"America" as written by Lester A Mendez and Jewel Kilcher....
Walkin' 2 the corner of Main Street, USA
Look at the good people, hear what they gotta say-uh-huh
All right
See a sexy girl with her long black hair
See a preacher man sporting Abercrombie wear-uh-huh
All right
Walk into a corner store
A man says, "This is what I'm fighting for"

[Chorus]
We are living in America
We're giving in America
We're tripping in America

Everywhere I go, seems like Bush is on TV
We shed blood in the name of liberty-uh-huh
All right
The circus tents are dead, but the sideshow is doing well
The Osbournes and Anna Nicole are too freaky 2 tell-uh-huh
All right

Take the bad with the good
I want to change it, but I wouldn't leave it if I could

We are trying in America
We're spying in America
Getting high in America
We are laughing in America
We're crying in America
We're dying in America

We are trucking in America
We are fucking in America
We are lucky in America
We are breaking ground in America
Just another town in America
We are breaking down in America

Take the bad with the good
I want to change it, but I wouldn't leave it if I could

[Chorus]

We are trying in America
We're spying in America
We're getting high in America

We are getting tan in America
We love Spam in America
Polanski's banned from America

10 million served in America
Have you heard in America?
We're crying in America
We're laughing in America
We're living in America


Lyrics submitted by ruben

"America" as written by Lester Mendez Jewel Kilcher

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Downtown Music Publishing

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    General CommentI guess this is from Jewel's new album. I haven't actually listened to it yet, since I haven't been a big fan of Jewel's new stuff, but I like these lyrics.

    I've never been a fan of America, I going back to my 'home' sort of, but this sort of reminds me: everywhere people are the same. Everyone cries, everyone laughs, in every country people get high, etc. It's just life and Americans are just the same as anyone else. They're not above or below anybody.
    lizkaon June 23, 2003   Link
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    General Comment^Please die.
    Someusernameon February 17, 2006   Link

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