I need you like you need me Truly and completely Never be apart I think that you should tell me Come right out and tell me Just what's in your heart And if you think that it's all right Let's make a deal and work it out We'll walk into the sunset, you and I With no more alibis When we tell each other No more lies No more lies, no more lies No more lies I'm less sure about the 'a-o-oh, a-o-oh, ah-o-wo-a-oh-a-oh' chorus which sounds like someone being sick but there's full marks for another classic middle eight which again turns the song on it's head and like many songs with middle eights proves it's composer was at least thinking about how to offer something extra 'And if you're into wandering Cart 0 Your cart is empty. There's a worrying slide too from the democracy that this band once were and which had held just about even through 'The Other Side' even if you could see where the tide was turning. Against all the odds the seconds song on the album is rather glorious too.
Moody Blues Albums
There's no getting away from the fact that the band sold far better in this period than they'd ever done before so were clearly appealing to someone - although all too often as the album wears on us older fans get the sneaking suspicion that it isn't us anymore and for many fans this album is the last straw or, to quote one of the album's lyrics, our breaking point. Unfortunately, on Sur La Mer, most of the songs are of the light and laid-back variety; the group could have used more bombast and self-importance. But with the title line repeated a grand total of twelve times across this song once every 25 seconds or so there's simply no space for any grand revelation or any sense that this song is about a 'true' feeling at all. Cart 0 Your cart is empty. I'm not quite so sure about the right column - I think that's Graeme top right in the turban he's wearing one and playing the drums in the other pictures, though I'm not quite sure why he's wearing it