D I S C O G R A P H Y
 'Hooked On Winning' cover

LP - Interfusion L37794 (UK, 1982)
LP - Plant Life PLR036 (UK)


 'Hooked On Winning' cover

The Maddy Prior Band:
Hooked On Winning
  1. Long Holiday [3:45]
    (Rick Kemp)
  2. Information Station [3:45]
    (Maddy Prior)
  3. Face To Face [4:09]
    (Maddy Prior)
  4. Roll On The Day [4:24]
    (Rick Kemp)
  5. Back Into Cabaret [3:18]
    (Rick Kemp)
  6. Commit The Crime [3:35]
    (Maddy Prior)
  7. Friends [4:18]
    (Rick Kemp)
  8. Reduced Circumstances [4:05]
    (Maddy Prior)
  9. Nothing But The Best [3:50]
    (Rick Kemp)
  10. Love's Not Just A Word [3:32]
    (Rick Kemp)
  11. Girls On The Town [4:03]
    (Maddy Prior / John o'Connor)
  12. Anthem To Failure [3:45]
    (Maddy Prior)
musicians: Maddy Prior - vocals
Richie Close - keyboards
Mick Dyche - guitar and vocals
Gary Wilson - drums and vocals
Rick Kemp - bass and vocals
other credits: Produced and arrangeb by The Maddy Prior
    and Dave Cook
Recorded at Quest Studios, Lutton, UK
Engeneered by Dave Cook
Mastered by Gerge Peckham at Portland Studios,
    London, UK
Sleeve concept and design by Alan Schmidt
    and
Pat Carroll


 L y r i c s

Face To Face

I tried to call you on the telephone
The ringing tone tells me you're not home
I won't be happy til we're all alone
And we are

I wrote a letter but there's no reply
I'm feeling grieved that you didn't try
I wasn't even worth the reason why
You won't come face to face

Chorus:
I can't lie to you
Face to face
There is only the truth
Face to face
With nothing in between
I mean face to face

You with your lawyers and I with mine
You know we're wasting money and we're wasting time
You didn't have to write just to give me a sign
That you won't come face to face

Chorus

Face to face and heart to heart
Honesty at the start
Now there's no more pretending
Always choosing easy endings
You're the baddy and I'm the good
You didn't treat me the way that you should
Rejected now and misunderstood
And you won't come
Face to face

Chorus

Promise I won't shout and scream
Promise I won't cause a scene
When we come
Face to face

Commit The Crime

Remember the Christians in Roman times
And the Inquisition in Spain
Think of the Jews in Germany
It is really all one and the same
People taking time to punish
Others for the way they live
And I have it in me to commit the crime
Do you have it in you to forgive ?

Think of the petty pickpocket
That is summarily thrown in gaol
The murderer and rapist
The one who never ever gets bail
Punished for stealing from others
Things they weren't willing to give
And I have it in me to commit the crime
Do you have it in you to forgive ?

Remember that hotel room
With the plaster peeling off the wall
Threats and recriminations
Echoing down the hall
A couple trying to steal from each other
All the things that they wanted to give
And I have it in me to commit the crime
Do you have it in you to forgive ?
And I have it in me to commit the crime
Do you have it in you to forgive ?


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