Window to the World Lyrics

Shawn Colvin


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Tom Littlefield
album: Track 7 in album Cover Girl
release date: 1994-8-23
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length: 5:16
composer: Thomas Singleton Littlefield
lyricist: Thomas Singleton Littlefield

Cover Art


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Neon flickers with a pale glow
And all the shadows that come and go
Sometimes I can hear them laugh and cry
In my lonely room with a view
I can't sleep and so I think of you
And watch the world as it passes by

I can't close my eyes
I can't close my eyes

[Chorus:]
This is my window to the world
All of the lonely boys and girls
Are a reflection in my eyes
Of me and you
This is my window to it all
I see the heroes rise and fall
This is my window to the world
And I can see

As the night turns into day
Old ladies shuffle by and wave
And the kids sell drugs to cars that slowly cruise
Young lovers walk across my street
Oblivious to the refugees
And the lonely lost baby, that's me and you

I can't close my eyes
I can't close my eyes

[Chorus]

Track Listing

  • 1 Every Little Thing (He) Does Is Magic
  • 2 (Looking for) The Heart of Saturday Night
  • 3 One Cool Remove
  • 4 Satin Sheets
  • 5 There's a Rugged Road
  • 6 Killing the Blues
  • 7 Window to the World
  • 8 Someday
  • 9 Twilight
  • 10 If These Walls Could Speak
  • 11 This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)
  • 12 You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
  • 13 Ol' 55