The Living Years
Mike + the Mechanics

I know that I`m a prisoner
To all my father held so dear
I know that I`m a hostage
To all his hopes and fears
I just wish I could have
Told him in the living years

Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1989 for one week
  • peaked at No. 2 on the UK Singles chart in 1989
  • from Mike + The Mechanics' second album, The Living Years (1988)
  • the biggest hit single for Mike + the Mechanics
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