New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

Hollywood, sure looked good to me when
I first come
Made my vow, somehow everyone would
Know my name
Patiently, kept on waiting for my chance
To come
Prideful me, there's no returning to where
I came from
But she went back, the lovely lady who
Come west with me
She could not wait, now she's married
Living happily
But I still say a superstar is just a break
Away
And I must try, it's do or die until I hear
The people say...

You made it, you made it
Our local boy has made it good
You made it, you made it
Overnight Sensation in Hollywood

Back again, make the rounds and go from
Door to door
Sorry friend, you're just not quite what we
Were looking for
A letter comes, she still writes to you from
Time to time
You'd like to call, but she's too happy and
Besides you need the dime

Then at lost, someone's calling with a role
To play
It concerns a man who's lost his lover when
She went away
A star is born, no one's ever seen it played
So well
It almost seems the tears are real but it's
Just too hard to tell...

You made it, you made it
Found the price and paid it, I knew
You would
You made it, you made it
Overnight Sensation in Hollywood



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/d/david_gates/overnight_sensation.html

Correct | Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeanings

      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      U
      Unregistered
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      Explain

      Write an explanation

      Your explanation
      Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
      10 words
      Good
      Cool
      Awesome!
      Explanation guidelines:
      • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
      • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
      • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
      Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
      ×