Twenty Four Hours

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"Twenty Four Hours" is a song by Joy Division, covered by Nine Inch Nails and Peter Murphy for the With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration.

Appearances

Other

  • Only avaliable on bootlegs of the With Teeth: Summer Tour 2006 Radio Collaboration

Song Credits

  • Originally written by Joy Divison, appears on the album Closer (1980)

Versions

Twenty Four Hours

Featuring Peter Murphy and Trent Reznor, this was recorded live on August 1st, 2006, at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, Chicago, Illinois.

Lyrics

   So this is permanence, love's shattered pride.
   What once was innocence, turned on its side.
   A cloud hangs over me, marks every move,
   Deep in the memory, of what once was love.

   Oh how I realised how I wanted time,
   Put into perspective, tried so hard to find,
   Just for one moment, thought I'd found my way.
   Destiny unfolded, I watched it slip away.

   Excessive flashpoints, beyond all reach,
   Solitary demands for all I'd like to keep.
   Let's take a ride out, see what we can find,
   A valueless collection of hopes and past desires.

   I never realised the lengths I'd have to go,
   All the darkest corners of a sense I didn't know.
   Just for one moment, I heard somebody call,
   Looked beyond the day in hand, there's nothing there at all.

   Now that I've realised how it's all gone wrong,
   Gotta find some therapy, this treatment takes too long.
   Deep in the heart of where sympathy held sway,
   Gotta find my destiny, before it gets too late.
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