EAST OF THE SUN, WEST OF THE MOON

 

DELUXE EDITION

ORIGINAL RELEASE

 

2015

1990

 

   

 

All tracks have been remastered

 

 

 

 

 

DISC 1:

 

01. Crying In The Rain

01. Crying In The Rain

01. Crying In The Rain

02. Early Morning

02. Early Morning

02. Early Morning

03. I Call Your Name

03. I Call Your Name

03. I Call Your Name

04. Slender Frame

04. Slender Frame

04. Slender Frame

05. East Of The Sun

05. East Of The Sun

05. East Of The Sun

06. Sycamore Leaves

06. Sycamore Leaves

06. Sycamore Leaves

07. Waiting For Her

07. Waiting For Her

07. Waiting For Her

08. Cold River

08. Cold River

08. Cold River

09. The Way We Talk

09. The Way We Talk

09. The Way We Talk

10. Rolling Thunder

10. Rolling Thunder

10. Rolling Thunder

11. (Seemingly) Nonstop July

11. (Seemingly) Nonstop July

11. (Seemingly) Nonstop July

 

 

 

The Demos

DISC 2:

 

Vocal

12. Early Morning (Early Version)

 

12. Cold River (Demo)

13. East Of The Sun (Early Version)

 

13. Early Morning (Early Version)

14. I Call Your Name (Instrumental Demo)

 

14. East Of The Sun (Early Version)

15. Slender Frame (Demo)

 

15. Rolling Thunder (Demo)

16. Waiting For Her (Demo)

 

16. Slender Frame (Demo)

17. Cold River (Demo)

 

17. Trees Will Not Grow On The Sand (Demo)

18. Trees Will Not Grow On The Sand (Demo)

 

18. Waiting For Her (Demo)

19. Rolling Thunder (Demo)

 

 

20. I Call Your Name (NRK Live)

 

Instrumental

21. Manhattan Skyline (NRK Live)

 

19. I Call Your Name (Instrumental Demo)

22. Early Morning (NRK Live)

 

 

23. Slender Frame (NRK Live)

 

REMIXES

24. Rolling Thunder (NRK Live)

 

20. Crying In The Rain (Edit Version)

25. Sycamore Leaves (NRK Live)

 

21. Early Morning (DDM Mix)

26. Crying In The Rain (NRK Live)

 

22. I Call You Name (DJ Edit)

27. East Of The Sun (NRK Live)

 

 

28. (Seemingly) Nonstop July (NRK Live)

 

N.R.K. T.V. LIVE

29. I've Been Losing You (NRK Live)

 

23. Crying In The Rain (NRK Live)

 

 

24. Early Morning (NRK Live)

 

 

25. East Of The Sun (NRK Live)

 

 

26. I Call Your Name (NRK Live)

 

 

27. I've Been Losing You (NRK Live)

28. Manhattan Skyline (NRK Live)

 

 

29. Rolling Thunder (NRK Live)

 

 

30. (Seemingly) Nonstop July (NRK Live)

   

31. Slender Frame (NRK Live)

 

 

32. Sycamore Leaves (NRK Live)

 

 

     

 

LIVE IN SOUTH AMERICA

     

DVD: Live In South America

DVD: Live In South America

 

01. The Sun Always Shines On TV (Live Video Version)

01. The Sun Always Shines On TV (Live Video Version)

 

02. Cry Wolf (Live Video Version)

02. Cry Wolf (Live Video Version)

 

03. I Call Your Name (Live Video Version)

03. I Call Your Name (Live Video Version)

 

04. Slender Flame (Live Video Version)

04. Slender Flame (Live Video Version)

 

05. Touchy! (Live Video Version)

05. Touchy! (Live Video Version)

 

06. Scoundrel Days (Live Video Version)

06. Scoundrel Days (Live Video Version)

 

07. Rolling Thunder (Live Video Version)

07. Rolling Thunder (Live Video Version)

 

08. I've Been Losing You (Live Video Version)

08. I've Been Losing You (Live Video Version)

 

09. Early Morning (Live Video Version)

09. Early Morning (Live Video Version)

 

10. Take On Me (Live Video Version) 10. Take On Me (Live Video Version)  

11. End Credits (Angel - Instrumental)

11. End Credits (Angel - Instrumental)

 

 

Magne Furuholmen: Keyboards, Strings Arrangements on "East Of The Sun", Second Vocal on "Cold River" and "Rolling Thunder", Harmonica on "Rolling Thunder", Lead Vocal on "The Way We Talk"

 

Morten Harket: Lead Vocal

 

Pål Waaktaar: Guitars, Second Vocal on "Slender Frame", Bass Guitar on "Sycamore Leaves", "Waiting For Her" and "Cold River", Piano on "(Seemingly) Nonstop July"

 

Additional Musicians:

 

Jørun 'JB' Boseberg: Bass Guitar,

 

Per Hillestad: Drums

Chris Hughes: Drums on "Waiting For Her"

 

Martin Ditcham: Percussions on "Rolling Thunder"

Tambourine on "I Call Your Name" and "Slender Frame"

 

David Bedford: Strings Arrangements on "Waiting For Her"

 

Phil Todd: Saxophone on "I Call Your Name"

 

Produced by Chris Neil Except:

"Early Morning", "East Of The Sun", "Waiting For Her",

"The Way We Talk" and "(Seemingly) Nonstop July"

by Ian Stanley.

 

Mixed by Nick Davis.

Additional Engineering on "East Of The Sun" and

"Waiting For Her": Haydn Bendall and Steve "Barney" Chase.

 
Recorded by Ian Stanley.

 

CRYING IN THE RAIN
(Howard Greenfield / Carole King)
 
* Note: The single version (7", 12" and 5"-CDS) of the song is the same as the album version.
An edited version can be found on the U.S.A. promo 5"-CDS.
 
 
I'll never let you see
The way my broken heart is hurting me
I've got my pride and I know how to hide
All the sorrow and pain
I'll do my crying in the rain
If I wait for stormy skies
You won't know the rain from the tears in my eyes
You'll never know that I still love you
Only  heartaches remain
I'll do my crying in the rain
Raindrops falling from heaven
Could never take away my misery
But since we're not together
I've prayed for stormy weather
To hide these tears I hope you'll never see
Someday when my crying's done
I'm gonna wear a smile and walk in the sun
I may be a fool
But till then, darling, you'll never see me complain
I'll do my crying in the rain
Ohhhh
since we're not together
I've prayed for stormy weather
To hide these tears I hope you'll never see
Someday when my crying's done
I'm gonna wear a smile and walk in the sun
I may be a fool
But till then, darling, you'll never see me complain
I'll do my crying in the rain
I'll do my crying in the rain
I'll do my crying in the rain
 

 
EARLY MORNING
(Pål Waaktaar / Magne Furuholmen)
 
* Note: The single version (7", 12" and 5"-CDS) of the song is the same as the album version.
It was also released as second track on the Japan-only 3"-CD single of "Waiting For Her".
 
 
Early morning
Eight o'clock precise
I see the lonely August sun arise
Say you know
You will
Move me like you do
Out on the fields...
I'm waiting the whole night through
Early morning, early morning, yeah
Ran the whole way
Down to the tracks
Through the doorway
Then a last look back
Say you know
You will
Save me like you do
Out on the fields...
I've waited the whole night through
Early morning, early morning, yeah
Out on the fields...
I climbed all the stairways
To find the rooftop clear
Got the shotgun lying with me here
Say you know
You will
Move me like you do
Out on the fields...
You know how it feels, yeah
Early morning, early morning
Out on the fields...
Early morning
Eight o'clock precise
 

 
I CALL YOUR NAME 
(Pål Waaktaar/ Magne Furuholmen)
 
* Note: The single version (7", 12" and 5"-CDS) of the song is the same as the album version.
An edited version can be found on the U.K. promo "Special DJ" 7" record.

 
We got married on a cold mid-winter's morning
We said our lines
Then kissed
And it was over
Those pronouncements had such weight
I guess they made us hesitate
Hesitate
When she moved her hips
And swayed in my direction
I thought we could make it yet
And beat the isolation
But in that gentle dark
Man, we tore ourselves apart
Through fire and rain
Through wilderness and pain
Through the losses, through the gains
On love's roller coaster train
I call your name
I call your name
Through fire and rain
Through wilderness and pain
Through the losses, through the gains
On love's roller coaster train
I call your name
We used to laugh
Is the fire dying, babe
It hurts to ask
Let me hold you for awhile
Through fire and rain
On love's roller coaster train
I call your name
I call your name
Oooooohhhh
Oooooohhhh
Oooooohhhh
Oooooohhhh
Owww
Oooooohhhh
Oooooohhhh
Oooooohhhh
Oooooohhhh
Ooooh
Ooooh
We got married on a cold mid-winter's morning
 

 
SLENDER FRAME  
(Pål Waaktaar / Magne Furuholmen)
 
Your coat is hanging loosely
On your slender frame
There's many roads to leave by
But few come back again
I don't believe it
I believe it
Take a look around and see
What's stopping you is stopping me
One moonless night we'll make it right
And vanish in the dark of night
Pack up your things and go
Run down the road, don't take it slow
Pack up your things today and run away
Yeah, run away
You say it's useless crying
That never got you far
You claim there's none as lonely
Lonely as you are
I don't believe it
I believe it
Take a look around and see
What's breaking you is breaking me
One moonless night we'll make it right
And vanish in the dark of night
Pack up your things and go
Run down the road, they'll never know
Pack up your things today, yeah run away
Yeah, run away
Yeahhhh
One moonless night
We'll vanish in the dark of night
Pack up your things and go
Run down the road, don't take it slow
Pack up your things today, yeah run away
Run... run... run...
Pack up your things and go
Run down that road, they'll never know
Pack up your things today, yeah run away
Yeah, run away
Run... run... run away....
Run away...

 
EAST OF THE SUN  
(Pål Waaktaar)
 
* Note: The same version of the song was released as B-side for the "Early Morning" single.
 
Half of a letter
Tells half a story
The way I see it
It's half the worry
Where I came from
I forgot too soon...
East of the sun
And west of the moon
Money talks
And hey, I'm listening
I've lived without it
Enough to miss it
Yeah
Where I'm going
I'll get there soon
East of the sun
And west of the moon
Ooh, never gonna get there later
You know, I wanna get there soon
Never gonna get no pain in vain

And the desert rose will bloom

East of the sun

And west of the moon
Another day leaves me aching
I try to wake up
But something's breaking
Here inside me
Deep and hollow
A sound that no other sound could follow
I know the pain
Before the wound
East of the sun
And west of the moon
Ooh, never gonna get there later
You know, I wanna get there soon
Never gonna get no pain in vain
And the desert rose will bloom
Never gonna get there later
You know, I wanna get there soon
Never gonna get no pain in vain
And the desert rose will bloom
And the desert rose will bloom
West of the moon
West of the moon
And the desert rose will bloom
 

 
SYCAMORE LEAVES  
(Pål Waaktaar)
 
Can't stop thinking 'bout it
It fills me with unease
Out there by the roadside something's buried
Under sycamore leaves
Hey Yeah
Under sycamore leaves
Wet grounds, late September
The foliage of the trees
I came upon this feeling that someone's lying
Covered by sycamore leaves
Under sycamore leaves
And I could never face it
And I could never see
And I could never break out
And shake its grip on me
Oh yeah....
Sycamore leaves
Under sycamore leaves
And I could never face it
And I could never see
And I could never break out
And shake its grip on me
Yeah
Can't stop thinking 'bout it
It fills me with unease
Out there by the roadside something's buried
Under sycamore leaves
Covered by sycamore leaves
Yeah
Sycamore leaves
And covered by... Well.. Sycamore leaves
C'mon baby, you know...
 

 
WAITING FOR HER
(Pål Waaktaar / Magne Furuholmen)
 
* Note: The same version of the song was released as a single on 3"-CD format in Japan only.
 
 
Waiting for her
That's all I ever do
Waiting for her
So why didn't I
Take the measures justified
Our love has always been the same
She comes, then goes away again
Oh yeah
My sweet one will always go...
She used to say
We never had the breaks we should've had
Coming our way
So why didn't I take that time and put it right
Our love has always been the same
She leaves me standing out in the rain - Oh yeah
Send her my love
She's all I'm thinking of
Oh yeah
I'm telling you
We never had the breaks we should've had
Coming our way
And when she's sleeping by my side
Eyes closed, all knowledge trapped inside - Oh yeah
So why didn't I
Take the measures justified
Send her my love
She's all I'm thinking of …
Oh yeah
I'm telling you
Yeah
My sweet one will always go...
I'm telling you
Oooohhh
My sweet one will always go...
 

 
COLD RIVER
(Pål Waaktaar / Lauren Savoy)
 
I took a ride in an automobile
Pushed my hands out against the wheel
Asked a girl if she needed a ride
She said, "Sure, babe, but I wanna drive"
Hey now, wait awhile
We're going down with a smile
Cold river -- she took me down
Yeah
Cold river -- she took my pride
(River ran so deep... It ran so deep... It ran so deep)
Had to stop on account of the storm
Seemed like years since I'd been warm
We drove all night till the tires blew
Got in the back and did what you do
Hey now, wait awhile
We're going down with a smile
Cold river -- you took my pride
Cold river -- you took my pride
On a sunny day
On a sunny day
(She took my pride)
Yeah
All the money you made
Did you need it, baby
(She took my...)
(River ran so deep... It ran so deep... It ran so deep)
Cold river -- you took me down
Yeah
Cold river -- you took my pride
On a sunny day (cold river)
On a sunny day (She took my pride)
All the money you made (cold river)
Did you need it, baby 
(She took my...)
(River ran so deep... It ran so deep... It ran so deep)
Yeah
Cold river
Cold river
Cold river
Cold river
 

 
THE WAY WE TALK
(Magne Furuholmen)
 
* Note: The same version of the song was released as B-side for the "I Call Your Name" single.
 
Sometimes the way we talk isn't all that good
We can't change though we know we should
Baby, these fights we have aren't always fair
Was this problem always there
If I could, I'd change, I swear
If I could, I would, I swear
 

 
ROLLING THUNDER  
(Pål Waaktaar / Magne Furuholmen)
 
It's the weight below us
And our fate before us
Like a rolling thunder
Rolling up from under
Don't ever leave this way
I know it's getting harder, but hey
If your world should crumble, yeah
And the rain gets in
Running through your skin
Soaking you outside in
The rain... see it falling
But I don't know how long it will be
Until the storm's over
I'll wait
I will
Like the years of silence
To the growing violence
Like a rolling thunder
Rolling up from under
Don't ever leave me this way
Wait a little longer, yeah, stay
Through the night I tumble, yeah
When the rain comes in
I will shed my skin
Losing it from within
See the rain ... it's falling
But I... I won't be leaving your side
Until all is over
Yes, I'll wait
I will
So many lifetimes you've been waiting for it
All through the good times when you tried to ignore it
You hesitate
It's come too late
You hear the sound
Of when wheels engage
When the rain comes in
I will shed my skin
Losing it from within
The rain came falling
But I... I won't be leaving your side
Until all is over
So I'll wait
Yes, I will
Oooh
And I don't know how long it will be
Until the storm's over
I'll wait
Yes, I will
All is over
But I'll wait
I will
 

 
(SEEMINGLY) NONSTOP JULY
(Pål Waaktaar)
 
* Note: The same version of the song was released as B-side for the "Crying In The Rain" single.
 
Yeah...
Walking by strangers
Stranger than me
We talk of the future
Between you and me
Sweet little darling
Where will we be
Sweet little darling
Where will we be
It's hard to conceive it
All comes to an end
A joke when it's funny, well...
I laugh and pretend
We're fools to believe it
We're fools to try
To slow down this seemingly, nonstop July
(You will understand me... Endless pain... Foreigners' pleasure...
Endless pain... Foreigners' pleasure...
If some of you have children...)
We're fools to believe it
We're fools to try (Endless pain...)
To slow down this seemingly, nonstop July (Endless pain...)
 

 
THE DEMOS

 


 

COLD RIVER (DEMO)

(Pål Waaktaar / Lauren Savoy)

 

I took a ride in an automobile
Pushed my hands out against the wheel
Asked a girl if she needed a ride
She said, "Sure, babe, but I wanna drive"
Hey now, wait awhile
We're going down with a smile
Cold river -- you took my pride
Cold river -- you took my pride
On a sunny day
On a sunny day
All the money you made
Did you count it, baby
(River ran so deep... It ran so deep... It ran so deep)
Had to stop on account of the storm
Seemed like years since I'd been warm
We drove all night till the tires blew
Got in the back and did what you do
Yeah
Hey now, wait awhile
We're going down with a smile
Cold river -- you took my pride
Cold river -- you took my pride
On a sunny day
On a sunny day
Ooooh
All the money you made
Did you count it, baby
(River ran so deep... It ran so deep... It ran so deep)
Cold river -- She took my pride
Cold river -- She took my pride
On a sunny day
Yeah
On a sunny day
Ooooh
All the money you made
Did you count it, baby
(River ran so deep... It ran so deep... It ran so deep)
Cold river
Cold river
Cold river
Cold river
Cold river
 
 

EARLY MORNING (EARLY VERSION)

(Pål Waaktaar / Magne Furuholmen)

 

Early morning
Eight o'clock precise
I see the lonely August sun arise
Say you know
You will
Move me like you do
Out on the fields...
I'm waiting the whole night through
Early morning, early morning, yeah
Ran the whole way
Down to the tracks
Through the doorway
Then a last look back
Say you know
You will
Save me like you do
Out on the fields...
I've waited the whole night through
Early morning, yeah
Early morning
Out on the fields...
I climbed all the stairways
To find the rooftop clear
Got the shotgun lying with me here
Say you know
You will
Move me like you do
Out on the fields...
See how it feels, yeah
Early morning,
Hmmm
Eight o'clock precise

 


 

EAST OF THE SUN (EARLY VERSION)

(Pål Waaktaar)

Half of a letter
Tells half a story
The way I see it
It's half the worry
Where I came from
I forgot too soon...
East of the sun
And west of the moon
Money talks
And hey, I'm listening
I've lived without it
Enough to miss it
Where I'm going
I'll get there soon
East of the sun
And west of the moon
Ooh, never gonna get there, baby
You know, I wanna get there soon
Never gonna get there, baby
And the desert rose will bloom
East of the sun
And west of the moon
Another day leaves me aching
I try to wake up
But something's breaking
Here inside me
Deep and hollow
A sound that no other sound could follow
I know the pain
Before the wound
East of the sun
And west of the moon
Ooh, never gonna get there, baby
You know, I wanna get there soon
Never gonna get there, baby
And the desert rose will bloom
Never gonna get there, baby
You know, I wanna get there soon
Never gonna get there later
And the desert rose will bloom
East of the sun
And west of the moon

Desert rose, yeah

Desert rose

The desert rose will bloom

Desert rose

Ooooooooooh

Ooooooooooh

Ooooooooooh

Desert rose

Oooh

Places changing

The skies are falling

(???) is rising

(???) is crawling

The desert rose will bloom

Desert rose

Yeah

 


 

I CALL YOUR NAME (INSTRUMENTAL DEMO)

(Pål Waaktaar / Magne Furuholmen)

 

(Instrumental) 

 


 

ROLLING THUNDER (DEMO)

(Pål Waaktaar / Magne Furuholmen)

 

It's the weight below us

And our fate before us

Like a rolling thunder

Rolling up from under

Don't ever leave this way

I know it's getting harder, but hey

If your world should crumble, yeah

And the rain gets in

Running through your skin

Soaking you outside in

The rain... see it's falling

But I don't know (the way, I know that's still ???)

The stormy waters

So I'll wait

I will

It's the weight we've owned

As our guilt's evolving

Like the years of silence

To the growing violence

Don't ever leave me this way

Wait a little longer, yeah, stay

Through the night I tumble, yeah

When the rain comes in

I will shed my skin

Losing it from within

See the rain ... it's falling

But I don't know (the way, I know that's still ???)

The stormy waters

So I'll wait

I will

So many lifetimes you've been waiting for it

All through the good times when you tried to ignore it

Doo-doo-doo-doo

Doo-doo-doo-doo

Na-na-na

Na-na-na-na-na

Hmmmmmm

When the rain comes in

I will shed my skin

Oooohhh

Losing it from within

The rain.... see it's falling

But I don't know (the way, I know that's still ???)

The stormy waters

So I'll wait

Yes, I will

Yeah

But I don't know (the way, I know that's still ???)

The stormy waters

So I'll wait

Yes, I will

Yeah

Ooooooooh

The stormy waters

Ooooh

 


 

SLENDER FRAME (DEMO)

(Pål Waaktaar / Magne Furuholmen)

 

Your coat is hanging loosely

(Morten Harket laughs and speaks)

Your coat is hanging loosely

On your slender frame

There's many roads to leave by

But few come back again

I don't believe it

I believe it

Take a look around and see

What's stopping you is stopping me

One moonless night we'll make it right

We'll vanish in the dark of night

Pack up your things and go

Run down that road, don't take it slow

Pack up your things today, yeah run away

Yeah, run away

You say it's useless crying

That never got you far

You claim there's none as lonely

Lonely as you are

I don't believe it

Hmmmmm

I believe it

Take a look around and see

What's breaking you is breaking me

Pack up your things and go

Run down that road, they'll never know

Pack up your things today, yeah run away

So, run away

Run... run... run... run...

One moonless night, now

We'll vanish in the dark of night

Pack up your things and go

Run down that road, they'll never know

Pack up your things today, yeah run away

Yeah, yeah, run, yeah

Pack up your things and go

Run down that road, they'll never know

Pack up your things today, yeah run away

Yeah, run away

Pack up your things and run away

 


 

TREES WILL NOT GROW ON SAND (DEMO)

 

Alright

(There you go) 

Sometimes it's harder to go home alone

Sometimes it's harder to make it on your own

But there's one thing I know

Trees will not grow on sand

Sometimes it's easier to go home alone

Sometimes it's easier just to know you've gotta make it on your own

But there's one thing I know

Trees will not grow on sand

On the sand

On the sand

Come on all over, baby

We've (a "meant to be" ?), yeah

You may not realise it yet

But I shall make you see

'Cause there's one thing I know

Trees will not grow on sand

One thing I know

Trees will not grow on sand

Yeah... yeah... yeah...

Oooooooh... yeah....

 


 

WAITING FOR HER (DEMO)

(Pål Waaktaar / Magne Furuholmen)

Waiting for her

That's all I ever do

Waiting for her

You know it's true

It's been a week or two

I'm waiting for her

Our love has always been the same

She comes, then goes away again

Oh yeah

Waiting for her

That's all I ever do

Waiting for her

You know it's true

It's been a week or two

I'm waiting for her

Our love has always been the same

She comes, then goes away again

Oh yeah

Send her my love

She's all I'm thinking of

Oh yeah

I'm telling you

Our love has always been the same

She comes, then goes away again

Oh yeah

And is he alone?

I'm fully certain

I hope she's alone

Send her my love

She's all I'm thinking of

Oh yeah

 


 
REMIXES

 


 
CRYING IN THE RAIN (Edit Version)
(Howard Greenfield / Carole King)

 

* An edited version of the song was released on the U.S.A. promo 5"-CDS. This version seems to be in fact to the regular album version without the intro.

 
 
I'll never let you see
The way my broken heart is hurting me
I've got my pride and I know how to hide
All the sorrow and pain
I'll do my crying in the rain
If I wait for stormy skies
You won't know the rain from the tears in my eyes
You'll never know that I still love you
Only  heartaches remain
I'll do my crying in the rain
Raindrops falling from heaven
Could never take away my misery
But since we're not together
I've prayed for stormy weather
To hide these tears I hope you'll never see
Someday when my crying's done
I'm gonna wear a smile and walk in the sun
I may be a fool
But till then, darling, you'll never see me complain
I'll do my crying in the rain
Ohhhh
since we're not together
I've prayed for stormy weather
To hide these tears I hope you'll never see
Someday when my crying's done
I'm gonna wear a smile and walk in the sun
I may be a fool
But till then, darling, you'll never see me complain
I'll do my crying in the rain
I'll do my crying in the rain
I'll do my crying in the rain

 


 

(Pål Waaktaar / Magne Furuholmen)

 

* It is unclear whether this remix is official or not. It was released as track 7 on the 8-track "Uncut Volume 680 - Unreleased Unmixed Unavailable" DJ remix CD.

 

 

MISSING

 


 

I CALL YOUR NAME (DJ Edit) 
(Pål Waaktaar/ Magne Furuholmen)

 

* An edited version of the song was released on the U.K. promo "Special DJ" 7" record. This version seems to be the album version except that it fades earlier.

 
We got married on a cold mid-winter's morning
We said our lines
Then kissed
And it was over
Those pronouncements had such weight
I guess they made us hesitate
Hesitate
When she moved her hips
And swayed in my direction
I thought we could make it yet
And beat the isolation
But in that gentle dark
Man, we tore ourselves apart
Through fire and rain
Through wilderness and pain
Through the losses, through the gains
On love's roller coaster train
I call your name
I call your name
Through fire and rain
Through wilderness and pain
Through the losses, through the gains
On love's roller coaster train
I call your name
We used to laugh
Is the fire dying, babe
It hurts to ask
Let me hold you for awhile
Through fire and rain
On love's roller coaster train
I call your name
I call your name
Oooooohhhh
Oooooohhhh
Oooooohhhh
Oooooohhhh
Owww
Oooooohhhh

 


 
N.R.K. LIVE

 


 
CRYING IN THE RAIN (LIVE FOR N.R.K. T.V.)
(Howard Greenfield / Carole King)
 
* The version of the song was released as B-side of the "Move To Memphis" 7" single. It was also released as second track on the "Move To Memphis" 5" CD-Single.
 
I'll never let you see
The way my broken heart is hurting me
I've got my pride and I know how to hide
All the sorrow and pain
I'll do my crying in the rain
If I wait for stormy skies
You won't know the rain from the tears in my eyes
You'll never know that I still love you
Only  heartaches remain
I'll do my crying in the rain
Raindrops falling from heaven
Could never take away my misery
But since we're not together
I've prayed for stormy weather
To hide these tears I hope you'll never see
Ooooh
Someday when my crying's done
I'm gonna wear a smile and walk in the sun
I may be a fool
But till then, darling, you'll never see me complain
I'll do my crying in the rain
Ohhhh
Since we're not together
I've prayed for stormy weather
To hide these tears I hope you'll never see
Someday when my crying's done
I'm gonna wear a smile and walk in the sun
I may be a fool
But till then, darling, you'll never see me complain
I'll do my crying in the rain
I'll do my crying in the rain
I'll do my crying in the rain  
 
EARLY MORNING (LIVE FOR N.R.K. T.V.)  
(Pål Waaktaar / Magne Furuholmen)
 
* The version of the song was released as third track on the "Move To Memphis" 5" CD-Single.
 
Early morning
Eight o'clock precise
I see the lonely August sun arise
Say you know
You will
Move me like you do
Out on the fields...
I'm waiting the whole night through
Early morning, early morning, yeah
Ran the whole way
Down to the tracks
Through the doorway
Then a last look back
Say you know
You will
Move me like you do
Out on the fields...
I've waited the whole night through
Early morning, early morning, aahhh
Out on the fields...
I climbed all the stairways
To find the rooftop clear
Got the shotgun lying with me here
Say you know
You will
Move me like you do
Out on the fields...
You know how it feels, yeah
Early morning, early morning
Out on the fields...
Early morning
Eight o'clock precise

EAST OF THE SUN (LIVE FOR N.R.K. T.V.)  
(Pål Waaktaar)
 
* The version of the song was released as the third track of the "Move To Memphis" 12" single.
 
Half of a letter
Tells half a story
The way I see it
It's half the worry
Where I came from
I forgot too soon...
East of the sun
And west of the moon
Money talks
And hey, I'm listening
I've lived without it
Enough to miss it
Yeah
Where I'm going
I'll get there soon
East of the sun
And west of the moon
Ooh, never gonna get there, baby
You know, I wanna get there soon
Never gonna get no pain in vain
And the desert rose will bloom
East of the sun
And west of the moon
Another day leaves me aching
I try to wake up
But something's breaking
Here inside me
Deep and hollow
A sound that no other sound could follow
I know the pain
Before the wound
East of the sun
And west of the moon
Ooh, never gonna get there, baby
You know, I wanna get there soon
Never gonna get no pain in vain
And the desert rose will bloom
Never gonna get there, baby
You know, I wanna get there soon
Never gonna get no pain in vain
And the desert rose will bloom
And the desert rose will bloom
West of the moon
Desert...
West of the moon
And the desert rose will bloom
 

 
I CALL YOUR NAME (LIVE FOR N.R.K. T.V.) 
(Pål Waaktaar/ Magne Furuholmen)
We got married on a cold mid-winter's morning
We said our lines
Then kissed
And it was over
Those pronouncements had such weight
I guess they made us hesitate
Hesitate
Yeah
When she moved her hips
And swayed in my direction
I thought we could make it yet
And beat the isolation
But in that gentle dark
Man, we tore ourselves apart
Through fire and rain
Through wilderness and pain
Through the losses, through the gains
On love's roller coaster train
I call your name
I call your name
Through fire and rain
Through wilderness and pain
Through the losses, through the gains
On love's roller coaster train
I call your name
We used to laugh
Is the fire dying, babe
It hurts to ask
Let me hold you for awhile
Through fire and rain
On love's roller coaster train
I call your name
I call your name
Oooooohhhh
Oooooohhhh
Oooooohhhh
Oooooohhhh
Owww
Oooooohhhh
Oooooohhhh
Oooooohhhh
Oooooohhhh
Through the fire

 


 
I'VE BEEN LOSING YOU (LIVE FOR N.R.K. T.V.)  
(Pål Waaktaar)  
 
* The live version of the song was released as the second track of the "Move To Memphis" 12" single and on the HEADLINES AND DEADLINES DVD (though 9 seconds from the introduction were cut).
 
Oh
It wasn't the rain that washed away...
Rinsed out the colours of your eyes
Putting the gun down on the bedside table
I must have realised
It wasn't the rain
That made no difference
And I could have sworn it...
It wasn't me
Yet I did it all so coldly
Almost slowly
Plain for all to see
C'mon,
Oh c'mon please now
Talk to me
Tell me things I could find helpful
How can I stop now...
Is there nothing I can do
I have lost my way
I've been losing you
Hey...
I can still hear our screams competing
You're hissing your S's like a snake
Now in the mirror stands
Half a man
I thought no one could break
It wasn't the rain
That made no difference
Nervously drumming on: Run away
But I want the guilt to get me
Thoughts to wreck me
Preying on my mind
So, please now
Talk to me
Tell me things I could find helpful
For how can I stop now...
Is there nothing I can do
I have lost my way
I've been losing you
(You)
So, please now
Talk to me
Tell me things I could find helpful
For how can I stop now...
Is there nothing I can do
Please now
Talk to me
Tell me,
Oh, tell me what to do (Helpful)
For how can I stop now...
Is there nothing I can do
I have lost my way
I've been losing you  
I've been losing you
I've been losing you
(Talk to me)
(Run away... Run away...)  

 


 
MANHATTAN SKYLINE (LIVE FOR N.R.K. T.V.) 
(Words: Pål Waaktaar)
(Music: Mags / Pål Waaktaar)  
 
* The version of the song was released as fourth track on the "Move To Memphis" 5" CD-Single.
 
We sit and watch umbrellas fly
I'm trying to keep my newspaper dry
I hear myself say,
"My boat's leaving now"
So we shake hands and cry
Now I must wave goodbye
Wave goodbye
Wave goodbye
Wave goodbye
Wave goodbye
You know
I don't want to cry again
Don't want to cry again
I don't want to say goodbye
I don't want to cry again
I don't want to run away
I don't want to race this pain
I'll never see your face again
Oh but how
How can you say
That I didn't try...
You see things in the depths of my eyes
That my love's run dry
No...
I leave to their goodbyes
I've come to depend on the look in their eyes
My blood's sweet for pain
The wind and the rain bring back words of a song
And they say wave goodbye
Wave goodbye
Wave goodbye
Wave goodbye
Wave goodbye
But you know
I don't want to fall again
I don't want to know this pain
I don't want another friend
I don't want to try again
I don't  want to see you hurt
Don't let me see you hurt
I don't want to cry again
I'll never see your face again
How can you say
That I didn't try
You know I did
You see things in the depths of my eyes
That my love's run dry
I don't want to cry again
So I read to myself
A chance of a lifetime to see new horizons
On the front page
A black and white picture of
Manhattan Skyline  
 

ROLLING THUNDER (LIVE FOR N.R.K. T.V.)

(Pål Waaktaar / Magne Furuholmen)

 

It's the weight below us

And our fate before us

Like a rolling thunder

Rolling up from under

Don't ever leave this way

Well, it's getting harder, but hey

Through the night I tumble, yeah

And the rain gets in

Running through your skin

Soaking you outside in

The rain... it's falling

But I don't know how long it will be

Until the storm's over

I'll wait

I will

Like the years of silence

To the growing violence

Like a rolling thunder

Rolling up from under

Don't ever leave me this way

Wait a little longer, but stay

Through the night I tumble, yeah

When the rain comes in

I will shed my skin

Losing it from within

See the rain ... it's falling

But I... I won't be leaving your side

Until all is over

Yes, I'll wait

I will

So many lifetimes you've been waiting for it

All through the good times when you tried to ignore it

You hesitate

It's come too late

You hear the sound

Of when wheels engage

When the rain comes in

I will shed my skin

Losing it from within

The rain came falling

But I don't know how long it will be

Until all is over

So I'll wait

Yes, I will

Oooh

And I... I won't be leaving your side

Until the storm's over

I'll wait

Yes, I will

Oooooooh

All is over

But I'll wait

I will

 


 
(SEEMINGLY) NONSTOP JULY (LIVE FOR N.R.K. T.V.)
(Pål Waaktaar)
 
* The version of the song was released as the fourth track of the "Move To Memphis" 12" single.
 
Walking by strangers
Stranger than me
We talk of the future
Between you and me
Sweet little darling
Where will we be
Sweet little darling
Where will we be
It's hard to conceive it
All comes to an end
A joke when it's funny, well...
I laugh and pretend
We're fools to believe it
We're fools to try
To slow down this seemingly, nonstop July
We're fools to believe it
We're fools to try
To slow down this seemingly, nonstop July
To slow down this seemingly, nonstop July
 

 

SLENDER FRAME (LIVE FOR N.R.K. T.V.)

(Pål Waaktaar / Magne Furuholmen)

 

Your coat is hanging loosely

On your slender frame

There's many roads to leave by

But few come back again

I don't believe it

I believe it

Take a look around and see

What's stopping you is stopping me

One moonless night we'll make it right

We'll vanish in the dark of night

Pack up your things and go

Run down the road, don't take it slow

Pack up your things today and run away

Yeah, run away

You say it's useless crying

That never got you far

You claim there's none as lonely

Lonely as you are

I don't believe it

I believe it

Take a look around and see

What's breaking you is breaking me

One moonless night we'll make it right

We'll vanish in the dark of night

Pack up your things and go

Run down the road, don't take it slow

Pack up your things today, yeah run away

Yeah, run away

Yeahhhh

One moonless night

We'll vanish in the dark of night

Pack up your things and go

Run down the road, don't take it slow

Pack up your things today, yeah run away

Run... run... run...

Pack up your things and go

Run down the road, they'll never know

Pack up your things today, yeah run away

Run away

Running away....

 


 

SYCAMORE LEAVES (LIVE FOR N.R.K. T.V.)  

(Pål Waaktaar)
 
* A shorter live version of that song was released on the HEADLINES AND DEADLINES DVD (17 seconds from the introduction were cut).
 
Can't stop thinking 'bout it
It fills me with unease
Out there by the roadside someone's lying
Under sycamore leaves
Hey Yeah
Wet grounds, late September
The foliage of the trees
I came upon this feeling that someone's buried
Covered by sycamore leaves
Hey Yeah
I could never face it
I could never see
I could never break out
And shake its grip on me
Oh yeah....
Sycamore leaves
Yeaaaah
Sycamore leaves
Hey Yeah
I could never face it
I could never see
I could never break out
And shake its grip on me
Yeah
Can't stop thinking 'bout it
It fills me with unease
Out there by the roadside someone's lying
Under sycamore leaves
And covered by sycamore leaves
Yeah
Sycamore leaves
And covered by... Well.. Sycamore leaves
Yeah
 

 
DVD: LIVE IN SOUTH AMERICA

 


 
THE SUN ALWAYS SHINES ON T.V. (LIVE IN SOUTH AMERICA) 
(Pål Waaktaar)
 
Touch me
How can it be
Believe me
The sun always shines on T.V.
Hold me
Close to your heart
And touch me
And give all your love to me
To me...
I reached inside myself
And found nothing there
To ease the pressure of
My ever worrying mind
Wo-ohhh
All my powers waste away
I fear the crazed and lonely looks
The mirror's sending me
These days
Wo-ohhh
Touch me
How can it be
Believe me
The sun always shines on T.V.
Hold me
Close to your heart
And touch me
And give all your love to me
Please don't ask me to defend
The shameful lowlands
Of the way I'm drifting
Gloomily through time
Wo-ohhh
I reached inside myself today
Thinking there's got to be some way
To keep my troubles distant now
Touch me
How can it be
Believe me
The sun always shines on T.V.
Hold me
Yeah
Close to your heart
And touch me
And give all your love to me
Hey !
Hold me now!
Close to your heart
And touch me
And give all your love to me
Hey! Yeah
To me...

 


 

CRY WOLF (LIVE IN SOUTH AMERICA) 
(Words: Mags / Pål Waaktaar)
(Music: Mags)
 
Oooh
He came from where the winds are cold
And truth is seen through keyholes
Strange longings that'll never sleep
Oh, now he's come where no hearts beat
Cry wolf Oooh
Time to worry
Oh!
Time to worry now
You can start, but you cannot stop
You give in, but you can't give up
You can tell all your desperate jokes
To a world that puts
Your love on hold
Cry wolf Oooh
Time to worry
C'mon!
Time to worry now
Cry wolf Oooh
Time to worry  
C'mon!
Cry wolf
Yeahhh
Time to worry now  
Yeah!
C'mon!
Cry wolf Yeah
Cry wolf Oooh
Cry wolf Yeah

 


 
I CALL YOUR NAME (LIVE IN SOUTH AMERICA) 
(Pål Waaktaar/ Magne Furuholmen)
 
We got married on a cold mid-winter's morning
We said our lines
Then kissed
And it was over
Those pronouncements had such weight
I guess they made us hesitate
Hesitate
Yeah!
When she moved her hips
And swayed in my direction
I thought we could make it yet
And beat the isolation
But in that gentle dark
Man, we tore ourselves apart
Through fire and rain
Through wilderness and pain
Through the losses, through the gains
On love's roller coaster train
I call your name
I call your name
Through fire and rain
Through wilderness and pain
Through the losses, through the gains
On love's roller coaster train
I call your name
We used to laugh
Is the fire dying, babe
It hurts to ask
Let me hold you for awhile
Through fire and rain
On love's roller coaster train
I call your name
I call your name
Oooooohhhh
Oooooohhhh
Oooooohhhh
Oooooohhhh
Oooooohhhh
Oooooohhhh
Oooooohhhh
Oooooohhhh Through fire

 


 
SLENDER FRAME  (LIVE IN SOUTH AMERICA) 
(Pål Waaktaar / Magne Furuholmen)
 
Your coat is hanging loosely
On your slender frame
There's many roads to leave by
But few come back again
I don't believe it
I believe it
Take a look around and see
What's stopping you is stopping me
One moonless night we'll make it right
And vanish in the dark of night
Pack up your things and go
Run down the road, don't take it slow
Pack up your things today and run away
Yeah, run away
You say it's useless crying
That never got you far
You claim there's none as lonely
Lonely as you are
I don't believe it
I believe it
Take a look around and see
What's breaking you is breaking me
One moonless night we'll make it right
And vanish in the dark of night
Pack up your things and go
Run down the road, don't take it slow
Pack up your things today, yeah run away
Yeah
Yeah, run away
Yeahhhh
One moonless night
We'll vanish in the dark of night
Pack up your things and go
Run down the road, don't take it slow
Pack up your things today and run away
Run... run... run...
Pack up your things and go
Run down that road, don't take it slow
Pack up your things today, and run away
And run away
Run... run... run away....
Run away...

 


 
TOUCHY!  (LIVE IN SOUTH AMERICA) 
(Morten Harket / Magne Furuholmen / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
(Introduction of the song: This next song is called Touchy!)
Huh!
Donna found us in her slow and dreamy way
I can't hear a word the waiter says
She's looking older now...
The colour of her hair
She walks into the room too pleased to find me there
Me I'm touchy - Touchy you
Me I'm touchy
And you know what to do
Me I'm touchy
Touchy, touchy you
Me I'm touchy and you know what to do
Both of us together in a room by ourselves
I sneeze to look around, but there's no help
What can I do, what can I say
I'm waiting for this moment to explain itself
Me I'm touchy - Touchy you
Me I'm touchy
And you know what to do
Me I'm touchy
Touchy, touchy you
Touching love is the best I can do
Hey, this time you've gone too far
You know how touchy we are
Hey, this time you've gone too far
C'mon, c'mon, don't you know I'm touchy?
You know how touchy we are
Donna found us in her slow and dreamy way
Now she reads me what the papers say
The way she laughs at what I do
I'm waiting for this moment to explain itself through
Me I'm touchy - Touchy you
Me I'm touchy
And you know what to do
Me I'm touchy
Touchy, touchy you
Touching love is the best I can do
Hey, this time you've gone too far
You know how touchy we are
Hey, this time you've gone too far
C'mon, c'mon, don't you know I'm touchy?
You know how touchy we are
Heyyyyyy
Oh Yeah
Yeah...
(Spoken part between Magne Furuholmen and the audience)
Yeah yeah...
Yeah Yeah...
Yeah yeah...
Yeah Yeah...
Yeah yeah...
Yeah yeah...
Me I'm touchy
Best I can do
I'm touchy - Touchy you
Me I'm touchy
Best I can do
Me I'm touchy - Touchy you
Yeahhhh

 


 
SCOUNDREL DAYS (LIVE IN SOUTH AMERICA) 
(Words: Pål Waaktaar)
(Music: Mags / Pål Waaktaar)
 
Was that somebody screaming...
It wasn't me for sure
I lift my head up from uneasy pillows
Put my feet on the floor
I cut my wrist on a bad thought
I head for the door
Outside on the pavement
The dark makes no noise
I can feel the sweat on my lips
Leaking into my mouth
I'm heading out for the steep hills
They're leaving me no choice
And see... as our lives are in the making
We believe through the lies and the hating
That love goes free
For want of an option
I run the stream through
I dream pictures of houses burning
Never knowing nothing else to do
With death comes the morning
Unannounced and new
Was it too much to ask for
To pull a little weight...
They forgive anything but greatness
These are scoundrel days
And I'm close to calling out their names
As pride hits my face
Yeah
And see... as our lives are in the making
We believe through their lies and the hating
That love goes free through scoundrel days
I reach the edge of town
I've got blood in my hair
Their hands touch my body
From everywhere
But I know that I've made it
As I run into the air
And see... as our lives are in the making
We believe... as our lives are in the making... and why
That love goes free
Through scoundrel days

 


 
ROLLING THUNDER  (LIVE IN SOUTH AMERICA) 
(Pål Waaktaar / Magne Furuholmen)
 
(Spoken lines by Magne Furuholmen)
It's the weight below us
And our fate before us
Like a rolling thunder
Rolling up from under
Don't ever leave this way
I know it's getting harder, but hey
Through the night I crumble, yeah
And the rain comes in
Running through your skin
Soaking you outside in
The rain... it's falling
But I don't know how long it will be
Until the storm's over
I'll wait
I will
(Spoken lines by Magne Furuholmen : "I remember driving... in the rain, in the night... almost hitting that bus... and Terry freaking out...
I remember the truck stopped in the middle of nowhere... with the old guy with the green cap that said A-ha...
I remember the bootleg tapes... It's the only time I ever bought an A-ha album...
It was like, I could hardly recognize my own name...
I still got that tape, it doesn't sound too great...
I seem to remember some drink called (???). I had one or two.)
The rain came falling
But I don't know how long it will be
Until all is over
But I'll wait
Yes I will
I... I won't be leaving your side
Until all is over
But I'll wait
Yes, I will
Oooh
All is over
But I'll wait
And I will

 


 
I'VE BEEN LOSING YOU (LIVE IN SOUTH AMERICA) 
(Pål Waaktaar)  
 
It wasn't the rain that washed away...
Rinsed out the colours of your eyes
Putting the gun down on the bedside table
I must have realised
It wasn't the rain
That made no difference
And I could have sworn it wasn't me
Yet I did it all so coldly
Almost slowly
Plain for all to see
Now
Babe, c'mon please now
Talk to me
Tell me things I could find helpful
How can I stop now...
Is there nothing I can do
I have lost my way
I've been losing you
Hey...
I can still hear our screams competing
You're hissing your S's like a snake
Now in the mirror stands
Half a man
I thought no one could break
It wasn't the rain
That made no difference
Nervously drumming on: Run away
But I want the guilt to get me
Thoughts to wreck me
Preying on my mind
So, please now
Talk to me
Tell me things I could find helpful
For how can I stop now...
Is there nothing I can do
I have lost my way
I've been losing you
Yeah Hey
So please now
Talk to me
Tell me things I could find helpful
For how can I stop now...
Is there nothing I can do
Please now
Talk to me
Oh, tell me what to do (Helpful)
For how can I stop now...
Is there nothing I can do
I have lost my way
I've been losing you  
I've been losing you
I've been losing you
(Gonna run away)
(Gonna run away)

 


 
EARLY MORNING (LIVE IN SOUTH AMERICA) 
(Pål Waaktaar / Magne Furuholmen)
 
Early morning
Eight o'clock precise
I see the lonely August sun arise
Say you know
You will
Move me like you do
Out on the fields...
I'm waiting the whole night through
Early morning, early morning, yeah
Ran the whole way
Down to the tracks
Through the doorway
Then a last look back
Say you know
You will Move me like you do
Out on the fields...
I've waited the whole night through
Early morning, early morning, yeah
Out on the fields...
I climbed all the stairways
To find the rooftop clear
Got the shotgun lying with me here
Say you know
You will
Save me like you do
Out on the fields...
You know how it feels, yeah
Early morning, early morning
Out on the fields...
Early morning
Eight o'clock precise
 

 
TAKE ON ME  (LIVE IN SOUTH AMERICA) 
(Words: Morten Harket / Magne Furuholmen / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
(Music: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy / Magne Furuholmen)
 
We're talking away
I don't know what
I'm to say I'll say it anyway
You're all the things I've got to remember
Stumbling away
I'll be coming for your love, OK?
Take on me (Take on me)
Take me on (Take on me)
I'll be gone
In a day or two
So needless to say
I'm odds and ends
But that's me stumbling away
Slowly learning that life is OK.
Say after me
It's no better to be safe than sorry
Take on me (Take on me)
Take me on (Take on me)  
I'll be gone
In a day or two
Oh the things that you say
Is it life or
Just to play my worries away
You're all the things I've got to remember
You're shying away
I'll be coming for you anyway
Take on me (Take on me)
Take me on (Take on me)  
I'll be gone
In a day or two
(Take on me - Take on me)

Yeaaaaaaahhhhhh

(Spoken words by Morten Harket)


 
END CREDITS: ANGEL (INSTRUMENTAL) 
(Pål Waaktaar)
 
(Instrumental)

 


 

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