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Optimist Lyrics

from Love This Giant

"Optimist" is track #9 on the album Love This Giant. It was written by David Byrne, Anne Erin Clark.
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Waiting, but I don't mind
I'm all bus stops and heat
I'm neon, in your daylight

I'm the optimist of 30th Street
How it is is how it oughta be

I got anything but moneyed esteem
Drinks are on Cond Nast
I'm the optimist of 30th Street
How it is is how it oughta be

I spy on Vivian Girls the Up-Upper East
There's no reason to be upset
There's no reason to not expect
There's no room for emptiness
No tea or sympathy
There's no room for emptiness
On a never-empty street

Songwriters
DAVID BYRNE, ANNE ERIN CLARK

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