Stiff Little Fingers — (I Could Be) Happy Yesterday lyrics

Just like the autumn
When leaves turn brown and fall upon the ground

That's how you left me

You just went cold and everything changed round
If I could have that time again

Would we still be friends
Or am I lying?


With everything I've said and done

And every race that I have run

When there is nothing more to say

I could be happy yesterday
With every lie that I've been told

And every dud that I've been sold

I would forget them anyway

I could be happy yesterday

Goodbye forever

You packed your bags and headed out the door

I'm being clever

Seeing if there's more points I can score

And though I'm sneering all the time

I'm dying inside

Do you remember?


I could be happy

Oh, so happy

I could be happy

But it seems that I'm frustrating
All attempts at my elation

(Chorus: x 3)
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Songwriters: JAKE BURNS
(I Could Be) Happy Yesterday lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group