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We Built This City (6:01)

"We Built This City" is a song written by Bernie Taupin, Martin Page, Dennis Lambert, and Peter Wolf, and originally recorded by the group Starship and released as its debut single on November 10, 1985. The lyrics were written by Bernie Taupin, best known for his longtime collaboration with Elton John. The song features Mickey Thomas and Grace Slick on lead vocals, and the single version reached number one on the U.S.…

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Say, \"You don't know me or recognize my face\"
Say, \"You don't care who goes to that kind of place\"
Knee deep in the hoopla sinking in your fight
Too many runaways eating up the night

Starship - We Built This City Lyrics


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  • Sing along in purrrrfect timing :3
  • First time I heard this was on an old Cassette tape as a child. Loved it ever sense. Thanks lastfm for bringing back great memories. Peace.
  • Hey, guess what? We Jazzercise to this! (One of the best tummy routines ever!) "Knee deep in the poop-la!"
  • We built this city on rock and roll ! How could you deny such an epic line? it totally makes the chorus. Love that over the top 80s feel.
  • another great starship song. peace be with you
  • Lol how could anyone vote this the worst song of the 80s, it's a tune.
  • We built this Schmitty on Tooootsie Rolls!
  • knee deep in the hoopla.
  • Starship

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