Istanbul was Constantinople
Now it's Istanbul, not Constantinople
Been a long time gone, Constantinople
Now it's Turkish delight on a moonlit night
Every gal in Constantinople
Lives in Istanbul, not Constantinople
So if you've a date in Constantinople
She'll be waiting in Istanbul

Even old New York
Was once New Amsterdam

So take me back to Constantinople (yikes)
No, you can't go back to Constantinople (yikes)
Been a long time gone, Constantinople (yikes)
Why did Constantinople get the works? (yikes)
That's nobody's business but the Turks' (Shall we play?)

Even old New York
Was once New Amsterdam

Yikes
Yikes
Yikes
Yikes

Ahhhhh Ahhh
Ahhhhh Ahhh
Ahhhhh Ahhh
Ahhhhh

Ahhhhh Ahhh
Ahhhhh Ahhh
Ahhhhh Ahhh
Ahhhhh

Even old New York
Was once New Amsterdam

So take me back to Constantinople (yikes)
No, you can't go back to Constantinople (yikes)
Been a long time gone, Constantinople (yikes)
Why did Constantinople get the works? (yikes)
That's nobody's business but the Turks'

Even old New York
Was once New Amsterdam

So take me back to Constantinople (yikes)
No, you can't go back to Constantinople (yikes)
Been a long time gone, Constantinople (yikes)
Why did Constantinople get the works? (yikes)
That's nobody's business but the Turks'


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Electronic Istanbul (Not Constantinople) song meanings
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