Imitation of Life Lyrics

R.E.M.


publisher: ©OBO APRA/AMCOS
album: No. 8 track in album Reveal
release date: 2001-5-14
popularity : 1741 users have visited this page.
length: 3:57
mix: Pat McCarthy, Jamie Candiloro
recording: Jamie Candiloro, Pat McCarthy

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Charades pop skill
Water hyacinth.
Name by a poet
Imitation of life.

Like a koi in a frozen pond.
Like a goldfish in a bowl.
I don't want to hear you cry.

That sugar cane that tasted good.
That cinnamon, that's Hollywood.
Come on, come on.
No-one can see you try.

You want the greatest thing
The greatest thing since bread came sliced.
You've got it all
You've got it sized.

Like a Friday fashion show
Teenager cruising in the corner
Trying to look like you don't try.

That sugar cane that tasted good.
That cinnamon, that's Hollywood.
Come on, come on.
No-one can see you try.

No-one can see you cry.

That sugar cane that tasted good.
That freezing rain, that's what you could.
Come on, come on.
No-one can see you cry.

This sugar cane, this lemonade
This hurricane, I'm not afraid.
Come on, come on.
No-one can see me cry.

This lightning storm, this tidal wave
This avalanche, I'm not afraid.
Come on, come on.
No-one can see me cry.

That sugar cane that tasted good.
That's who you are, that's what you could.
Come on, come on.
No-one can see you cry.

That sugar cane that tasted good.
That's who you are, that's what you could.
Come on, come on.
No-one can see you cry

Track Listing

  • 1 The Lifting
  • 2 I’ve Been High
  • 3 All the Way to Reno (You’re Gonna Be a Star)
  • 4 She Just Wants to Be
  • 5 Disappear
  • 6 Saturn Return
  • 7 Beat a Drum
  • 8 Imitation of Life
  • 9 Summer Turns to High
  • 10 Chorus and the Ring
  • 11 I’ll Take the Rain
  • 12 Beachball