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From Safety to Where

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Track history
Recorded in April 1979 at Strawberry Studios, Stockport
Released on Earcom 2, on Substance and on Heart and Soul

Lyrics
No, I don't know just why
No, I don't know just why
Which way to turn
I've got this ticket to use

Through childlike ways, rebellion and crime
To reach this point and retreat back again
The broken hearts, all the wheels that are turned
The memory's scarred and the vision is blurred

No, I don't know which way
Don't know which way to turn
The best possible use

Just passing through till we reach the next stage
But just to where - well it's all been arranged
Just passing through but the break must be made
Should we move on or stay safely away?

Other information
Cover version by:Released on:
Peter Hook
  and The Light
So This Is Permanence: Live in Macclesfield (Play Concert 2015)
Substance: Live in Manchester (Live Here Now 2016)
Closer: Live in Manchester (Westworld 105 2017)

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