Midnight Oil

Subject: Re: [powderworks] Real Things Lyrics
From: Kevin Yates
Date: 7/07/2012, 9:33 am
To: "powderworks@yahoogroups.com.au" <powderworks@yahoogroups.com.au>

I'd always heard;

'From dust you come, from death you run´┐Ż
When it all is said and done,
You gotta be the real thing,

No idea on the first lines.

I don't mind the version of the Real Thing, good song to play, but in the grand scheme didn't think it made much sense.

Funny thought looking back to Loves on Sale - 'Why worry about the Real Thing?'



From: Tom Spencer <tr_espen@yahoo.com.au>
Reply-To: "powderworks@yahoogroups.com.au" <powderworks@yahoogroups.com.au>
Date: Saturday, 7 July 2012 9:05 AM
To: "powderworks@yahoogroups.com.au" <powderworks@yahoogroups.com.au>
Subject: Re: [powderworks] Real Things Lyrics



My guess would be "Don't waste space. Leave your lover at Poseidon's Gate. The boys and girls are gonna' solve the race, from dust to dawn gonna' make you run. When all's been said and done, ya' gotta' be The Real Thing".



From: Shawn <shawndcarmody@yahoo.com.au>
To: powderworks@yahoogroups.com.au
Sent: Thursday, 5 July 2012 1:11 AM
Subject: [powderworks] Real Things Lyrics

G'day all, Does anyone know what pete is singing in the last lines of The Real Thing.....Don't waste space.... then something about the starters gate....Myself and a few mates are going to a regular Band jam at the local club and we have ben working on the song, and we would like the rant at the end to make sense etc..

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