Alan Gillis (Gulliver)
A Different Song
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Lyrics
A Different Song (Words and music by Alan Gillis)

Verse 1
See the World through different eyes
Take every point of view
Never dare to criticise
Someone else is watching you
Lovers' quarrels - broken dreams
No one's right or wrong it seems
We all write a different song

Verse 2
Friends and lovers disappear
Changing like the day
A photograph, a memory
Golden chances thrown away
Never sure which way to go
Right or wrong we'll never know
We all write a different song

Bridge
I'm the one who takes the time
With pen and ink
And words that rhyme
I tell the tales but they belong
To someone else's different song

Interlude

Repeat bridge

A different song
A different song
A different song

© 1968
Description
Short Song Description:
up tempo simple pop song - Buddy Holly format but with lots of harmonies
Long Song Description:
Story Behind the Song:
Someone asked me where I got lyric ideas and I answered - "people watching and listening". Then I wrote the song.
Credits
Lyric Credits: Alan Gillis
Music Credits: Alan Gillis
Producer Credits: Alan Gillis
Publisher Credits:
Performance Credits: Gulliver (Alan Gillis)
Label Credits:
Metadata
Song Length: 2:38
Primary Genre: Rock-Easy Listening
Secondary Genre: Folk-Rock
Tempo / Feel: Medium Fast (131 - 150)
Lead Vocal: Duet Male
Subject Matter 1: Philosophy
Mood 1: Pleasant
Similar Artist 1: Buddy Holly
Similar Artist 2: Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Era: 1960 - 1969