"Modern Girl" as written by Frank John Musker and Dominic Roy King....
he wakes up and says hello
turns on the breakfast show
she fixes coffee while he takes a shower
"hey, that was great," he said
"I wish we could stay in bed
but I got to be at work in less than an hour,"

she manages a smile
as he walks out the door
she's a modern girl
who's been through this movie before

she don't build her world
'round no single man
but she's getting by
doing what she can
she is free to be
what she wants to be
all she wants to be
is a modern girl

it looks like rain again
she takes the train again
she's on her way again
through London town
where she keeps a tangerine
fixed to a magazine
until it's time to leave her dreams
on the underground

she walks to the office
like everyone else
an independent lady
taking care of herself

she don't build her world
'round no single man
but she's getting by
doing what she can
she is free to be
what she wants to be
all she wants to be
is a modern girl

nanananana, she's a modern girl

she's been dreaming about it all day long
soon as she gets home
it's him on the telephone
he asks her to dinner
she says: "I'm not free
tonight I'm gonna stay at home
and watch my t.v.

I don't build my world
'round no single man
I been getting by
doing what I can
I am free to be
what I want to be
all I want to be
is a modern girl,"

nanananana, she's a modern girl


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    General Commenti think she's in this situation and she WANTS to be a "modern girl" (one unaffected by typical female sexual emotional attachment), but she isn't. She actually is attached but is ignoring these feelings as a defense mechanism, in order to shield herself from the pain she has probably experienced in the past.
    ndnaynay09on November 23, 2007   Link
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    General Commentlyric should be "Where she eats a tangerine, flicks through a magazine"

    this is a cover of a sheena easton song.
    cleozon August 05, 2010   Link

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