Wednesday, December 7, 2011

up on the roof

When this old world starts getting me down
and people are just too much for me to face,
I climb way up to the top of the stairs
and all my cares just drift right into space.

On the roof, it's peaceful as can be
and there the world below can't bother me.
Let me tell you now...

When I come home feelin' tired and beat
I go up where the air is fresh and sweet.
I get away from the hustling crowd
and all that rat-race noise down in the street.
On the roof, the only place I know
where you just have to wish to make it so. 

Let's go up on the roof.

At night the stars put on a show for free
and darling, you can share it all with me.

I keep a-tellin' you...

Right smack dab in the middle of town
I've found a paradise that's trouble proof
and if this world starts getting you down
there's room enough for two

up on the roof.

Oh, come on baby
Oh, come on honey

Everything is all right up on the roof.

Up On The Roof/Song and Lyrics/Gerry Goffin/Carole King
All photos at Zanata - Plano

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