Release the Stars

Album: Release the Stars (2007)
  • Why do you keep all your stars in from your studio on Melrose Avenue?
    You have lost all your assets owned in life-long contracts to you
    Didn't you know that old Hollywood is over?

    Oh, can't you see all the good that celebrity can do for those in the dark?
    Yes, of course, I am speaking in metaphors for something more in your heart
    Didn't you know that old Hollywood is over?

    So why not just release the gates and let them all come out?
    Remember that without them there would be no Paramount
    No paramount need to hold on to what isn't yours
    Release the stars

    The more that you fight
    Then the more they will scrutinize and realize just your size
    And, believe me, you are no match for a public that has seen the whites of your eyes
    Didn't you know that old Hollywood is over?

    Old Hollywood is over
    So why not just release the gates and let them all come out?
    Remember that without them there would be no Paramount
    No paramount need to hold on to what isn't yours
    Release the stars

    Release the stars, release your love, release the stars
    Release your love 'cause Hollywood is over
    Why do you keep all your stars in from your studio on Melrose Avenue? Writer/s: RUFUS WAINWRIGHT
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Britt from Boston, MaThis song is so beautiful, it builds up a little and Rufus' voice is very strong.
  • Nicole from Philadelphia, PaThis song also features Sharon Jones of Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, which is a great funky band.
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