"This Is L.A." as written by and Kim Bendix Petersen....
Fairies dancing on the ceiling
I can't sleep no more
Stars are slipping through my fingers
I can fly tonight

So the writing on the wall
I never felt like this before
Yeah this time, I hold it on

This is the time for us
Yeah this is the time for love
This is the time to shine
This is the time to give
Yeah this is the time to lay
Yeah this time is mine

In the dark, I have a secret
I can't tell no one

So the writing on the wall
I never felt like this before
Yeah this time, I hold it on

This is the time for us
Yeah this is the time for love
This is the time to shine
This is the time to give
Yeah this is the time to lay
Yeah this time is mine

Feels like all I got is sunshine
Today feeling like the sunrise
Right time, always in the right place
I am now

This is the time for us
Yeah this is the time for love
This is the time to shine
This is the time to give
Yeah this is the time to lay
Yeah this time is mine


Lyrics submitted by dejavula

"This Time Is Mine" as written by Paul David Coultrup Marina Dalmas

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, CYPMP

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    Song MeaningI think what Marina is trying to say that everyone in the 'celebrity world' or anyone who wants to get into that world have to be one way and follow that way to stay on top.

    "White white teeth, dark dark skin
    Long blond hair, Botox grin
    This is what you need to be
    'Cause this what is real beauty"

    I think there is a deeper meaning to these lyrics then explaining how you have to look. Although the look is fake she could be talking about your personality. Covering yourself with fakeness to fit in. Never being yourself because if you are you'll never fit in.

    "Oh life's a cat walk, life is tough"

    Every single second of your life is a show. You have to look your best and never letting yourself go (hey that rhymed lol).

    "Why don't you try to shout out loud
    That personal faults are quite allowed
    It's pudding proof that we are real
    And she's a hamster on their wheel"

    If we all know that none of us can be perfect, why don't we tell the world? Instead of pretending that we are all robot's and we are all perfect and we have to all think and act the same.
    As for the hamster bit I think it's about this celebrity trying to keep up with fashion and the industry.

    I also think this song could also be talking about society in general. How we are trying to keep up with fashion and look our best and how we put on a show for people but that's not who we are really.

    I think this is an awesome song by Marina and I think the lyrics and amazing and really true.
    TheCloudon April 24, 2012   Link

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