MINOR EARTH - MAJOR SKY

 

ORIGINAL RELEASE

 

2000

   
01. Minor Earth - Major Sky 01. Minor Earth - Major Sky
02. Little Black Heart 02. Little Black Heart
03. Velvet 03. Velvet
04. Summer Moved On 04. Summer Moved On
05. The Sun Never Shone That Day 05. The Sun Never Shone That Day
06. To Let You Win 06. To Let You Win
07. The Company Man 07. The Company Man
08. Thought That It Was You 08. Thought That It Was You
09. I Wish I Cared 09. I Wish I Cared
10. Barely Hanging On 10. Barely Hanging On
11. You'll Never Get Over Me 11. You'll Never Get Over Me
12. I Won't Forget Her 12. I Won't Forget Her
13. Mary Ellen Makes The Moment Count 13. Mary Ellen Makes The Moment Count
   
REMIXES  
14. Barely Hanging On (Single Version)  
15. Minor Earth Major Sky (ATB Club Remix)  
16. Minor Earth Major Sky (Black Dog Mix)  
17. Minor Earth Major Sky (Early Version)  
18. Minor Earth Major Sky (Ian Pooley's Deep Mix)  
19. Minor Earth Major Sky (Ian Pooley's Toothache Mix)  
20. Minor Earth Major Sky (Millenia Nova Remix)  
21. Minor Earth Major Sky (Niven's Radio Edit)  
22. Minor Earth Major Sky (Pumpin' Dolls Club Mix)  
23. Minor Earth Major Sky (Pumpin' Dolls Radio Friendly Edit)  
24. Summer Moved On (Album Version - Unmastered)  
25. Summer Moved On (Radio Edit / Radio Version)  
26. Summer Moved On (Remix by C.L.A.S.S. Production)  
27. Summer Moved On (Remix Edit)  
28. The Sun Never Shone That Day (3:30 Radio Edit)  
29. The Sun Never Shone That Day (3:44 Edit)  
30. Velvet (Alabaster Mix)  
31. Velvet (De-Phazz Mix)  
32. Velvet (Millenia Nova Mix)  
33. Velvet (New York City Mix)  
34. Velvet (Radio Version)  
35. Velvet (Stockholm Mix)  
   
VIDEOS  
Minor Earth Major Sky (CD Rom Video Track)  
Summer Moved On (QuickTime Video)  
Velvet (Enhanced Video)  

 

Magne Furuholmen: Keyboards, Strings Arrangements

 

Morten Harket: Lead Vocal

 

Paul Waaktaar-Savoy: Guitars, Strings Arrangements

 

Additional Musicians:

 

Sven Linvall: Bass on "Little Black Heart" and "Mary Ellen Makes The Moment Count"

Jøhun Bogeberg: Bass Guitar on "You'll Never Get Over Me"

 

Frode Unneland: Drums on "Minor Earth - Major Sky" and "The Company man"

Per Linvall: Drums on "Velvet", "Barely hanging On", "You'll Never Get Over Me" and "Mary Ellen Makes The Moment Count"

 

Simone: Backing Vocals on "Velvet"

Lauren Savoy: Backing Vocals on "You'll Never Get Over Me"

Vertavo Quartet: Strings on "You'll Never Get Over Me"

 
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra: Strings
 
Produced by Boogieman and Roland Spremberg.
 

Co-produced by a-ha and Kjetil Bjerkestrand. Except:

"Thought That It Was You" produced by Kjetil Bjerkestrand.

"I Won't Forget Her" produced by Boogieman.

"Mary Ellen Makes The Moment Count" produced by Paul Waaktaar-Savoy.
 
Mixed by Niven Garland. Except:
"To Let You Win" and "Thought That It Was You" mixed by Boogieman
 
Engineered by Jon Marius Aareskjold, Kjetil Bjerkestrand.
 
Arrangements by A-ha.
 

Additional Strings Arrangements by: Kjetil Bjerkestrand.

 


 

MINOR EARTH - MAJOR SKY  
(Magne Furuholmen / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
* This is the album version of the song. Several remixes were released on both 12" record and 5" CD-Singles.
 
 
I can't see me in this empty place
Just another lonely face
I can't see me here in outer space
It's so hard to leave a trace
And I try and I try and I try
But it never comes out right
Yes I try and I try and I try
But I never get it right
It's a
Minor Earth - Major Sky
Minor Earth - Major Sky
I can't see me in this lonely town
Not a friendly face around
Can you hear me when I speak out loud
Hear my voice above the crowd
And I try and I try and I try
But it never comes out right
Yes I try and I try and I try
But I never get it right
It's a
Minor Earth - Major Sky
Minor Earth - Major Sky
Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)
Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)
And I try and I try and I try
But it never comes out right
Yes I try and I try and I try
But I never get it right
It's a
Minor Earth - Major Sky
Minor Earth - Major Sky
Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)
Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)
Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)
Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)
(It's a major major sky)
(It's a major major sky)
(It's a major major sky)
 

 
LITTLE BLACK HEART   
(Magne Furuholmen / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
I never saw sunlight
Burn as bright
I never felt darkness
The way I feel it tonight
You say it's getting better
You say it's all right
But I never felt darkness
Like I feel it tonight
Little black heart
Raindrops on my window
I can't tell them apart
Like the few things forgiven
In my little black heart
You say it's getting better
We just never got it right
But I never felt darkness
The way I feel it tonight
Little black heart
Some day we will shine
Like the moon in the morning
Like the sun when it's dawning
Yes the sun when it's dawning
The sun
Some day we will shine
Like the moon in the morning
Like the sun when it's dawning
Yes the sun when it's dawning
The sun
Raindrops on my window
I can't tell them apart
Like a few things forgotten
And a few things ignored
You say it's getting better
You say it's all right
But I never felt darkness
The way I feel it tonight
Little black heart
My little black heart
 

 
VELVET   
(Lauren Savoy / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
 
Her skin is like velvet
Her face cut from stone
Her eyes when she's smiling
Will never reach home
But hear how she sings
Her touch would be tender
Her lips would be warm
But when we're together
I'm always alone
But hear how she sings
But hear how she sings
But hear how she sings
Her skin is like velvet
So I went to her home
Her place like a palace
With things you can't own
Her skin is like velvet
But hear how she sings
But hear how she sings...
Oooohhh...
 

 
SUMMER MOVED ON   
(Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
 
Summer moved on
And the way it goes
You can't tag along
Honey moved out
And the way it went
Leaves no doubt
Moments will pass
In the morning light
I found out
Seasons can't last
And there's one thing
Left to ask
Stay, don't just walk away
And leave me another day
A day just like today
With nobody else around
Friendships move on
Until the day
You can't get along
Handshakes unfold
And the way it goes
No one knows
Moments will pass
In the morning light
I found out
Seasons can't last
So there's just one thing
Left to ask
Stay, don't just walk away
And leave me another day
A day just like today
Stay, don't just walk away
With nobody else around
Reasons can't last
And there's just one thing
Left to ask
Stay, don't just walk away
And leave me another day
A day just like today
Stay, don't just walk away
With nobody else around
Summer moved on
 

 
THE SUN NEVER SHONE THAT DAY   
(Lauren Savoy / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
 
(The sun never shone that day)
(The sun never shone that day)
(The sun never shone that day)
(The sun never shone that day)
The sun never shone that day
From an early dawn the sky was grey
I never should've walked away
I know that now, but I'm here to say:
Everybody walks away
Everybody's led astray
Breaking every plan to stay
It happens all the time
The sun never shone that day
From an early dawn the sky was grey
I never should've walked I know
I see that now, but it's hard to show
Everybody's got to go
Everybody tells you so
Everybody wants to know
Why it happens all the time
I can't see the point of turning everything upside down
I can't see the point of greeting everything with a frown
I can't see the point of painting everything black or white
I can't see the point of leaving everyone full of doubt (The sun never shone that day)
(The sun never shone that day) (oh doubt)
(The sun never shone that day)
(The sun never shone that day)
(The sun never shone that day)
(The sun never shone that day)
(The sun never shone that day)
(The sun never shone that day)
The sun never shone that day
From an early dawn the sky was grey
I never should've walked away
I know that now, but I'm here to say
Everybody holds their own
Everybody lives alone
Everybody hogs the phone
It happens all the time
Everybody feels the strain
Everybody holds the pain
Everybody stays the same
It happens all the time
I can see the point of turning everything upside down
I can see the point of greeting everything with a frown
I can see the point of painting everything black or white
And I can see the point of leaving everyone full of doubt
(The sun never shone that day)
(The sun never shone that day)
(The sun never shone that day)
Everyone full of doubt
(The sun never shone that day)
(The sun never shone that day)
(The sun never shone that day)
(The sun never shone that day)
(The sun never shone that day)
(The sun never shone that day)
(The sun never shone that day)
(The sun never shone that day)
(The sun never shone that day)
The sun never shone that day
(The sun never shone that day)
(The sun never shone that day)
(The sun never shone that day)
The sun never shone that day
 

 
TO LET YOU WIN   
(Morten Harket / Håvard Rem)
 
You know I always had the strength to fight
But I got tired of the wars at night
Thinking they would end if I gave in
But I wasn't strong enough
To let you win
To let you win
Let you win
I knew the fight but I didn't know the cost
And how to stop the wheels when they're in spin
I thought you couldn't love a man who'd lost
No, I wasn't strong enough
To let you win
Let you win
It used to scare me to wake up wondering
If I'd forgotten what I was fighting for
You know that you said that you were weak and I was strong
Well, I wasn't strong enough
To let you win
To let you win
Let you win
To let you win
You know I always had the strength to fight
But I got tired of the wars at night
Thinking they would end if I gave in
But I wasn't strong enough
To let you win
To let you win
Let you win
 

 
THE COMPANY MAN   
(Magne Furuholmen / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
Andy was the company man
Responsible for signing the band
Songs came out of our mouths
And into his hands
Oh yeah
Legal help, yes we had plenty
Bank-accounts are easy to empty
Everybody's trying to help
Everyone is so friendly
Oh yeah
And we all come down
Don't make a sound as we hit the ground
Yes we all fall down
Don't make a sound as we hit the ground
Yeah
Give us something easy to sing to
Give us something simple to cling to
Something we can all understand
Said the company man
Oh yeah
We sing
And we all fall down
Don't make a sound as we hit the ground
Yes we all fall down
Don't make a sound as we hit the ground
Yes we all fall down
Don't make a sound as we hit the ground
Hey we all fall down
Don't make a sound as we hit the ground
 

 
THOUGHT THAT IT WAS YOU   
(Morten Harket / Ole Sverre Olsen)
 
I thought that it was you
The things you saw me do
They were true
Little did I know
You found me in your joy
And there was I, a little boy
My shadows they're not new
My soul's split in two
Lord, I thought that it was you
This Christmas snow that falls
Gives silence to us all, amen, amen
You know my deepest sin
You've seen me deep within
But fill me now like wind
And let the miracle begin
There's a river and you know
There's a place we used to go
That's where I throw our ashes now
I must have walked into a cave
Among these things that you must save
And there I touched the grave
You know my deepest sin
You've seen me deep within
But fill me now like wind
And let the miracle begin
You know my deepest sin 
(But fly, fly higher from it)
You've seen me deep within
(Just look into my eyes)
But fill me now like wind
And let the miracle begin
Sometimes I felt so sure
When I opened up your doors
That there'd been no one there before
You know my deepest sin
You've seen me deep within
But fly, fly higher from it
Just look into my eyes
You know my deepest sin
You've seen me deep within
But fill me now like wind
And let the miracle begin
And the secrets that you say
 

 
I WISH I CARED   
(Magne Furholmen)
 
To hold me closer or set me free
To trust completely or let it be
You don't know my destiny
You can't see what I can see
Hey - I wish I cared
Hey - I wish I cared
To love me truly or let me go
In between I don't want to know
This is how it has to be
No more us and no more we
Hey - I wish I cared
Hey - I wish I cared
Once again, on the station
See your face in a crowd
Comes again the sensation
You can't hear yourself think
With their voices inside your head
Hey - I wish I cared
Hey - I wish I cared
Hey - I wish I cared
I wish I cared
Yes I really do
I wish I cared
(Hey) I wish I cared
Yes I really do
I wish I cared
(Hey) I wish I cared
I wish I cared
(Hey)
 

 
BARELY HANGING ON   
(Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
I used to be so sensible on my own
Now I'm so sensitive it's a joke
I'm getting by on decibels like a drug
And greet every brand
New day with a shrug
I'm barely hanging on
I'm barely hanging on
I'm barely hanging on
I'm barely hanging on
I used to be so comfortable in a suit
Almost presentable next to you
I used to be so confident in a crowd
Now I can't say my own name aloud
I'm barely hanging on
So barely hanging on
I'm barely hanging on
I'm barely hanging on
And now I guess you're
Wondering why
We never could see eye to eye
Oh but never mind
And now I guess it's hard to see
What has gotten into me
Oh but never mind
Oh but never mind
Oh but never mind
I'm barely hanging on
So barely hanging on
I'm barely hanging on
I'm barely hanging on
Yeah
I'm barely hanging on
I'm barely hanging on
 

 
YOU’LL NEVER GET OVER ME   
(Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
You say you want some fun
You're not the only one
Not the only one
And you say you wanna run
You're not the only one
Not the only one
You will never get over me
I'll never get under you
Whenever our voices speak
It's never our minds that meet
You'll never get over me
I'll never get under you
Whenever our voices speak
It's never our minds that meet
You say you want some
You're not the only one
Not the only one
And you, you say you've come undone
You're not the only one
Not the only one
You will never get over me (I will get over you)
I'll never get under you (I will get over you)
Whenever our voices speak (I will get over you)
It's never our minds that meet (I will get over you)
You'll never get over me (I will get over you)
I'll never get under you (I will get under you)
Whenever our voices speak (I will get over you)
It's never our minds that meet (I will get over you)
You'll never get over me
You'll never get over me
You'll never get over me
You will never get over me (I will get over you)
I'll never get under you (I will get over you)
Whenever our voices speak (I will get over you)
It's never our minds that meet (I will get over you)
You'll never get over me (I will get over you)
I'll never get under you (I will get over you)
Whenever our voices speak (I will get over you)
It's never our minds that meet (I will get over you)
(I will get over you)
(I will get over you) Never get over me
(I will get over you)
(I will get over you) Never get over me
(I will get over you)
(I will get over you)
(I will get over you)
(I will get over you)
(I will get over you)
(I will get over you)
 

 
I WON’T FORGET HER   
(Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
I won't forget her
She was once my love
I won't forget her
She was once my love
When I hold you in my arms, Oh yeah
You know I'll let you come to no harm, Oh yeah
But if one day
Much like today
You stop and wonder what I'd prefer
Oohhhh
Well, you know that I won't forget her
I won't forget her
She was once my love
Well you know I won't forget her
I won't forget her
She was once my love
She was once my love
She was once my love
She was once my love
Did you see it in my eyes, Oh yeah
Did it make you realise, Oh yeah
That on a day
Much like today
My mind would wonder
If she's still there
Wo-ohhh
Cause you know that I won't forget her
I won't forget her
She was once my love
Well, you know that I won't forget her
I won't forget her
My love!
She was once my love
Well, you know that I won't forget her... yeah
I won't forget her
She was once my love 
When I hold you in my arms, Oh yeah
She was once my love
She was once my love
She was once my love
I won't forget her
She was once my love
I won't forget her
She was once my love
I won't forget her
She was once my love
I won't forget her
She was once my love
 

 
MARY ELLEN MAKES THE MOMENT COUNT   
(Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
Mary cries out: "for the love of God"
As she's walking out of the Laundromat
Down the street and it's the short way home
Feeling special cause she's so alone
But we know:
(The world's full of lonely people)
And it shows
(The world's full of lonely people)
She shrugs her coat off and unlocks the door
Eats her dinner on the kitchen floor
Writes a poem and turns the radio on
Every singer sings the same old song
And it goes:
(The world's full of lonely people)
And it shows
(The world's full of lonely people)
But when we she wanted me to go
She just had to let it show
To bring me down if she wanted me to leave
She just wore it on her sleeve
But at least, I was around
But when we she wanted me to go
She just had to let it show
To bring me down if she wanted me to leave
She just wore it on her sleeve
At least, I was around
Mary Ellen makes the moment count
As she's looking through old photographs
Pictures taken from an early age
Faces look back at her from the page
And they say
(The world's full of lonely people)
It's ok
(The world's full of lonely people)
It's ok
(The world's full of lonely people)
But when we she wanted me to go
She just had to let it show
To bring me down if she wanted me to leave
She just wore it on her sleeve
But at least, I was around
I was around
I was around
I was around
Mary Ellen makes the moment count

 


 
Remixes

 


 

BARELY HANGING ON (Single Version)  

(Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

* This song was the B-Side of the "Summer Moved On" Single.

 

I used to be so sensible on my own

Now I'm so sensitive it's a joke

I'm getting by on decibels like a drug

And greet every brand

New day with a shrug

I'm barely hanging on

I'm barely hanging on

I'm barely hanging on

I'm barely hanging on

I used to be so comfortable in a suit

Almost presentable next to you

I used to be so confident in a crowd

Now I can't say my own name aloud

I'm barely hanging on

So barely hanging on

I'm barely hanging on

I'm barely hanging on

And now I guess you're

Wondering why

We never could see eye to eye

Oh but never mind

And now I guess it's hard to see

What has gotten into me

Oh but never mind

Oh but never mind

Oh but never mind

I'm barely hanging on

So barely hanging on

I'm barely hanging on

I'm barely hanging on

Yeah

I'm barely hanging on

I'm barely hanging on

 


 

MINOR EARTH - MAJOR SKY (ATB Club Remix)   

(Magne Furuholmen / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

* This remix was released on both 12" record and 5" CD Single of "Minor Earth Major Sky".

 

I can't see me in this empty place

Just another lonely face

I can't see me here in outer space

It's so hard to leave a trace

And I try and I try and I try

But it never comes out right

Yes I try and I try and I try

But I never get it right

It's a

Minor Earth - Major Sky

Minor Earth - Major Sky

Minor Earth - Major Sky

Minor Earth - Major Sky

It's a

Minor Earth - Major Sky

Minor Earth - Major Sky

It's a

Minor Earth - Major Sky

Can you hear me when I speak out loud

Minor Earth - Major Sky

Can you hear me when I speak out loud

I can't see me in this lonely town

Not a friendly face around

Can you hear me when I speak out loud

Hear my voice above the crowd

And I try and I try and I try

But it never comes out right

Yes I try and I try and I try

But I never get it right

It's a

Minor Earth - Major Sky

Minor Earth - Major Sky

It's a

Minor Earth - Major Sky

Minor Earth - Major Sky

It's a

Minor Earth

Can you hear me when I speak out loud

Major Sky

I can't see me in this lonely town

Minor Earth

Can you hear me when I speak out loud

Major Sky

I can't see me in this lonely town

And I try and I try and I try

Yes I try and I try and I try

And I try and I try and I try

Yes I try and I try and I try

And I try and I try and I try

Minor Earth

Yes I try and I try and I try

Major Sky

And I try and I try and I try

Minor Earth

Yes I try and I try and I try

Major Sky 

 


 

MINOR EARTH - MAJOR SKY (Black Dog Mix)   

(Magne Furuholmen / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

* This remix was released on "Minor Earth Major Sky" 5" CD Single.

 

I can't see me in this empty place

Just another lonely face

I can't see me here in outer space

It's so hard to leave a trace

And I try and I try and I try

But it never comes out right

Yes I try and I try and I try

But I never get it right

It's a

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

I can't see me in this lonely town

Not a friendly face around

Can you hear me when I speak out loud

Hear my voice above the crowd

And I try and I try and I try

But it never comes out right

Yes I try and I try and I try

But I never get it right

It's a

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

And I try and I try and I try

But it never comes out right

Yes I try and I try and I try

But I never get it right

It's a

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

(It's a major major sky)

(It's a major major sky)

(It's a major major sky)

(It's a major major sky)

 


 
MINOR EARTH - MAJOR SKY (Early Version)   
(Magne Furuholmen / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
* This remix was released on "Minor Earth Major Sky" 5" CD Single.
 
I can't see me in this empty place
Just another lonely face
I can't see me here in outer space
It's so hard to leave a trace
And I try and I try and I try
But it never comes out right
Yes I try and I try and I try
But I never get it right
It's a
Minor Earth - Major Sky
Minor Earth - Major Sky
I can't see me in this lonely town
Not a friendly face around
Can you hear me when I speak out loud
Hear my voice above the crowd
And I try and I try and I try
But it never comes out right
Yes I try and I try and I try
But I never get it right
It's a
Minor Earth - Major Sky
Minor Earth - Major Sky
Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)
Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)
And I try and I try and I try
But I never get it right
Yes I try and I try and I try
But it never comes out right
It's a
Minor Earth - Major Sky
Minor Earth - Major Sky
Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)
Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)
Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)
Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)
(It's a major major sky)
(It's a major major sky)
(It's a major major sky)

 


 
MINOR EARTH - MAJOR SKY (Ian Pooley's Deep Mix)   
(Magne Furuholmen / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
* This remix was released on both 12" record and 5" CD Single of "Minor Earth Major Sky".
 
I can't see me in this empty place
Just another lonely face
I can't see me here in outer space
It's so hard to leave a trace
And I try and I try
Yes I try and I try
And I try and I try
Yes I try and I try
And I try and I try
Yes I try and I try
And I try and I try and I try
Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)
Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)
It's a
Minor Earth - Major Sky
Minor Earth - Major Sky
It's a
Minor Earth - Major Sky
Minor Earth - Major Sky
It's a
Minor Earth - Major Sky
Minor Earth - Major Sky
It's a
Minor Earth - Major Sky
Minor Earth - Major Sky

And I try and I try

Yes I try and I try

And I try and I try

Yes I try and I try

And I try and I try

Yes I try and I try

And I try and I try and I try

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth

Yes I try and I try and I try
But I never get it right

It's a

Minor Earth - Major Sky

Minor Earth - Major Sky

It's a

Minor Earth - Major Sky

Minor Earth - Major Sky
Minor Earth

 


 
MINOR EARTH - MAJOR SKY (Ian Pooley's Toothache Mix)   
(Magne Furuholmen / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 

* This remix was released on the 12" record of "Minor Earth Major Sky".

 

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky

It's a

Minor Earth - Major Sky

Minor Earth - Major Sky

It's a

Minor Earth - Major Sky

Minor Earth - Major Sky

And I try and I try

Yes I try and I try

And I try and I try

Yes I try and I try

And I try and I try

Yes I try and I try

And I try and I try and I try

 


 

MINOR EARTH - MAJOR SKY (Millenia Nova Remix)   

(Magne Furuholmen / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

* This remix was released on "Minor Earth Major Sky" 5" CD Single.

 

Minor Earth - Major Sky

Minor Earth - Major Sky

And I try and I try and I try

But it never comes out right

Yes I try and I try and I try

But I never get it right

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

And I try and I try and I try

But it never comes out right

Yes I try and I try and I try

But I never get it right

Minor Earth - Major Sky

Minor Earth - Major Sky

And I try and I try and I try

But it never comes out right

Yes I try and I try and I try

But I never get it right

And I try and I try and I try

But it never comes out right

Yes I try and I try and I try

But I never get it right

Minor Earth - Major Sky

 


 

MINOR EARTH - MAJOR SKY (Niven's Radio Edit)   

(Magne Furuholmen / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

* This remix was released on "Minor Earth Major Sky" 5" CD Single.

 

I can't see me in this empty place

Just another lonely face

I can't see me here in outer space

It's so hard to leave a trace

And I try and I try and I try

But it never comes out right

Yes I try and I try and I try

But I never get it right

It's a

Minor Earth - Major Sky

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

I can't see me in this lonely town

Not a friendly face around

Can you hear me when I speak out loud

Hear my voice above the crowd

And I try and I try and I try

But it never comes out right

Yes I try and I try and I try

But I never get it right

It's a

Minor Earth - Major Sky

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

And I try and I try and I try

But it never comes out right

Yes I try and I try and I try

But I never get it right

It's a

Minor Earth - Major Sky

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

 


 

MINOR EARTH - MAJOR SKY (Pumpin' Dolls Club Mix)   

(Magne Furuholmen / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

* This remix was released on both 12" record and 5" CD Single of "Minor Earth Major Sky".

 

Minor

Minor

Minor

Major Sky

Minor

Minor

Minor

Major Sky

I can't see me in this empty place

Just another lonely face

I can't see me here in outer space

It's so hard to leave a trace

And I try and I try and I try

But it never comes out right

Yes I try and I try and I try

But I never get it right

It's a

Minor Earth (Minor) - Major Sky (Major Sky)

Minor Earth (Minor) - Major Sky (Major Sky)

I can't see me in this lonely town

Not a friendly face around

Can you hear me when I speak out loud

Hear my voice above the crowd

And I try and I try and I try

But it never comes out right

Yes I try and I try and I try

But I never get it right

It's a

Minor Earth (Minor) - Major Sky (Major Sky)

Minor Earth (Minor) - Major Sky (Major Sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor

Major Sky

And I try and I try and I try

But it never comes out right

Yes I try and I try and I try

But I never get it right

It's a

Minor Earth (Minor) - Major Sky (Major Sky)

Minor Earth (Minor) - Major Sky (Major Sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor

Minor

Minor

Major Sky

Minor

Minor

Minor

Major Sky

I can't see me in this empty place

I can't see me here in outer space

Minor

Major Sky

Minor

Minor

Minor

Major Sky

Minor

Major Sky

Minor

Minor

Minor

Major Sky

Minor

Minor

Minor

Major Sky

Minor

Minor

Minor

Major Sky

Minor

Minor

Minor

Major Sky

I can't see me in this empty place

I can't see me here in outer space

 


 

MINOR EARTH - MAJOR SKY (Pumpin' Dolls Club Short Mix - Radio Friendly Edit)   

(Magne Furuholmen / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

* This remix was released on "Minor Earth Major Sky" 5" CD Single.

 

Minor

Minor

Minor

Major Sky

I can't see me in this empty place

Just another lonely face

I can't see me here in outer space

It's so hard to leave a trace

And I try and I try and I try

But it never comes out right

Yes I try and I try and I try

But I never get it right

It's a

Minor Earth (Minor) - Major Sky (Major Sky)

Minor Earth (Minor) - Major Sky (Major Sky)

I can't see me in this lonely town

Not a friendly face around

Can you hear me when I speak out loud

Hear my voice above the crowd

And I try and I try and I try

But it never comes out right

Yes I try and I try and I try

But I never get it right

It's a

Minor Earth (Minor) - Major Sky (Major Sky)

Minor Earth (Minor) - Major Sky (Major Sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor

Major Sky

And I try and I try and I try

But it never comes out right

Yes I try and I try and I try

But I never get it right

It's a

Minor Earth (Minor) - Major Sky (Major Sky)

Minor Earth (Minor) - Major Sky (Major Sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor

Minor

Minor

Major Sky

I can't see me in this empty place

Minor

Minor

Minor

Major Sky

I can't see me here in outer space

 


 

SUMMER MOVED ON (Album Version - Unremastered)   

(Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

* An unmastered version of the song was available on a German 1-track CD-R.

"Confidential personal copy - not for promotional purposes"

 

 

Summer moved on

And the way it goes

You can't tag along

Honey moved out

And the way it went

Leaves no doubt

Moments will pass

In the morning light

I found out

Seasons can't last

And there's one thing

Left to ask

Stay, don't just walk away

And leave me another day

A day just like today

With nobody else around

Friendships move on

Until the day

You can't get along

Handshakes unfold

And the way it goes

No one knows

Moments will pass

In the morning light

I found out

Seasons can't last

So there's just one thing

Left to ask

Stay, don't just walk away

And leave me another day

A day just like today

Stay, don't just walk away

With nobody else around

Reasons can't last

And there's just one thing

Left to ask

Stay, don't just walk away

And leave me another day

A day just like today

Stay, don't just walk away

With nobody else around

Summer moved on

 


 
SUMMER MOVED ON (Radio Edit / Radio Version)   
(Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
* This edit version of the song was released on the "Summer Moved On" 5" CD-Single and Cassette Single.
 
Summer moved on
And the way it goes
You can't tag along
Honey moved out
And the way it went
Leaves no doubt
Moments will pass
In the morning light
I found out
Seasons can't last
And there's just one thing
Left to ask
Stay, don't just walk away
And leave me another day
A day just like today
With nobody else around
Friendships move on
Until the day
You can't get along
Handshakes unfold
And the way it goes
No one knows
Moments will pass
In the morning light
I found out
Reasons can't last
So there's just one thing
Left to ask
Stay, don't just walk away
And leave me another day
A day just like today
With nobody else around
Reasons can't last
And there's just one thing
Left to ask
Stay, don't just walk away
And leave me another day
A day just like today
With nobody else around

Summer moved on

 


 

SUMMER MOVED ON (Remix)   

(Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
* This remix by C.L.A.S.S. Production was released on the "Summer Moved On" 5" CD-Single and Cassette Single.
 
Summer moved on
Honey moved out
Moments will pass
In the morning light
Seasons can't last
And there's one thing
Left to ask
Stay, don't just walk away
And leave me another day
A day just like today
With nobody else around
Friendships move on
Handshakes unfold
Moments will pass
In the morning light
Seasons can't last
And there's one thing
Left to ask
Stay, don't just walk away
And leave me another day
A day just like today
With nobody else around
Reasons can't last
And there's just one thing
Left to ask

 


 

SUMMER MOVED ON (Remix Edit)   

(Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
* This edited version of the C.L.A.S.S. remix was released on the Brazil-only 5" Promo Maxi CD-Single of "Summer Moved On" .
 

 

MISSING

 


 

THE SUN NEVER SHONE THAT DAY (3:30 Radio Edit)   

(Lauren Savoy / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

* This edit version was released on "The Sun Never Shone That Day" Promo CD-Single.

 

(The sun never shone that day)

(The sun never shone that day)

(The sun never shone that day)

(The sun never shone that day)

The sun never shone that day

From an early dawn the sky was grey

I never should've walked away

I know that now, but I'm here to say:

Everybody walks away

Everybody's led astray

Breaking every plan to stay

It happens all the time

The sun never shone that day

From an early dawn the sky was grey

I never should've walked I know

I see that now, but it's hard to show

Everybody's got to go

Everybody tells you so

Everybody wants to know

Why it happens all the time

I can't see the point of turning everything upside down

I can't see the point of greeting everything with a frown

I can't see the point of painting everything black or white

I can't see the point of leaving everyone full of doubt (The sun never shone that day)

(The sun never shone that day) (oh doubt)

(The sun never shone that day)

(The sun never shone that day)

(The sun never shone that day)

(The sun never shone that day)

(The sun never shone that day)

(The sun never shone that day)

The sun never shone that day

From an early dawn the sky was grey

I never should've walked away

I know that now, but I'm here to say

Everybody holds their own

Everybody lives alone

Everybody hogs the phone

It happens all the time

I can see the point of turning everything upside down

I can see the point of greeting everything with a frown

I can see the point of painting everything black or white

And I can see the point of leaving everyone full of doubt

(The sun never shone that day)

(The sun never shone that day)

(The sun never shone that day)

Everyone full of doubt

(The sun never shone that day)

(The sun never shone that day)

(The sun never shone that day)

(The sun never shone that day)

(The sun never shone that day)

(The sun never shone that day)

(The sun never shone that day)

(The sun never shone that day)

(The sun never shone that day)

 

 

THE SUN NEVER SHONE THAT DAY (3:44 Edit)   

(Lauren Savoy / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

* This alternate edit version was released on "The Sun Never Shone That Day" German Promo CD-Single.

 

 

MISSING

 


 

VELVET (Alabaster Mix)   

(Lauren Savoy / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

* This remix was released on "Velvet" 5" CD Single.

 

Her skin is like velvet

Her face cut from stone

Her eyes when she's smiling

Will never reach home

But hear how she sings

Her touch would be tender

Her lips would be warm

But when we're together

I'm always alone

But hear how she sings

Hear how she sings...

Hear how she sings...

Her skin is like velvet

So I went to her home

Her place like a palace

With things you can't own

Her skin is like velvet

But hear how she sings

Hear how she sings...

Hear how she sings...

Hear how she sings...

How she sings...

Hear how she sings...

Oooohhh...

Oooohhh...

 


 
VELVET (de-Phazz Mix)   
(Lauren Savoy / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
* This remix was released on "Velvet" 5" CD Single.
 
Her skin is like velvet
Her face cut from stone
Her eyes when she's smiling
Will never reach home
But hear how she sings
Her touch would be tender
Her lips would be warm
But when we're together
I'm always alone
But hear how she sings
But hear how she sings
Her skin is like velvet
So I went to her home
Her place like a palace
With things you can't own
Her skin is like velvet
But hear how she sings
Hear how she sings...
Hear how she sings...

 


 
VELVET (Millenia Nova Mix)   
(Lauren Savoy / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
* This remix was released on "Velvet" 5" CD Single.
 
Her skin is like velvet
Her face cut from stone
Her eyes when she's smiling
Will never reach home
Her touch would be tender
Her lips would be warm
But when we're together
I'm always alone
But hear how she sings
But hear how she sings
But hear how she sings
Hear how she sings
Hear how she sings
Her skin is like velvet
So I went to her home
Her place like a palace
With things you can't own
But hear how she sings
But hear how she sings...
But hear how she sings...
Hear how... Hear how...
But hear how she sings...
But hear how she sings...
But hear how she sings...
But hear how she sings...

 


 
VELVET (New York City Mix)   
(Lauren Savoy / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
* This remix was released on "Velvet" 5" CD Single.
 
Her skin is like velvet
Her face cut from stone
Her eyes when she's smiling
Will never reach home
But hear how she sings
Her touch would be tender
Her lips would be warm
But when we're together
I'm always alone
But hear how she sings
But hear how she sings
But hear how she sings
Her skin is like velvet
So I went to her home
Her place like a palace
With things you can't own
Her skin is like velvet
But hear how she sings
Hear how she sings...
Hear how she sings...
Hear how she sings...
How she sings...
Hear how she sings...
Hear how she sings...
How she sings...
Oooohhh...
Oooohhh...

 


 
VELVET (Radio Version)   
(Lauren Savoy / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 
* This remix was released on "Velvet" 5" CD Single.
 
Her skin is like velvet
Her face cut from stone
Her eyes when she's smiling
Will never reach home
But hear how she sings
Her touch would be tender
Her lips would be warm
But when we're together
I'm always alone
But hear how she sings
But hear how she sings
But hear how she sings
Her skin is like velvet
So I went to her home
Her place like a palace
With things you can't own
Her skin is like velvet
But hear how she sings
But hear how she sings...
Oooohhh...

 


 

VELVET (Stockholm Mix)   

(Lauren Savoy / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

* This remix was released on "Velvet" 5" CD Single.

 

Her skin is like velvet

Her face cut from stone

Her eyes when she's smiling

Will never reach home

But hear how she sings

Her touch would be tender

Her lips would be warm

But when we're together

I'm always alone

But hear how she sings

But hear how she sings

But hear how she sings

Her skin is like velvet

So I went to her home

Her place like a palace

With things you can't own

Her skin is like velvet

But hear how she sings

How she sings...

Hear how she sings...

Oooohhh... 

 


 
Videos

 


 

MINOR EARTH - MAJOR SKY (CD-Rom Video Track)   

(Magne Furuholmen / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

* This remix was released on "The Sun Never Shone That Day" 5" CD Single available in the "Minor Earth Major Box".

 

(Neil Armstrong on the Moon:

"I'm going to step off the LEM now.

That's one small step for (a) man,

One giant leap for mankind")

I can't see me in this empty place

Just another lonely face

I can't see me here in outer space

It's so hard to leave a trace

And I try and I try and I try

But it never comes out right

Yes I try and I try and I try

But I never get it right

It's a

Minor Earth - Major Sky

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

I can't see me in this lonely town

Not a friendly face around

Can you hear me when I speak out loud

Hear my voice above the crowd

And I try and I try and I try

But it never comes out right

Yes I try and I try and I try

But I never get it right

It's a

Minor Earth - Major Sky

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

And I try and I try and I try

But it never comes out right

Yes I try and I try and I try

But I never get it right

It's a

Minor Earth - Major Sky

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

Minor Earth - Major Sky (It's a major major sky)

"That's one small step for (a) man,

One giant leap for mankind"

 


 

SUMMER MOVED ON (Quicktime Video)   

(Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

* A quicktime video is available on the "Minor Earth Major Sky" Limited Edition German 5" CD-Single and the "Minor Earth Major Box" 5" CD-Single.

 

Summer moved on

And the way it goes

You can't tag along

Honey moved out

And the way it went

Leaves no doubt

Moments will pass

In the morning light

I found out

Seasons can't last

And there's just one thing

Left to ask

Stay, don't just walk away

And leave me another day

A day just like today

With nobody else around

Friendships move on

Until the day

You can't get along

Handshakes unfold

And the way it goes

No one knows

Moments will pass

In the morning light

I found out

Reasons can't last

So there's just one thing

Left to ask

Stay, don't just walk away

And leave me another day

A day just like today

With nobody else around

Reasons can't last

And there's just one thing

Left to ask

Stay, don't just walk away

And leave me another day

A day just like today

With nobody else around

Summer moved on

 


 

VELVET (Enhanced Video)   

(Lauren Savoy / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

* An enhanced video is available on the "Velvet" German 5" CD-Single and the "Minor Earth Major Box" 5" CD-Single.

 

Her skin is like velvet

Her face cut from stone

Her eyes when she's smiling

Will never reach home

But hear how she sings

Her touch would be tender

Her lips would be warm

But when we're together

I'm always alone

But hear how she sings

But hear how she sings

But hear how she sings

Her skin is like velvet

So I went to her home

Her place like a palace

With things you can't own

Her skin is like velvet

But hear how she sings

But hear how she sings...

Oooohhh...

 


 
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