Natalie Cole - Paper Moon Lyrics




I never feel a thing is real
When I'm away from you
Out of your embrace
The world's a temporary parking place
Mmm... A bubble for a minute
Mmm... you smile
The bubble has a rainbow in it

Say it's only a paper moon
Sailing over a cardboard sea
But it wouldn't be make believe
If you believed in me

Yes it's only a canvas sky
Hanging over a muslin tree
But it wouldn't be make believe
If you believed in me

Without your love
It's a honky tank parade
With out your love
It's a melody played in a penny arcade
It's a Barnum and Bailey world
Just as phony as it can be
But it wouldn't be make believe
If you believed in me, oh...

[scat]

Yes it's only a canvas sky
Hanging over a muslin tree
But it wouldn't be make believe
If you believed in me

Without your love
It's a honky tonk parade
Without your love
It's a melody played in a penny arcade
It's a Barnum and Bailey world
Just as phony as it can be
But it wouldn't be make believe
If you believed in me

[scat p.2]





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Natalie Cole Paper Moon Comments
  1. Dawn Lovely

    Famous Grave yard tours brought me here, lovely song

    Aldo Salinas

    Me too. Great video's from Grave yard tours!

  2. Loan Heitor

    aewsome

  3. pricelessgirl 509

    i prefer this version of the song than her dad version 😍😍😍😍😍😍

    Madame Livingston

    Guerley Richard yesss Love a feminine voice

    Gerald O'Brien

    Her dad does it too fast.

  4. Reginald Green

    Nostalgia no matter how much I hear this song I Fall in Love with it all over again

  5. Psych Corp

    There is no question that she inherited her father's talent. Spectacular!

    im replying to this comment

    Psych Corp IS THAT A JOJO REFERENCE?

  6. Madame Livingston

    I Love This Song And just Discovered it

  7. Owen McGee

    I've always liked this song, but there's an additional section with additional lyrics here in the first minute. Is this actually the way the song is supposed to be sung?

    nitetrane98

    It's the original way. Many leave it off, kind of like "Since i fell for you"

    Lorrie Prothero

    almost ALL standards had intros - not everyone knows them. It's a treat when you find the ones that do.

    JLJ

    I have a copy of the score and it does include this introduction: it is just that most artists don’t sing it.

  8. Sasha Wolf Barroness

    sad she is dead.