as you see me,
    'Cos it's the best I have to offer
    And if it doesn't look like much,
    It doesn't really matter

    It cannot hurt, To tell the truth
    I really don't mind,'Cos love is blind
    To say the truth, Is not unkind
    I really don't mind,'Cos love is blind
    (Repeat)

    Just take me as you see me,
    'Cos it's the best I have to offer
    And if it doesn't look like much,
    It doesn't really matter

    It cannot hurt, To tell the truth
    I really don't mind,'Cos love is blind
    To say the truth, Is not unkind
    I really don't mind,'Cos love is blind
    (Repeat)

    Music: Ronny Schreinzer / Sven Dohrow
    Lyrics: Tim Dowdall
    © SDM/ROS Tunes 1987
    Touch Of Heaven

    The lights are all out, we're undercover
    I can't do without you, my tactile lover
    I can't resist you, the way you play me
    I'm gonna miss you, I need you daily
    You're lips are lovely, they move my senses
    You sway above me, I lie defencelessly

    I'm in captivity
    Living in ecstasy
    Do what you want to me
    And watch me flying

    This is the way to my heart
    And it's a touch of heaven
    You can make love to an art
    And it's a touch of heaven

    You give me the squezze, I'm under pressure
    Your fingers release, a perfect pleasure
    You give my body, the strangest feeling
    You lay upon me, your hands of healing
    You are the goddess, of love eternal
    Your tongue is endless, when used internally

    I'm in captivity
    Living in ecstasy
    Do what you want to me
    And watch me flying

    This is the way to my heart
    And it's a touch of heaven
    You can make love to an art
    And it's a touch of heaven

    I'm in captivity...

    Music: Ronny Schreinzer / Sven Dohrow
    Lyrics: Tim Dowdall
    © SDM/ROS Tunes 1987
    I Need You

    I thought that you should go
    What were you worth to me
    I thought I'd find another girl
    As soon as I was free

    But then I saw you and I nearly died
    Standing in the arms of mister nice
    So finally he'd got you - it all became so clear
    Your lips were nearly touching - it was more than I could bear

    I need you
    I need you and I need to know you're mine
    I need you
    I need you like the lyric needs a line

    I knew that you loved me
    I didn't feel the same
    While you were being true to me
    I was playing games

    But then I saw you and nearly died
    Standing in the arms of mister nice
    So finally he'd got you - it all became so clear
    Your lips were nearly touching - it was more than I could bear

    I need you
    I need you and I need to know you're mine
    I need you
    I need you like the lyric needs a line

    Words: Sven Dohrow/Tim Dowdall
    Music: Ronny Schreinzer
    (C) Hansa

    Words: Sven Dohrow/Tim Dowdall
    Music: Ronny Schreinzer
    © Hansa 1985
    Playing With Fire

    I'm going where I please - And coming to my senses
    I don't fall to my knees - At the fences

    Taking Ė Life in Ė Laughing
    And playing with Fire
    Lost in Ė Loving Ė Laughing
    And playing with Fire

    I'm taking every chance - And giving up at nothing
    And altering my stance - Without warning

    We're living for a lifetime
    And playing with Fire
    We're living on the line
    And playing with Fire

    I'm living for today - And dying to be with her
    I never beg or pray - Exept to differ

    Taking Ė Life in Ė Laughing
    And playing with Fire
    Lost in Ė Loving Ė Laughing
    And playing with Fire

    We're living for a lifetime
    And playing with Fire
    We're living on the line
    And playing with Fire

    Music: Ronny Schreinzer
    Lyrics: Tim Dowdall
    © ROS Tunes 2008
    Can't get out

    And when the nightime closes in
    the pretty picture show begins
    and you can not defend
    the darkness at the other end

    And when the nightime closes in
    the colors crumble from within
    and you can not control
    the darkness trippin' through your soul

    And when the nightime closes in
    the voices in the dark begin
    and you can not defend
    upon the dream to ever end

    And when the nightime closes in
    then something changes from within
    and you can not escape
    the one direction of your faith

    I resigned to time
    Can't get out of it, can't get out
    I'm confined in another mind
    Can't get out of it, can't get out

    And when the nightime closes in
    the voices in the dark begin
    and you can not defend
    upon the dream to ever end

    And when the nightime closes in
    then something changes from within
    and you can not escape
    the one direction of your faith

    And in the middle of the night
    you search around you for the light
    but still you cannot find
    a piece of luck or peace of mind

    And as the shadows grow around
    the silence deafens you for sound
    and everything you hear
    instills in you a sense of fear

    I resigned to time
    Can't get out of it, can't get out
    I'm confined in another mind
    Can't get out of it, can't get out

    When the nighttime closes in on you
    there is nothing, nothing you can do
    there is nothing, nothing left for you
    Can't get out of it, can't get out

    When the darkness comes before your eyes
    like the silence, just before your eyes
    there is nothing, nothing you can do
    Can't get out of it, can't get out

    Music: Sven Dohrow
    Lyrics: Tim Dowdall
    © SDM 2008
    War on War

    In the darkness you cannot use bayonets
    The only way you can kill people
    is to throw a couple of granades
    and then machinegun it
    and then get on

    Of course there are casualties in war
    But what is important, is not that one dies,
    but the principles that one dies for

    The fighting unit is simply an expression of morality,
    thus the motto of the armed forces is
    We have nothing to loose, but our honour

    It is anywhere a scientific fact
    that the modern techniques of armed combat
    whatever the theater of war, whether arctic or tropic
    allow even the foot soldier, to avoid the discomfort
    of rain, water, gales
    of heat, cold and mud

    Fight the good fight
    Fight for your life
    Your country is calling
    Fight for right

    Fight the good fight
    Fight for your life
    Your country is burning,
    burning bright

    War on War
    What you're here for

    War on War
    What you fight for

    A military spokesman has described
    the situation at the front as grave

    The ravaged army is limping in retreat
    with the general staff giving orders for the troops
    to assemble and regroup
    and present arms, and legs and severed heads

    Music: Sven Dohrow
    Lyrics: Tim Dowdall
    © SDM 2008
    Breaking my heart

    Itís not an art to break my heart
    You always did it from the start
    Apart from other games you play
    Every day, in every way

    Itís all the same to you, who you screw
    Who survives and who slips through
    And they all get their dues, you say
    What's gonna happen to you?

    Now youríre breaking my heart
    Now youríre breaking my heart
    Now Iím falling apart
    Don't go breaking my heart

    Itís not the way you say goodbye
    The things you do that make me die
    Eternal lies about eternity
    You turn the key and I feel free

    But Iím a prisoner, Iím yours
    And I crawl to you on all fours
    I bare my soul behind closed doors
    I donít regret it whatís happening to me

    Now youríre breaking my heart
    Now youríre breaking my heart
    Now Iím falling apart
    Don't go breaking my heart

    Call me
    I'll give you anything, for free
    Fall into me
    Iíll want to you say: You love me

    Now youríre breaking my heart
    Now youríre breaking my heart
    Now Iím falling apart
    Don't go breaking my heart

    Music: Sven Dohrow
    Lyrics: Tim Dowdall
    © SDM 2008
    I don't know what to do

    You were the one
    Who broke my mind in two
    Now we're in half
    I talk to me not you

    And I numbered you
    Among my friends and more
    I could count on you
    Now I ask what for

    I'm on my own
    You've gone to score
    You're in your prime
    And I'm no more

    You're adding to the pain each day
    Cos all you do is take away
    And I don't know what to do
    (Don't know what to do)

    I calculated you would stay
    But all you do is take away
    And I don't know what to do
    (Don't know what to do)

    I even asked
    Why you were so odd
    You only care
    For number one and God

    I'm on my own
    You've gone to score
    You're in your prime
    And I'm no more
    You're adding to the pain each day...

    Music: Ronny Schreinzer
    Lyrics: Tim Dowdall
    © ROS Tunes 2008
    Going through the motions

    I can't believe that it's for real
    I can't believe you told the truth
    It doesn't matter what you feel
    You look to old to play the youth

    And so I put the pressure on you
    It's time for you to act your age
    Though I can't tell you what to do
    I can destroy your gilded cage

    I want you
    Do you want me
    You know you want to want somebody

    We're going through the motions
    I'm living on emotion

    We're going through the motions
    I'm living on devotion

    It's not to late to stop the rot
    The time has come to make a stand
    And if I put you on the spot
    I hope that you will understand

    I want you...

    Words: Tim Dowdall
    Music: Ronny Schreinzer
    © SDM/ROS Tunes
    Forever and ever

    I saw your face, through a window
    But you vanished without trace
    And I searched, all the night
    All around the place

    Then when you came, I knew I'd found you
    And I'd never feel the same
    Every day, we're apart
    Is a crying shame

    Time is flying - And I've been missing you baby
    Our love's not dying - It's getting stronger each day

    You and me, was meant to be
    And we'll be loving
    Forever and ever

    All we need is harmony
    And we'll be loving
    Forever and ever

    You're in the mould of something special
    That can't be bought and sold
    And I know, that what's mine
    is a heart of gold

    And come what may, we're together
    Forever and a day
    Cos we've found, what we want
    And it's here to stay

    Time is flying - And I've been missing you baby
    Our love's not dying - It's getting stronger each day

    You and me, was meant to be
    And we'll be loving
    Forever and ever

    All we need is harmony
    And we'll be loving
    Forever and ever

    Music: Ronny Schreinzer
    Lyrics: Tim Dowdall
    © ROS Tunes 2008