Santa Monica Lyrics

Savage Garden


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Daniel Jones, Darren Hayes
album: Track 11 in album Savage Garden
release date: 1997-3-24
popularity : 32 users have visited this page.
length: 3:35

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In Santa Monica in the winter time
The lazy streets so undemanding
I walk into the crowd
In Santa Monica you get your coffee from
The coolest places on the promenade
Where people dress just so
Beauty so unavoidable
Everywhere you turn
It's there
I sit and wonder what am I doing here?

But on the telephone line I am anyone
I am anything I want to be
I could be a supermodel or Norman Mailer
And you wouldn't know the difference
Or would you?

In Santa Monica, all the people got
Modern names
Like Jake or Mandy
And modern bodies too
In Santa Monica, on the boulevard,
You'll have to dodge those in-line skaters
Or they'll knock you down
I never felt so lonely,
Never felt so out of place
I never wanted something more than this

But on the telephone line I am anyone
I am anything I want to be
I could be a supermodel or Norman Mailer
And you wouldn't know the difference
On the telephone line, I am any height
I am any age I want to be
I could be a caped crusader, or
Space invader
And you would know the difference
Or would you?

Track Listing

  • 1 To the Moon & Back
  • 2 Carry on Dancing
  • 3 Tears of Pearls
  • 4 I Want You
  • 5 Truly Madly Deeply
  • 6 Violet
  • 7 All Around Me
  • 8 Universe
  • 9 A Thousand Words
  • 10 Break Me Shake Me
  • 11 Mine
  • 12 Santa Monica