Synth City

by Dana Jean Phoenix

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04:57
CHORUS: A-E-A-E-I-O-U-U I SOMETIMES CRY A-E-A-E-I-O-U-U I SOMETIMES CRY YOU TELL ME THAT YOU LOVE ME EVERYDAY WHEN WE’RE ALONE I REALLY FEEL IN LOVE BUT WHEN WE’RE OUT WITH FRIENDS I SEE A CHANGE YOU TREAT ME BAD, I FEEL LIKE SECOND BEST I WANT YOUR LOVE (I WANT YOUR LOVE) GIVE ME YOUR LOVE BOY (GIVE ME YOUR LOVE) THAT’S HOW I FEEL, I WANT IT TO BE REAL I WANT YOUR LOVE (I WANT YOUR LOVE) GIVE ME YOUR LOVE BOY (GIVE ME YOUR LOVE) I NEED YOUR TOUCH AND I, I OWE YOU SO MUCH CHORUS DO YOU REALIZE SOME THINGS YOU SAY I KNOW YOU DO, IT MAKES ME SO CONFUSED I’M SURE THIS AINT THE WAY THAT LOVE SHOULD BE LET’S GET IT RIGHT, IT’S MUCH TOO GOOD TO LOSE I WANT YOUR LOVE (I WANT YOUR LOVE) GIVE ME YOUR LOVE BOY (GIVE ME YOUR LOVE) THAT’S HOW I FEEL, I WANT IT TO BE REAL I WANT YOUR LOVE (I WANT YOUR LOVE) GIVE ME YOUR LOVE BOY (GIVE ME YOUR LOVE) I NEED YOUR TOUCH AND I, I OWE YOU SO MUCH CHORUS BOY, I KNOW I OWE YOU SO MUCH BUT CAN’T I PAY YOU WITH JUST, WITH JUST ONE TOUCH AND BOY, I KNOW YOU CARE I’LL NEVER LOVE ANOTHER TO THAT, TO THAT I’LL SWEAR CHORUS
2.
THE WORLD MIGHT TRY TO TELL YOU “YOU CAN’T HAVE IT ALL, THE HIGHER THAT YOU CLIMB, THE GREATER YOU MIGHT FALL” THEY’LL TRY TO STOP YOU DANCIN’ TELL YOU TO STAND STILL BUT DON’T BELIEVE A WORD- JUST GO WITH HOW YOU FEEL WHEN YOU’RE… CHORUS: LOSING YOUR GRIP IT’S FANTASTIC LET GO THE WORLD IS GOING TO TELL YOU YOU CAN'T HAVE IT ALL, "THE HIGHER THAT YOU CLIMB ,THE GREATER YOU MIGHT FALL” SO WHEN YOU REACH YOUR STARS YOUR HEART WILL NOT STAND STILL BUT DON’T YOU BE AFRAID JUST GO WITH HOW YOU FEEL WHEN YOU’RE… CHORUS
3.
I RODE A UNICORN WITHOUT A HORN WE MET AT DAWN ON THE LAWN HE SAID 'GET ON' THEN WE WERE GONE BEFORE THE SUNSHINE WAS REBORN WE TRAVELLED WIDE AND VERY FAR THEN HE GOT TIRED AND SAID 'GET OFF' TO ROCK IT RIDE, WE STOLE A CAR AND DROVE ALL NIGHT, TO BEAT THE LAW JUST US TWO, YEAH YEAH ME AND YOU-OOHH, YOU CHORUS: MAGIC THEY'RE AFRAID CUZ THEY DON'T UNDERSTAND IT EVERYDAY WITHOUT IT IS JUST TRAGIC LIVING IS NOT LIVING, ITS JUST HABIT YOU NEED SOME MAGIC MAGIC THEY'RE AFRAID CUZ THEY DON'T UNDERSTAND IT EVERYDAY WITHOUT IT IS JUST TRAGIC LIVING IS NOT LIVING, ITS JUST HABIT WITHOUT YOUR MAGIC BETWEEN ME AND THIS UNICORN, A BOND WAS FORMED WE BROACHED THE STORM, HE KEPT ME WARM AND EVERY MORN I WAS ADORNED WITH ALL THE LOVE HE HAD GOING ON A LIVING DREAM, A FANTASY A BONNIE AND CLYDE ROBBERY COAST TO COAST, JUST HIM AND ME TILL WE WERE HELD UP BY THE SEA JUST US TWO, YEAH YEAH ME AND YOU-OOHH, YOU CHORUS SOME SAY YOU'RE JUST A DREAM OHH CUZ THEY HAVE NEVER SEEN YOUR CHORUS
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04:33
WATCH IT RISE AND SHINE GLEAMING THROUGH THE DARKNESS IT'S BIGGER THAN THE BOTH OF US BUT NOT WHEN WE'RE TOGETHER CHORUS: DON'T LISTEN TO THE BEAUTIFUL LIES THAT THEY TOLD YOU FROM THE START AS A WAY TO HOLD YOUR HEART, NOW I - WANT YOU TO COME OUT HERE WITH ME AND WE'LL DANCE ALL THROUGH THE STREES SPREADING LOVE AND SHINING AY YEAH NOW THE CITY KNOWS YOUR NAME AND JUST HOW YOU PLAY YOUR GAME WHEN YOU'RE CRUISING FOR A RIDE OUT ON THE HIGHWAY WHEN THE BREEZE BLOWS THROUGH THE LEAVES AND THE TREES ARE ALL IN SEASON AND THE SUN IS OUT REFLECTING FROM THE HIGHEST POINTS OF LIGHT THE BEAUTY'S NOT MISTAKEN TAKE A PICTURE WITH YOUR MIND HOLD THE MEMORY IN TIME AND OAH DON'T JUST STAND THERE WAITING FOR TOMORROW TO ARRIVE WHEN TODAY WE'RE SO ALIVE IN SYNTH CITY CHORUS AND THE BIRDS BY THE WATERFRONT FLY HIGH BUT NOT AWAY CUZ EVEN WHEN THEY LEAVE THEY WILL BE BACK SOMEDAY AND THIS I TELL YOU SO SO IN YOUR SOUL YOU'LL ALWAYS KNOW I'M NEVER FAR AWAY FROM YOUR HEART LA LA LA LA LA LA LA AHHH CHORUS
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05:07
LOVE IS DARKNESS DISTURBED BY A WHIFF OF OZONE PLUGGED IN, TURNED ON A NEW PLACE FOR YOU TO CALL HOME HOPE IS YOUR SMILE BRIGHTER THAN A THOUSAND SUNS BINARY BASIC THE SUM OF MORE THAN ZEROS AND ONES YOU WERE THE PIECE TO MY MISSING PUZZLE BEFORE I EVEN KNEW THAT MISSING PIECE LEFT ME OH SO PUZZLED BUT I JUST NEEDED YOU CHORUS: INNOCENCE AND NEON SPRITES SPELL YOUR NAME IN BETWEEN THE LIGHTS YOU'VE GOT ME DEAD TO RIGHTS AND I'M GONE... MY HEART'S BEATING MORE THRILLING CUZ THIS ISN'T A GAME YOUR SMILE'S FLEETING I'M HOPING THAT YOU'RE FEELING THE SAME I HAD TO SAY SOMETHING NOW OR NEVER AND CATCH THAT GLIMPSE IN YOUR EYES CUZ IF I SAID NOTHING THEN WE WOULD NEVER HAVE TRULY REALIZED OH HOH! CHORUS YOU TURN ME ON, I'M SO GONE YOU'RE THE LIGHT THAT TURNS, TURNS ME ON CHORUS
6.
THEN IT HIT ME LIKE A ROCKET TAKING OFF FOR DISTANT PLANETS NOW I REALIZE THAT I'VE VIEWED MYSELF THROUGH YOUR EYES CHORUS: MY LIFE IS SLOWING CHANGING IT'S CHANGING FOR THE BETTER EVERY STEP A NEW DIRECTION TAKING ME WHERE I WANT TO GO MY LIFE IS SLOWING CHANGING IT'S CHANGING FOR THE BETTER LOOKING BACK I TRACE MY FOOTSTEPS TO A PLACE I CAN UNDERSTAND THROUGH MY YEARS OF FEAR AND LOATHING NEVER KNOWING ALWAYS SUPPOSING SOMEHOW THE REFLECTION I BECAME WAS HOW YOU SAW ME IT'S NOT HARD TO SAY I MISS YOU OH MY GOD, I MISS YOU THERE'S NO PLACE OR SPACE IN TIME THAT MY HEART CAN FORGET YOU CHORUS HERE I COME INTO THE FUTURE, INTO THE FUTURE INTO THE FUTURE, YEAH HERE I COME HERE I COME INTO THE FUTURE, INTO THE FUTURE INTO THE FUTURE YEAH HERE I COME
7.
LOOK YOU CAN FEEL ME I AM WITH YOU SLOWLY BEATING WHILE YOU BREATHE TAKE IN DEEPLY CLOSE YOUR EYES CAN YOU SEE ME? CHORUS: LOOK INTO YOUR SOUL YOU’RE BEAUTIFUL AND YOU SHOULD KNOW THAT I WILL BE YOUR SPARK AND NEVER STOP WHENEVER YOU NEED ME, LOOK TO YOUR HEART LOOK YOU CAN FEEL ME I AM WITH YOU SLOWLY BEATING WHILE YOU BREATHE TAKE IN DEEPLY CLOSE YOUR EYES CAN YOU SEE ME? IT STARTED THE SPARK EMBERS DID GROW YOU ARE THE HEAT I AM THE GLOW TOGETHER WE BURN OUTTA CONTROL NOW WE WANT THE WHOLE WORLD TO KNOW CHORUS
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CHORUS: HEY, YOU GOT IT LIVE THE WAY YOU WANT IT PROJECT IT ON THE BIG SCREEN DIGITAL LIFE HEY, YOU GOT IT GO AHEAD AND FLAUNT IT PROJECT IT ON THE BIG SCREEN DIGITAL LIFE WE STAY CONNECTED VIA ARTIFICIAL MEANS THE WORLD SURROUNDS IN AN ARTIFICIAL SCENE THE HANDS OF FATE BECOME THE TOOLS OF THE MACHINE THAT TRY TO CHANGE US INTO ARTIFICIAL BEINGS BUT LIFE IS SUCH A STRANGE GAME ALWAYS CHANGING YOU NEVER LIVE THE SAME DAY TWICE SO… CHORUS FORGET THE FUTURE IF YOU DON’T REGARD YOUR PAST WE’VE GOTTA HOLD ON TO WHAT’S LEARNT AND MAKE IT LAST ONLINE IS FINE, BUT OUTSIDE IS STILL A BLAST DON’T LOSE YOUR HEART AND SOUL, YOU’RE MOVING TOO FAST BUT LIFE IS SUCH A STRANGE GAME ALWAYS CHANGING YOU NEVER LIVE THE SAME DAY TWICE SO… CHORUS DON’T LOSE YOURSELF, OH NO NO, HEY! (AHHHHHS) DON’T LOSE YOURSELF (x8) CHORUS
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04:31
OH OH MAYBE I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN THIS IS HOW’D GO BREAKIN’ BAD BREAKIN’ BAD ALL AROUND ME SITUATION CRITICAL I’M THE ONLY ONE ALIVE IT CAN’T BE SO WHO WAS IN CONTROL EVEN THOUGH I CAME UP WITH THIS PLAN DAMN I WASN’T READY FOR THE REPERCUSSIONS I THOUGHT I HAD THIS IN THE BAG OOOOOH I WAS MISTAKEN I SHOULDA TAKEN CHORUS: OH WE'RE JUST RUNNING OUT OF TIME BETWEEN YOU AND ME OH WE'RE JUST RUNNING OUT OF TIME THAT’S ALL WE NEED WELL NOW TAKE MY SOUL OUTTA CONTROL I AM READY TO RISK IT ALL RISK ALL FOR THE FINAL SHOT LAY IT ALL ON THE LINE NOW I’M TRUSTIN’ YOU TO GIMMIE ALL YOU GOT ARE YOU MAN ENOUGH? REALLY WILLIN’ TO GO THE LAST MILE ME AND YOU TOGETHER OH I WISH WE HAD CHORUS
10.
THROUGH A HOLE IN SPACE FROM A HOLY PLACE CAME YOUR LOVELY FACE STRUGGLING TO BE FREE AND I CAN'T WAIT TO GIVE YOU A TASTE OF MY WARM EMBRACE BABY COME HERE TO ME BOTH CRYING IN THE MOMENT WHEN YOU FIRST TOOK MY HAND AND YOUR EYES FOREVER GOLDEN MADE ME UNDERSTAND CHORUS: REACH FOR THE STARS SHINING HERE ABOVE YOU REACH FOR THE STARS I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU NEVER BE THE SAME I'M SO GLAD YOU CAME STILL DON'T KNOW YOUR NAME BUT THAT'S ALRIGHT WITH ME I'M GONNA HOLD YOU TIGHT ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT NEVER LET YOU OUT OF MY SIGHT CHORUS OOOOOH OOOOOHH OOOOOH OOOOOHH AND YOU SHOULD KNOW YOU'LL NEVER BE ALONE I'M TAKIN YOU HOME - OH - 'OME CHORUS YES I WILL
11.
03:51
WE ALREADY KNOW THAT YOUNG LOVE IN BLOOM MAY BE DOOMED INTO OBLIVION SO WHAT WE SHOULD DO AT LEAST I ASSUME IS RUN AWAY FROM EACHOTHER RIGHT NOW BUT HOW CAN WE RUN FROM OUR HEARTS RUN FROM OUR SOULS RUN FROM OUR DESTINY HOOO HOOOH OUR DESTINY CHORUS: THERE'S NO ESCAPING FROM LOVE IT'LL GET YOU IT'LL CATCH UP TO YOU EVERYTIME JUST WHEN YOU THINK YOU'RE UNTOUCHED IT'LL GET YOU IT'LL CATCH UP TO YOU EVERYTIME WHEN YOU'RE SO YOUNG YEAH DON'T RUN AWAY DON'T RUN AWAY FROM ME CHORUS THIS IS LOVE THERE'S NO ESCAPING WHERE WOULD WE GO YEAH THIS IS LOVE IT'LL GET YOU IT'LL CATCH UP TO YOU EVERYTIME
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I LOOK AROUND AT WHAT I'VE GOT AND I FEEL THAT I'M IN CONTROL OF ALL I SEE MAYBE OR NOT I TAKE THE BURDEN AND THE LOAD I DON'T SEE NOBODY ELSE SHARING THE WEALTH AND SO I THOUGHT... CHORUS: I BUILT THE WALL TO SHOW THE WORLD THAT I COULD KEEP YOU OUT SAID I DON'T NEED NO ONE ELSE AND NOW THAT WALL HAS LEFT ME ALL ALONE AND THERE'S NO DOUBT BECAUSE I MISS YOU MYSELF I BUILT THIS WALL TO SHOW THE WORLD THAT I WAS POWERFUL LIKE I DON'T SEE NO ONE ELSE AND NOW THIS WALL HAS WALLED ME IN AND LEFT ME ALL ALONE I REALLY MISS YOU MYSELF I MADE A PROMISE TO STAY STRONG BUT NOW I'VE BLOCKED THE LIGHT FROM MY EYES IGNORED MY HEART BECAUSE OF SPITE THAT'S NOT THE WAY I WANNA LIVE THERE'S NO HAPPY ENDING IN SIGHT WITHOUT YOU BECAUSE I... CHORUS I FEEL LIKE I HAVE MADE A GREAT MISTAKE CUZ YOU AND I TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE LOVE CHORUS

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Third full-length Synthwave album by Dana Jean Phoenix.

Pre-order the album on VINYL at: keytar.bandcamp.com/album/synth-city

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released May 2, 2017

www.danajphoenix.com

Written by: Dana Jean Phoenix
Produced by:
1, 3, 5, 7, 9 - The Northern Lights
2 - The Amazing Mr S.*
4 - Till Wild
6, 10 - Timecop1983
8 - Robots With Rayguns
11 - London Lazers
12 - Highway Superstar

Artwork by Mafer Munuera.
Logo by Reno Msad.
© New EmPire Entertainment 2017

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Dana Jean Phoenix Toronto, Ontario

"The much beloved synth siren Dana Jean Phoenix is back with her third, long-awaited full length album, 'Synth City'."
-New Retro Wave

"She has a beautiful voice, powerful beats, and she has the flare and attitude that made the 80s everlasting."

-Brutal Resonance
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