What Happened To Ya Part 1



Full of decision, laden with choice
Cast in a picture that is better than most
And while you work on your big master plan
The pawns around you were not part of the plan
Extended visions, distorted dreams
All based on image, it's not all that it seems
You'll walk on water if they told you they lied
There's just one problem, you just missed the tide

What happened to ya ?
Did you change your mind ?
What happened to ya ?
We were one of a kind
Did you bury your face ?
Like an ostrich
You can't seem to hold on
You can't seem to get it on, get it on, get it on

Cast iron illusions, feelings locked in a safe
I saw you running to your own secret place
So very trusting of those people around
A new safe haven is the place that you've found
Extended visions, distorted dreams
All based on image, it's not all that it seems
You'll walk on water if they told you they lied
There's just one problem, you've just missed the tide

What happened to ya ?
Did you change your mind ?
What happened to ya ?
We were one of a kind
Did you bury your face ?
Like an ostrich
You can't seem to hold on
You can't seem to get it on, get it on, get it on

We were one of a kind
Did you bury your face ?
Like an ostrich
You can't seem to hold on
You can't seem to get it on, get it on, get it on


Lyrics by:
Brown / Ipinson / Maddix / Ibrahim

Available on:
Unfinished Monkey Business (3.15)

Details:
Unfinished Monkey Business follows the template of The Beatles' White Album in its inclusion of both acoustic and electric versions of a choice track.

The claim by Ian that he would have shelved the song had he been told of its explicit meaning, is questionable, given that his solo career material is entirely grounded on venting anger at Squire's 'betrayal'. The Squire-baiting lyric, "You'll walk on water...", alludes to the gospel account of Jesus walking on water (Matthew 14: 22 - 36).


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