I Want The World To Stop

from by MJ Hibbett (and Steve)

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Fufu The Future Kitten's big song from "Total Hero Team". I thought it would be funny for her to sing an ENTIRELY SERIOUS song at this point, and it was only when we were doing our last batch of previews that I realised two things. Firstly, that once again I had written a dead nice song for a show which involved Steve titting around with a puppet (CF "Only A Robot" in "Moon Horse") and secondly that it wasn't that original after all - it's basically Orville doing "I Wish I Could Fly"!

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I'd like the world to stay
How it is right now
I was happy here today
But I don't know about tomorrow
I can't imagine ever feeling
Quite this safe
I want the world to stop

You say that things must change
But I don't see why
I like the world this way
Why'd you want to go and spoil it?
I can't imagine ever feeling
More than this
I want the world to stop

Don't bring me songs by bands that I have never heard of
Don't give me politicians born after I was
Don't want to learn to use a new type of computer
Give me a world that's stopped

I'd like the world to stay
How it is right now
I never want to face
An unfamiliar tomorrow
I wish I had your faith
There might be more than this
But all I want's the world to stop

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from Total Hero Team, released February 28, 2014

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MJ Hibbett & The Validators UK

MJ Hibbett & The Validators have performed live on Radio One, had a Record Of The Year in Rolling Stone, an Album Of The Day on 6Music, released one of the first ever viral videos, toured the UK and Europe, featured in an Edinburgh Fringe Festival show, and recorded a science fiction rock opera, all while maintaining their complete independence from outside record labels. ... more

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