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(David Nichtern)

Midnight at the oasis
Send your camel to bed
Shadows paintin' our faces
Traces of romance in our heads

Heaven's holdin' a half-moon
Shinin' just for us
Let's slip off to a sand dune, real soon
And kick up a little dust

Come on, Cactus is our friend
He'll point out the way
Come on, 'til the evenin' ends
'Til the evenin' ends

You don't have to answer
There's no need to speak
I'll be your belly dancer, prancer
And you can be my sheik

[Instrumental Interlude]

I know your Daddy's a sultan
A nomad known to all
With fifty girls to attend him, they all send him
Jump at his beck and call

But you won't need no harem, honey
When I'm by your side
And you won't need no camel, no no
When I take you for a ride

Come on, Cactus is our friend
He'll point out the way
Come on, 'til the evenin' ends
'Til the evenin' ends

Midnight at the oasis
Send your camel to bed
Got shadows paintin' our faces
And traces of romance in our heads

Oh, come on...



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    UnregisteredJul 16, 2012 at 4:32 pm
    Well, it really is a great song! I have made it my " boyfriend & me song ". I love the song.
  • u
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    UnregisteredJun 8, 2012 at 11:05 pm
    This is about pure seduction! Not one other person here has written 50 words! Why is it telling me i have to write 50 words?
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    UnregisteredDec 5, 2011 at 4:49 pm
    Wtf!!! I'm confused?!?!!? What does this mean!!! "cactus is our friend! " "send your camel to bed! " i'm so confused was she high when she wrote this!
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    UnregisteredNov 18, 2013 at 4:05 pm
    Beautiful... Just a simple love song. She is proving to her man how sure she is that she can please him. The cactus represents the thorns or trials any relationship goes through in order to grow. The harem represents all the tricks out there who just want to prove they can get him
    No love, just their ego tripping out. Great song
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    UnregisteredJul 11, 2012 at 5:49 am
    Its about a rich man, that she in love with, and he needs no other women when she is by his side, this rich man will get the ride of his life ,

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