Shanghai Sky

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Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson (born David Ian Jackson, 11 August 1954) is an English musician and singer-songwriter now living in Berlin, whose five Grammy Award nominations span from 1979 to 2001. He is probably best known for the 1979 hit song and first single "Is She Really Going Out with Him?", which still gets … more »

How the world got so small 
I turned around and there was nowhere left to go
So sad

The dream always dies
Each new arrival closes places in my mind
But I can dream  Until I go

Of smells that I don't recognize 
And by the river 
In Shanghai 
The color of the sky

Is something I've never seen
 After the summer rain
 Children smile
 Curious and kind
And the world is big again

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