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Woke Up Laughing (1980) by Robert Palmer

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Woke Up Laughing (1980) (Song) by Robert Palmer
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Woke Up Laughing (Song)

performed by Robert Palmer

1980
 
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I was waiting for you 
I was sat in the sun 
I could picture your face on the tip of my tongue 
I woke up laughing 
I broke into a sweat 
I broke into a run 
You were hot in my heels so I hired a gun 
I woke up laughing 
I was flat on my back 
I was taking a plunge 
It was making a stand but my plan was undone 
I woke up laughing 
Well I planned an escape for the middle of June 
But I drug too fast and I fire too soon 
I woke up laughing 
Woke up laughing 
 
You make yourself a fortune, out in Hong Kong 
You sit at home and wonder whether you were wrong 
You take a small vacation just to keep sane 
You find on your return your home has blown away 
You meditate, you make haste 
You run a risk, you come late, 
You pay a bill, you lose face 
You're not fully unaware 
Your star or your fate 
If you fall do you break 
You go to war, you make love 
You sign out in a box