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Dire Straits.

Full lyrics of these albums.
1. Communique
2. Dire Straits
3. Love over gold
4. Makin movies
5. Money for nothing
6. On every street

 

 

Makin movies .
Featured tracks...

  1. Tunnel of love
  2. Romeo and Juliet
  3. Skateaway
  4. Expresso love
  5. Hand in hand
  6. Solid rock
  7. Les boys

Tunnel Of Love
getting crazy on the waltzers but it's the life that I choose
sing about the sixblade sing about the switchback and a torture tattoo
and I been riding on a ghost train where the cars they scream and slam
and I don't know where I'll be tonight but I'd always tell you where I am
in a screaming ring of faces I seen her standing in the light
she had a ticket for the races just like me she was a victim of the night
I put a hand upon the lever said let it rock and let it roll
I had the one arm bandit fever there was an arrow through my heart and my soul
and the big wheel keep on turning neon burning up above and I'm just high on the world
come on and take a low ride with me girl on the tunnel of love

it's just the danger when you're riding at your own risk
she said you are the perfect stranger she said baby let's keep it like this
it's just a cake walk twisting baby step right up and say
hey mister give me two give me two cos any two can play
and the big wheel keep on turning neon burning up above
and I'm just high on the world come on and take a low ride with me girl
on the tunnel of love

well it's been money for muscle another whirligig money for muscle and
another girl I dig another hustle just to make it big and rockaway rockaway
and girl it looks so pretty to me just like it always did like the spanish city to me
when we were kids oh girl it looks so pretty to me just like it always did
like the spanish city to me when we were kids

she took off a silver locket she said remember me by this she put her hand in my pocket
I got a keepsake and a kiss and in the roar of the dust and diesel
I stood and watched her walk away I could have caught up with her easy enough
but something must have made me stay
and the big wheel keep on turning neon burning up above
and I'm just high on the world come on and take a low ride with me girl
on the tunnel of love
and now I'm searching through these carousels and the carnival arcades
searching everywhere from steeplechase to palisades in any shooting gallery
where promises are made to rockaway rockaway from cullercoats and whitley bay
out to rockaway and girl it looks so pretty to me like it always did like the spanish city
to me when we were kids girl it looks so pretty to me like it always did
like the spanish city to me when we were kids

 

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Romeo And Juliet
A lovestruck romeo sings the streets a serenade laying everybody low
with a lovesong that he made finds a streetlight steps out of the shade
says something like you and me babe how about it?
juliet says hey it's romeo you nearly gave me a heart attack
he's underneath the window she's singing hey la my boyfriend's back
you shoudn't come around here singing up at people like that
anyway what you gonna do about it?

juliet the dice were loaded from the start and I bet and you exploded in my heart
and I forget I forget the movie song when you gonna realize
it was just that the time was wrong juliet?

come up on different streets they both were streets of shame
both dirty both mean yes and the dream was just the same
and I dream your dream for you and now your dream is real how can you look at me
as I was just another one of your deals?
well you can fall for chains of silver you can fall for chains of gold
you can fall for pretty strangers and the promises they hold
you promised me everything you promised me thick and thin now
you just say oh romeo yeah you know I used to have a scene with him

juliet when we made love you used to cry you said I love you like the stars above
I'll love you till I die there's a place for us you know the movie song
when you gonna realize it was just that the time was wrong?

I can't do the talk like the talk on the tv and I can't do a love song
like the way its meant to be I can't do everything but I'd do anything for you
can't do anything except be in love with you and all I do is miss you
and the way we used to be all I do is keep the beat the bad company
all I do is kiss you through the bars of Orion julie I'd do the stars with you any time

juliet when we made love you used to cry you said I love you like the stars above
Ill love you till I die there's a place for us you know the movie song
when you gonna realize it was just that the time was wrong?

a lovestruck romeo sings the streets a serenade laying everybody low
with a lovesong that he made finds a convenient streetlight
steps out of the shade says something like you and me babe how about it?

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Skateaway
I seen a girl on a one way corridor stealing down a wrong way street
for all the world like an urban toreador she had wheels on on her feet
well the cars do the usual dances same old cruise and the kerbside crawl
but the rollergirl she's taking chances they just love to see her take them all no
fears alone at night she's sailing through the crowd in her ears the phones are tight
and the music's playing loud

hallelujah here she comes queen rollerball enchante what can I say don't care at all
you know she used to have to wait around she used to be the lonely one
but now that she can skate around town she's the only one no fears alone at night
she's sailing through the crowd in her ears the phones are tight and the music's playing loud

she gets rock n roll a rock n roll station and a rock n roll dream she's making movies on location
she don't know what it means but the music make her wanna be the story
and the story was whatever was the song what it was rollergirl don't worry d.j. play the movies
all night long

she tortures taxi drivers just for fun she like to read their lips says toro toro taxi see ya tomorrow
my son I swear she let a big truck grease her hip she got her own world in the city
you can't intrude on her she got her own world in the city cos the city's benn so rude
to her no fears alone at night she's sailing through the crowd in her ears the phones are tight
and the music's playing loud

she gets rock n roll a rock n roll station and a rock n roll dream she's making movies on location
she don't know what it means but the music make her wanna be the story
and the story was whatever was the song what it was rollergirl don't worry d.j. play the movies
all night long

come slippin and slidin life's roller ball slippin and a slidin skateaway
that's all shala shalay hey hey skateaway she's going sining shala shalay hey hey skateaway

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Expresso Love
she gets the sun in the daytime perfume in the dusk
and she comes out in the night time with the honeysuckle musk
because she smells just like a rose and she tastes just like a peach
she got me walking where the wildlife goes I'd do anything to reach her
and she was made in heaven heaven's in the world
is this just expresso love you know i'm crazy for the girl

she call me just to talk she's my lover, she's a friend of mine she says
hey mister you wanna take a walk in the wild west end sometime
and i get trouble with my breathing she says boys don't know anything
but i know what i want i want everything well i feel so good cos i feel so good
and i feel so good cos it feels so right

i was made to go with my girl like a saxophone was made to go with the night
and she can raise one eyebrow put her hand on my hip and i close one eye
now sweat on her tip and i surrender to the fever she love me so tender
i got to believe her love?

expresso love's alright i don't want no sugar in it thank you very much
all wired up on it all fired up on it expresso touch
hey maestro expresso it's just another one just like the other one
hey maestro expresso is this another one just like the other one

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Hand In Hand
the sky is crying the streets are full of tears
rain come down wash away my tears and all this writing on the wall
oh i can read between the lines rain come down forgive this dirty town
rain come down and give this dirty town a drink of water a drink of wine
if i been hard on you i never chose to be i never wanted no one else
i tried my best to be somebody you'd be close to
hand in hand like lovers are supposed to

as you'd sleep i'd think my heart would break in two i'd kiss your cheek
i'd stop myself from waking you but in the dark you'd speak my name
you'd say baby what's wrong? oh here i am baby i'm coming back for more
i'm like a wave that's got to roll into the shore yes

and if my love's in vain how come my love is so strong?
now you and me go parallel together and apart and you keep the perfect distance
and it's tearing at my heart did you never feel the distance
you never tried to cross no line now it's another dirty river and another dirty scar
and i don't know who's kissing you and i don't know where you are
so far from home don't you think of me sometime sky is crying
see the streets are full of tears rain coming down to wash away my fears
and all this writing on the wall oh i can read between the lines

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Solid Rock
well take a look at that i made a castle in the sand saying
this is where it's you know couldn't understand now if i realised
that the chances were slim how come i'm so surprised when the tide rolled in
i wanna live on solid rock i'm gonna live on solid rock
i wanna give i don't wanna be blocked i'm gonna live on solid rock

well i'm sick of potential i'm sick of vanity now i'm sticking to essential reality
now i don't know what's worse try to make a silk purse living an illusion
living in confusion well a house of cards was never built for shock
you could blow it down in any kind of weather now two solid rocks two solid blocks
you know they're gonna stick yeah they're gonna stick together
because the heart that you break that's the one that you rely on
the bed that you make that's the one you gotta lie on
when you point your finger cos your plan fell through
you got three more fingers pointing back at you

i wanna live on solid rock i'm gonna live on solid rock
i wanna give i don't wanna be blocked i'm gonna live on solid rock
i'm solid rock now

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Les Boys
les boys do cabaret les boys are glad to be gay
they're not afraid now disco bar in germany
les boys are glad to be upon parade
now les boys got leather straps les boys got ss caps
but they got no gun now get dressed up get a little risque
got to do a little s & m these days it's all in fun now
les boys come on again for the high class whores and the businessmen
who drive in their mercedes benz to a disco bar in old munchen
they get the jokes that the d.j. makes they get nervous and they make mistakes
they're bad for business some tourists take a photograph
les boys don't get one lough he says they're useless late at night
when they've gone away les boys dream of jean genet high heel shoes
and a black berret and the posters on the wall that say
les boys do cabaret les boys are glad to be gay

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