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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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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."

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.

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.

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

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

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

That'll never be me

That'll never be me

That'll never be me

That'll never be me (held)

That'll never be me

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