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Babs And Babs

This song is by Daryl Hall and appears on the album Sacred Songs (1980).

Babs and Babs lay dreaming in a four poster bed
Arm in arm, head to head, Babs and Babs
Babs said, "Whatcha thinking?"
She said, "Nothing
But I never do 'cause I leave it up to you"
Babs looked through the window
Saw the moon in the sky
She saw the clouds drifting by
Voices crying and sighing and dying
But she said nothing.

"Look out on the lawn, there's a moon out tonight
There's a moon out tonight, can't ya see? "
"Silver dreams don't move me or your talk of the sky
And this isn't the time to make a fool of me (oh no).
No one wants to hear you when you're slipping away
And the light of your day always shows up the strength of your vision"
But she said nothing.

So Babs said "Don't you worry, I'll take good care of you
Your lack of feeling's a rotten thing
But I'll show you what to do.
Girl, you've got to get away
Girl, you've got to feel, oh yeah."
Babs said "Don't you patronize me, I'm fine the way I am
At least I know what's happening
And I know where I stand.
You live alone, you die alone
When your dreams all fade away, oh yeah."

Never compromising, never see eye to eye
So they turn, with a sigh, Babs and Babs
They have to be together like the night and the day
So they might as well stay the best of friends.
Locked in love we leave them with the moon in the sky
With the clouds drifting by
Voices crying and sighing and dying and she said nothing
She said nothing
She said nothing...

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