Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over (lyrics and video)

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        "Don't Dream It's Over" is a song written by Neil Finn and performed by New Zealand-Australian rock band Crowded House, it was released in 1986 and was taken from their self-titled debut album.

It became the band's biggest international hit, reaching #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Airplay in April 1987.

The song also was also a great success in Neil Finn's native country New Zealand where it peaked at #1, it also topped the charts in Canada, while in Australia it peaked at #8.

In Continental Europe, it reached #6 in Norway, #7 in the Netherlands, and #13 in Germany. In America the single was topped only by "I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)" by Aretha Franklin and George Michael.

Source: Wikipedia

Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over

There is freedom within, there is freedom without
Try to catch a deluge in a paper cup
There's a battle ahead, many battles are lost
But you'll never see the end of the road while you're travelling with me

Hey now, hey now, don't dream it's over
Hey now, hey now, when the world comes in
They come, they come to build a wall between us
We know they won't win

Now I'm towing my car, there's a hole in the roof
My possessions are causing me suspicion but there's no proof
In the paper today tales of war and of waste
But you turn right over to the T.V. page

Now I'm walking again to the beat of a drum
And I'm counting the steps to the door of your heart
Only shadows ahead barely clearing the roof
Get to know the feeling of liberation and release

Don't let them win...
There is no prosthetic for an amputated spirit
Lt Col Frank Slade (Al Pacino, Scent of a woman)


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