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Fear

Inside Edge band photograph in black and white. The photo was taken at Stockport Coal Yard for the Caged Bird recordings. Left to right: Carl (drums), Nigel (bass), Mike (guitar), and Matt (vocals).

Intro – Fear

Piercing eyes

Peering upon its prey

Grip you tight

Leave you with nothing to say

Intro Chorus

Don’t be afraid

Just keep them at bay

Don’t be afraid

Just you walk

Just you walk away

Verse 2

Looking out

Searching for the one in charge

How many stripes

Does he have to wear down his arm

Chorus

Don’t be afraid

Just keep them at bay

Don’t be afraid

Just you walk away

Verse 3

Piercing eyes

Peering upon its prey

Grip you tight

Leave you with nothing to say

Chorus

Don’t be afraid

Just you look the other way

Don’t be afraid

I’ll hope you see another day

Middle Eight

Another day, another day, today

Tears run fast, end edges near

Rubbing salt, into your wounds

Eyes bulge with fear

Afraid

Verse 4

Looking out

Searching for the one in charge

How many stripes

Does he have to wear down his arm

Outro Chorus

Don’t be afraid

It happens to us all

Don’t be afraid

In time we all must fall

Lyrics & Music by Inside Edge

Copyright © 1988 Inside Edge (Carl, Matt, Mike & Nigel). All Rights Reserved

Mike - Guitar & Backing Vocals, black and white photograph taken in the rehearsal studio of Inside Edge with the shadow of a child's tri-cycle in the background

Mike

Guitar & Backing Vocals

Nigel - Bass & Keyboards, black and white photograph taken in the rehearsal studio of Inside Edge with the shadow of a child's tri-cycle in the background

Nigel

Bass & Keyboards

Carl - Drums, black and white photograph taken in the rehearsal studio of Inside Edge with the shadow of a child's tri-cycle in the background

Carl

Drums