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original album
Sweden
1976
LP
Polar - POLS 272

    
A1.When I kissed the teacher 

Everybody screemed when I kissed the teacher
And they must have thought they dreamed, when I kissed the teacher
All my friends at school
They had never seen the teacher blush
He looked like a fool
Nearly petrified 'cause he was

Taken by surprise, when I kissed the teacher
Couldn't quite believe his eyes, when I kissed the teacher
My hole class went wild
As I held my breath, the world stood still
But then he just smiled
I was in the seventh heaven when I kissed the teacher

One of these days
Gonna tell him, I dream of him every night
One of these days
Gonna show him I care, gonna teach him a lesson alright

I was in trance, when I kissed the teacher
Suddenly I took the chance, when I kissed the teacher
Leaning over me
He was trying to explain the laws of geometry
And I couldn't help it
I just had to kiss the teacher

One of these days
Gonna tell him, I dream of him every night
One of these days
Gonna show him I care, gonna teach him a lesson alright

What a crazy day, when I kissed the teacher
All my sense has flown away, when I kissed the teacher
My whole class went wild
As I held my breath, the world stood still
But then he just smiled
I was in the seventh heaven when I kissed the teacher

When I kissed the teacher
When I kissed the teacher
When I kissed the teacher
When I kissed the teacher

2.Dancing queen 

You can dance, you can jive
Having the time of your live
See that girl, watch that scene
Dig in the dancing queen

Friday night and the lights are low
Looking out for a place to go
We're they play the right music, getting in the swing
You've come to look for a king
Anybody could be that guy
Night is young and the music's high
With a bit of rock music, everything is fine
You're in the mood for a dance
And when you get the chance

You are the dancing queen, young and sweet, only seventeen
Dancing queen, feel the beat from the tambourine, oh yeah
You can dance, you can jive
Having the time of your life
See that girl, watch that scene
Dig in the dancing queen

You're a teaser, you turn 'em on
Leave 'em burnin and then you're gone
Lookin' out for an other, anyone will do
You're in the mood for a dance
And when you get the chance

You are the dancing queen, young and sweet, only seventeen
Dancing queen, feel the beat from the tambourine, oh yeah
You can dance, you can jive
Having the time of your life
See that girl, watch that scene
Dig in the dancing queen

Dig in the dancing queen

3.My love, my life 

I've seen it on your face
Tells me more than any worn out old phrase
So now we'll go seperate ways
Never again we two
Never again, nothing I can do

Like an image passing by, my love, my life
In the mirror of your eyes, my love, my life
I can see it all so clearly
Answer me sincerely
Was it a dream, a lie
Like reflections of your mind, my love, my life
Are the words you try to find, my love, my life
But I know I don't posses you
So go away, God bless you
You are still my love and my life
Still my one and only

I've watched you look away
Tell me is it really so hard to say
Oh, this has been my longest day
Sitting here close to you
Knowing that maybe tonight we're trough

Like an image passing by, my love, my life
In the mirror of your eyes, my love, my life
I can see it all so clearly
Answer me sincerely
Was it a dream, a lie
Like reflections of your mind, my love, my life
Are the words you try to find, my love, my life
But I know I don't posses you
So go away, God bless you
You are still my love and my life

Yes, I know I don't posses you
So go away, God bless you
You are still my love and my life
Still my one and only

4.Dum dum diddle 

I can hear how you work, practising hard
Playing night and day, wo-oh
And it sounds better now, yes you improve
Everytime you play, wo-oh
But it's bad
You're so sad
And you're only smiling
When you play your violin

Dum dum diddle, to be your fiddle
To be so near you and not just hear you
Dum dum diddle, to be your fiddle
I think then maybe you'd see me, baby
You'd be mine
And we'd be together all the time
Wish I was dum dum diddle, your darling fiddle

But I think, you don't know that I exist
I'm the quiet kind, wo-oh
From the day when I first listened to you
You've been on my mind, wo-oh
You don't care
It's not fair
And you're only smiling
When you play your violin

Dum dum diddle, to be your fiddle
To be so near you and not just hear you
Dum dum diddle, to be your fiddle
I think then maybe you'd see me, baby
You'd be mine
And we'd be together all the time

Dum dum diddle, to be your fiddle
To be so near you and not just hear you
Dum dum diddle, to be your fiddle
I think then maybe you'd see me, baby
You'd be mine
And we'd be together all the time
Wish I was dum dum diddle, your darling fiddle

5.Knowing me, knowing you 

No more carefree laughter
Silence ever after
Walking through an empty house
Tears in my eyes
This is where the story ends
This is goodbye

Knowing me, knowing you, aha
There is nothing I can do
Knowing me, knowing you, aha
We just have to face it, this time we're through
Breakin' up is never easy, I know, but I have to go
Knowing me, knowing you
It's the best I can do

Mem'ries, good days, bad days
They'll be with me always
In these old familiar rooms
Children would play
Now there's only emptiness
Nothing to say

Knowing me, knowing you, aha
There is nothing I can do
Knowing me, knowing you, aha
We just have to face it, this time we're through
Breakin' up is never easy, I know, but I have to go
Knowing me, knowing you
It's the best I can do

Knowing me, knowing you, aha
There is nothing I can do
Knowing me, knowing you, aha
We just have to face it, this time we're through
Breakin' up is never easy, I know, but I have to go
Knowing me, knowing you
It's the best I can do

B1.Money, money, money 

I work all night, I work all day
To pay the bills I have to pay
Ain't it sad
And still there never seems to be
A single penny left for me
That's too bad
In my dreams I have a plan
If I got me a wealthy man
I wouldn't have to work at all
I'd fool around and have a ball

Money, money, money
Must be funny
In the rich man's world
Money, money, money
Always sunny
In the rich man's world
Aha, aha
All the things I could do
If I had a little money
It's a rich man's world

It's a rich man's world

A man like that is hard to find
But I can't get him off my mind
Ain't it sad
And if he happens to be free
I bet he wouldn't fancy me
That's too bad
So I must leave, I'll have to go
To Las Vegas or Monaco
And win a fortune in a game
My life will never be the same

Money, money, money
Must be funny
In the rich man's world
Money, money, money
Always sunny
In the rich man's world
Aha, aha
All the things I could do
If I had a little money
It's a rich man's world

Money, money, money
Must be funny
In the rich man's world
Money, money, money
Always sunny
In the rich man's world
Aha, aha
All the things I could do
If I had a little money
It's a rich man's world

It's a rich man's world

2.That's me 

Are you sure you wanna hear more
What if I ain't worth the while
Not the style you'de be looking for
If I'm sweet tonight
Things look different in the morning light
I'm jealous and I'm proud
If you hurt my feelings, I'll cry out loud
I'm Carrie, not-the-kind-of-girl-you'd-marry
That's me

Are you sure you wanna hear more
Would I be the one you seek
Mild and meek, like the girl next door
Don't you realize
I maybe an angel in disguise
It's lonely to be free
But I'm not a man's toy, I'll never be
I'm Carrie, not-the-kind-of-girl-you'd-marry
That's me

I don't believe in fairy tales
Sweet nothings in my ear
But I do believe in sympathy
That's me, you see

Are you sure you wanna hear more
Won't you have a drink with me
Just to see you're not really sore
I can't help my ways
I'm just not the girl to hide my face
I'm Carrie, not-the-kind-of-girl-you'd-marry
That's me

I'm Carrie, not-the-kind-of-girl-you'd-marry
That's me

There's a special love
Like an eagle flying with a dove
I'll find it in the end
If I keep on searchin', but until then
I'm Carrie, not-the-kind-of-girl-you'd-marry
That's me

3.Why did it have to be me 

When you were lonely, you needed a man
Someone to lean on, well I understand

That's only natural, but why did it have to be me

Nights can be empty and nights can be cold
So you were looking for someone to hold

That's only natural, but why did it have to be me

I was so lonesome, I was blue
I couldn't help it, it had to be you
And I always thought you knew the reason why
I only wanted a little love affair
Now I can see you are beginning to care
But baby, believe me
It's better to forget me

Men are the toys in the game that you play
When you got tired, you throw them away

That's only natural, but why did it have to be me

Falling in love with a woman like you
Happens so quickly, there's nothing to do

That's only natural, but why did it have to be me

I was so lonesome, I was blue
I couldn't help it, it had to be you
And I always thought you knew the reason why
I only wanted a little love affair
Now I can see you are beginning to care
But baby, believe me
It's better to forget me

4.Tiger 

The city is a jungle, you'd better take care
Never walk alone after midnight
If you don't believe it, you'd better beware of me

I am behind you, I always find you
I am the tiger
People who fear me, never go near me
I am the tiger

The city is a nightmare, a horrible dream
Some of us will dream it forever
Look around the corner and try not to scream, it's me

I am behind you, I always find you
I am the tiger
People who fear me, never go near me
I am the tiger

Yellow eyes are glowing like the neon lights
Yellow eyes, the spotlights of the city nights

I am behind you, I always find you
I am the tiger
People who fear me, never go near me
I am the tiger

The city is a prison you never escape
You're for ever trapped in the alleys
Look into the shadows and you'll see the shape of me

I am behind you, I always find you
I am the tiger
People who fear me, never go near me
I am the tiger

Yellow eyes are glowing like the neon lights
Yellow eyes, the spotlights of the city nights

I am behind you, I always find you
I am the tiger
People who fear me, never go near me
I am the tiger

And if I meat you what if I eat you
I am the tiger
I am behind you, I always find you
I am the tiger, tiger, tiger, tiger

5.Arrival (Instrumental)

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