Looking out a dirty old window
Down below, the cars in the city go rushing by
I sit here alone and I wonder why
Friday night and everyone's moving
Well, I can feel the heat, but it's shooting, heading down
I search for the beat in this dirty town

Downtown, the young ones are going
Downtown, the young ones are growing

We're the kids in America, whoa
We're the kids in America, whoa
Everybody lives for the music-go-round

Bright lights, the music gets faster
Look boy, don't check on your watch, not another glance
I'm not leaving now, honey, not a chance
Hotshot, so give me no problems
Much later, baby, you'll be saying "never mind"
You know, life is cruel, life is never kind

Kind hearts don't make a new story
Kind hearts don't grab any glory

We're the kids in America, whoa
We're the kids in America, whoa
And everybody lives for the music-go-round

La la la la la la la
La la la la la la, so
La la la la la la la
La la la la la la, la la la, la la la la, yeah

Come closer honey, that's better
Got to get a brand new experience, feeling right
Oh, don't try to stop, baby, hold me tight
Outside, a new day is dawning
Outside, sububia's sprawling everywhere
I don't want to go, baby

Lost town to Southern California
There's a new wave coming, I warned ya

We're the kids in America, whoa
We're the kids in America, whoa
Everybody lives for the music-go-round

La la la la la la la
La la la la la la, so
La la la la la la la
La la la la la la, la la la, la la la la, yeah

Let's go!

We're the kids, we're the kids, we're the kids in America
We're the kids, we're the kids, we're the kids in America
We're the kids, we're the kids, we're the kids in America
We're the kids, we're the kids, we're the kids in America

We're the kids, we're the kids, we're the kids in America
We're the kids, we're the kids, we're the kids in America
We're the kids, we're the kids, we're the kids in America


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    General CommentAbout fading youth, great song
    demented_mind17on January 25, 2005   Link
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    General Commentbut not a Lagwagon song.. =/
    punon July 16, 2005   Link
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    General CommentAwesome cover!
    For those who don't know, Kim Wilde made the original in the 80´s.
    Lagwagon has realy made some great covers. This one, Bad Moon Rising, Brown Eyed Girl etc
    Tl4l4con November 05, 2007   Link

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