Joseph Mangano

Joseph Mangano

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The Thief

Written By: Joseph Mangano

Don’t purse your lips, I’ll try to steal a kiss
And worst of all, we’ll find something’s amiss
‘Cause I’m not supposed to have feelings like this
For you anymore
It’s not fact but you act like I’m a thief
When you have stolen hearts beyond belief
And still it gives you cause to give me grief
It’s probable but I’m halfway out the door

I’m the bandit of love
On the run from the authorities
Led by you in hot pursuit of me and my memories

But after all it’s your words that betray
That something in your voice gives you away

It’s not premeditated
I’m happy to run into you
But as you’ve already stated
We’re through, we’re through, we’re through

If I had jumped the falls, I would’ve drowned
But you were kind enough to let me down
So gently I could float back into town
In your custody
But I’ll be running from you once again
A little pained to have you as a friend
‘Cause we can’t return to how it was back then
When it was reversed and you weren’t chasing me

I’m the fugitive of love
On the run from the authorities
Led by you in hot pursuit of me and my memories
It wasn’t premeditated
I was happy to run into you
But as you’ve already stated
We’re through, we’re through, I’m through

You've Got a Choice

Written By: Joseph Mangano

Oh no, what’s this?
We’ve another pessimist amongst our ranks
So “life’s a bore”
Yeah, we’ve heard it all before
But thanks, no thanks

You fret and pout
But what are you upset about?
Who’s left to blame?
Well, you, I’d say
You give our generation a bad name

Things aren’t always great but you’ve got a choice
And everything you say just adds to the noise

You think in terms of you don’t get what you deserve
You poor little girl
Although it’s strange
I can’t remember anything you gave the world
These days the test is if you try your very best
That’s good enough
So be calm, you’ll get
Another medal just for showing up

Things aren’t always good but you’ve got a choice
And everything you do gets you so annoyed
I wouldn’t concede ignorance is bliss
But shouldn’t you be better off than this?

Oh no, what’s this? [ad lib until end]