Sneaker

Let it split,
In your spine.
And you knew,
That half the time there’s a fault,
Through your heart.
Keeps you down.
Holds you dying at the start.
Your so young.
You were wrong,
To learn about it now.
It’s too late,
To come down,
When the spark ignites your heart.

Crazy,
And young,
You explode.
It flashes into your eye.
You can’t think,
To see straight,
When the burning hits inside.
Don’t get up.
It’s the pain.
And it hits you down and down.
Let it flow.
Let it ride,
Like a rocket through your heart.

When the clouds part,
See again,
Like we did.
When the storming parts,
I’ll come for you.
Then again.
But until then,
Stay in here on our own.
But until then…
But until then…

When the clouds part,
See again,
Like we did.
When the storming parts,
I’ll come for you.
Then again.
But until then,
Stay in here on our own.
But until then…
But until then…

Song Notes

“Sneaker” was co written by Mark Hamilton and Barry Peak, Peak being the guitarist from Downpatrick band Backwater. The song was originally called “Easter Island” and was performed by a side project band called Sneaker that contained Hamilton on bass, Peak on lead and vocals, McMurray on guitar and the Backwater drummer. This was done as Tim was in the Rockfields studio finishing parts of 1977.