Majestic (Instrumental)
Too Late
Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'
City Of The Angels
When You're Alone (It Ain't Easy)
Sweet And Simple
Lovin' You Is Easy
Just The Same Way
Do You Recall
Daydream
Lady Luck

Title: EVOLUTION
Artist: JOURNEY
Release: Apr 1979
Highest Chart Position: #20
Label: COLUMBIA
Affiliate: UNITED STATES

Previously Released as: FC, FCT, CK 35797
Publisher: Weed High Nightmare Music(BMI)
Copyright: © 1979 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Produced by Roy Thomas Baker
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TOO LATE
(Steve Perry, Neal Schon)
See the stop-light turn-in' red
Don't you listen to what it's said
All the things you try to hide
They keep you runnin' hard inside

Oh, you got to leave this town before it's...
Too late, too late, too late, too late, too late
Too late to make the change.

Ooo, yes, my friend, you're fadin' fast
If you stay here you won't last
Before your time has run astray, you've got to try to get away
Oh, you got to leave this place before it's...
Too late, too late, too late, too late, too late
Too late to make the change
Too late, too late to make the change
Too late to make the change

Yes, it's time to make the change, yes, it's time to rearrange
So, my friend, I join the fight for the things you know are right.
Oh, you got to leave this town before it's...
Too late, too late, too late, too late, too late
Too late to make the change
Too late, too late to make the change
Too late, too late, to make the change
Too late to make the change
Too late, before it's too late.

LOVIN', TOUCHIN', SQUEEZIN'
(Steve Perry)
You make me weep and wanna die
Just when you said we'd try
Lovin', touchin', squeezin' each other

When I'm alone all by myself
You're out with someone else
Lovin', touchin', squeezin' each other

You're tearin' me apart
Every day, every day
You're tearin' me apart
Oh what can I say?
You're tearin' me apart

It won't be long, yes till you're alone
When your lover, oh, he hasn't come home
Cause he's lovin' oo, he's touchin',
He's squeezin' another

He's tearin' you apart
Every day, every day
He's tearin' you apart
Oh girl what can you say?
Cause he's lovin', touchin' another
Now it's your turn, girl to cry
Na na na na na na
Na na na na na
Na na na na na na
Na na na na na

CITY OF THE ANGELS
(Steve Perry, Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon)
City of the angels.
City of the angels.

Walkin' and talkin' and laughin' about
Dreamin' the things that you want will work out.
People in places where you want to be,
I'm lost in the city, who's got the key?

City of the angels,
Oo, I hear you callin' me.
City of the angels

I've got this feelin' that things will work out.
I've got this feelin', and there ain't no doubt.
I'm holdin' on, hopin' to find,
Life in this city can bring peace of mind.

(chorus twice)

Just like, just like it used to be, yeah.
City of the angels.
I'm goin' home, home, bye-bye bye-bye bye-bye.
Oh, bye-bye, bye-bye, bye-bye
Yeah, yeah, I'm leavin', leavin'
Oo, oo, I'm goin home
I'm leavin', leavin

WHEN YOU'RE ALONE (IT AIN'T EASY)
(Steve Perry, Neal Schon)
It ain't always easy
Movin' day to day,
She said she wants to tease me, so I'm on my way.

When you're alone it ain't easy,
You're like a dog that roams.
Ain't got no girl to tease me,
Ain't got nobody home.

She told me she'd be there,
She phoned me today.
Little girl, big teaser,
So I'm on my way.

When you're alone it ain't easy,
You're like a dog that roams.
Ain't got no girl to tease me,
Ain't got nobody home.
Ain't got nobody home.

My, my, my, my, my, my, my yeah,
My, my, my, my, my, my, my yeah,

Oo, it ain't always easy,
Movin' day to day,
Oh, how the girl loves to tease me,
So I'm gonna stay.

When you're alone it ain't easy,
You're like a dog that roams.
Ain't got no girl to tease me,
Ain't got nobody home.

Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
Nobody home.

When you're alone it ain't easy,
You're like a dog that roams.
Ain't got no girl to tease me,
Ain't got nobody home.

When you're alone it ain't easy,
When you're alone it ain't easy,
Oh, oh no,
Ain't got nobody home.

SWEET AND SIMPLE
(Steve Perry)
Try and keep it simple,
Not too far away,
Movin' slow, so simple,
Never felt this way.

Movin' sweet, so simple,
Takin' time to say,
The way to being, to being simple
Never felt this way.

Don't be lonely,
oh, my friends, forget the past.
Sweet as sugar,
when you're movin'
when you're movin' slow at last
It's what I like to do.

How could it be so simple?
To forget the way,
A way to being, to being simple
Never felt this way.

Don't be lonely,
no, no, no, forget the past.
Sweet as sugar,
when you're movin' slow
your movin' slow at last
It's what I like to do.
It's what I like to do.
It's what I like to do.
It's what I like to do.
Don't be lonely, lonely, lonely
It's what I like to do.
Sweet as sugar, sugar, sugar
It's what I like to do.
It's what I like to do.
Movin' slow, movin' slow at last
It's what I like to do.
It's what I like to do.
Don't be lonely, lonely, lonely
It's what I like to do.
It's what I like to do.
Sweet as sugar.

LOVIN' YOU IS EASY
(Steve Perry, Neal Schon, G. Errico)
I know you got that special something, oh, baby
I know you like to keep it hummin', oh, baby.
'Cause girl, lovin' you is so easy.
Oh, woh, woh. Lovin' you is so easy.
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah,
My, my, my, my, my, my, my, my
Yeah, yeah, yeah.

Come on girl, give me that good lovin', oh baby
Come on girl, keep the motor hummin, oh, woh, baby.

'Cause lovin' you is so easy.
My, my, my, my
Lovin' you is easy.
Lovin' you is easy.

Girl, after the mornin' sunlight,
After the band has flown away,
Oh, we'll be thinkin' of you.
Yes, we'll be holdin' on girl.

Lovin' you is easy.
Lovin' you is easy.
Lovin' you is easy.
Lovin' you is easy.

Oh, I'm lovin', lovin', lovin', lovin', lovin', lovin', lovin', you
Oh, and it's easy (easy).

Oh, I'm lovin', lovin', lovin', lovin', lovin', lovin', lovin', you
Oh, and it's easy (easy).

JUST THE SAME WAY
(Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon, Ross Valory)
Yesterday was a good day,
It's after midnight and I've got you on my mind.
Come with me never go away,
Every day we will fly, yeah.

That's the same way you love me. (That's the same way she loves you).
Ooo, just the same way you do. (Just the same way you do).
Just the same way you love me. (Just the same way she...)
Loves.

Take a chance now the timings' right.
You're free to leave the key to my life.
Stay with me.
Won't you stay the night,
In the mornin' feelin' fine, yeah.

(chorus)

Oh, no, you should be holdin' on to him girl.
Oh, yeah just like, just like you want to do.
Oh, no, just love and squeeze him girl.
Oh, yeah just love and squeeze him yeah.

(chorus)

DO YOU RECALL
(Steve Perry, Gregg Rolie)
Do you recall
That lonely summer day?
We were together and things got in our way.
Well, so you think that it's all over,
And you know it's gone to stay.
Oh, after stormy weather, does the sunshine every day?

Yes, I recall, the things you said that day
You told me that you were leavin'
'Cause we can't go on this way
You think that it's all over, and you know it's gone to stay.
Oh, after stormy weather, does the sunshine every day?

Yes, It's the lovin' things
That keeps us wandering.
Yes, it's the lovin' things,
Oo, baby, love.

Yes, It's the lovin' things
That keeps us wandering.
Yes, it's the lovin' things,

Oo, girl,
say you'll stay.
You'll stay.
You think that it's all over, and you know it's gone to stay.
Oh, after stormy weather, does the sunshine every day?

DAY DREAM
(Steve Perry, Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon, Ross Valory)
Shining in the silver moon,
Crystal ships are sailing to the sea.
Dreams the joys of pearls and gold,
And our angel's wings in flight unfold.
Fly, fly by my window,
Flyin' so free, yeah.

Yes, they fly, fly by my window.
Yes, those bright diamonds a-once were stone,
Rollin' down a silver stream.
Yes, those bright diamonds a-once were stone.

Sail on a silver wings of fire,
sailing dreams beyond the silver moon.
In silver clouds that fly so high,
Live the dreams you search,
But can't find.

(chorus)

LADY LUCK
(Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Ross Valory)
Roll the dice, roll them twice.
My, my can you spare a dime?
Ooh, snake eyes, the lady flies.
My, my, my
She's so hard to find.

Ooh, lady luck, yeah, lady luck.
Ooh, my lady luck, oh, my lady luck.

Now what went wrong?
I've been here too long.
Can you spare a dime?
Luck's disguised
In her eyes.
Oh, my lady's so hard to find.

Ooh, lady luck, yeah, lady luck.
Ooh, my lady luck, oh, my lady luck.

Lady. She's gone. The lady, she's gone.

Oh my lady,
Oh my lady,
Oo, oo, oo, oo, oo
Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh
Liner Notes:

Journey is:
Steve Perry, Lead Vocals
Gregg Rolie, Keyboards, Lead Vocals, Vocals
Neal Schon, Lead Guitar, Roland GR-500 Synthesizer Guitar, Vocals
Steve Smith, Drums and Percussion
Ross Valory, Bass Guitar, Moog Bass Vocals


To the people of the San Francisco Bay Area. Wherever we go, home is in our hearts. Thank you for believing in us.


A new cycle begins. We would like to express our feeling for the people of the world. You take our records home and play them, write us your great letters, and come to see us when we play in your town. Thanks for making us feel at home when we are with you. Our new record has been making us feel at home when we are with you. Our new record has been a labor of love and time, and we hope it will please you.


Those of you who aspire to a career in music should know that Columbia Records stands alone in the field of developing new artists, and seeking our young and gifted talen. We owe a great deal to Bruce Lundvall, Jack Craigo, and all the talented and tireless people at Columbia Records who continue to work so hard on our behalf. Michael Dilbeck never lets up on our case. Such a man is rare, and we cherish his friendship. The mighty Jonathan Coffino is also a good friend of ours. Columbia and Journey are fortunate to have this winner on their team. We are doubly blessed with two powerhouse teams at Columbia Records: In the east, Joe Mansfield and Ron McCarrell; in the west, Ron Oberman and Tony Zetland.


Our manager is Herbie Herbert. There is none better.


The Journey Road Crew is unmatched, tried and true. Nobody knows, but we know, and remember.
Kevin "Dr. Fuzztone" Anderson, Head Technician Magician.
Joseph DeAnda, Truck Driver without equal.
Kevin Elson, Live Performance Sound.
Jim McCandless, Drums, Beef, Rumor Control, Good Vibes.
Ken "The Duke" Mednick, Lighting Design.
Pat Morrow, Road Manager. Craig Reed, Guitars, Amps.
Scotty "Snake" Ross, Stage Manager.
Hiro Ito, The World's Greatest Photographer.
Jack Villanueva, Trucking, Chops.


The people at our office are likewise incredible:
Susan Alexander, Chief of Operations.
Carolina Bagnarol, Accounting.  Jim Hernandez, Secretary.
Greg Schafer, Production Manager, Advance, Savior-faire.
John Villanueva, Office Manager.


We would like to thank Vicky Andalucia, Tena Schon, and Jim Welch for their creativity, time and energy. Blue World Travel is Jonnie Herbert and Pat Nicholson. We always get where we're going.


Bill Graham has been very good to us for many years. We are grateful to Zohn Artman, Will John Cashman, Danny Scher, and Queenie Taylor, and all the good folks at BGP, FM Productions, and Winterland Productions for their hard work and dedication. In the field of Live Concert Promotion there are some stars. We consider these people the best at what they do: John and Ivy Bauer, Bob Bageris, Ron Delsener, Robert Duncan, Don Fox, Bill Graham, Jerry Mickelson, and Arnie Granat, Jack Orbin, Marjorie Sexton, and Irv Zuckerman. A Special thank you to the Law Men: Brian Rohan and Michael Krassner.


Journey has performed almost everywhere. This is due, in large measure, to Frank Barsalona and his fantastic group at Premier Talent. Thanks always to superstars Barbara Skydell and Jane Gareghty. We have special friends at Anheuser-Busch in St. Louis: Jack McDonough, Dean Ayers, Bill Schmidt and Al Carosi, and our auxiliary Bass man at D'Arcy-MacManus. "Smokin'" Tim Arnold, Hartley Peavey and the beautiful Mississippians at Peavey Electronics in Meridian make the best amplifiers and speakers in the world. We are proud to use Peavey equipment exclusively for what remains the sweetest stage sound there is. Steve Smith plays Sonor Drums, Paiste Cymbals, and Synare Percussion Synthesizers.


Finally a word of thanks to the Album-Oriented FM Radio Stations across the nation. You have been with us from the beginning and we know how much your airplay has meant to us on this long road. We could never make it without you.


Produced by Roy Thomas Baker for RTB Audio  Visual Productions, Ltd. At Cherokee Studios in Los Angeles, California. No one is more responsible for the quality of this record than our First Engineer, "Peerless" Geoffrey Workman. Second Engineer: George Tutko.


Journey is managed by Herbie Herbert at: Nightmare, Inc., San Francisco, CA