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East West

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MORRISSEY song
Name East West
Album/single Kill_Uncle / Ouija_Board,_Ouija_Board_(single)
Length 2:25
Writer/composer Graham Gouldman
Producer Clive Langer
Alan Winstanley
Release November 1989
Recorded September 1989

Information

This is a cover of a Herman's Hermits song (1966).

A reply to a member's email from Peter Noone was shared here in 2000

"Hello Shawn,

Thanks for the email. I heard Morisey was a big HH fan, so I was happy he did one of our songs. I think he just missed.I think my version captured the sadness of life on the road better than he was able to do, although I will admit he has cornered the sadness market much better than me. See you in the whirled.

Peter Noone

'The artist formerly known as Herman'"

Lyrics

East west, over the ocean Perpetual motion, traveling around No rest singing and playing Night out and day in doing the rounds

What a great life this must seem

Swelled joints, every thing classy Nothing is tacky, only the best Lush girls, older and dying Sighing and crying, 'This is success'

What a great life this must seem

But when I hear your voice singing out The bells of home are ringing out And I feel all alone (And I think of my home)

Cold times a wind through the houses The bleakness arouses a longing to leave Time flew, I wanted to see you Somehow I could not do because of success

What a strange life this can be

But when I hear your voice singing out The bells of home are ringing out And I feel all alone (And I think of my home)

Live History

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