Modern Dance

  • Maybe I should go and live in Amsterdam
    In a side street in a big canal
    Spend my evenings in the Van Gogh Museum
    What a dream, Van Gogh Museum
    Maybe its time to see Tangiers
    A different life-style some different fears
    And maybe I should be Edinburgh
    In a kilt in Edinburgh
    Doin' a modern dance
    Doin' a modern dance
    Or maybe I should get a farm in Southern France
    Where the winds are wispy and the villagers dance
    And you and I we'd sleep beneath a moon
    Moon in June and sleep till noon
    And maybe you and I could fall in love
    Regain the spirit that we once had
    You'd let me hold you and touch the night
    That shines so bright, so bright with fright
    Doin' a modern dance
    Doin' a modern dance
    Shit, maybe I could go to Yucatan
    Where women are women, a man's a man
    Ah, no one confused, ever loses place
    With their place in the human race
    Maybe I'm not cut out for city life
    The smell of exhaust, the smell of strife
    And maybe you don't want to be a wife
    It's not a life being a wife
    Doin' a modern dance
    Doin' a modern dance
    So maybe I should go to Tanganyika
    Where the rivers run, down mountains tall and steep
    Or go to India to study chants
    And lose romance to a mantra's dance
    I need a guru, I need some law
    Explain to me the things we saw
    Why it always comes to this
    It's all downhill after the first kiss
    Maybe I should move to Rotterdam
    Maybe move to Amsterdam
    I should move to Ireland, Italy, Spain
    Afghanistan where there is no rain
    Or maybe I should just learn a modern dance
    Where roles are shifting the modern dance
    You never touch you don't know who you're with
    This week, this month, this time of year
    This week, this month, this time of year
    Doin' a modern dance
    You don't know who you're with modern dance
    I should move to Pakistan, go to Afghanistan
    Dance, you don't know who you're with
    Dance, you don't know who you're with
    Modern dance
    And maybe you don't want to be a wife
    It's not life being a wife
    Doin' a modern dance
    You never touch you don't know who you're with
    Dance, modern dance
    The roles are shifting dance
    You never touch you don't know who you're with
    Dance, modern dance
    Maybe you don't want to be a wife Writer/s: LOU REED
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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