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ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA
Calling America
(somebody...)
Told her that there was a place like heaven
Across the water on a 747
Yeah, we're living in
In a modern world

And pretty soon she's really got the notion
Of flying out across the big blue ocean
Yeah, we're living in
In a modern world

Talk is cheap on satellite
But all I get is (static!)
Information, I'm still here
Re-dial on automatic

Calling America, can't get a message through
Calling America, that's what she said to do
Calling America, that's where she has to be
Calling America, she left a number for me
Calling America

But I'm just talking to a satellite
Twenty thousand miles up in the sky each night
Yeah, we're living in
In a modern world

All I had to do was pick up the phone
I'm out in space, trying to talk to someone
Yeah, we're living in
In a modern world

She left a number I could call
But no one's there, no one at all
There must be something going wrong
That number just rings on and on

Calling America, can't get a message through
Calling America, that's what she said to do
Calling America, that's where she has to be
Calling America, she left a number for me
Calling America

Said she'd call when she'd been gone a while
Guess she's missing me across the miles
Yeah, we're living in
In a modern world

Calling America, can't get a message through
Calling America, that's what she said to do
Calling America, that's where she has to be
Calling America, she left a number for me

Calling America
Calling America
Calling America
Calling America...