chasing rainbows


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chasing rainbows

trying to achieve something that is not possible or practical He wanted to go into show business, but friends told him to quit chasing rainbows.
See also: chase, rainbow
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Chasing Rainbows is available from Amazon and other online bookstores priced PS6.
Coming back for an excellent encore, including a cover of The Smith's Panic, they rounded off on a high, with what else but the rousing Chasing Rainbows.
PWLLHELI: Neuadd Dwyfor (01758 704088), Hijinx Theatre presents Chasing Rainbows.
With singer Rachel Cohen in fine form and in teasing mood, The Reasoning then played the beautiful Chasing Rainbows before carrying on with the fabulous Aching Hunger and the lyrically excellent Breaking The 4th Wall.
Shed Seven will be delving into their extensive back catalogue, including the classics Going for Gold, Chasing Rainbows and Getting Better.
You have the choice of Mud Splats, featurings a montage of birds, lions and flowers' a bold bird and flower pattern called Taking Flight' a mix of rainbows, butterf lies and flowers in psychedelic pinks, greens and yellows called Chasing Rainbows, and Dutch surrealist artist Parra's unique It's All Mine design.
That good-natured early exchange set the tone for the evening as the Sheds rattled through hit after hit including Going for Gold, Getting Better, On Standby, a great cover of Who classic The Seeker and left us with their finest moment, Chasing Rainbows, ringing in our ears.
Getting Better and the title track, both from second album A Maximum High are slabs of high-octane guitar rock while Chasing Rainbows and new cut High Hopes reveal a mellower, more lyrical, side to the band.
Complete track listing is as follows: "Once in a Lifetime," "I'm Always Chasing Rainbows," "Too Late Now," "Ol' Man River," "Shenandoah," "When Your Lover Has Gone," "A Foggy Day," "As Long As He Needs Me," "What'll I Do?
At the 4Music stage Shed Seven proved that they still have what it takes and they gave the fans what they wanted with classics such as Disco Down and Chasing Rainbows.
Chasing rainbows before they burst, In the food chain the prey is cursed.
But, while Ollie is the official owner of Royal Treason, Kryptonite is the property of the Chasing Rainbows Syndicate.
Friday's child is forever off on a new mision, a self-starter who loves chasing rainbows, chasing dreams because one of these days that dream WILL come true