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American Aquarium – Manhattan lyrics
[Verse 1]
Thousand feet above the ground
Lookin' o'er a postcard town
As one-by-one lights go out in Brooklyn
Looks like the stars have all fell down
Spread themselves across the ground
Like a farmer sowin' seed in the spring-time

[Verse 2]
Taxi rides just after dark
Those eyes could'a lit up Central Park
Then kiss like you see in the movies
Wore my heart around your neck
And I'm sure that I would not forget
This city, this moment, this girl

Manhattan, manhattan
Oh where have you been all my life?

[Verse 3]
Out of town kids with nothin' to do
Fake ID's and cowboy boots
And a friend to keep us loaded for the weekend
We'll catch the A Train to Chamber Street
Jenny's got a girl that she wants me to meet
She'll get me high, she'll get me drunk, she'll get me off

[Verse 4]
Grand Central is still alive
As we rush to jump the 10:05
And make sure that we get back to Brooklyn
And tomorrow mornin' we'll be on track
To the town that tries to hold us back
But you haven't seen the last of us

Oh where have you been?
Where have you been?
Oh where have you been?
Oh where have you been?


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