I remember long ago
How I wondered where I'd go
While the blizzards,
cold wind and snow
Pounded outside my window.

California sunset
Going down in the West
All the colors in the sky
Kiss another day goodbye.

Land of beauty,
space and light
Land of promise,
land of might
You're my home now
and it's true
California, here's to you.

California sunset
Going down in the West
All the colors in the sky
Kiss another day goodbye.

California sunset
Going down in the West
All the colors in the sky
Kiss another day goodbye.

The golden state!


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California Sunset song meanings
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    General CommentI think it's about California being the promised land. Maybe having some of the californian culture of that time, after the crisis 1973. Other songs about California of that time are pretty negative and this is really optimistic so I think it's more of a promised land in it - "land of promise" ...
    nelion March 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is the artist pondering his circumstance in life. How did I get here? Why did I choose this place or why did this place choose me? He is giving thanks for where he is at the time of writing. Neil lives in a beautiful part of the bay area in California. He loves California and giving his thanks to this beautiful state. I can relate coming from a cold state to California. It is the GOLDEN STATE!
    mikedclovison December 24, 2008   Link

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