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Everything But The Girl – Imagining America lyrics

Oh and how he loved you (oh and how he loved you)
Oh and you believed him (oh and you believed him)
He said you both deserved better (you deserve better)
And he would make it a real thing (make it a real thing)
And on a clear day
You can see the sea from your place
On a fine day
You can still remember his face

And he just kept right on
Imagining America
He just kept right on
Imagining America

And he was so handsome (he was so handsome)
It was 1919 (it was 1919)
Sailing to New York (sailing to New York)
Just for you (just for you)
It was a clear day
Waving from the quay you saw himi
It was a fine day
Standing with the world before him

And he just kept right on (oh he kept right on)
Imagining Americahe just kept right on (oh he kept right on)
Imagining America

Darling have no fear
The air is always clear
There are mountains and deserts and stars
The cities have been tamed
And they all know your name
They have money and houses and cars

And so I stand here (and so I stand here)
In his footsteps (in his footsteps)
We deserve better (we deserve better)
And I can make it a real thing (make it a real thing)
Its a clear dayhold me in a final embraceits a fine day
But will the world remember our face
And I just keep right onimagining America

We keep on
We keep on
We keep imagining America
America, America

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