Map of the World

Album: Anoraknophobia (2001)
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  • Watching the people on the street today she couldn't help but smile
    Watchin' the town go walking by all shaded eyes and alibis
    Strange how much pain you can hide away beneath a well-cut suit
    This is the day she walks away

    And the lights of the city pushin' a good time
    Asking her out tonight
    But she's saving her money for a better life

    She's got a map of the world
    Pinned up on her wall
    She's got a map of the world
    She's gonna go and see it all
    She's gonna see it all

    Watchin the people on the street today
    Such a lonely sight
    'Swore she could see their dreams go by
    All cars and stars and buy buy buy
    Runnin on empty Runnin to stand still
    No time for their own lives
    Sleepwalking through the danger signs

    And it feels a little scary
    A little runaway
    Letting go of all she's done
    And the lights of the city, well they're all singin'
    Buy some of this, c'mon
    But when you lie to yourself
    You lie to everyone

    She's got a map of the world
    Pinned up on her wall
    She's got a map of the world
    She's gonna go and see it all
    She's gonna see it all

    She'll empty the sand from her shoes
    In Paradise
    Sail out across the bay
    She'll dance under an island sky
    Until the break of day

    She's got a map of the world
    Pinned up on her wall
    It's such a beautiful world
    Glistening and magical

    She's got a map of the world
    Shining away in her mind
    Colouring-in her life
    This is the day she walks
    She's gonna see it all
    She's gonna breathe it all
    Paris London New York
    She's gonna see it all Writer/s: IAN FRANCESKO MOSLEY, MARK COLBERT KELLY, NICK VAN EEDE, PETER JOHN TREWAVAS, STEVE HOGARTH, STEVEN THOMAS ROTHERY
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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