"California" as written by and Nelson....
I'm not falling for anymore of these tricks
I'm so tired of everything here
The sun is calling me to the west
Everyone's having fun out there

My bags are packed
And I'm lookin' out the window
Everything is so outdated here
I want to move west to where the sun is shining
I want my friends to all be there

Let's pack up and move to California
She's got lots of friends out there
We'd never get bored 'cause we can go boarding
Let's let the sunshine take us there

I'm tired of taking it slow
So tired but I'm not sleeping
I'm wired about to pick up my board
Cause we're all heading out for the weekend

Let's pack up and move to California
Hop on board before we get older
Raise your hands and shout for California
C'mon c'mon c'mon c'mon

Let's pack up and move to California
She's got lots of friends out there
We'd never get bored 'cause we can go boarding
Let's let the sunshine take us there

C'mon c'mon c'mon c'mon

Let's pack up and move to California
She's got lots of friends out there
We'd never get bored 'cause we can go boarding
Let's let the sunshine take us there

Let's pack up and move to California
She's got lots of friends out there
We'd never get bored 'cause we can go boarding
Let's let the sunshine take us there

Let's pack up and move to California
Hop on board before we get older
Raise your hands we're heading for the border
C'mon c'mon c'mon c'mon


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"California" as written by Jorel Decker Aron Erlichman

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentWow...no comments. This is my anthem. A song about moving to California. Man, I can't wait cause I'm going this summer.
    SMUSER17034398on April 03, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis is such a fun song. I love it.
    bowloforanges3on July 06, 2005   Link
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    General Commentilu hawk nelson
    REDIALon February 09, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI like this songs...but being from California, I fear people have some misconceptions about my state. The whole pace isn't sunny all the time, and there are places that are not even close to the beach. We're not all tan, we're not all movie stars. Most of us are either farmers, or live nears farmers. The central valley of CA is actually where most of the country's meat, vegitables and dairy products come from. the largest part of California can get up to 120 degrees in the summer, and in the winter there is fog so bad you can't see past the hood of your car. I'd love to pretend I live in the magical wonderland that everyone percieves California to be, but unfortunately very few people can afford to live in the parts of California that everyone is familiar with (mostly LA, so there are alot of tennaments there, because everyone wants to live there any way)
    antidisneysequelon December 05, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is awesome! I agree with antidisneysequel, being from California as well, it isn't all sunny and fun, but I do live on the coast near beaches. So, I think Hawk Nelson is referring to the coastal part of California, even though they don't exactly say that. I am a surfer so I can relate to this song... when we get bored, we go to the beach and have a blast!
    penguinlyon August 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentYeah this is a great song, I love listening to it when its winter or when I'm kind of down because it always makes me think of summer and road trips and how much I would love to just take off somewhere just because I can! Unfortunately California is a bit too far away seeing as I live in Australia but we have great beaches here too! and maybe one day I'll make it to California
    Saharaon September 20, 2007   Link
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    General Commentyeah well i live in england and there aren't many super good beaches in england, and no one surf boards much in this country. Its a nice song but i doubt that it could come true for me. This is a nice song about going from high school at the end of summer term and moving to california (I'm not falling for any more of these tricks, i'm so tired of everyone here)
    Matthew15on January 26, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis is like my anthem or something. I so wanna move to California, like San Clemente or other places with lots of beaches. I live in Florida but like it's nothing like everyone says. I wanna go to California!!!!
    LilMissSunshineXoXoon January 30, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI love the whole song, but the line, "Everything is so outdated here" really makes me laugh because it's so true of where I live.
    katy_47on March 31, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI live in Christchurch NZ but I so wanna live in california. The beaches look so nice, coz NZ beaches aren't that great! Also you never not what the weathers gonna be. like 2day it's summer and it's raining righrt now! I bet that dosen't happen in california.
    RachelRobinsonon March 07, 2011   Link

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