Who Sang Washington, D.C.? The Magnetic Fields

The Magnetic Fields 69 Love Songs cover art

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Credits
release date: 1999-9-7
genres: Electronic Rock Blues Pop
styles: Chanson/Pop Rock/Indie Rock/Vocal/Synth-pop/New Beat
length: 1:54
lead vocals: Claudia Gonson
W a-s-h i-n-g t-o-n, baby D.C.!
W a-s-h i-n-g t-o-n, baby D.C.!
Washington, D.C.
It's paradise to me
It's not because it is the grand old seat
Of precious freedom and democracy
No, no, no
It's not the greenery turning gold in fall
The scenery circling them all
It's just that's where my baby lives
That's all.
Washington D.C.!
It's the greatest place to be
It's not the cherries everywhere in bloom
It's not the way they put folks on the moon
No, no, no
It's not the spectacles and pagaent tree
The thousand things you've got to see
It's just that's where my baby waits for me
W a-s-h i-n-g t-o-n, baby D.C.!
W a-s-h i-n-g t-o-n, baby D.C.!
Washington, D.C.!
It fits me to a T
It's not the people doing something real
It's not the way the springtime makes you feel
No, no, no
It ain't no famous name on a golden plaque
That keeps me that makes me ride on railroad track
It's my baby's kiss that keeps me coming back
It's my baby's kiss that keeps me coming back

Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 Absolutely Cuckoo
  • 2 I Don’t Believe in the Sun
  • 3 All My Little Words
  • 4 A Chicken With Its Head Cut Off
  • 5 Reno Dakota
  • 6 I Don’t Want to Get Over You
  • 7 Come Back From San Francisco
  • 8 The Luckiest Guy on the Lower East Side
  • 9 Let’s Pretend We’re Bunny Rabbits
  • 10 The Cactus Where Your Heart Should Be
  • 11 I Think I Need a New Heart
  • 12 The Book of Love
  • 13 Fido, Your Leash Is Too Long
  • 14 How Fucking Romantic
  • 15 The One You Really Love
  • 16 Punk Love
  • 17 Parades Go By
  • 18 Boa Constrictor
  • 19 A Pretty Girl Is Like…
  • 20 My Sentimental Melody
  • 21 Nothing Matters When We’re Dancing
  • 22 Sweet‐Lovin’ Man
  • 23 The Things We Did and Didn’t Do
    CD 2
  • 1 Roses
  • 2 Love Is Like Jazz
  • 3 When My Boy Walks Down the Street
  • 4 Time Enough for Rocking When We’re Old
  • 5 Very Funny
  • 6 Grand Canyon
  • 7 No One Will Ever Love You
  • 8 If You Don’t Cry
  • 9 You’re My Only Home
  • 10 (Crazy for You but) Not That Crazy
  • 11 My Only Friend
  • 12 Promises of Eternity
  • 13 World Love
  • 14 Washington, D.C.
  • 15 Long‐Forgotten Fairytale
  • 16 Kiss Me Like You Mean It
  • 17 Papa Was a Rodeo
  • 18 Epitaph for My Heart
  • 19 Asleep and Dreaming
  • 20 The Sun Goes Down and the World Goes Dancing
  • 21 The Way You Say Good‐Night
  • 22 Abigail, Belle of Kilronan
  • 23 I Shatter
    CD 3
  • 1 Underwear
  • 2 It’s a Crime
  • 3 Busby Berkeley Dreams
  • 4 I’m Sorry I Love You
  • 5 Acoustic Guitar
  • 6 The Death of Ferdinand de Saussure
  • 7 Love in the Shadows
  • 8 Bitter Tears
  • 9 Wi’ Nae Wee Bairn Ye’ll Me Beget
  • 10 Yeah! Oh, Yeah!
  • 11 Experimental Music Love
  • 12 Meaningless
  • 13 Love Is Like a Bottle of Gin
  • 14 Queen of the Savages
  • 15 Blue You
  • 16 I Can’t Touch You Anymore
  • 17 Two Kinds of People
  • 18 How to Say Goodbye
  • 19 The Night You Can’t Remember
  • 20 For We Are the King of the Boudoir
  • 21 Strange Eyes
  • 22 Xylophone Track
  • 23 Zebra

  • Album Information
    label: Merge Records
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 036172946921
    script: Latin