All those backups seemed a waste of pay
Now my database has gone away
Oh I believe in yesterday
There’s not half the files there used to be
And there’s a deadline
hanging over me
The system crashed so suddenly.
I pushed something wrong
What it was I could not say
Now my data’s gone
and I long for yesterday-ay-ay-ay.
The need for back-ups seemed so far away.
Thought all my data was here to stay,
Now I believe in yesterday.