LIFELINES

 

ORIGINAL RELEASE

 

2002

   
01. Lifelines 01. Lifelines
02. You Wanted More 02. You Wanted More
03. Forever Not Yours 03. Forever Not Yours
04. There's A Reason For It 04. There's A Reason For It
05. Time And Again 05. Time And Again
06. Did Anyone Approach You? 06. Did Anyone Approach You?
07. Afternoon High 07. Afternoon High
08. Oranges On Appletrees 08. Oranges On Appletrees
09. A Little Bit 09. A Little Bit
10. Less Than Pure 10. Less Than Pure
11. Turn The Lights Down 11. Turn The Lights Down
12. Cannot Hide 12. Cannot Hide
13. White Canvas 13. White Canvas
14. Dragonfly 14. Dragonfly
15. Solace 15. Solace
   
THE DEMOS  
16. Afternoon High (Demo Version)  
17. Differences (Original Demo)  
18. Lifelines (Demo)  
   
REMIXES  
19. Did Anyone Approach You? (Reamped)  
20. Did Anyone Approach You? (Tore Johannson Remix)  
21. Did Anyone Approach You? (Turner Remix)  
22. Dragonfly (Magne Furuholmen Solo Version)  
23. Forever Not Yours (Michael B Version)  
24. Forever Not Yours (Radio Edit)  
25. Forever Not Yours (Single)  
26. Lifelines (Album Version Edit / Radio Version Edit)  
27. Lifelines (Apoptygma Berzerk Remix)  
28. Lifelines (Boogieman Remix)  
29. Lifelines (Console Remix)  
30. Lifelines (Millenia Nova Remix)  
31. Lifelines (Palace of Pleasure Remix)  
32. Lifelines (Radio Short Version)  
33. Solace (Tore Johansson Version)  
34. Turn The Lights Down (Langer & Winstanley Version)  
35. You Wanted More (Stephen Hague Version)  
   
LIVE IN OSLO  
 36. Hunting High And Low (Live In Oslo)  
37. Manhattan Skyline (Live In Oslo)  
   
VIDEO  
Did Anyone Approach You? (Video Clip)  
Lifelines (Video)  

 

Magne Furuholmen: Keyboards
 
Morten Harket: Lead Vocal
 
Paul Waaktaar-Savoy: Guitars
 
Additional Musicians:
 

Sven Linvall: Bass on all songs except on:

"There's A Reason For It", "Time And Again", "Did Anyone Approach You"

"A Little Bit", "Less Than Pure", "Cannot Hide" and "Solace"

JÝrun Bogeberg: Bass on "A Little Bit" and "Less Than Pure"

Martin Landquist: Additional Instruments on:

"You Wanted More", "Cannot Hide" and "White Canvas"
 

Per Linvall: Drums on all songs except on:

"There's A Reason For It", "Time And Again", "Did Anyone Approach You"

and "Cannot Hide"

Attila: Beats on "Cannot Hide"
 

Anneli Drecker: Female Vocalist on "Lifelines" and "Turn The Lights Down"

 
Janne Hanssen: Strings on "Lifelines", "Afternoon High",

"Oranges On Appletrees", "Turn The Lights Down" and "Solace"

Vervato Quartet: Strings on "Time And Again"

 

"Lifelines", "You Wanted More",  "Forever Not Yours" and "Turn The Lights Down"

produced by Martin Landquist and Stephen Hague
"Cannot Hide" and "White Canvas" produced by Martin Landquist
"There's A Reason For It", "A Little Bit", "Less Than Pure" and "Solace"
produced by Ian Caple
"Time And Again" produced by Paul Waaktaar-Savoy
"Did Anyone Approach You" produced by Tore Johansson
"Afternoon High", "Oranges On Appletrees" and "Dragonfly"
produced by Clive Langer and Alan Winstanley.
 

Mixed by Michael Brauer Except :

"Oranges On Appletrees" mixed by Stephen Hague and Bob Kraushaar

"Turn the Lights Down" mixed by Stephen Hague

"Cannot Hide" mixed by Carl Michael Herlofsson

"Dragonfly" mixed by Clive Langer and Alan Winstanley

 
Joakim Milder: Strings Arrangements on "Lifelines", "Afternoon High",
 "Oranges On Appletrees", "Turn The Lights Down" and "Solace".
 

Joe Mardin: Strings Arrangements on "Time And Again"

 

Additional arrangements on "Forever Not Yours" by Keller / Schroeder

 
Additional Loops on "There's A Reason For It" by Martin Landquest

 


 

LIFELINES
(Magne Furuholmen)
 
* Several remixes of the song were released on different 5" CD-Single.
 
 
One time to know that itís real
One time to know how it feels
Thatís all
One call Ė your voice on the phone
One place Ė a moment alone
Thatís all
What do you see?
What do you know?
One sign?
What do I do?
Just follow your lifelines through
What if it hurts?
What then?
What do we do?
What do you say?
Donít throw your lifelines away
Donít throw your lifelines away
One time Ė just once in my life
Yeah
One time Ė to know it can happen twice
One shot of a clear blue sky
One look Ė I see no reasons why we canít
One chance to go back
To the point where everything starts
One chance to keep it together
When things fall apart
One sign to make us believe itís true
What do you see?
Where do we go?
One sign?
How do we grow?
By letting your lifelines show
What if we do?
What after now?
What do you say?
How do I know?
Donít let your lifeline go
Donít let your lifeline go
Aaaaahhhhh
Don't let your lifeline go
 

 
YOU WANTED MORE  
(Music: Magne Furuholmen / Morten Harket)
(Words: Magne Furuholmen)
 
You know the way
Youíve been before
Iíve seen the signs
Outside your door
You set the rules
The bitter taste
Canít be ignored
Itís just the same
Just like before
You wanted more
I loved the sun
I loved the rain
I gave it up
But all in vain
I love the way
It was before
So bittersweet
To be adored
We had it all
You let it go
You wanted more
But in the end
What is a friend
If not some one
To help pretend
Remember me
You know my name
Iím still the same
But not for you
Thatís not enough
You wanted more
I loved the sun
I loved the rain
I gave it up
But all in vain
We couldnít change
You know the score
So bittersweet
To be adored
We had it all
You gave it up
You wanted more
We had it all
You gave it up
You wanted more
But in the end
What is a friend
You loved the way
It used to be
The way it was
With you and me
You came too late
You left too soon
Just like the rings
Around the moon
We had it all
You let it go
You wanted more
We had it all
You gave it up
You wanted more
 

 
FOREVER NOT YOURS  
(Music: Magne Furuholmen / Morten Harket)
(Words: Morten Harket / Ole Sverre Olsen)
 
 
Hold me tight
This is a lonely night
And Iíve hurt you baby
Because you are my light
You make me strong
Just like you make me weak
When your hands reach out for me
Even in your sleep
Iíll soon be gone now
Forever not yours
It wonít be long now
Forever not yours
Memories
They keep coming through
The good ones hurt more
Than the bad ones do
The days were high
And the nights were deep
And I miss you baby
I miss you baby
Iíll soon be gone now
Forever not yours
It wonít be long now
Forever not yours
Iíll soon be gone now
It wonít be long now
Forever not
Forever not yours
Iíll soon be gone now
Forever not yours
It wonít be long now
Forever not yours
Forever not yours
Iíll soon be gone now (Soon I'll be gone)
Forever not yours
It wonít be long now
Forever not yours
Forever not yours
Iíll soon be gone now (Soon I'll be gone)
Forever not yours
Forever not yours
It wonít be long now
 

 
THERE'S A REASON FOR IT  
(Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
Donít know how it got away from me
Donít know how I let things go, you see
Donít know why it took a sudden turn
Didnít seem to be a big concern
And everything is all too much
Hot and bothered, yet cool to the touch
And everyone is worlds apart
It must have been this way right from the start
When thereís nothing here to save the day
Then we have to say
Thereís a reason for it
When thereís nothing left for us to do
Youíre left without a clue
Thereís a reason for it
Donít know how it got away from me
Donít know how I let things go, you see
Donít know why it took a sudden turn
Didnít seem to be a big concern
And everyone is all too well
All well-adjusted people
Canít you tell?
And everything is all too fast
Just add water
Nothingís built to last
When your colleagues canít recall your name
Time and time again
Thereís a reason for it
When your nameís the butt of every joke
Youíre just about to croak
Thereís a reason for it
And everyone is worlds apart
It must have been this way from the start
When thereís nothing here to save the day
Then we have to say
Thereís a reason for it
When thereís nothing left for us to do
Youíre left without a clue
Thereís a reason for it
When thereís nothing here to save the day
Then we have to say
Thereís a reason for it
When thereís nothing here to save the day
Then we have to say
Thereís a reason for it
Thereís a reason for it
Thereís a reason for it
Thereís a reason for it
Thereís a reason for it
Thereís a reason for it
Thereís a reason for it
 

 
TIME AND AGAIN  
(Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
The sun brought me
The moon caught me
The wind fought me
The rain got me
The road sent me
For years bent me
The stars overwhelmed me
Time and again
But now I canít see the stars
The star is a thing I canít see
And now I donít feel the same
To feel is a thing that canít be
Work crushed me
Fame brushed me
The streets hushed me
As life touched me
Time placed me
Events dazed me
Love saved me
Now and again
But now there can be no love
Love is a thing that canít be
And there can be no trust
Trust is a thing I canít see
But now there can be no love
Love is a thing that canít be
Now I canít be so strong
Strong is a thing I canít be
Be.......
Time and again
Time and again
The sun brought me
 

 
DID ANYONE APPROACH YOu?  
( Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
* The single and album versions are the same.
 
 
You never look up
You never look back
You never say anything based on fact
Youíve got issues going way back
You never say Ďhií
You never say much
You never make an effort to stay in touch
I got this feeling something happened here
Something happened here
Did anybody feel you?
Did anybody deal you?
Did anybody make you do some things now?
Did anyone approach you?
Did anybody coach you?
Did anybody tell you what to say now?
Hopeless Ė itís not hopeless
Doubtful Ė but not hopeless at all
You never looked up
You never look back
You never did anything in between
Are things black and white with you
You never believe
You never belong
You never made milestones to call your own
I got this feeling something happened here
Something happened here
Did anybody hide you?
Did anybody fight you?
Did anyone decide to do some harm now?
Did anybody read you?
Did anybody bleed you?
Did anybody feed you lots of junk now?
Hopeless Ė itís not hopeless
Doubtful Ė but not hopeless
Hopeless Ė itís not hopeless
Doubtful Ė but not hopeless at all
Hopeless Ė itís not hopeless
Doubtful Ė but not hopeless at all
Something happened here
Something happened here
 

 
AFTERNOON HIGH  
(Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
Aaaah
The sunlight hits the corner of your eye
As it bounces off the morning sky
A summer in the seventies fly by
By
Daylight hits the corners of your mind
Steals the thoughts you thought no one could find
Close your eyes and it will rob you blind
Blind
Incidental memories collide
Sentimental reveries abide
An afternoon high
Daylight hits the corners of your mouth
Steals the words that filled you up with doubt
Open up and let them all fall out
Honey smoothes the wrinkles from the bed
Gone are the indentations of your head
Leaving just a frown upon your forehead
Incidental memories collide
Sentimental reveries abide
Afternoon high
Worry works a wrinkle over time
Open eyes and let it rob you blind
Incidental memories collide
People tell me youíve been blinded by
An afternoon high
An afternoon high
An afternoon high
An afternoon high
 

 
ORANGES ON APPLETREES  
(Music: Magne Furuholmen / Morten Harket)
(Words: Magne Furuholmen)
 
Oranges on appletrees
Bugs that mate with bumblebees
Oranges on appletrees
Ahhhhhh
Water comes and water goes
Where it ends up no one really knows
Water rises, water falls
Where it comes from no one knows for sure
It seeps from every pore
We have seen the rain before
But not like this - Itís flooding every shore
People come and people go
I can hear their laughter through my door
But no oneís keeping score
Oranges on appletrees
Bugs that mate with bumblebees
One big happy family
Endless possibilities (yeah and more)
Oranges and appletrees
I see your face in front of me
You believe what no one else could see
I feel it deep inside of me
Everything we love shall be released
And everyone will see
Oranges on appletrees (for sure)
I used to be the only one
Not now since you have come
You and I have seen the signs
Thatís why weíre running blind
Running blind
Thatís why
Oranges on apple trees
Birds that mate with bumblebees
Endless possibilities (now)
Oranges on appletrees
All the things that we can see
Multi-gender wannabes
Oranges on appletrees
Bugs that mate with bumblebees
One big happy family
Endless possibilities (yeah yeah yeah)
Oranges on appletrees (for sure)
 

 
A LITTLE BIT  
(Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
And it will take a little bit of extra time
To make it shine, to make it shine
And it will take a little bit of extra care
To bring it where you think itís there
And thereís no one else around
This is what Iíve found
Anyone you see
Anyone you meet
Some one at your feet
Anyone could be that one
Anyone you know
Anywhere you go
Some one at a show
Could be that one
And it will take a little less of all youíve got
To get a shot, get a shot
And it will take a little bit of extra care
To bring it where you think itís there
And thereís nowhere else to go
This is what I know
Anyone you see
Anyone you meet
Maybe down the street
Anyone could be that one
Everywhere you look
The pages of a book
All the years it took
Everything got you down
And it will take a little while to get back home
The road is long, the road is long
And it will take a little work to get it back
To mend the cracks, to bridge the gaps
Anyone you see
Could be the one
Anyone you meet
Could be that one
Some one at your feet
Could feel the same
Making you complete
Could share your name
Everywhere you look
Pages of a book
Everything she took
Never let it keep you down
Youíre holding out for news
All broken up and bruised
A loser born to lose
Anywhere you go
Anyone you know
You think it doesnít show
But everybody knows
Anyone you see
Maybe down the street
(And it will take a little time to get back home)
Some one at your feet
 

 
LESS THAN PURE  
( Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
Weíre gonna go downtown
I hear this great new place has opened up
And when we get there I donít know
Itís taking ages
Donít you know
How long, how long
Will this go on?
How long, how long
The time drags on
How long I find I canít go on much longer now
But the place in questionís hard to find
Not a cab ride to the door
As you wonder in your doubtful mind
Is it really worth all that and more?
We seem to be a little lost or something
Iím not really sure about the choice weíre making
The toll it's taking
How long, how long
Will this go on?
How long, how long
The time drags on
How long
I find I canít go on much longer now
But the place in questionís hard to find
Like an illness with no cure
And our heads are getting wearier
And our hearts are less than pure
Less than pure
How long
I find I canít go on much longer now
And the place in questionís hard to find
Not a cab ride to the door
And our heads are getting wearier
And our hearts are less than pure
Less than pure
Less than pure
Less than pure
Less than pure
Pure
 

 
TURN THE LIGHTS DOWN  
(Magne Furuholmen / Morten Harket)
 
Turn the lights on, the night is too long
Keep yourself warm, Iím coming home
I cannot help you, you yourself must see
Decide now on what you want to be
Turn the lights down
The lights are too strong
When youíre down and out just hold on
Realize that nothing lasts long
We must believe in things we cannot see
Everythingís alright with me
Turn the lights down
The lights are too strong
Iím coming home
I just want to sleep by your side
It makes me feel so alive
I just want to sleep for a while
Oh for a while
Turn around the night is still young
Keep your lights on Iím coming home
You must decide now where you want to be
Youíre the one who said to me
Realize that nothing lasts long
Iím coming home
I just want to sleep by your side
It makes me feel so alive
So easy to love from a distance
Hard to be near when you can
Impossible now to go back to where we began
I just want to sleep by your side
It makes me feel so alive
I just want to sleep by your side
I just want to sleep through the night
 

 
CANNOT HIDE  
(Music: Morten Harket & Martin Landquist)
(Words: Morten Harket & Ole Sverre Olsen)
 
Can you see me baby
Standing in the light
I feel your catís eyes on me
Phosphor in the night
Iíll move inside
Got those eyes
Somethingís burning baby
Thatís alright
You and I
Here tonight
Meet me on the other side
ĎCause you can do me right
Take me where I cannot hide
ĎCause you can do me right
Meet me on the other side
You donít know me girl
Iím faceless in the crowd
The things I could show you baby
Come on, come on to my cloud
I, Iím alive tonight
Somethingís falling baby
You and I
Or the sky
I can see it in your eyes
Meet me on the other side
ĎCause you can do me right
Take me where I cannot hide
ĎCause you can do me right
You'll meet me baby, you know why
ĎCause you can do me right
Take me to the other side
ĎCause you can do me right
Meet me on the other side
(Let's speak French today babyÖ)
(NOTE: The French talking is quite hard to understand and decypher even for a native speaking French!) (Pour les albums (???)... et pour tous les (???), les timbres neufs doivent Ítre conservťs dans des pochettes afin qu'ils (???) sur les bords endommagťs (???) le matťriel pour plastifier (????????) les albums ont des timbres qui tiennent les marques de diffťrents fabricants contre (???) des timbres (???) des timbres destinťs ŗ des albums de (???) PiŤces de monnaie pour les cartes tťlťphoniques, pour les cartes postales ...)
Meet me on the other side
ĎCause you can do me right
Meet me on the other side
ĎCause you can do me right

 


 
WHITE CANVAS  
(Magne Furuholmen)
 
Stories are painted
In lines on your face
Misunderstandings
And little mistakes
A chance to start over
Is all that it takes
You know if you do
Your life is a canvas
The colors are you
Follow me out
Follow me Ďround
Letís make the road up as we go along
Just as we planned
You want to believe it
You know that itís true
Your life is a canvas
The colours are you
You cannot erase them
The words that were said
Just paint them over
Inside of your head
All that is needed
You know you must make
One leap of faith
Everything else will fall into place
Follow me out
Follow me Ďround
Letís make it up and go back
To where we began
All that is needed
Is one leap of faith
Everything else will fall into place
Anywhere youíll ever go
Everyone youíll ever know
You may never find it
Everyone youíll ever see
Anyone you choose to be
How you look will decide
How you look will decide what you see
Follow the moon
Follow the sun
Letís make a deal this time
To stay with the plan
All that is needed is one leap of faith
Everything else will fall into place
Everything else will fall into place
Stories are painted
In the lines of your face

 


 
DRAGONFLY  
(Magne Furuholmen)
 
I will never let you down
I will always be around
In the time we are here
Weíll see love disappear
Donít ask how
Donít ask why
Just fly, dragonfly
Just fly, dragonfly
I will never bring you down
I will always stick around
I will heat you when youíre cold
In the time we have left
Weíll raise eyes to the sky
Donít ask how
Donít ask why
Just fly, dragonfly
Just fly, dragonfly
Donít ask how
Donít ask why
Just fly, dragonfly
Just fly, fly, fly dragonfly
 

 
SOLACE  
(Magne Furuholmen)
 
Some sign of forgiveness
Some form of relief
Is all that she asks for
Is all that she needs
She waits for the day when
She feels more at ease
Some time to be cared for
Some time left in peace
Cold stars of the future
They burned bright in the past
These moments of solace
They wonít last
They donít last
Youíre wasting the moment
Biding your time
No one got ahead
Standing in line
So something is over
Before itís begun
So close she can taste it
But now it is gone
Cold stars of the future
Burned bright in the past
These moments of solace
They donít last
They cannot last
Youíre hoping for solace
Well, just look around
Everyone here is
Standing in line

 


 
THE DEMOS

 


 

AFTERNOON HIGH (Demo)  

(Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

* Note: The text is identical to that of the studio version on the album LIFELINES

 

* This recording was released on the CD Single of "Did Anyone Approach You".

 
Aaaah
The sunlight hits the corner of your eye
As it bounces off the morning sky
A summer in the seventies fly by
By
Daylight hits the corners of your mind
Steals the thoughts you thought no one could find
Close your eyes and it will rob you blind
Blind
Incidental memories collide
Sentimental reveries abide
An afternoon high
Daylight hits the corners of your mouth
Steals the words that filled you up with doubt
Open up and let them all fall out
Honey smoothes the wrinkles from the bed
Gone are the indentations of your head
Leaving just a frown upon your forehead
Incidental memories collide
Sentimental reveries abide
Afternoon high
Worry works a wrinkle over time
Open eyes and let it rob you blind
Incidental memories collide
People tell me youíve been blinded by
An afternoon high
An afternoon high
An afternoon high
An afternoon high

 


 
DIFFERENCES (Demo) 
(Magne Furuholmen)

 

* This recording was released on the "Forever Not Yours" CD Single.

 

Raise your voice
Give us hope
Make us whole
Save our souls
We have failed so many times
Our attempts in steep decline
Promises we could not keep
Differences that run too deep
We're afraid of ourselves
For a while
Keep us safe
Love is such a big idea
If you don't see it, how can we?
Promises we could not keep
Differences that run too deep
Show the way
Lead us home
We are lost
Give us hope
 

 
LIFELINES (demo) 
(Magne Furuholmen)
 
* Note: The text is the complete text of the song that can be found on the album LIFELINES. Several parts of the text were cut from the final version.

 

* This recording was released on the "Lifelines" CD Single.

 

One time to know that itís real
One time to know how it feels
Thatís all
One chance - a chance of a life time
Please, baby, please
One chance - it feels like the first time
Down on my knees
One call Ė your voice on the phone
One place Ė a moment alone
Thatís all
Yeah
One line - A thought like a flare
Now
One time - if only we dared go home
What do you see?
What do you know?
One sign?
What'll I do?
Just follow your lifelines through
What if it hurts?
What then?
What do we do?
What do you say?
Donít throw your lifelines away
Donít throw your lifelines away
One time Ė just once in my life
Yeah
One time Ė to know it can happen twice
One shot of a clear blue sky
One look Ė I see no reasons why we canít
One chance to go back
To the point where everything starts
One chance to keep it together
When things fall apart
One sign is all that we need
One look to make us believe itís true
What do you see?
Where do we go?
One sign?
How do we grow?
By letting your lifelines show
What if we do?
What after now?
What do you say?
How do I know?
You're letting your lifeline go
Donít let your lifeline go
One time is all that I ask
One wish to take of the mask
That's all
One time to know it exists
One time to know what I miss
That's all

 


 
REMIXES

 


 
DID ANYONE APPROACH YOU? (Reamped)
( Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
* This remix was released on the "Did Anyone Approach You?" CD-Single.
 
Did anybody feel you?
Did anybody deal you?
Did anybody make you do some things now?
Did anyone approach you?
Did anybody coach you?
Did anybody tell you what to say now?
Hopeless Ė itís not hopeless
Doubtful Ė but not hopeless at all
At all
At all
You never look up
You never look back
You never say anything based on fact
Youíve got issues going way back
You never say Ďhií
You never say much
You never make an effort to stay in touch
I got this feeling something happened here
This feeling something happened here
Hopeless Ė itís not hopeless
Doubtful Ė but not hopeless at all
You never come clean
You never stay clean
You never do anything in between
Everything's black and white with you
You never believe
You never belong
You never made milestones to call your own
I got this feeling something happened here
This feeling something happened here
Did anybody hide you?
Did anybody fight you?
Did anyone decide to do some harm now?
Did anybody read you?
Did anybody bleed you?
Did anybody feed you lots of junk now?
Hopeless Ė itís not hopeless
Doubtful Ė but not hopeless
Hopeless Ė itís not hopeless
Doubtful Ė but not hopeless at all
Hopeless
Hopeless
Hopeless
At all

 


 

DID ANYONE APPROACH YOU? (Tore Johannson Remix)

( Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

* This remix was released on the "Did Anyone Approach You?" CD-Single.

 

You never look up

You never look back

You never say anything based on fact

Youíve got issues going way back

You never say Ďhií

You never say much

You never make an effort to stay in touch

I got this feeling something happened here

Something happened here

Did anybody feel you?

Did anybody deal you?

Did anybody make you do some things now?

Did anyone approach you?

Did anybody coach you?

Did anybody tell you what to say now?

Hopeless Ė itís not hopeless

Doubtful Ė but not hopeless at all

You never looked up

You never look back

You never did anything in between

Are things black and white with you

You never believe

You never belong

You never made milestones to call your own

I got this feeling something happened here

Something happened here

(Did anybody hide you?)

(Did anybody fight you?)

(Did anyone decide to do some harm now?)

(Did anybody read you?)

(Did anybody bleed you?)

(Did anybody feed you lots of junk now?)

(Hopeless Ė itís not hopeless)

(Doubtful Ė but not hopeless)

(Did anybody hide you?)

(Did anybody fight you?)

(Did anyone decide to do some harm now?)

(Did anybody read you?)

(Did anybody bleed you?)

(Did anybody feed you lots of junk now?)

Did anybody feel you?

Did anybody deal you?

Did anybody make you do some things now?

Did anyone approach you?

Did anybody coach you?

Did anybody tell you what to say now?

Hopeless Ė itís not hopeless

Doubtful Ė but not hopeless at all

At all

 


 

DID ANYONE APPROACH YOU? (Turner Remix)

( Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

* This remix was released on the "Did Anyone Approach You?" CD-Single.

 

You never look up

You never look back

You never say anything based on fact

Youíve got issues going way back

You never say Ďhií

You never say much

You never make an effort to stay in touch

I got this feeling something happened here

Did anybody feel you?

Did anybody deal you?

Did anybody make you do some things now?

Did anyone approach you?

Did anybody coach you?

Did anybody tell you what to say now?

Hopeless Ė itís not hopeless

Doubtful Ė but not hopeless at all

You never come clean

You never stay clean

You never do anything in between

Everything's black and white with you

You never looked up

You never look back

You never did anything in between

Are things black and white with you

You never believe

You never belong

You never made milestones to call your own

I got this feeling something happened here

Did anybody feel you?

Did anybody deal you?

Did anybody make you do some things now?

Did anyone approach you?

Did anybody coach you?

Did anybody tell you what to say now?

Hopeless Ė itís not hopeless

Doubtful Ė but not hopeless at all

Hopeless Ė itís not hopeless

Doubtful Ė but not hopeless at all

At all

At all

At all

You never say Ďhií

You never say much

You never make an effort to stay in touch

I got this feeling something happened here

 


 

DRAGONFLY (Magne Furuholmen Solo Version)

(Magne Furuholmen)

 

* This version of the song was released on the "Lifelines" German Red CD-Single.

It had previously been released on Magne Furuholmen's 2001 solo album DRAGONFLY (ōyenstikker).

 

I will never let you down

I will always be around

I will never raise my voice

I will keep this tender poise

In the time we are here

We'll see love disappear

In the time that we're here

We'll be lost in our fear

Lost in our fear

I will never bring you down

I will always stick around

I will heat you when youíre cold

I will nurse you when you're old

In the time we have left

Weíll raise eyes to the sky

Donít ask how

Donít ask why

Just fly, dragonfly

Fly, dragonfly

Just fly, dragonfly

 


 

FOREVER NOT YOURS (Michael B. Version)

(Music: Magne Furuholmen / Morten Harket)

(Words: Morten Harket / Ole Sverre Olsen)

 

 

* This version was released on a 1-track German promo "Safety Copy" CD Single.

 

MISSING

 


 

FOREVER NOT YOURS (Promo Radio Edit)

(Music: Magne Furuholmen / Morten Harket)

(Words: Morten Harket / Ole Sverre Olsen)

 

 

* This version was released on a 1-track German promo "Safety Copy" CD Single.

 

Hold me tight

This is a lonely night

And Iíve hurt you baby

Because you are my light

You make me strong

Just like you make me weak

When your hands reach out for me

Even in your sleep

Iíll soon be gone now

Forever not yours

It wonít be long now

Forever not yours

Memories

They keep coming through

The good ones hurt more

Than the bad ones do

The days were high

And the nights were deep

And I miss you baby

I miss you baby

Iíll soon be gone now

Forever not yours

It wonít be long now

Forever not yours

Iíll soon be gone now

It wonít be long now

Forever not

Forever not yours

Iíll soon be gone now

Forever not yours

It wonít be long now

Forever not yours

Forever not yours

Iíll soon be gone now

Forever not yours

It wonít be long now

Forever not yours

Forever not yours

Iíll soon be gone now

Forever not yours

Forever not yours

It wonít be long now

 


 

FOREVER NOT YOURS (Single Version)

(Music: Magne Furuholmen / Morten Harket)

(Words: Morten Harket / Ole Sverre Olsen)

 

 

* This version was released on the "Forever Not Yours" CD Single. It slightly differs from the album version with less backing vocals on the last chorus.

 

Hold me tight

This is a lonely night

And Iíve hurt you baby

Because you are my light

You make me strong

Just like you make me weak

When your hands reach out for me

Even in your sleep

Iíll soon be gone now

Forever not yours

It wonít be long now

Forever not yours

Memories

They keep coming through

The good ones hurt more

Than the bad ones do

The days were high

And the nights were deep

And I miss you baby

I miss you baby

Iíll soon be gone now

Forever not yours

It wonít be long now

Forever not yours

Iíll soon be gone now

It wonít be long now

Forever not

Forever not yours

Iíll soon be gone now

Forever not yours

It wonít be long now

Forever not yours

Forever not yours

Iíll soon be gone now (Soon I'll be gone)

Forever not yours

It wonít be long now

Forever not yours

Forever not yours

Iíll soon be gone now (Soon I'll be gone)

Forever not yours

Forever not yours

It wonít be long now

 


 

LIFELINES (Album Version Edit / Radio Version Edit)
(Magne Furuholmen)
 

 

* This version was released on the "Lifelines" CD Single.

 

One time to know that itís real

One time to know how it feels

Thatís all

One call Ė your voice on the phone

One place Ė a moment alone

Thatís all

What do you see?

What do you know?

One sign?

What do I do?

Just follow your lifelines through

What if it hurts?

What then?

What do we do?

What do you say?

Donít throw your lifelines away

Donít throw your lifelines away

One time Ė just once in my life

Yeah

One time Ė to know it can happen twice

One shot of a clear blue sky

One look Ė I see no reasons why we canít

One chance to go back

To the point where everything starts

One chance to keep it together

When things fall apart

One sign to make us believe itís true

What do you see?

Where do we go?

One sign?

How do we grow?

By letting your lifelines show

What if we do?

What after now?

What do you say?

How do I know?

Donít let your lifeline go

Donít let your lifeline go

Aaaaahhhhh

Don't let your lifeline go

 


 

LIFELINES (Apoptygma Berzerk Remix)
(Magne Furuholmen)
 
* This version was released on the "Lifelines" Fan CD Single.
 
 
One time to know that itís real
One time to know how it feels
Thatís all
One call Ė your voice on the phone
One place Ė a moment alone
Thatís all
What do you see?
What do you know?
One sign?
What do I do?
Just follow your lifelines through
What if it hurts?
What then?
What do we do?
What do you say?
Donít throw your lifelines away
Donít throw your lifelines away
One time Ė just once in my life
Yeah
One time Ė to know it can happen twice
One shot of a clear blue sky
One look Ė I see no reasons why we canít
One chance to go back
To the point where everything starts
One chance to keep it together
When things fall apart
One sign to make us believe itís true
What do you see?
What do you know?
One sign?
What do I do?

By letting your lifelines show

What if it hurts?

What then?

What do we do?

What do you say?

Donít let your lifeline go

What do you see?

What do you know?

One sign?

What do I do?

By letting your lifelines show

What if it hurts?

What then?

What do we do?

What do you say?

Donít let your lifeline go

Donít let your lifeline go
Aaaaahhhhh
Don't let your lifeline go

Aaaaahhhhh 

 


 

LIFELINES (Boogieman Remix)
(Magne Furuholmen)
 
* This version of the song was released on the "Lifelines" German Green CD-Single.
 
One time to know that itís real
One time to know how it feels
Thatís all
One call Ė your voice on the phone
One place Ė a moment alone
Thatís all
What do you see?
What do you know?
One sign?
What do I do?
Just follow your lifelines through
What if it hurts?
What then?
What do we do?
What do you say?
Donít throw your lifelines away
Donít throw your lifelines away

Aaaaahhhhh

One time Ė just once in my life
Yeah
One time Ė to know it can happen twice
One shot of a clear blue sky
One look Ė I see no reasons why we canít

What do you see?

What do you know?

One sign?

What do I do?

Just follow your lifelines through 

What if it hurts?

What then?

What do we do?

What do you say?

Donít throw your lifelines away

Don't let your lifeline go 

Aaaaahhhhh

One chance to go back
To the point where everything starts
One chance to keep it together
When things fall apart
One sign to make us believe itís true
What do you see?
Where do we go?
One sign?
How do we grow?
By letting your lifelines show
What if we do?
What after now?
What do you say?
How do I know?
Donít let your lifeline go
Donít let your lifeline go
Aaaaahhhhh
Don't let your lifeline go

 


 

LIFELINES (Console Remix)
(Magne Furuholmen)
 
* This version of the song was released on the "Lifelines" German Green CD-Single.
 
One time to know that itís real
One time to know how it feels
Thatís all
One call Ė your voice on the phone
One place Ė a moment alone
Thatís all
What do you see?
What do you know?
One sign?
What do I do?
Just follow your lifelines through
Through
What if it hurts?
What then?
What do we do?
What do you say?
Just follow your lifelines through
Through
Through
Through
One time Ė just once in my life
One time Ė to know it can happen twice
One shot of a clear blue sky
One look Ė I see no reasons why...
One chance to go back
To the point where everything starts
One chance to keep it together
When things fall apart
One sign to make us believe itís true
What do you see?
What do you know?
One sign?
What do I do?
Just follow your lifelines through
Through
What if it hurts?

What then?

What do we do?

What do you say?

Just follow your lifelines through

Through

Through

Through

Through

Through

Just follow your lifelines through

Through

Through

Just follow your lifelines

 


 

LIFELINES (Millenia Nova Mix)
(Magne Furuholmen)
 
* This version of the song was released on the "Lifelines" German Green CD-Single.
 
One time to know how it feels
One time to know that itís real
Thatís all
That's all
One call Ė your voice on the phone
That's all
Thatís all
What do you see?
What do you know?
One sign?
What do I do?
What if it hurts?
What then?
What do we do?
What do you say?

What do you see?

What do you know?

One sign?

What do I do?

What if it hurts?

What then?

What do we do?

What do you say?

Donít throw your lifelines away

What do you see?

What do you know?

One sign?

What do I do?

What if it hurts?

What then?

What do we do?

What do you say?

One time to know that itís real

Thatís all
Thatís all
One call Ė your voice on the phone
Thatís all
Thatís all

What do you see?

What do you know?

One sign?

What do I do?

What do I do?

What do I do?

What do I do?

What do I do?

Don't let your lifeline go

What do I do?

What do you see?

What do you know?

One sign?

What do I do?

What do I do?

What do I do?

What if it hurts?

What do I do?

What then?

What do I do?

What do we do?

What do you say?

What do I do? 

Don't let your lifeline go

What do I do?

What do you see?

What do you know?

One sign?

What do I do?

What if it hurts?

What then?

What do we do?

What do you say?

Don't let your lifeline go 

 


 

LIFELINES (Palace Of Pleasure Remix)
(Magne Furuholmen)
 
* This version of the song was released on the "Lifelines" German Green CD-Single.
 
One time to know that itís real
One time to know how it feels
Thatís all
One call Ė your voice on the phone
One place Ė a moment alone
Thatís all
Aaaaahhhhh
Aaaaahhhhh
One time Ė just once in my life
Yeah
One time Ė to know it can happen twice
One shot of a clear blue sky
One look Ė I see no reasons why we canít

Aaaaahhhhh

Aaaaahhhhh

One chance to go back
To the point where everything starts
One chance to keep it together
When things fall apart
 

 

LIFELINES (Radio Short Version)
(Magne Furuholmen)
 

 

* This version was released in Denmark on a "Lifelines" Promo CD Single. It fades out at 3:35.

 

One time to know that itís real

One time to know how it feels

Thatís all

One call Ė your voice on the phone

One place Ė a moment alone

Thatís all

What do you see?

What do you know?

One sign?

What do I do?

Just follow your lifelines through

What if it hurts?

What then?

What do we do?

What do you say?

Donít throw your lifelines away

Donít throw your lifelines away

One time Ė just once in my life

Yeah

One time Ė to know it can happen twice

One shot of a clear blue sky

One look Ė I see no reasons why we canít

One chance to go back

To the point where everything starts

One chance to keep it together

When things fall apart

One sign to make us believe itís true

What do you see?

Where do we go?

One sign?

How do we grow?

By letting your lifelines show

What if we do?

What after now?

What do you say?

How do I know?

Donít let your lifeline go

Donít let your lifeline go

Aaaaahhhhh

 


 

SOLACE (Tore Johansson Version)  

(Magne Furuholmen)

 

* This version of the song was released on the "Lifelines" German Red CD-Single.

 

Some sign of forgiveness

Some form of relief

Is all that she asks for

Is all that she needs

She waits for the day when

She feels more at ease

Some time to be cared for

Some time left in peace

Cold stars of the future

They burned bright in the past

These moments of solace

It wonít last

They cannot last

Youíre wasting the moment

Biding your time

No one got ahead

Standing in line

So something is over

Before itís begun

So close she can taste it

But now it is gone

Cold stars of the future

Burned bright in the past

These moments of solace

It wonít last

They cannot last

Youíre hoping for solace

Well, just look around

Everyone here is

Standing in line

 


 

TURN THE LIGHTS DOWN (Langer And Winstanley Version)

(Magne Furuholmen / Morten Harket)

 

* This version of the song was released on the "Lifelines" German Red CD-Single.

 

Turn the lights on, the night is too long

Keep yourself warm, Iím coming home

I cannot help you, you yourself must see

Decide now on what you want to be

Turn the lights down

The lights are too strong

When youíre down and out just hold on

Realize that nothing lasts long

We must believe in things we cannot see

Everythingís alright with me

Turn the lights down

The lights are too strong

Iím coming home

I just want to sleep by your side

It makes me feel so alive

I just want to sleep through the night

Oooh

Turn around the night is still young

Realize that things could go wrong

You must decide now where you want to be

Youíre the one who said to me

Realize that nothing lasts long

Iím coming home

I just want to sleep by your side

It makes me feel so alive

I know

So easy to love from a distance

Hard to be near when you can

Impossible now to go back to where we began

I just want to sleep by your side

It makes me feel so alive

I just want to sleep by your side

I just want to sleep through the night

I wish I could sleep by your side

It makes me feel so alive

I just want to sleep by your side

It makes me feel so alive

Ohhhh

 


 

YOU WANTED MORE (Stephen Hague Version)  

(Music: Magne Furuholmen / Morten Harket)

(Words: Magne Furuholmen)

 

* This version of the song was released on the "Lifelines" German Red CD-Single.

 

You know the way

Youíve been before

Iíve seen the signs

Outside your door

You set the rules

The bitter taste

Canít be ignored

Itís just the same

Just like before

You wanted more

I loved the sun

I loved the rain

I gave it up

But all in vain

I love the way

It was before

So bittersweet

To be adored

We had it all

You let it go

You wanted more

But in the end

What is a friend

If not some one

To help pretend

Remember me

You know my name

Iím still the same

But not for you

Thatís not enough

You wanted more

I loved the sun

I loved the rain

I gave it up

But all in vain

We couldnít change

You know the score

So bittersweet

To be adored

We had it all

You gave it up

You wanted more

We had it all

You gave it up

You wanted more

But in the end

What is a friend

You loved the way

It used to be

The way it was

With you and me

You came too late

You left too soon

Just like the rings

Around the moon

We had it all

You let it go

You wanted more

We had it all

You gave it up

You wanted more

 


 

LIVE IN OSLO

 


 

HUNTING HIGH AND LOW (Live In Oslo)  

(PŚl Waaktaar)
 
* This live version of the song was released on the "Forever Not Yours" German CD-Single and the "Lifelines" U.K. CD-Single. It is in fact nearly the same live recording as the one from the HOMECOMING - VALLHALL concert except that it is 50 seconds shorter.
 
(Spoken words in Norwegian)
Time for bed
We'd like to...
To play one of the cornerstones of...
Of our work.
(Spoken words in Norwegian)
Here I am
And within the reach of my hands
She's sound asleep and she's sweeter now
Than the wildest dream could have seen her
And I watch her slipping away
Though I know I'll be hunting high and low
High
There's no end to the lengths I'll go to
Hunting high and low
High
There's no end to lengths I'll go
To find her again
Upon this my dreams are depending
Through the dark
I sense the pounding of her heart
Next to mine
She's the sweetest love I could find
So I guess I'll be hunting high and low
High
There's no end to the lengths I'll go to
High and low
High
Do you know what it means to love you
I'm hunting high and low
And now she's telling me she's got to go away
I'll always be hunting high and low
Only for you
Watch me tearing myself to pieces
Hunting high and low
High
There's no end to the lengths I'll go to
Oh

(Spoken words in Norwegian)

Hunting high and low
There you go
High
There's no end to lengths I'll go
Hunting high and low
High
There's no end to lengths I'll go

Don't sound so sad

Hunting high and low
High
There's no end to lengths I'll go
Hunting high and low
High
There's no end to lengths I'll go

Yeahhhhhh

For you I'll be hunting high and low

(Spoken words in Norwegian)

Thank you very much.

 


 
MANHATTAN SKYLINE (Live In Oslo)   
(Words: PŚl Waaktaar)
(Music: Mags / PŚl Waaktaar)  
 
* This live version of the song was released on the "Forever Not Yours" German CD-Single and the "Lifelines" U.K. CD-Single. It is in fact nearly the same live recording as the one from the HOMECOMING - VALLHALL concert except that it is 24 seconds longer.
 
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
Wave goodbye
You know
I don't want to cry again
Don't want to cry again
I don't want to say goodbye
Don't want to cry again
I don't want to race the pain
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
We 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
Singing 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
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
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

 


 

VIDEOS

 


 

DID ANYONE APPROACH YOU (Video Version) 

( Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

* The video version is the same as the album version.

 

You never look up

You never look back

You never say anything based on fact

Youíve got issues going way back

You never say Ďhií

You never say much

You never make an effort to stay in touch

I got this feeling something happened here

Something happened here

Did anybody feel you?

Did anybody deal you?

Did anybody make you do some things now?

Did anyone approach you?

Did anybody coach you?

Did anybody tell you what to say now?

Hopeless Ė itís not hopeless

Doubtful Ė but not hopeless at all

You never looked up

You never look back

You never did anything in between

Are things black and white with you

You never believe

You never belong

You never made milestones to call your own

I got this feeling something happened here

Something happened here

Did anybody hide you?

Did anybody fight you?

Did anyone decide to do some harm now?

Did anybody read you?

Did anybody bleed you?

Did anybody feed you lots of junk now?

Hopeless Ė itís not hopeless

Doubtful Ė but not hopeless

Hopeless Ė itís not hopeless

Doubtful Ė but not hopeless at all

Hopeless Ė itís not hopeless

Doubtful Ė but not hopeless at all

Something happened here

Something happened here

 


 
LIFELINES (Video Version)  
(Magne Furuholmen)
 
* The video version is the same as the album version. It was released on the "Lifelines" U.K. CD-Single.
 
One time to know that itís real
One time to know how it feels
Thatís all
One call Ė your voice on the phone
One place Ė a moment alone
Thatís all
What do you see?
What do you know?
One sign?
What do I do?
Just follow your lifelines through
What if it hurts?
What then?
What do we do?
What do you say?
Donít throw your lifelines away
Donít throw your lifelines away
One time Ė just once in my life
Yeah
One time Ė to know it can happen twice
One shot of a clear blue sky
One look Ė I see no reasons why we canít
One chance to go back
To the point where everything starts
One chance to keep it together
When things fall apart
One sign to make us believe itís true
What do you see?
Where do we go?
One sign?
How do we grow?
By letting your lifelines show
What if we do?
What after now?
What do you say?
How do I know?
Donít let your lifeline go
Donít let your lifeline go
Aaaaaaaahhhhhhhh
Don't let your lifeline go

 


 

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