Call Of Duty EP

by Dave Giles

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Call Of Duty 03:40
A soldier died in the war today, He was working in a foreign land On a routine patrol round town He was killed by a roadside bomb Are we becoming numb to this Have we drowned out what it means Do we think of the consequence? When the report says, "his family have been informed" They say he name on the radio He was 31 years of age He leaves behind a wife and son His wife had to tell his mum He loved his job and took pride in his work He was a popular and funny guy But did we think of his sacrifice When the report said, "his family have been informed" The solider's mum can hardly sleep at night She wonders if he called out her name. She's so proud of her brave son But no parent should have to bury their child, Shes written letters to the families Of the hundreds who have fallen since After all she knows what it means When the reports say, "their family have been informed" And do I live my life as if someone else Is putting theirs on the line for mine And should I sing this song cos I don't know how it feels To be the family that's been informed
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Well I haven't seen you in about a week So please come round to mine for tea Maybe make a castle with my big duvet Or you could try and make me watch, the only way I don't care, cos these are the best days With a little bit of luck, the rain will wait So we can try and recreate our first date A picnic in the park with carrot cake Laughing at the boys who were trying to skate Can't you see, that these are the best days But I don't mind doing in nothing, As long as nothings with you. I could treat you to a nandos or a nice curry And eat so much we'd have food babies We could head back to mine and watch a movie and half way through you'll be asleep on me Aint it true, that these are the best days But I don't mind doing in nothing, As long as nothings with you. Oh my darling please Let's make more memories My minds made up and I'm sure you'll agree That we need more days like these. But I don't mind doing in nothing, As long as nothings with you.
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Hello mum, its your son, and I've got some bad news Me and faye, had our day, now I'm singing the blues Was it the right choice? Its just too soon to say It wasn't right, lots of fights, so I'm walking away Its not too late, not turned to hate, we'll be friends some day But its real hard mum, I hate to hear her cry Cos she is such a good girl And I still love her Mum, she's so great I know I've left her hurting It wasn't working Am I right mum? What do you think? The days before, I was so sure, that it had to end Now she's gone, was I wrong, I'm going round the bend The grass is greener, or at least it seems to be She tweets her grief, its no relief, it turns my insides What a prick, I'm such a dick, she don't deserve this ride Excuse my tongue mum, I just hate to see her cry Cos she is such a good girl And I still love her Mum, she's so great I know I've left her hurting It wasn't working Am I right mum? And its clear to see the hypocrisy Of moping round and not getting things done And these feelings I get Just leave my pillows wet Is it time to man up mum? What have I done? I need to think, I mustn't drink I need to catch up on sleep I've been so tired, had rage like fire, I couldn't handle the heat Can I go back now Or is the damage done? Thanks for the chat, its cleared up that I was unwilling to change I'll dry my eyes and compromise I hope it doesn't feel strange To ask her back mum, As I really hate to see her cry Cos she is such a good girl And I still love her Mum she's so great I know I've left her hurting It needs sorting I'll call you back mum I've got a phone call to make.
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Happy birthday to me, what have I become I wonder what I've really learnt with all these setting suns I used to have the answers like they were written on a scroll And now I sit here listing all the things I can't control Like the weather, or my hairline Or the accent I talk with from my home town Like paying taxes and the fact is I might not be where I want to be But I won't forget what my dad taught me Work hard, Be kind Keep an eye out for your friends Be Proud, Have fun Change your haircut now and then And hope that it will be alright in the end It's another happy new year I wonder whats to come More Hollywood uncertainty And the need to get things done Things are slowly moving forward But I could use a little luck I'm losing sleep trying find more hours, I've got a fear of getting stuck In a routine, like a bad dream Or dying old with things undone And the fact is, I can do this And as time goes by I guess we'll see If I'm ready to die when I'm 93 CHORUS These birthdays and new years get me thinking Looking back to see how far I've come, but That can't change, but I can There's so much left I want to do And the fact is, that without knowing It could happen another day And I'll always remember what my dad would say CHORUS And I guess that it will be alright in the end And I'm sure that it will be alright in the end

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released May 19, 2013

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