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Cyndi Lauper - Let The Canary Sing Album Lyrics



Cyndi Lauper - Let The Canary Sing Lyrics






Im Gonna Be Strong

[ Featuring Blue Angel ]

(Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil)

I can see
You're slipping away from me
And you're so afraid
That I'll plead with you to stay
But I'm gonna be strong
And let you go your way

Love is gone
There's no sense in holding on
And your pity now
Would be more than I could bare
But I'm gonna be strong
And pretend I don't care

I'm gonna be strong
And stand as tall as I can
I'm gonna be strong
And let you go along
And take it like a man

When you say it's the end
I'll hand you a line
I'll smile and say
Don't you worry I'm fine
But you'll never know darling
After you kiss me goodbye
How I'll break down and cry.
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Writer: BARRY MANN, CYNTHIA WEIL
Copyright: Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC




Money Changes Everything

(Tom Gray)

She said I'm sorry baby I'm leaving you tonight
I found someone new he's waitin' in the car outside
Ah honey how could you do it
We swore each other everlasting love
She said well yeah I know but when
We did - there was one thing we weren't
Really thinking of and that's money

Money changes everything
Money, money changes everything
We think we know what we're doin'
That don't mean a thing
It's all in the past now
Money changes everything

They shake your hand and they smile
And they buy you a drink
They say we'll be your friends
We'll stick with you till the end
Ah but everybody's only
Looking out for themselves
And you say well who can you trust
I'll tell you it's just
Nobody else's money

Money changes everything
Money changes everything
We think we know what we're doin'
We don't pull the strings
It's all in the past now
Money changes everything

Money changes everything
Money changes everything
We think we know what we're doing
We don't know a thing
It's all in the past now

Money changes everything
Money changes everything
Money changes everything
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Writer: Thomas Gray
Copyright: Lyrics © BMG Rights Management




Time After Time

Lying in my bed I hear the clock tick
And think of you
Caught up in circles
Confusion is nothing new
Flashback, warm nights
Almost left behind
Suitcases of memories
Time after

Sometimes you picture me
I'm walking too far ahead
You're calling to me, I can't hear
What you've said
Then you say, go slow
I fall behind
The second hand unwinds

If you're lost you can look and you will find me
Time after time
If you fall I will catch you, I'll be waiting
Time after time

If you're lost you can look and you will find me
Time after time
If you fall I will catch you, I will be waiting
Time after time

After my picture fades and darkness has
Turned to gray
Watching through windows
You're wondering if I'm okay
Secrets stolen from deep inside
The drum beats out of time

If you're lost you can look and you will find me
Time after time
If you fall I will catch you, I'll be waiting
Time after time

You said go slow
I fall behind
The second hand unwinds

If you're lost you can look and you will find me
Time after time
If you fall I will catch you, I'll be waiting
Time after time

If you're lost you can look and you will find me
Time after time
If you fall I will catch you, I will be waiting

Time after time
Time after time
Time after time
Time after time
Time after time
Time after time
Time after time
Time after
Time
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Writer: Robert Hyman, Cyndi Lauper
Copyright: Lyrics © CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.




Who Let In The Rain (Single Version)

Things like this
Can always take a little time
I always thought
We'd be together down the line
We start to fight
And can't get over what was said
'Cause you see black and white
And I see red

And I wonder who let in the rain
You know without you
I'm not the same
When love gets strong
People get weak
Sometimes they lose control
And wind up in too deep
They fall like rain
Who let in the rain

I make the bed and cover
Where you used to sleep
I'm smoothing over promises
Made in these sheets
I envy lovers passing by
Out on the street
'Cause what they have
I couldn't keep

And I wonder who let in the rain
You know without you
I'm not the same
When love gets strong
People gets weak
Sometimes they lose control
And wind up in too deep
They fall like rain
Who let in the rain...
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Writer: CYNDI LAUPER, A WILLIS
Copyright: Lyrics © CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC




I Drove All Night

(Billy Steinberg, Tom Kelly)

I had to escape
The city was sticky and cruel
Maybe I should have called you first
But I was dying to get to you
I was dreaming while I drove
The long straight road ahead, uh, huh

Could taste your sweet kisses
Your arms open wide
This fever for you is just burning me up inside

I drove all night to get to you
Is that alright
I drove all night
Crept in your room
Woke you from your sleep
To make love to you
Is that alright
I drove all night

What in this world
Keep us from tearing apart
No matter where I go I hear
The beating of your heart
I think about you
When the night is cold and dark
No one can move me
The way that you do
Nothing erases the feeling between me and you

I drove all night to get to you
Is that alright
I drove all night
Crept in your room
Woke you from your sleep
To make love to you
Is that alright
I drove all night

Could taste your sweet kisses
Your arms open wide
This fever for you is just burning me up inside

I drove all night to get to you
Is that alright
I drove all night
Crept in your room
Woke you from your sleep
To make love to you
I drove all night... to hold you tight
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Writer: BILLY STEINBERG, TOM KELLY
Copyright: Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC




Into the Nightlife (Let The Canary Sing Edit)

Got this endless itch to ride
Into the night
Fortune cookie says I'm right
Kung Fu like

Shake your body Mister
Gonna make ya body blister, say hey, hey, hey
Don't wanna have to make ya
I don't wanna have to shake ya down, hey, hey, hey

[Chorus]
I'll take ya till ya all spun up
Pitter, patter doesn't matter what you got
I'll take ya till ya all spun up
And in love
And into the night life
I'll take ya till ya all spun up
Turn you over baby till its never enough
I'll take ya till ya all spun up
And in love
And into the night life
Like love
In the night life

Want to dress for you tonight
Under the light
Shot up like a satellite
Into the night
Shake ya money maker
I will never be a faker now, hey hey hey
Leave 'em standing waitin'
Till they're practically faintin' now, hey hey hey

[Chorus]

Shirtless wonders wreck my sight [Repeat x2]
Under the light

[Chorus]

Into the night life [repeated]

Shirtless wonders wreck my sight
Under the light
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Writer: CYNDI LAUPER, MAX MARTIN, PEER ASTROM, JOHAN BOBECK
Copyright: Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Hipgnosis Songs Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.




Sisters Of Avalon

(Cyndi Lauper, Jan Pulsford)

Felt someone calling me into the howling of the wind.
I heard the reflection of a sound echoing through my skin ...
And a distant drum rumbling under ground gently guides me on ...
Through my wild heart ...
Whispering to me the Sisters Of Avalon...
Sisters Of Avalon... Sisters Of Avalon...

She is awakening in dark swells and mystery.
Unbridled night mares powerful and running free.
You could still hear her cries reverberating through the trees...
For the trampled flowers, the daughters of Eve, the Sisters of Avalon...
Sisters Of Avalon... Sisters Of Avalon...

They brought her in in a new white dress...
But the stain left an ache on her mother's breast...
Now all that's left are the ghostly steps from a distant corridor...

And a distant drum rumbling under ground gently guides me on ...
Through my wild heart ...
Whispering to me the Sisters Of Avalon...
Sisters Of Avalon...
Come on sisters... Come on sister...
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Writer: CYNDI LAUPER, JAN PULSFORD
Copyright: Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group




Girls Just Want To Have Fun

Hey now, hey now
What's the matter with you?
Girls just wanna have fun now
Come on

Hey now, hey now
What's the matter with you?
Girls just wanna have fun now (yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)

I come home in the morning light
My mother says, "When you gonna live your life right"
Oh, mommy dear, we're not the fortunate ones
And girls, they wanna have fun
Oh, girls they wanna have

Hey now, hey now
What's the matter with you
Girls just wanna have fun now
Come on

The phone rings in the middle of the night
My father yells, "whatchu gonna do with your life?"
Oh daddy dear, you know you're still number one
But girls they wanna have fun
Oh, girls they wanna have

That's all they really want, some fun
When the working day is done
You know girls they wanna have fun
Come on

Hey now, hey now
What's the matter with you?
Girls just wanna have fun now
Come on

Hey now, hey now
What's the matter with you?
Girls just wanna have fun now

And the boys they wanna have fun
And the girls they wanna have fun
And the boys they wanna have fun
And the girls they wanna have

Some boys take a beautiful girl
And hide her away from the rest of the world
I wanna be the one to walk in the sun

Hey now, hey now
What's the matter with you?
Girls just wanna have fun now
Come on

Hey now, hey now (when the working day is done)
What's the matter with you? (You know girls)
Girls just wanna have fun now (they wanna have fun)
(Come on, come on)

And the boys they wanna have fun
And the girls they wanna have fun (what's the matter with you?)
And the boys they wanna have fun (girls just wanna have fun now)
And the girls they wanna have fun

Hey now, hey now
What's the matter with you?
Girls just wanna have fun now (yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
Come on (fun now)

And the boys they wanna have fun
And the girls they wanna have fun (wanna have fun now)
And the boys they wanna have fun (come on, come on)
And the girls they wanna have

Hey now, hey now (oh)
What's the matter with you?
Girls just wanna have fun now (come on)
Come on (come on)

Hey now, hey now (oh mommy dear we're )
What's the matter with you? (Not the fortunate ones))
Girls just wanna have fun now
You know girls they wanna have fun, come on

Hey now, hey now
What's the matter with you?
Girls just wanna have fun now
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Writer: Robert Hazard, Lolly Vegas
Copyright: Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.




The Goonies 'R' Good Enough (Let The Canary Sing Edit)

Here we are hanging onto strains of greed and blues
Break the chain then we break down
Oh, it's not real if you don't feel it

Unspoken expectations
Ideals you used to play with
They've finally taken shape

What's good enough for you
Is good enough for me
It's good enough
It's good enough for me
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

Now you'll say you're startin' to feel the push and pull
Of what could be and never can
You mirror me, stumblin' through those

Old fashioned superstitions
I find it too hard to break
Oh, maybe you're out of place

What's good enough for you
Is good enough for me
It's good enough
It's good enough for me
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
Good enough for you
Is good enough for me
It's good, it's good enough
It's good enough for me
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

Old fashioned superstitions
I find it too hard to break
Oh, maybe you're out of place

What's good enough for you
Is good enough for me
It's good enough
It's good enough for me
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
Good enough for you
Is good enough for me
It's good, it's good enough
It's good enough for me
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, oh
Ah-ha
Oh, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
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Copyright: Lyrics © Original Writer and Publisher




She Bop

(Cyndi Lauper, Stephen Broughton Lunt, Gary Corbett, Rick Chertoff)

We-hell-I see them every night in tight blue jeans -
In the pages of a blue boy magazine
Hey I've been thinking of a new sensation
I'm picking up - good vibration -
Oop - she bop

Do I wanna go out with a lion's roar
Huh, yea, I wanna go south n get me some more
Hey, they say that a stitch in time saves nine
They say I better stop - or I'll go blind
Oop - she bop - she bop

She bop--he bop--a--we bop
I bop--you bop--a--they bop
Be bop--be bop--a--lu--she bop,
I hope He will understand
She bop--he bop--a--we bop
I bop--you bop--a--they bop
Be bop--be bop--a--lu--she bop,
Oo--oo--she--do--she bop--she bop

(whistle along here)...

Hey, hey - they say I better get a chaperone
Because I can't stop messin' with the danger zone
No, I won't worry, and I won't fret
Ain't no law against it yet
Oop - she bop - she bop

She bop - he bop - we bop...
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Writer: CYNDI LAUPER, RICK CHERTOFF, G. CORBETT, S.B. LUNT
Copyright: Lyrics © Spirit Music Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group




Early In The Mornin'

[ Featuring Allen Toussaint, B.B. King ]

Hey Pedro, where we goin'?
(I don't know)
Turn on that flashlight
I...I think I'm kissin' your sister

Early in the mornin', and I can't get it right
Had a little date with my baby last night
Now it's early in the mornin'
Ooh, in the mornin'
Early in the mornin', and I ain't got nothin' but the blues

Went to all the places that we used to go
Went to his house, but he don't live there no more
Early in the mornin' (Early in the mornin')
Ooh, in the mornin' (Early in the mornin')
Early in the mornin', and I ain't got nothin' but the blues

Went to his best friend's house, but he was out
Knocked on his mother's door, and she began to shout
'Scat, alley cat' in the mornin' (Early in the mornin')
Ooh, in the mornin'
Yeah, it's early in the mornin', and I ain't got nothin' but the blues

Went to Doogy Chase to get somethin' to eat
The waitress looked at me and said, 'Ma, you look beat.'
Now it's early in the mornin' (Early in the mornin', baby)
Ooh, in the mornin'
Yeah, it's early in the mornin', and I ain't got nothin' but the blues

Oh, I had a lot of money when I started out
Couldn't find my baby and now my money's run out
Now it's early in the mornin'
Early in the mornin' (Early in the mornin')
Ooh, in the mornin' (Early in the mornin')
Early in the mornin', and I ain't got nothin' but the blues

Early in the mornin' (Early in the mornin')
Early in the mornin' (Early in the mornin')
Early in the mornin' (Early in the mornin')
Yeah, early in the mornin'

Hey! Pedro, wait up! (Alright)
Watch out
What you doin'? (I don't know)
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Copyright: Lyrics © Original Writer and Publisher




At Last (Let The Canary Sing Edit)

I want a mom that will last forever
I want a mom to make it all better
I want a mom that will last forever
I want a mom who love me whatever

I want a mom to take my hand
And make me feel like a holiday
A mom to tuck me in at night
And chase the monsters away
I want a mom to read me stories
And sing a lullaby
And if I have a bad dream, to hold me when I cry

Oh, I want a mom that will last forever
I want a mom to make it all better
I want a mom that will last forever
I want a mom that will love me whatever, forever

And when she says to me that she'll always be there
To watch and protect me, I don't have to be scared
O, and when she says I will always love you,
I want need to worry cause i'll know that it's true

I want a mom when I get lonely, to take the time to play
A mom who can be a friend and find a rainbow when it gray
I want a mom to read me stories and sing a lullaby
And if I find a bad dream, to hold me when I cry

Chorus (repeat twice)
I want a mom
I want a mom
I want a mom that will last forever
I want a mom that will last forever
I want a mom
I want a mom
I want a mom that will last forever
I want a mom
I want a mom that will last forever
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Writer: LAUPER, MOTHERSBAUGH
Copyright: Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC




True Colors

(Tom Kelly, Billy Steinberg)

You with the sad eyes
Don't be discouraged
Oh I realize
It's hard to take courage
In a world full of people
You can lose sight of it all
And the darkness inside you
Can make you feel so small

But I see your true colors
Shining through
I see your true colors
And that's why I love you
So don't be afraid to let them show
Your true colors
True colors are beautiful,
Like a rainbow

Show me a smile then,
Don't be unhappy, can't remember
When I last saw you laughing
If this world makes you crazy
And you've taken all you can bear
You call me up
Because you know I'll be there

And I'll see your true colors
Shining through
I see your true colors
And that's why I love you
So don't be afraid to let them show
Your true colors
True colors are beautiful,
Like a rainbow
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Writer: Billy Steinberg, Tom Kelly
Copyright: Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC




All Through The Night

(Jules Shear)

All through the night
I'll be awake and I'll be with you
All through the night
This precious time when time is new
Oh, all through the night today
Knowing that we feel the same without saying

We have no past we won't reach back
Keep with me forward all through the night
And once we start the meter clicks
And it goes running all through the night
Until it ends there is no end

All through the night
stray cat is crying so stray cat sings back
All through the night
They have forgotten what by day they lack
Oh under those white street lamps
There is a little chance they may see

We have no past we won't reach back
Keep with me forward all through the night
And once we start the meter clicks
And it goes running all through the night
Until it ends there is no end

Oh the sleep in your eyes is enough
Let me be there let me stay there awhile

We have no past we won't reach back
Keep with me forward all through the night
And once we start the meter clicks
And it goes running all through the night
Until it ends there is no end
Keep with me forward all through the night
And once we start the meter clicks
And it goes running all through the night
Until it ends there is no end
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Writer: Jules Shear
Copyright: Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group




The World Is Stone

Stone, the world is stone
It's no trick of the light, it's hard on the soul
Stone, the world is stone, cold to the touch
And hard on the soul in the gray of the streets

In the neon unknown, I look for a sign
That I'm not on my own, that I'm not here alone

As the still of the night and the choke of the air
And the winners' delight and the losers' despair
Closes in left and right, I would love not to care

Stone, the world is stone from a faraway look
Without stars in my eyes through the halls of the rich
And the flats of the poor wherever I go

There's no warmth anymore
There's no love anymore

So I turn on my heels, I'm declining the fall
I've had all I can take with my back to the wall
Tell the world I'm not in, I'm not taking the call

Stone, the world is stone but I saw it once
With the stars in my eyes when each color rang out
In a thunderous chrome, it's no trick of the light
I can't find my way home in a world of stone
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Writer: LUC PLAMONDON, MICHEL BERGER, TIM RICE
Copyright: Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group




Thats What I Think

Sometimes I think
Things are overwhelming
Sometimes I think
I don't know what I'll do
But I forget the world
And everything around me
That's what I think
When I think about you

The streets are filled
With too many babies
Black air in a sky of blue
People pass by
No life in their eyes
The concrete jungle's
Really going crazy

Sometimes I think
Things are overwhelming...

The rent is due
And the pockets are empty
People ask machines
For the truth
No crystal ball
Can help see it all
But where we gonna find
The dreams to feed the babies

Baby life goes on
That's what people say
But I'm nowhere
If you go away
I'd just be looking
For a brighter day

Sometimes I think
Things are overwhelming...
What can I do
Forget about the world
And everything around me
That's what I think
When I think about you
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Writer: Morris Broadnax, Clarence O. Paul, Stevie Wonder
Copyright: Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.




Change Of Heart

(Essra Mohawk)

Here I am
Just like I said I would be
I'm your friend
Just like you think it should be
Did you think I would stand here and lie
As our moment was passing us by
Oh I am here

Waiting for your change of heart
It just takes a beat
To turn it around
Yes I'm waiting for your change of heart
At the edge of my seat
Please turn it around

Days go by
Leaving me with a hunger
I could fly
Back to when we were younger
When adventures like cars we would ride
And the years lied ahead still untried
While I stand here

Waiting for your change of heart...

Blind leading blind
Never hear the laughter
Search through time
Nothing reveals the answer
If it's truth that you're looking to find
It is nowhere outside of your mind
I bide my time
Waiting for your change of heart...
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Writer: JAMES HARRIS III, JAMES SAMUEL III HARRIS, TERRY LEWIS
Copyright: Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC




My First Night Without You

(Cyndi Lauper, Billy Steinberg, Tom Kelly)

I'm driving home from work
Knowing you're not there
I used to hurry home
Now I don't even care
The sun is in my eyes
So I can't see
But when it sets down behind the
Mountain it's gonna be

My first night without you
My first night without you
My first night without you
Oh... without you

I sit here like a fool
Remembering everything
The way we used to talk
The songs that we used to sing
I've got to try and leave
The past behind
But my memory's so good
I think that I'm losing my mind

My first night without you
My first night without you
And I wonder what I'll do
Oh... without you

Will I be able to sleep
Will I lie in my bed and weep
What if I forget
And reach for you
Will I dream about you
My first night... my first night

My first night without you
My first night without you
And I wonder what I'll do, oh...

My first night without you
My first night without you
And I wonder how I'll get through
Oh... without you
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Writer: KELLY, LAUPER, STEINBERG
Copyright: Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC




You Dont Know

(Cyndi Lauper, Jan Pulsford)

You don't know where you belong
You should be more careful
As you follow blindly along ...
You just need to belong somehow.

Relying on rhetoric ...
Not well versed on topics ...
Any idea what you're talking about ?
Revisions of history
Fair well in some company
But don't shove that bullshit down my throat

You don't know where you belong ...
You should be more careful
As you follow blindly along ...
To find something to swear to ...
Till you don't know what's right from wrong
You just need to belong somehow.

Left suppresses right
Right suppresses left
So what's the left, and what's right ?
You're told what to wear,
You're told what to like
I'd be nice if you'd think for yourself sometime,
But you don't.

Now you don't know where you belong ...
You should be more careful
As you follow blindly along ...

Mix sheer hypocrisy with mediocrity
You'll play it safe every time -
So life turns up empty
And you're so dissatisfied
Who are you blaming this time ?
Don't you know ?
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Writer: LAUPER, PULSFORD
Copyright: Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group




Funnel Of Love

Here I go, going down, down, down
My mind is a blank, my head is spinning around and around
As I go deeper in the funnel of love

It's such a crazy, crazy feeling
I get weak in the knees
My poor old head is a reelin' around
As I go deep into the funnel of love

I tried and I tried to run and hide
I even tried to run away
Ya just can't hide from the funnel of love
It's bound to get you someday

It's such a crazy, crazy feeling
I get weak in the knees
My poor old head is a reelin'
As I go deep into the funnel of love

I tried and I tried to run and hide
I even tried to run away
Ya just can't hide from the funnel of love
It's bound to get you someday

Here I go, going down, down, down
My mind is a blank, my head is spinning around and around
As I go deep into the funnel of love

(Deeper, deeper, deeper into the funnel of)
(Deeper, deeper, deeper into the funnel of)
As I go deep into the funnel of love
(Deeper, deeper, deeper into the funnel of)
(Deeper, deeper, deeper into the funnel of)
As I go deeper in the funnel of love
(Deeper, deeper, deeper into the funnel of)
(Deeper, deeper, deeper into the funnel of)
[repeat till end]
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Writer: CHARLIE MCCOY, KENT WESTBERRY
Copyright: Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group




Heading West

(Cyndi Lauper, Billy Steinberg, Tom Kelly)

I drop my hat
To a restless wind
This time I'm not gonna chase it again
In a jigsaw dream with soft spoken words
I woke up crying and no one heard
You're looking through me like I never was real
You say you love me but you won't let me feel
So I'm gonna take a chance this time
I'm gonna find myself some place where I can heal

And I'm heading west
Without a sad goodbye
And I'm heading west
I'm like a letter with no address
Just like a book I read
I'm heading west

I said my name
Under my breath
He turned down a twisted road
I won't forget
I'm gonna fly my kite and let out all the string
Hold on to hope, let go everything
I can't stop laughing and it's nothing you said
The altitude of freedom seems to go to my head
And if I fall down on my knees I'm gonna get back up
I'm gonna get back up again

And I'm heading west
Without a sad goodbye
And I'm heading west
I'm like a letter with no address
Just like a book I read
I'm heading west

And I'm heading west...
Just like a book I read...
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Writer: KELLY, LAUPER, STEINBERG
Copyright: Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC




Sallys Pigeons

(Cyndi Lauper, Mary Chapin Carpenter)

When I was eight I had a friend
With a pirate smile
Make believe and play pretend
We were innocent and wild
Hopped a fence and slammed the gate
Running down my alleyway
In time to watch Sally's pigeons fly

We loved to watch them dive and soar
Circle in the sky
Free as a bird from three to four
And never knowing why
Neighbors pulled their wash back in
Put away my Barbie and Ken
Look out overhead
While Sally's pigeons fly

I had a fool's confidence
That the world had no boundaries
But instincts and common sense
Come in different quantities

My heart began to
Skip to the beat
Of the boy next door
She had her eye across the street
On someone shy and tall
We lived our dreams
And challenged fate
In tears she told me she was late
And Sally let his pigeons out to fly...

On the dresser sits a frame
With a photograph
Two little girls in ponytails
Some twenty one years back
She left one night with just a nod
Was lost from some back alley job
I close my eyes and Sally's pigeons fly
She never saw those birds again
And me, I can't remember when
A pirate smile hasn't made me cry
I close my eyes
And Sally's pigeons fly...
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Writer: CYNDI LAUPER, MARY CARPENTER, MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER
Copyright: Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC




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From the documentary on Cyndi Lauper's career, released on Paramount+ in June 2024
Length: 85:00
Released: May 31st, 2024
Year: 2024

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