"Go West" as written by and Jacques Morali Henri Belolo....
Come on, come on, come on, come on

(Together) We will go our way
(Together) We will leave someday
(Together) Your hand in my hands
(Together) We will make our plans

(Together) We will fly so high
(Together) Tell all our friends goodbye
(Together) We will start life new
(Together) This is what we'll do

(Go West) Life is peaceful there
(Go West) In the open air
(Go West) Where the skies are blue
(Go West) This is what we're gonna do

(Go West, this is what we're gonna do, Go West)

(Together) We will love the beach
(Together) We will learn and teach
(Together) Change our pace of life
(Together) We will work and strive

(I love you) I know you love me
(I want you) How could I disagree?
(So that's why) I make no protest
(When you say) You will do the rest

(Go West) Life is peaceful there
(Go West) In the open air
(Go West) Baby you and me
(Go West) This is our destiny (Aah)

(Go West) Sun in wintertime
(Go West) We will do just fine
(Go West) Where the skies are blue
(Go West, this is what we're gonna do)

There where the air is free
We'll be (We'll be) what we want to be (Aah aah aah aah)
Now if we make a stand (Aah)
We'll find (We'll find) our promised land (Aah)

(I know that) There are many ways
(To live there) In the sun or shade
(Together) We will find a place
(To settle) Where there's so much space

(Without rush) And the pace back east
(The hustling) Rustling just to feed
(I know I'm) Ready to leave too
(So that's what) We are gonna do

(What we're gonna do is
Go West) Life is peaceful there
(Go West) There in the open air
(Go West) Where the skies are blue
(Go West) This is what we're gonna do

(Life is peaceful there)
Go West (In the open air)
Go West (Baby, you and me)
Go West (This is our destiny)

Come on, come on, come on, come on

(Go West) Sun in wintertime
(Go West) We will feel just fine
(Go West) Where the skies are blue
(Go West) This is what we're gonna do

(Come on, come on, come on)
(Go West)

(Go West)
(Go, ooh, go, yeah)
(Go West)
(Go, ooh, go, yeah)
(Go West)
(Go, ooh, go, yeah)
(Go West)
(Go, ooh, go, yeah)
(Gimme a feelin')
(Gimme a feelin')
(Go West)
(Gimme a feelin')
(Gimme a feelin')
(Go West)
(Gimme a feelin')
(Gimme a feelin')


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  • +3
    General CommentErmm.... how come noone wrote that this song is about gay people moving to San Francisco?
    svengurkon April 03, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI think the Pet Shop Boys intended this song to have far more meaning than the Village People did.
    Watching the video the song has to be about the fall of communism, however you get a hint of sarcasm that perhaps the west isn't that much better at running it's countries.
    The Village People original certainly seems to me to be less political, perhaps svenqurk's comment is correct on that one.
    kevinbrightonon May 07, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis one time......when i was going west....i guess you could call me a settler. well...i went west....and there was lots of west there. we went.....together...we went our way. together....we left someday. together we took our hands and made our plans. yep, when i was a settler. go west!
    erinlynn333on August 15, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentgo east......go east.....
    memberneweston August 15, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis one is obviously about the fall of communism in the Soviet Union. At first I thought it might be Manifest Destiny, but those burly sounding guys, the music video and the time it came out in all make it concrete.
    rixison March 29, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI was actualy thinking it was more about a rebirth of comunisum not a fall of it... that's how Neil Tennant ment it to be, I thought.

    And it really is unfortunate that such an anthemetic communist song had to be origanaly about the San Francisco migration... really, that doesn't preturb the heterosexual capitolists at all, now does it?
    mopo976on April 24, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIf something goes west, it goes wrong. If someone goes west, they die.
    Mode000on November 20, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe grass is greener on the other side, but don't let it fool your mind.
    Foxcubon July 24, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe chorus even sounds a little like the Soviet national anthem!
    DiamondsInTheMineon October 08, 2010   Link
  • -1
    General Commentto meeeeee....this song means......sex
    erinlynn333on August 15, 2002   Link

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