When the sun shines on the mountain
And the night is on the run
It's a new day
It's a new way
And I fly up to the sun
I can feel the morning sunlight
I can smell the new-mown hay
I can hear God's voice is calling
For my golden sky light way
Una paloma blanca
I'm just a bird in the sky
Una paloma blanca
Over the mountains I fly
No one can take my freedom away
Once I had my share of losing
for they locked me on a chain
Yes they tried to break my power
oh I still can feel the pain
Una paloma blanca
I'm just a bird in the sky
Una paloma blanca
Over the mountains I fly
No one can take my freedom away
Una paloma blanca
I'm just a bird in the sky
Una paloma blanca
Over the mountains I fly
No one can take my freedom away


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    A classic piece of Europop. I prefer the Nina and Mike version, though, because I don't know enough German to understand the lyrics (which presumably are as dippy as the English version...)

    nitroglycolon August 12, 2010   Link
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    Back when this first came out, it was all over the radio. So where is George Baker today? (He's still active and touring tiny clubs in Europe.) Anyway, this song is about a guy who is free-wheeling and looking. He's like "screw the rules, I'm going to be carefree." What the lyrics don't tell you is that a female voice repeats the first verse and chorus at the end. Therefore they're also saying women shouldn't care and just be free as well.

    quampon August 26, 2014   Link

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