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Johnny was a dark child
He was promised to us all
But riders in the night, can lift you out of sight
When they call

That's all

My Sally was a princess
She was chosen for the crown
But chains can't stop the sound

Of one night in the city
One night looking pretty

Then someone opened doorways
And Johnny slipped away
Running for the bright, where dark is always light
There's no day

No way

The princess saw the dark child
And the dark child said her name

Come steal away, we'll play the game

Do you watch, do you see, do you know the people in me
I'm the bite, I'm the bark, I'm the scream
I'm the poor, I'm the sure, I'm the holy, I'm the pure
I can tell you tales you just might not believe

One night in the city, one night looking pretty
One night in the city, one night looking pretty

One night

Yeah the children shared the wonder
Of the leather and the lace
But one child went away, and one child stayed to play

For one night in the city

But chains don't make a wall
And dreams lay where they fall
Dark is never night
When dreams make up the light

One night in the city, one night feeling pretty

Feeling pretty in the city

One night in the city
One night
One night

Oh one child went away
And one child stayed to play
Chains don't make a wall
Your dreams all lay just where they fall
In the city

One night in the city



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