Exclusive - Alynda Segarra - "Living in the City"

March 9, 2017 - Alynda Segarra 03/09/2017 Views: 57,636

Alynda Segarra, the frontwoman of Hurray for the Riff Raff, performs the song "Living in the City" from the band's album "The Navigator." (3:21)

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please welcome Alynda Segarra.

(cheering, applause)

♪ Well, I got her a cane

♪ Oh, and Big Danny is wasted

♪ He saidI'm the sweetest thing ♪

♪ You know,that he's never tasted ♪

♪ Mariposa's singinglove songs ♪

♪ All in her dark apartment

♪ 14 floors of birthing

♪ And 14 floors of dying

♪ Living in the city

♪ We're just livingin the city ♪

♪ Oh, living in the city

♪ Well, it's hard,it's hard, it's hard ♪

♪ Well, I take youto the stairwell ♪

♪ And I give you somethingI can offer ♪

♪ You know, the heart,it's not the hopeless ♪

♪ The heart is a lonely hunter

♪ Hot, long summer days

♪ We're justsneakin' by the river ♪

♪ Well, I lock my dreams away

♪ And I watch the city quiver

♪ Living in the city

♪ We're just livingin the city ♪

♪ Oh, living in the city

♪ Well, it's hard,it's hard, it's hard ♪

Get up.

♪ Gypsy bit the dust

♪ You know, the shit he had,it was poison ♪

♪ Now everybody wants

♪ Just a tasteof what we sold him ♪

♪ Standing on the rooftops

♪ We'll just yelluntil the morning ♪

♪ All surroundedby the visions ♪

♪ Of all who came before them

♪ Living in the city

♪ We're just livingin the city ♪

♪ Oh, living in the city

♪ Well, it's hard,it's hard, it's hard ♪

♪ Living in the city

♪ We're just livingin the city ♪

♪ Oh, living in the city

♪ Well, it's hard,it's hard, it's hard ♪

♪ Oh, it's hard, it's hard,it's hard. ♪

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