Empty Glass
Pete Townshend Lyrics


Why was I born today
Life is useless like Ecclesiastes say
I never had a chance
But opportunity's now in my hands

I stand with my guitar
All I need is a mirror
Then I'm a star
I'm so sick of dud TV
Next time you switch on
You might see me, oh.what a thrill for you

I've been there and gone there
I've lived there and bummed there
I've spun there, I gave there
I drank there and I slaved there

I've had enough of the way things been done
Every man on a razors edge
Someone has used us to kill with the same gun
Killing each other by driving a wedge

[Chorus:]
My life's a mess I wait for you to pass
I stand here at the bar, I hold an empty glass

Why was I born today
Life is useless like Ecclesiastes say
I didn't get a chance
Opportunity's in my hand

I stand with my guitar
All I needs a mirror
Then I'm a star
I'm so sick of dud TV
Next time you switch on
You might see me

I've been there and gone there
I've lived there and bummed there
I've spun there, I gave there
I drank there and I slaved there

I've had enough of the way things have been done
Every man on a razors edge
Someone has used us to shoot with the same gun
We where killing each other by driving a wedge

[Chorus]

Don't worry smile and dance
You just can work life out
Don't let down moods entrance you
Take the wine and shout

[Chorus]

Lyrics © Spirit Music Group
Written by: PETER DENNIS BLANDFOR TOWNSHEND

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Comments from YouTube:

oldhiway66

Townshend’s falsetto is exquisite.

Albert Mojica, Jr.

EVERYTHING about Pete Townshend is that! He is a musical genius. metaltomotown al

Albert Mojica,Jr.

"My life's a mess. I wait for you to call." "I stand here at the bar, I hold an Empty Glass." Pete Townshend amjmetaltomotown

JoJo Norris

....I wait for you to pass....

G E

"Doo-Wop Doo-Wop"......LOL

Ida Vega-Landow

A sweet, poignant song by Pete Townshend proving he's the real brains behind all the Who's hits. Rock on, Pete!

Gurdev Singh

One of the greatest lost albums ever

R. Jay stewart

When they use terms like “musical genius” they can only describe a precious few. This is one of those few.

Truth Seeker

Will miss these legendary singers when they are gone. But their music will stay on forever!

G E

" Dont worry smile and dance you just cant work life out"

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