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The Hidden Man
LYRICS...
"I want to stay where the summer goes
Change my name and change my clothes
Stand in the light of forgotten windows
Out of reach down the corridors"
The hidden man
The hidden man

The hum of a forest and a lost perfume
The streets of a rainy afternoon
Eyes like a tide of liquid blue
We talk about things I almost knew
The hidden man
The hidden man

The hidden man
The hidden man

Just walk ahead in the winter haze
Smoke a cigarette as the light decays
"The child is father to the man" he says -
Silhouette glows in the sunsets blaze
The hidden man
The hidden man
The hidden man
The hidden man

Lyrics by John Foxx
Track written by John Foxx
Published 1983 Quiet Man Music
Copyright 1983 Metal Beat / Virgin Records Ltd
NOTES...
"Came out of a short story about someone young who meets himself as an adult. Discovers he dislikes what he's become. Alarming. Detects hardly any trace of the old self under an accumulated crust of compromise and self deception."

John Foxx - The Golden Section Tour +

The Omnidelic Exotour sleevenotes - 2002

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