There are certain men beyond compare
For whom criticism has no real worth.
Two men who, if they had a care
Could have laid claim to the Earth.
If all the world was as a stage,
Two men could have played the greatest parts;
For them the way was not to rage
But pen words from truest hearts
And melodies that struck a chord
And though John left to follow other things,
And though Ian’s voice was sometimes flawed,
They truly were the nineties’ kings.
And let us not forget Reni, Mani and Cressa
Without whose genius mankind would be the lesser.