City lights    (video)

 

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1.     A bright array of city lights, as far as I can see,

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   their great white wave shines through the night on lonely guys like me.

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    The cabarets and honky tonks, the flashing signs and lights,

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    the broken heart can lose itself in the glow of city lights.

 

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    Lights that say, forgive her now in a glass of sherry wine,

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    lights that offer other girls for empty hearts like mine.

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    They paint a pretty picture of a world that's gay and bright,

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    and it's just a mask for loneliness behind those city lights. + D-D7-G

 

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2. The world was dark, God made the stars to brighten up the night,

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    but the guy that put those stars above,

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   I don't believe he made those lights.

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    It's just a place for me to cry, when things don't turn out right,

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    just a place to run away and hide behind those city lights.

 

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    Lights that say, forget her love in a different atmosphere,

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    lights that lure are nothing but  a masquerade for tears.

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    They paint a pretty picture of two arms that hold you tight,

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    and I just can't say that I love you to a street of city lights,

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    No, I just can't say that I love you to a street of city lights.

 

    (Mickey Gilley)