All The Way To Reno (You're Gonna Be A Star)

Album: Reveal (2001)
Charted: 24
  • Hummin'
    All the way to Reno
    You've dusted the non-believers
    And challenged the laws of chance
    Now sweeter
    You're so sugar sweet
    You may as well have had Kick Me
    Fastened on your sleeve

    You know what you are
    You're gonna be a star
    You know what you are
    You're gonna be a star

    "Wing" is written on your feet
    Your Achilles' heel
    Is the tendency
    To dream
    But you've know that from the beginning
    You didn't have to go so far
    You didn't have to go

    You know what you are
    You're gonna be a star
    You know what you are
    You're gonna be a star

    You know who you are
    You know who you are
    You know who you are

    Hummin'
    All the way to Reno
    You've written your own directions
    And whistled the rules have changed

    You know what you are
    You're gonna be a star (star)
    You know what you are
    You're gonna be a star (star)
    You know what you are
    You're gonna be a star (star)
    You know what you are
    You're gonna be a star (star)

    Hummin'
    All the way to Reno
    All the way to Reno
    All the way to Reno
    You're gonna be a star, you are, you are
    You're gonna be a star
    You're gonna be a star, you are, you are
    You're gonna be a star Writer/s: Peter Buck, Mike Mills, Michael Stipe
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Billy from Liverpool, EnglandPeter Buck thinks Michael wrote the lyrics, from the viewpoint of a female.
  • Epp from Pittsburgh, PaThis song is about all those people that dream of stardom, but fail. That's why Reno is in the title, because it would be almost impossible to become a star there. Thus it shows how hard it is to succeed in Hollwood.
  • Erin from Richmond, VaThe song is meant to be both optimistic and ironic as Reno is NOT the place someone would go to be a star, unless, as Peter Buck put it, they were seriously deluded.
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