The Works Lyrics

Who can it be knocking at my door?
Go 'way, don't come 'round here no more
Can't you see that it's late at night?
I'm very tired, and I'm not feeling right
All I wish is to be alone
Stay away, don't you invade my home
Best off if you hang outside
Don't come in, I'll only run and hide

Who can it be now?
Who can it be now?
Who can it be now?
Who can it be now?

Who can it be knocking at my door?
Make no sound, tip-toe across the floor
If he hears, he'll knock all day
I'll be trapped, and here I'll have to stay
I've done no harm, I keep to myself
There's nothing wrong with my state of mental health
I like it here with my childhood friend
Here they come, those feelings again!

Who can it be now?
Who can it be now?
Who can it be now?
Who can it be now?

Is it the man come to take me away?
Why do they follow me?
It's not the future that I can see
It's just my fantasy


Hoo, hoo, hoo

Who can it be now?
Who can it be now?
Who can it be now?
Who can it be now?

Oh oh oh who can it be now?
Oh where we are
Who can it, who can it
Oh who can it now
Oh where we are
Yeah yeah yeah

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing
Written by: Colin James Hay

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

John Lennon

My review on the works
Side 1
Track 1 - Radio Gaga (Great opting to a great album really sets the mood for what will be ahead for it. Is there anything I should really say that hasn’t been said such a brilliant song and is a great staple for queen history) obvious 10/10
Track 2 - Tear it up ( very underrated song has a really cool rock style that they used to have in the 70s not a crazy fans of the drums on this one but other than that this is a great rocker. Also Freddie Mercury’s vocals are f***ing awsome) clear 10/10
Track 3 - It’s a Hard Life ( the beginnings kinda bland but other than that this is such a great song has the feeling that “The Game” exempt I like this much better, I love the drums on this one and the guitar, in fact I just think this is a perfect song very underrated) great tune 9/10
Track 4 - Man on the Prowl ( very good song to end the side on just like on “the game” album they ended the side with crazy little thing called love, unpopular this is way better than CLTCL just the way Freddie sings the song is just so good (what do you expect he’s the best singer ever) just an overall great song 10/10
Side 2
Track 1 - Machines (or ‘back to humans) ( the begging is hot shit it’s garbage never heard of anything more outdated than the begging other than that this is an incredible song off the album you can say this is a guilty pleasure for me (expect the begging) the way the instruments works with true vocals of mercury is fansastic.) Great song just don’t like the beginning 7/10
Track 2 - I want to break free ( like I said with radio Gaga is there anything I can say about this Awsome song that hasn’t been said before just an amazing song) like before obvious 10/10
Track 3 - keep passing the open window ( fucking amazing vocals by murcury and also the instrumentation is awsome as well this song doesn’t get the attention it deserves the way he and queen sings the Corus is awsome) just an overall great song 10/10
Track 4 - hammer to fall ( it was perfect in the live aid performance, and for my option I think it’s perfect here. Yes it’s different from the live version but I like that just unique how use the background vocals it almost sounds like there’s a lot of people sings on the corus, also Brian mays guitar is just awsome great work for him) perfect rocker 10/10
Track 5 - is this the world we created... ? ( very bitter end to the works also being the only song on the alum with no synthesizer. And that is the reason why it’s my favorite song on the work. I love how he uses his full emotion to the problom that we’re going on and also did a great job singing it on live aid (check it out NOW) and they way Brian may plays the acoustic guitar just brilliant. I love how we go from a hard rocker (Hammer to fall) to the very bitter sad song (is this the world we created... ?) crazy how relevant this song is which is sad to think about it especially with COVID 19.) Perfect ending to an album 100/10

All comments from YouTube:

Julia Ellegood

God, I love this band!

Nolan Schmidt

Yeah...Queen stimulates....it is just a Joy to Dream and Rock around.

Celso Paes

I remember Rock in Rio '85. Rádio gaga, 250 mil. Dreams in Rio Brasil 🇧🇷

Celso Paes

@Raimundo Nunes claro. Yes demais..aliás..stil loving tou dos Scorpions.. love ain't no strange do whitesnake, e tantas outras marcantes...assim como a nossa brazuca pro dia nascer feliz, Cazuza brindando a abertura política, a esperança do Brasileiro q nunca morre de viver dias melhores !
Abraço ao amigo do Maranhão!!

Raimundo Nunes

Celso,eu moro em São Luís no Maranhão eu tinha 28 anos e fui ao Rock in Rio, realmente essa música ficou marcada como o "Rio do Rock in Rio" assim como Owner of lonely heart do Yes, lembra?///Celso I live in São Luís State of Maranhão, I was 28 years old when I went to Rock in Rio, really this song became the face of Rio as "Rio of Rock in Rio" the same to Owner of lonely heart by Yes.

Candido Siqueira

Excelente esse álbum,, fantástica essa banda , Quem inesquecível,,🎸🎶🎸🎶🎸🎶🎤🎤🇧🇷

Carlos Sabá

Machines (Or Back To Humans)

Milosz Niziol

To me, this album is the least amazing one by Queen which only shows what a bunch of talented geniuses Queen was.

Susan Orchard

My favorite Queen album!

Frank Messina

i like Brian May's solo on Hammer to Fall, original and rockin'

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