It Don't Work Like That (Radio Edit)

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A Radio friendly (shorter) version of the song
especially for our Radio Jock friends so we can get as
much airplay as possible!


You’ve been down, following this and that.
Under a frown yeah, wearing a wishing hat.
Chasing a ride, hoping to cut some slack.
Always denied yeah, with never an answer back.
Who can live life a diplomat?
And never ask this or question that
Taking a chance of falling flat.
It don’t work like that.
It don’t work like that.
It don’t work like that.
It don’t work like that.
You gotta’ run, before you can walk they say.
Chasing the one yeah, keeping the wolf at bay
It’s mighty strange, how many get in your way
Pursuing change yeah, avoiding their judgement
You’d be excused, for thinking it gone to Rats
But don’t refuse yeah, to sit on a wisdom mat.
Truth be told, it’s never that far away.
A heart of gold yeah, will save you on any day.
Chorus to end


from Presence & Gain, released September 11, 2015
Lyrics - Howe. Music – Howe & Ibbotson
All Guitars, Vocals - Keith Howe.
Drums & Percussion – Alan Ibbotson.
Bass Guitar – Rob Martin.
Keyboards & Rhythm Guitar – Gareth Young
Matt Truen – Alto Sax
Harmony Vocals – Keith Howe, Gareth Young &
Ross Rothero-Bourge



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Blacktop Deluxe Cornwall, UK

New British Blues/Rock Power Trio.
Formed when Keith Howe and Alan Ibbotson got back together (both well known for their previous work in the Band 'Blue on Black'.
"These guys are Rockin' The Blues in the new Brit' Rock style"..
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