EAST WESTHerman's Hermits(Graham Gouldman)East West over the oceanPerpetual motion, travelling aroundNo rest, singing and playingNight out and day in, doing the roundsWhat a great life it must seem(what a great life it must seem)Swell joints, everything classyNothing that's pass', only the bestLush girls ogling and eyeingCrying and sighing, this is successWhat a great life it must seem(what a great life it must seem)But when I hear young voices singing outThe bells at home come ringing outWhen I think all aloneWhen I think of my homeMom, Dad all round the fireIn festive attire, keeping the dayAunts, kids, all the relationsCongratulations, this is successWhat a great life it must seem(what a great life it must seem)But when I hear young voices singin' outThe bells at home come ringing outWhen I feel all aloneThen I long for my home
Herman's Hermits was an internationally successful 60s British rock band, from Manchester, England, formed in 1963. Part of the British Invasion, their trademark simple, non-threatening, clean-cut "boys next door" image made them easier to listen to and more accessible than other British Invasion bands.
Their first hit, "I'm Into Something Good", was produced by Mickie Most, reaching #1 in the UK (1963) and #13 in the US (1964). Other hits followed such as "Mrs. ... Read More