The Candidate

Album: Russians & Americans (1984)
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  • Inside the lonely building
    Sits the candidate
    His speech is typed and ready
    The hundred-dollar plates
    Sit on deserted tables
    Beneath fluorescent light
    But no one comes to hear him
    No cheers disturb the night

    So where are all the voters?
    Where the voter's wives?
    They've all gone to the movies
    Trying to understand their lives.
    The candidate is slipping
    Into some dream of old
    Not noticing around him
    A thousand rubber chickens going cold Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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