Thoroughly Modern Millie

Album: Thoroughly Modern Millie soundtrack (1967)
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  • There are those
    I suppose
    Think we're mad
    Heaven knows

    The world has gone
    To rack and to ruin
    What we think is chic, unique and quite adorable
    They think is odd and Sodom and Gomorrah-ble

    But the fact is
    Everything today is thoroughly modern
    Check your personality
    Everything today makes yesterday slow

    Better face reality
    It's not insanity
    Says vanity fair
    In fact, it's stylish

    To raise your skirts and bob your hair.
    In a rumble seat, the world is so cozy
    If the boy is kissable
    And that tango dance they wouldn't allow

    Now is quite permissable
    Goodbye, good, goody girl
    I'm changing and how
    So beat the drums 'cause here comes

    Thoroughly modern Millie now!
    Everything today is thoroughly modern
    Bands are getting jazzier
    Everything today is starting to go

    Cars are getting snazzier
    Men say it's criminal what women'll do
    What they're forgetting is, this is 1922
    Have you seen the way they kiss in the movies

    Isn't it delectable?
    Painting lips and pencil-lining your brow
    Now is quite respectable
    Goodbye, good, goody girl

    I'm changing and how
    So beat the drums, 'cause here comes
    Thoroughly modern Millie now! Writer/s: JIMMY VAN HEUSEN, SAMMY CAHN
    Publisher: CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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