Sting – Englishman in New York Lyrics

Artist: Sting
Album: At The Movies
Genre: Rock

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I don’t drink coffee I take tea my dear
I like my toast done on one side
You can hear it in my accent when I talk
I’m an Englishman in New York

See me walkin’ down Fifth Avenue
Walkin’ cane here at my side
Take it everywhere I walk
I’m an Englishman in New York

Wo oh
I’m an alien, I’m a legal alien
I’m an Englishman in New York
Wo oh
I’m an alien, I’m a legal alien
I’m an Englishman in New York

If, “Manners maketh man” as someone said
He’s the hero of the day
It takes a man to suffer ignorance and smile
Be yourself, no matter what they say

Wo oh
I’m an alien, I’m a legal alien
I’m an Englishman in New York
Wo oh
I’m an alien, I’m a legal alien
I’m an Englishman in New York

Modesty, propriety can lead to notoriety
You could end up as the only one
Gentleness, sobriety, rare in this society
At night a candle’s brighter than the sun

Takes more than combat gear to make a man
Takes more than a license for a gun
Confront your enemies avoid them when you can
A gentleman will walk but never run

If, “Manners maketh man” as someone said
He’s the hero of the day
It takes a man to suffer ignorance and smile
Be yourself, no matter what they say
Be yourself, no matter what they say
Be yourself, no matter what they say

Wo oh
(Be yourself, no matter what they say)
I’m an alien I’m a legal alien
I’m an Englishman in New York
(Be yourself, no matter what they say)
Wo oh
(Be yourself, no matter what they say)
I’m an alien I’m a legal alien
I’m an Englishman in New York
(Be yourself, no matter what they say)

Wo oh
(Be yourself, no matter what they say)
I’m an alien I’m a legal alien
I’m an Englishman in New York
(Be yourself, no matter what they say)
Wo oh
(Be yourself, no matter what they say)
I’m an alien I’m a legal alien
I’m an Englishman in New York
(Be yourself, no matter what they say)

Wo oh
(Be yourself, no matter what they say)

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