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Words and music by Ann-Marita Garsed

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Class Of '93 1. Life was there for the taking Ten years ago today Parties lined up all summer, then they'd all be on their way Room covered in photographs they remembered they had seen Way back when they were the Class of Nineteen-ninety-three (Chorus.) They didn't see much further than the weekend Back then, life wasn't all that serious What later appeared involved much more than cheatin' your way to another B plus Gettin' out on their own didn't mean carefree to the Class of Ninety-three 2. They'd all heard about Jenny's mom passin' away And Eric's wife packed up and left him, last New Year's Day Joe got a big promotion with some dot com company Then charges of embezzlement... If only it was still Nineteen ninety-three (Chorus repeat.) They didn't see much further than the weekend Back then, life wasn't all that serious What later appeared involved much more than cheatin' your way to another B plus Gettin' out on their own didn't mean carefree to the Class of Ninety-three (Bridge) Bein' faced with old dreams takes its toll on self-esteem But the Prozac generation has grown up since graduation oh oh (Chorus repeat). They didn't see much further than the weekend Back then, life wasn't all that serious What later appeared involved much more than cheatin' your way to another B plus Gettin' out on their own didn't mean carefree and no one cares if you disagree with life's only two guarantees I guess we're all part of the Class of Ninety-three The Class of Ninety-three There ain't no guarantees Copyright © 2002 Ann-Marita Garsed. All rights reserved.
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Face In The Crowd VERSE 1: I told you off a thousand times when you just didn’t know I told you to get out, not bother me no more Sure don’t make no sense, for a year you’ve been gone About a million angry words I never got to say While you forgot so easily I’ll never be the same Sure don’t make no sense, why I still feel this way (CHORUS:) Would I yell, or would I cry Would you want a second try Would I slap you ‘cross the face like I’ve been wishin’ I could do What would I do If that face in the crowd really turned out to be you (BRIDGE:) Man, would I love to blow your mind with beauty and wits, just one time You’d fall to my feet, like you’ve seen me do And admit that the world has never seen a fool like you (CHORUS REPEAT) VERSE 1: I told you off a thousand times when you just didn’t know I told you to get out, not bother me no more Sure don’t make no sense, for a year you’ve been gone About a million angry words I never got to say While you forgot so easily I’ll never be the same Sure don’t make no sense, why I still feel this way (CHORUS:) Would I yell, or would I cry Would you want a second try Would I slap you ‘cross the face like I’ve been wishin’ I could do What would I do If that face in the crowd really turned out to be you (TAG:) If that face in the crowd, really turned out to be you you, oo-ooh, To be you Copyright © 2002 Ann-Marita Garsed. All rights reserved.
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Alive And Kickin' (VERSE 1:) Got no shoebox full of letters No photos left to burn Yeah, the journal has been kept, but the page has been turned I’ve got a glass of chardonnay, my favorite movie on My life’s a lot less complex since you’ve been gone (PRE-CHORUS:) I always took pride in wearin’ my heart on my sleeve And yes, I still do It’s there for you to read, It hurt to see you leave for a day or two, ooh (CHORUS:) The world kept spinnin’ while I wasn’t in it Life won’t wait Your memory’s fadin’ quick and I’m alive and kickin’ So much to appreciate Gonna do some livin’ while I’m alive and kickin’ (VERSE 2:) Got some people who still love me though I didn’t call’em for a while Was busy findin’ what I wanted in a man you missed by a mile Also I’ve set aside some time to spend with myself only, yeah yeah To find out why they say alone don’t have to mean lonely (PRE-CHORUS:) I’m rejuvenated, now I can think straight again Got a life to pursue And all thanks to me I got over you to the other side of blue, ooh (CHORUS REPEAT) The world kept spinnin’ while I wasn’t in it Life won’t wait Your memory’s fadin’ quick and I’m alive and kickin’ So much to appreciate Gonna do some livin’ while I’m alive and kickin’ (TAG): Gonna do some livin’ while I’m alive and kickin’, yeah yeah I’m rejuvenated, now I can think straight again Oh, oh, I’m gonna do some livin’ while I’m alive … and kickin’, oh yeah Copyright © 2002 Ann-Marita Garsed. All rights reserved.
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(No Slowing) The Hands of Time 1. Miss Suzy Small Town used to dance like a dream Made the move to Big City, bright lights But "Flashdance" was only a movie she'd seen And pounding pavement made the money tight So after the sun set on Sunset Boulevard She'd slide down poles and bare 'most all for rent At thirty-five she felt she'd played her last card She'd give anything to be sixteen and innocent (CHORUS): The hands of time won't slow down Life takes you to the next round Face each day, embrace the learning, roll with the wheels that keep on turning The lesson is love, the lesson is life Welcome growing There ain't no slowing the hands of time 2. Mr. Used-To-Be Good-Looking Corporate Ace faced fifty Ain't life full of surprises Found himself reminiscing his college days Family life was too filled with compromises So he dyed the gray right out of his hair Pursued a come-on from the coffee-place chick Walked right out on his wife of thirty years Then called her up whenever he felt homesick (CHORUS REPEAT): The hands of time won't slow down Life takes you to the next round Face each day, embrace the learning, roll with the wheels that keep on turning The lesson is love, the lesson is life Welcome growing There ain't no slowing the hands of time (INSTR. SOLO) 3. Grandmother Joan's heart decided to give in when she'd made it to seventy-nine Her only son's theory was wearin' thin that for another ten years she'd be fine Family gathered around the bed, cryin' Not ready to see her pass away Grandmother whispered: "No big deal, I'm just dying But first, there's something I need to say". (CHORUS REPEAT): The hands of time won't slow down Life takes you to the next round Face each day, embrace the learning, roll with the wheels that keep on turning The lesson is love, the lesson is life Welcome growing There ain't no slowing the hands of time (TAG): Welcome growing There ain't no slowing the hands of time Copyright © 2001 Ann-Marita Garsed. All rights reserved.
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The Ex-Boyfriend Song (INTRO): Sisters, unite, be cautious If any of this seems familiar It's about more than a love gone wrong He's starving for affection Not prepared for rejection This is the Ex-Boyfriend song 1. He wandered the road between decency and deceit quite easily, armed with excuses He woke up one day without you to mistreat, then he was back in that long line of losers (PRE-CHORUS): But don't think you're safe, don't think it's over, 'til he's made an attempt to reconcile Change all your locks, get a new number 'cause he has not taken you off the speed-dial (CHORUS): Explanations, expectations experiences quite extreme Excitement enough for the rest of your life, Ex-boyfriends with tired, old schemes Hopin' to be, hopin' to be redeemed 2. He will show up on your doorstep one night With some wine and his toothbrush well hidden Don't listen to a word that comes out of his mouth Sentimentality is forbidden (PRE-CHORUS): 'Cause he had his shot at becoming your all And only became a disappointment Now he comes crawlin', beggin' and bawlin', Useful as a fly in the ointment (CHORUS REPEAT): Explanations, expectations experiences quite extreme Excitement enough for the rest of your life, Ex-boyfriends with tired, old schemes Hopin' to be, hopin' to be redeemed (BRIDGE): He always left the lid up the dishes by the bed Stretched the truth too far Got inside your head Seemed to think commitment was worse than being dead But this time, honey, you're the one who calls the shots instead, yeah (CHORUS REPEAT): Explanations, expectations experiences quite extreme Excitement enough for the rest of your life, Ex-boyfriends with tired, old schemes Hopin' to be, hopin' to be redeemed Redeemed Copyright © 2001 Ann-Marita Garsed. All rights reserved.
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THAT GIRL 1. She's that girl to whom love was denied A beautiful face, but not a whole lot of pride Spends her life trying to fill up that space Running like crazy, but losing the race 2. She sees her rescue in a million guys It takes her an hour to fall for their lies And only a second to fall flat on her face Estranged and broken, deprived of grace (CHORUS): Ain't it time for a change, you'd ask her Ain't it time to slow down Her whole appearance is a cry for help without a single sound What she needs is someone to hold her hand while she tells you how she feels But you know, you won't know what to say 'Cause not everything will be ok, And Rome wasn't built in a day 3. She's the kind of girl who, from time to time Has a dream of her own Like a storybook rhyme First man at the scene that soothes her craving Wipes out the dream It ain't worth saving 4. She walks on not learning a thing Already asking what the next one will bring A whole world within her yet to explore She's already down, but she's begging for more (CHORUS REPEAT): Ain't it time for a change, you'd ask her Ain't it time to slow down Her whole appearance is a cry for help without a single sound What she needs is someone to hold her hand while she tells you how she feels But you know, you won't know what to say 'Cause not everything will be ok, And Rome wasn't built in a day No no Rome wasn't built in a day (TAG): She is, she is, she is She is that girl Oh oh She is, she is, she is She is that girl She is, she is, she is She is that girl Copyright © 2000 Ann-Marita Garsed. All rights reserved.
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More Than Meets the Eye 1. So you've got me figured out You know what I'm all about Beyond any doubt Don't you try and label me You get more than what you see Notions preconceived tell you nothing about me (PRE-CHORUS): I can be skin deep, sky high Loud and crazy or painfully shy Only for you to realize I'm more than meets the eye (CHORUS): And I'll be brave when you feel weak When times to come seem difficult and bleak Just when you think I'll break down and cry Surrender and testify I'm more than meets the eye 2. You can't see past my innocence You can't see strength or confidence Only a bittersweet romance You judge the cover of a book An a person in one look It would do you lots of good to open up, I'm sure you would... (PRE-CHORUS): ...be in deep, head over heels 'Bout time you see how that feels 'N that is when you realize I'm more than meets the eye (CHORUS REPEAT): I'll be brave when you feel weak When times to come seem difficult and bleak, yeah Just when you think I'll break down and cry Surrender and testify I'm more than meets the eye (BRIDGE): Baby, you won't know 'til it's way too late I'm a hard, hard, hard habit to break Oooh, yeah yeah (INSTR. SOLO) (CHORUS): Just when you think I'll break down and cry Surrender and testify I'm more than meets the eye I'm more than meets the eye Oh yeah, yeah Copyright © 2000 & 2002 Ann-Marita Garsed. All rights reserved.
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You Said Forever 1. By myself I was free and strong Little girl fighting the whole wide world Needed nobody's help along then you came to me Showing me how love was meant to be And you made all the pieces fall into place (CHORUS): You said forever and made all the difference You said you'd always be there beside me There would be nobody else for eternity You said forever That's all it took A whole new dimension A whole new outlook And quietly inside, I agreed, when you said forever would be you and me Oooh (BRIDGE): I could never do any better than this There is no one more soothing at the very first kiss You changed all, changed everything I had no fear When you said forever, I said that was all I needed to hear (CHORUS REPEAT): You said forever and made all the difference You said you'd always be there beside me There would be nobody else for eternity You said forever That's all it took A whole new dimension A whole new outlook And quietly inside, I agreed, when you said forever would be you and me Oooh Would be you and me Oooooh Copyright © 2001 & 2002 Ann-Marita Garsed. All rights reserved.
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Sounds Good To Me 1. Do you wanna put off tomorrow, baby, stay with me Celebrate a day of irresponsibility Take care of what we really need, according to priority And whatever you need, Sounds good to me 2. If you wanna, just not talk or to bend my ear, I will be your rock, with a no-judgment guarantee No matter what you wanna say, I won't disagree, no no Cause whatever you say, sounds good to me (Chorus): The storm has blown over, the rivers have raged I found a real man at this day and age And everything you do for me, you do it perfectly So whatever you'd like in return, sounds good to me Hey yeah (Instrumental break) 3. We could take off 'cross the border, sip umbrella drinks, or we could flip a quarter or base it on instinct Close your eyes and point at the map It could be that easy Cause whatever journey we go on, sounds good to me 4. Oh, we could jump off a mountain, glide in a parachute Sail the seven seas, and then swim them in the nude Don't be afraid to ask too much, I'm yours to keep And whatever you want, sounds good to me (Chorus repeat): The storm has blown over, the rivers have raged I found a real man at this day and age And everything you do for me, you do it perfectly So whatever you'd like in return, sounds good to me (Tag): Yeah, whatever you'd like in return Sounds good to me Oh oh, whatever you'd like in return Sounds good to me Copyright © 2002 Ann-Marita Garsed. All rights reserved.