Wake Up to America

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Ben Lee

Benjamin Michael "Ben" Lee (born 11 September 1978 in Sydney) is an ARIA Award winning musician and actor. Lee began his career as a musician at the age of 14 with the Sydney band Noise Addict, but focused on his solo career when the band broke up in 1995. He appeared as the protagonist in the Aust… more »

America is a big country 
America is a big idea 
I once got a fortune cookie that said
America is a place where people can invent themselves 
So when I found myself making out with two girls at once
At the Linkin Memorial in Washington, DC 
I knew what that fortune cookie said had been 
Beautiful, strange and true 

Wake up to America, up to America 
Feel your broken heart 
Beaten' like a drum 
Wake up to America, up to America 
Even in the dark 
Shine for everyone 

America, I've been reading your history 
And alot of it sounds like Empire building 
America the world needs a foreign policy of compassion 
I still believe that somewhere underneath all this mess
America's a good country 
'Cause I guess I believe that people 
In their hearts are essentially good 
They just get greedy and they get scared 

Wake up to America, up to America 
Feel your broken heart 
Beaten' like a drum 
Wake up to America, up to America 
Even in the dark 
Shine for everyone  

America it must get so lonley being you sometimes 
Up all night, no one to share the long drives with 
Don't worry we won't let you fall asleep at the wheel 

Wake up to America, up to America 
Feel your broken heart 
Beaten' like a drum 
Wake up to America, up to America 
Even in the dark 
Shine for everyone 

Wake up to America, up to America 
Up to America 
Up to America 
Up to America 
Up to America 
America
Wake up to America, up to America

Written by: BENJAMIN MICHAEL LEE, JASON SCHWARTZMAN

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