Los Angeles, I'm Yours Song Lyrics

The Decemberists

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There is a city by the sea
A gentle company
I don't suppose you want to?

And as it tells its sorry tale
In harrowing detail
Its hollowness will haunt you

Its streets and boulevards
Orphans and oligarchs
And here's a plaintive melody
A truncated symphony.
An ocean's garbled vomit on the shore:
Los Angeles, I'm yours

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Shanty for the Arethusa
  • 2 Billy Liar
  • 3 Los Angeles, I’m Yours
  • 4 The Gymnast, High Above the Ground
  • 5 The Bachelor and the Bride
  • 6 Song for Myla Goldberg
  • 7 The Soldiering Life
  • 8 Red Right Ankle
  • 9 The Chimbley Sweep
  • 10 I Was Meant for the Stage
  • 11 As I Rise


  • credits


    publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
    writers: Colin Meloy
    album: Track 3 in album Her Majesty the Decemberists
    release date: 2003-9-9
    popularity : 42 users have visited this page.
    length: 4:18
    producer: The Decemberists, Larry Crane and Adam Selzer
    engineer: Larry Crane
    composer: Colin Meloy
    lyricist: Colin Meloy

    Album Information

    label: Kill Rock Stars
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 759656037525
    script: Latin