"On The Street Where You Live" as written by and Alan Jay/loewe Lerner....
I have often walked
Round these streets before
But the pavement always moved
Beneath my feet before
All at once am I multi-storey high
Knowing I'm on the streets where you live

Residents may stare, they don't bother me a bit
Because there's nowhere in the world that I would rather sit
Let their time row by, I don't care now I
Know I'm here on the street where she lives

And...oh, oh, oh,
What a nauseous feeling
Just to know, oh, oh,
For once she's near
And oh, oh, oh,
What a tower-block feeling
Any second she may suddenly appear

Are there lilac trees
In the heart of town?
Can you hear the lark
In any other part of town?
Does enchantment pour
Out of every door?
No, it's just here on the street where she lives

And...oh, oh, oh,
What a nauseous feeling
Just to know, oh, oh,
For once she's near
And oh, oh, oh,
What a tower-block feeling
Any second she may suddenly appear

Are there lilac trees
In the heart of town?
Can you hear the lark
In any other part of town?
Does enchantment pour
Out of every door?
No, it's just here on the street where she lives

Are there lilac trees
In the heart of town?
Can you hear the lark
In any other part of town?
Does enchantment pour
Out of every door?
No, it's just on the street where she lives


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    General Commentamazing song from a great artist! i cant believe these guys arent more famous... its a really consistant album with no real weak tracks!

    This song is a cover from the musical 'My Fair Lady' believe it or not! I had a good laugh when i had the song playing and then my mother joined in with the lyrics already right. again a great song. oh, and also it is not "can you hear the light" but "can you hear the lark" in the chorus
    crumbson June 04, 2007   Link

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