Please gather round my dearest friendsAnd to this tale your ears doth lend.My tale thus speaks, of highs and lowsAnd seems the same where life goes. There was a time when days were long All full of youth of wine of song. But time and tides are no-ones slaves They soon destroy such joyful days.
When did the party cease to be?Fun times,laughs,friends with me There came a time I crossed a line That linethat was to change my life A life that was sadwhen I care to admit A child so scared who didn’t fit Family secrets never told Parents slowly growing old A mother tornand broken inside The loss of a childthat she chose to
I thought I’d be fine soberPast all the booze temptation Of the supermarket situation Trust your gutIf you feel something is wrong It’s because it usually is I was kinda wrong There was the same old bottle Waiting Like it had been there all along I ventured forth with strength of willPicked it up, examined it until I felt it’s pullA sarcastic,
Nice to meet you; My name is ‘Al’, You ask me ‘What’s your aim?’. I am your very best friend, just listen, I’ll explain. I can make you feel good, take away your doubt, your fear,your pain. You can be free, One of us,the In Crowd The ones who know what there is to gain.