From New York to L.A.

Album: Are You Ready For Love? (1977)
Charted: 6
  • In my mind there's a face
    On my lips there's a name
    In my life there's no place
    For the man that I love
    Cause I'm livin' my life
    Just to sing and be free.

    From L.A. to New York, from New York to L.A.

    From New York to L.A.

    I'm a star in New York, I'm a star in L.A.
    In my life there's no place for the man that I love
    Cause I'm livin my life just to sing and be free.

    From LA to New York, from New York to LA

    The city life of flashing lights
    Busy streets and fancy cars
    Booze and drugs and all the clubs
    Everyone's a shining star.

    Was so inviting to my eyes
    That I can only be surprised
    By all the sounds and sights to see
    I thought all this was meant for me.
    But was it really meant for me?

    I'm a star in New York, I'm a star in L.A.
    In my life there's no place for the man that I love
    Cause I'm livin' my life just to sing and be free.

    From L.A. to New York, from New York to L.A.

    The city lights are often blurred
    By stories we've already heard.
    Booze and drugs now break my head
    Cause all the shining stars are dead.

    I sometimes close my tired eyes
    Look at myself, be hyptnotized
    Findin' a reason of lovin' you
    The man I thought was meant for me.
    But were you really meant for me?

    I'm a star in New York, I'm a star in L.A.
    In my life there's no place for the man that I love
    Cause I'm livin' my life just to sing and be free Writer/s: CUNNIE WILLIAMS, MARCO QUAST, OLIVER DOMMASCHK
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Gene from Howick, QcHello Steve, since you're from Hamilton, Canada, you should know that Québec is not a country. It is a French province within Canada. Had Québec separated in the 1980 referendum , Mon Pays would have probably been chosen as the national Anthem. When I was asked by the publisher to write an English version for Patsy Gallant the song became an instant international hit but Québec radio stations refused to play it.... much too controversial.
  • Gene from Howick, QcIn your "view lyrics", the last verse is wrong. It should be......"I sometimes close my tired eyes, And let myself be hypnotised, By memories of loving you, The man I thought was meant for me, But were you really meant for me".
    Thank you,
    Gene Williams.
  • Steve from Hamilton, Canada"Mon Pays" is sung in the French language, but it is not French. Gilles Vigneault is from Quebec and that is the country he is singing about.
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