Cities

Album: Fear of Music (1979)
  • Think of London, a small city

    It's dark, dark in the daytime
    The people sleep, sleep in the daytime
    If they want to, if they want to

    [Chorus:]
    I'm checking them out
    I'm checking them out
    I got it figured out
    I got it figured out
    There's good points and bad points
    Find a city
    Find myself a city to live in.

    There are a lot of rich people in Birmingham
    A lot of ghosts in a lot of houses
    Look over there!...A dry ice factory
    A good place to get some thinking done

    Down El Paso way things get pretty spread out
    People got no idea where in the world they are
    They go up north and come back south
    Still got no idea where in the world they are.
    Did I forget to mention, to mention Memphis
    Home of Elvis and the ancient Greeks
    Do I smell? I smell home cooking
    It's only the river, it's only the river. Writer/s: DAVID BYRNE
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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