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Song Lyric
(Dawning of a) New Era
Jerry Dammers
This is the dawning of a new era
This is the dawning of a new era
I met a girl from area three
She told me that she worked in a chicken factory

This is the dawning of a new era
By two o'clock we were 'Brahms & Lisst'
I had to walk her home through area six
This is the dawning of a new era
Sticks and stones may break my bones
In area six they throw bottles and bricks and kicks

This is the dawning of a new era
I climbed the stairs to the fourteenth floor
The key won't fit the door
This is the dawning of a new era
She said she had a beautiful flat
We had to sleep on the mat

This is the dawning of a new era
Woke up and thought "This ain't exactly heaven"
Oh shit, this is area seven
This is the dawning of a new era
This is the dawning of a new era
This is the dawning of a new era
This is so boring, it's a new era
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Released as : The Specials
From the Album : Specials (CDL TT 5001)
Specials

UK Release Date : 1979-10-01
Catalog Number : CDL TT 5001
UK Album Chart : 7
 
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