"Seymour Stein" as written by and Martin/murdoch/colburn/cooke/geddes/jackson/campbe....
Seymour stein, I've been lonely
I caught a glimpse of someones face
It was mine and I'd been crying

Half a world away
Ticket for a plane
Record company man
I won't be coming to dinner

My thoughts are far away
I?m working on that day
North country girl
1 think she's going to stay

Promises of fame, promises of fortune
LA to new york, San Francisco back to Boston
Has he ever seen Dundee?
Won't he hire a limousine?
Seymour send her back to me

I heard dinner went well
You liked Chris's jacket
He reminded you of Johnny
Before he went electronic

Seymour stein, sorry I missed you
Have a nice flight home
It's a good day for flying


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"Seymour Stein" as written by Christopher Geddes Campbe

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    General CommentThe lyrics suggest that singer's female friend has been lured away by Stein, presumably with a record contract.

    BTW, Stein was the guy who started using the term "New Wave" to refer to artists that were, at the time, known as "punk".
    jcovarruon January 18, 2008   Link

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