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That'll Never Be Me Lyrics

from Now.Here.This.

"That'll Never Be Me" is track #8 on the album Now.Here.This..
"That'll Never Be Me" is track #8 on the album Now.Here.This..

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Susan:
There's a beautiful movie star
On the cover of a magazine
She started life with a silver spoon
And now she's on the silver screen
I wonder what it must be like
Living on Cloud Nine
But the closest that I'll get to that
Is turning through these pages in the checkout line

If only I were luckier
If only I were wealthier
If only I could have her life
I'd be happy
But that'll never be me

Heidi (spoken):
My father is a very prominent attorney. For as long as I can remember, he's said to me, "You're smart, you're a natural in front of people; you'd make a great lawyer. End of meeting."

Susan:
If only I were wiser
If only I were bolder
If only I were faster
I could outrun the voice that says
That'll never be me

Heidi (spoken):
So, I apply, and get accepted, to an extremely prestigious university with a very fancy law school. I don't want to drop any names; let's just say, it rhymes with Duke.

Susan:
How'd they get there?
Where's that road
That could lead me out of this nowhere town tonight?
But golden tickets don't get mailed
To this one-horse town zip code
So there ain't no use in me waiting for an invite

Heidi (spoken):
I know in my heart of hearts that I have no absolutely no desire to become a lawyer, but it would make my dad so proud to see me carry on the family business. And I would love to make my dad proud. So off I go.

Susan:
There's a gate on a hillside
That opens to a field
Where the grass is greener
And they say it's where your fate's revealed

Heidi:
But I don't dare to go up there
'Cause I'm certain what my eyes will see
Is the person who I really am

Both:
And not the person that I am trying to be

If only I were stronger
If only I were braver
I would break these ties and be free
I could finally be the person
That I wanna be
But that'll never be me, I know

Susan:
That'll never be me

Heidi:
That'll never be me

Susan:
That'll never be me

Heidi:
That'll never be me (held)

Susan:
That'll never be me

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