27 May 2008

the FIXX - Driven Out



With Vincenzo and Terry posting videos recently, I thought I'd add one of my own since I got to listen to the FIXX this weekend. All 80s, all weekend. (OK, there was some Beatles in the mix.) I'd wager the mysterious V is around my age since he posts videos that I used to listen to, but Terry has all those disco era ones :P I'm glad I was too young to notice music then ;}

Granted, this isn't Mozart or even great video quality, but it's my generation, baby.

Driven Out
Driven out by thieves,
I watch them pillage the planet
Fuelled by a fattening greed,
Trees fall to the hatchet
Chopping against the grain,
Our spirits in a vacuum
Sadly ignore the pain,
In the end, we all lose
I hope it comes around

Driven out
Holding out
Day by day survival
Castaways have silent lives
With the strength to rival you

Well, now I'm driving in my car
I used to be able to walk this far
Now I turn on the light
I used to be able to sleep at night
I'm cooking with microwaves
To warm up food that's not seen the soil
Plugged into my TV
I'm used to the lies they're telling me
I hope it comes around

Driven out...

Now I'm hoping that we'll find,
More to life than meets the eye
Can we escape the grind,
Build a life that's more worthwhile
Be rid of this empty pride,
Full of selfishness inside
Bathe in a turning tide,
Until then we all hide
I hope it comes around

Driven out...

4 comments:

Vincenzo said...

"All 80s, all weekend. (OK, there was some Beatles in the mix.) I'd wager the mysterious V is around my age since he posts videos that I used to listen to, but Terry has all those disco era ones :P I'm glad I was too young to notice music then ;}"

LOL! I have eclectic taste in music. I recall in the late 80s becoming interested in the Beatles too.

Mairin :o) said...

Loved the Fixx!! I saw them at the Orpheum oh so long ago.

swissmiss said...

I saw the FIXX a few years ago at Taste of MN. The lady standing next to me asked who the band was! I was aghast!

Lisa said...

My fav Fixx songs were One Thing Leads to Another and Saved by Zero. I think I was in college-soph. or junior year. Oh the memories!:)
Have a good one Swissy!