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#1170075 - 10/16/20 10:55 AM Under the Lights of the Dance Floor  
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Song of nostalgia for the days when many of us spent lots of nights on dance floors in various venues. Sadly those days disappeared long before this virus hit. Would really like to see traditional dance halls come back into vogue.


UNDER THE LIGHTS OF THE DANCE FLOOR

c2020 Brian Beecher


Sometimes you just want to let your hair down and have fun
Under the lights of the dance floor
You could be out with friends tonight and finally meet the one
Under the lights of the dance floor

Having the support of good friends and being able to be yourself
Under the lights of the dance floor
Saying just whatís in your heart though your world has gone to hell
Under the lights of the dance floor

When youíre out with friends
You never know where it could lead
And to know what all could follow close behind

If you are in the mood for being
Charming, sociable and nice
Might just be saying the right thing at the right time

Sacrificing sanity at the expense of what you need
Under the lights of the dance floor
But you may encounter those who offer party drugs and speed
Under the lights of the dance floor

Something you think is fun and gets you going you may find
Under the lights of the dance floor
And it might be fun to have yourself a new partner in crime
Under the lights of the dance floor

To hang out with or compete against
So may others of your kind
But when things arenít moving as fast as youíd like

There could be some defensiveness
On your part holding you back
When things arenít moving quickly to the other side

You may be feeling restless when the right one comes your way
Under the lights of the dance floor
Looking for something exciting upon going out to play
Under the lights of the dance floor

Is your passion for drama going to override your need
Under the lights of the dance floor
Something you may regret later just might bring you to your knees
Under the lights of the dance floor

For the past four and a half months
Youíve been as lonely as can be
Now you reflect on the lessons you have learned

Are you ready to move forward
With the new love you have found
Hoping for the best and hope you wonít get burned

#1170099 - 10/18/20 04:07 PM Re: Under the Lights of the Dance Floor [Re: beechnut79]  
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Hi Brian
I think in the main it's a good, well written lyric but there's a couple of lines I think that don't really work., IMHO of course
Having the support of your friends etc seems like one of a top ten list of needs in a crisis. The new partner in crime line likewise.
Maybe simplify these?
Just my thoughts Brian
Regards
John


We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde
#1170195 - 10/22/20 11:04 AM Re: Under the Lights of the Dance Floor [Re: beechnut79]  
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Thanks for viewing. I am one that laments the fact that nobody seems to go dancing anymore. This scene was on the wane long before the coronavirus hit.


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