Parralox - Lyrics

 

Parralox - The Lebanon

The Lebanon

Written by Jo Callis & Phil Oakey

Verse 1
She dreams of nineteen sixty-nine
Before the soldiers came
The life was cheap on bread and wine
And sharing meant no shame
She is awakened by the screams
Of rockets flying from nearby
And scared she clings onto her dreams
To beat the fear that she might die

Chorus
And who will have won
When the soldiers have gone
From the lebanon
The lebanon

Verse 2
Before he leaves the camp he stops
He scans the world outside
And where there used to be some shops
Is where the snipers sometimes hide
He left his home the week before
He thought hed be like the police
But now he finds he is at war
Werent we supposed to keep the peace

Repeat Chorus

Middle 8

I must be dreaming
It cant be true
I must be dreaming
It cant be true



Title The Lebanon
Songwriter   Phil Oakey / Jo Callis
Vocalist   John von Ahlen
Production #   037
Engineer   Juan del Toro
Producer   John Von Ahlen
Dedicated to   Jeremy Brett
Studio   Subterrane Recording Studio
Software   Cubase VST, Cubase 5, Soundforge
Instruments   Linn Drum, Fairlight CMI IIx, Jupiter 4, Halion
Time   6:32
BPM   124.150
Copyright   Subterrane Records 2017
Appears on   Parralox - Holiday '16 (Album)
Additional Info:
Taken from the iconic album "Hysteria" by The Human League. Their follow up to Dare. Hysteria is also the name of the unofficial website that I ran for The Human League back in the early 90s when the internet was just starting. I made a lot of friends on that website, many of which I'm still in touch with today thanks to social media.
In thr fan fiction section of "Hysteria" website called Dreams, I had dreamt of a Human League Laserdisc, which featured The Human League as superheroes / supervillians. It's via this section that I became friends with Ian Burden, who's now played on several Parralox albums. Funny how the world works!



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HOLIDAY '16

 

Parralox - Holiday '16 (Sampler) (Music Video)
Parralox - Flamboyant (Music Video)
Parralox - Bring On The Dancing Horses (Music Video)
Parralox - Animal Reaction (Music Video)
Holiday '16 (Album Sampler) Flamboyant Bring On The Dancing Horses Animal Reaction
       
Parralox - Heaven Must Have Sent You Back To Me (Music Video)
Parralox - Face To Face - Heart To Heart (Music Video)
Parralox - A Question Of Time (Music Video)
Parralox - Blasphemous Rumours (Music Video)
Heaven Must Have Sent You Back To Me Face To Face - Heart To Heart A Question Of Time Blasphemous Rumours
       
Parralox - Louise (Music Video)
Parralox - The Lebanon (Music Video)
Parralox - Zero As A Limit (Music Video)
Parralox - Almost Medieval (Music Video)
Louise The Lebanon Zero As A Limit Almost Medieval
       
Parralox - Blind Youth (Music Video)
Parralox - When I'm With You (Music Video)
Parralox - Bigger Than America (Music Video)
Parralox - Animal Reaction (Original Music Video)
Blind Youth When I'm With You Bigger Than America Animal Reaction (Original)
       

Lyrics
Choose a song title from the list below to view the lyrics of that song.

A
Acrimony
Aeronaut
A Forest
Agent Cooper
A Little Respect
Almost Medieval
Ancient Times
Animal Reaction
Artificial
Atmosphere
B
Beautiful World
Be Careful What You Wish For
Being Boiled
Bigger Than America
Black Celebration
Black Day
Blasphemous Rumours
Black Jeans
Blind Vision
Blind Youth
Breakdown on 13th Street
Bring On The Dancing Horses
C
Caldera
Change Of Heart
Circus Of Death
Companion
Creep
Crying On The Dancefloor
     
D
The Day Before You Came
De ses Cendres
Do You Feel What I Feel
Don't Listen To Me
Don't Talk About Love
Dreams
Dry 2 The Bone
E
Eastern Wall
Electricity
Electric Nights
Empire State Human
Empty
The End Of Summer
Enjoy The Silence
Europa
Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime
Eye In The Sky
F
Face To Face - Heart To Heart
Factory Friends
Faded Memory
Flamboyant
Failure
Fools
Footsteps
Freakopolis
     
G
Gimme Back My Lovin
Gods and Monsters
Goodbye Horses
H
Headhunter
Heaven
Heaven Must Have Sent You Back to Me
Hold Me Now
Homecoming
Hotter
How Do You Break A Robot's Heart?
The Hunger
I
I Am Human
Ideas As Opiates
I Don't Depend On You
I Fell In Love With A Drum Machine
I Heart U
I Love You Too Much
In Heaven
In The Night
In The Night II
Isn't It Strange
I Sing The Body Electric
I Want To See The Light
     
J
Judgement Day
Jupiter
K
Kangaroo Island
Kebabträume
Key To The Door Of Heaven
L
Last Man Standing
Last Year At Marienbad
Let's Stay Together
The Lebanon
Let's Stay Together
Life Is Calling
Little Drum Machine Boy
Lonely Hearts
Louise
Lovely
Love Is Enough
Love Letters
Love Will Tear Us Apart
     
M
Machines
Miracles
Miranda
Miss You
The Model
Moonwalking
Morale
Mystery
N
New Light
The Number One Song In Heaven
O
Overdrive
Oblivion
     
P
Paradise
Paris Mon Amour
The Path Of Least Resistance
Peter
Physical Attraction
Please Don't Break My Heart Again
Polyester
Pressure Point
Promised Land
Q
A Question Of Love
A Question Of Lust
A Question Of Time
R
Rocket Science
     
S
Shadow
Sharper Than A Knife
Shine
Should Not Be
Silent Morning
Sirius
Somebody
Somebody II
Solid State
So Special
Stranger's Thoughts
The Sun and the Rainfall
The Sundial
Supermagic
T
Tears Of Faith
Time
Together
Too Good To Be True
Touched By The Hand Of God
U
Underground
Universe, I Love You
     
V
Voyager
W
We Believe In Electric Love
What About You
When I'm With You
When The Walls Came Tumbling Down
When Worlds Collide
Wildlife
With A Little Love
Who's On The Menu
The Word Before Last
Wrong or Right
X
X Minus One
     
Y
You And Me Both
You're My Baby
You've Lost That Loving Feeling
Z
Zero
Zero As A Limit
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