Welcome to the Real World

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ABC are an English New Romantic band that charted ten UK and five US Top 40 singles between 1981 and 1990. The band continues to tour and released a new album, Traffic, in 2008. more »

I was a rich man
I was a thief 
I was a sailor, shipwrecked on a reef
I was a coward 
I was afraid 
I was courageous 
Man, I was brave 

 Until the oceans dry
 Until the day you die
 Until the stars fall out the sky

 Welcome to the real world, baby
 Welcome to the way things are
 Welcome to the real world, darling 
Step on for Shangri-la
 Welcome to the real world, baby
 Paradise guarantee
 Welcome to the real world 
Come and see what we've bequeathed 

I was an angel, idolised 
I was a devil in a disguise 
I was a stalion 
I was a mule
I was misguided, but nobody's fool

The day that I was born, daddy placed me on his knee
Said: "Son, you've got to be a better man than me
You're inheriting the world; make your mark on history  Welcome to the real world; be what you've got to be."

 Welcome to the real world


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