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Empire State Human
original demo version:
Since I was very young I've realised
I never wanted to be human size
So I avoid the crowds and traffic jams
They just remind me of how small I am
Because of this longing in my heart
I'm going to start the growing art
I'm going to grow now and never stop
Think like a mountain, grow to the top
Tall, tall, tall
I want to be tall, tall, tall
As big as a wall, wall, wall
As big as a wall, wall, wall
And if I'm not tall, tall, tall
Then I will crawl, crawl, crawl
Because I'm not tall, tall, tall, tall
Tall, tall, tall
I want to be tall, tall, tall
As big as a wall, wall, wall
As big as a wall, wall, wall
And if I'm not tall, tall, tall
Then I will crawl, crawl, crawl
Because I'm not tall, tall, tall, tall
With concentration, my size increased
And now I'm thirteen storeys high
Empire State Human, just a bored kid
I'll go to Egypt to be the pyramids
Tall, tall, tall
I want to be tall, tall, tall
As big as a wall, wall, wall
As big as a wall, wall, wall
And if I'm not tall, tall, tall
Then I will crawl, crawl, crawl
Because I'm not tall, tall, tall, tall
Tall, tall, tall
I want to be tall, tall, tall
As big as a wall, wall, wall
As big as a wall, wall, wall
And if I'm not tall, tall, tall
Then I will crawl, crawl, crawl
Because I'm not tall, tall, tall, tall
Tall, tall, tall
I want to be tall, tall, tall
As big as a wall, wall, wall
As big as a wall, wall, wall
And if I'm not tall, tall, tall
Then I will crawl, crawl, crawl
Because I'm not tall, tall, tall, tall
Tall, tall, tall (fetch more water)
I want to be tall, tall, tall (fetch more sand)
As big as a wall, wall, wall (biggest person)
As big as a wall, wall, wall (in the land)
And if I'm not tall, tall, tall (fetch more water)
Then I will crawl, crawl, crawl (fetch more sand)
Because I'm not tall, tall, tall, tall (biggest person)
Tall, tall, tall, tall (in the land)
 
Reproduction version:
Since I was very young I've realised
I never wanted to be human size
So I avoid the crowds and traffic jams
They just remind me of how small I am
Because of this longing in my heart
I'm going to start the growing art
I'm going to grow now and never stop
Think like a mountain, grow to the top
Tall, tall, tall
I want to be tall, tall, tall
As big as a wall, wall, wall
As big as a wall, wall, wall
And if I'm not tall, tall, tall
Then I will crawl, crawl, crawl
Because I'm not tall, tall, tall, tall
Tall, tall, tall, tall
Tall, tall, tall
I want to be tall, tall, tall
As big as a wall, wall, wall
As big as a wall, wall, wall
And if I'm not tall, tall, tall
Then I will crawl, crawl, crawl
Because I'm not tall, tall, tall, tall
Tall, tall, tall, tall
With concentration, my size increased
And now I'm fourteen storeys high at least
Empire State Human, just a bored kid
I'll go to Egypt to be the pyramids
Tall, tall, tall (brick by brick)
I want to be tall, tall, tall (stone by stone)
As big as a wall, wall, wall (growing 'til he's)
As big as a wall, wall, wall (fully grown)
And if I'm not tall, tall, tall (brick by brick)
Then I will crawl, crawl, crawl (stone by stone)
Because I'm not tall, tall, tall, tall (growing 'til he's)
Tall, tall, tall, tall (fully grown)
Tall, tall, tall (fetch more water)
I want to be tall, tall, tall (fetch more sand)
As big as a wall, wall, wall (biggest person)
As big as a wall, wall, wall (in the land)
And if I'm not tall, tall, tall (fetch more water)
Then I will crawl, crawl, crawl (fetch more sand)
Because I'm not tall, tall, tall, tall (biggest person)
Tall, tall, tall, tall (in the land)
Brick by brick, stone by stone
Growing 'til he's fully grown
Brick by brick, stone by stone
Growing 'til he's fully grown
Tall, tall, tall (fetch more water)
I want to be tall, tall, tall (fetch more sand)
As big as a wall, wall, wall (biggest person)
As big as a wall, wall, wall (in the land)
And if I'm not tall, tall, tall (fetch more water)
Then I will crawl, crawl, crawl (fetch more sand)
Because I'm not tall, tall, tall, tall (biggest person)
Tall, tall, tall, tall (in the land)
Tall, tall, tall (brick by brick)
I want to be tall, tall, tall (stone by stone)
As big as a wall, wall, wall (growing 'til he's)
As big as a wall, wall, wall (fully grown)
And if I'm not tall, tall, tall (brick by brick)
Then I will crawl, crawl, crawl (stone by stone)
Because I'm not tall, tall, tall, tall (growing 'til he's)
Tall, tall, tall, tall (fully grown)
Fetch more water, fetch more sand
Biggest person in the land
Fetch more water, fetch more sand
Biggest person in the land
 
mile high mix by Ex-Rental:
Brick by brick, stone by stone
Growing 'til he's fully grown
Fetch more water, fetch more sand
Biggest person in the land
Brick by brick, stone by stone
Growing 'til he's fully grown
Fetch more water, fetch more sand
Biggest person in the land
Since I was very young I've realised
I never wanted to be human size
So I avoid the crowds and traffic jams
They just remind me of how small I am
Because of this longing in my heart
I'm going to start the growing art
I'm going to grow now and never stop
Think like a mountain, grow to the top
Tall, tall, tall
I want to be tall, tall, tall
As big as a wall, wall, wall
As big as a wall, wall, wall
And if I'm not tall, tall, tall
Then I will crawl, crawl, crawl
Because I'm not tall, tall, tall, tall
Tall, tall, tall, tall
Tall, tall, tall
I want to be tall, tall, tall
As big as a wall, wall, wall
As big as a wall, wall, wall
And if I'm not tall, tall, tall
Then I will crawl, crawl, crawl
Because I'm not tall, tall, tall, tall
Tall, tall, tall, tall
With concentration, my size increased
And now I'm fourteen storeys high at least
Empire State Human, just a bored kid
I'll go to Egypt to be the pyramids
Tall, tall, tall
I want to be tall, tall, tall
As big as a wall, wall, wall
As big as a wall, wall, wall
And if I'm not tall, tall, tall
Then I will crawl, crawl, crawl
Because I'm not tall, tall, tall, tall
Tall, tall, tall, tall
Tall, tall, tall (brick by brick)
I want to be tall, tall, tall (stone by stone)
As big as a wall, wall, wall (growing 'til he's)
As big as a wall, wall, wall fully grown)
And if I'm not tall, tall, tall (fetch more water)
Then I will crawl, crawl, crawl (fetch more sand)
Because I'm not tall, tall, tall, tall (biggest person)
Tall, tall, tall, tall (in the land)
Tall! Tall! Tall! Tall!
Tall, tall, tall
I want to be tall, tall, tall
As big as a wall, wall, wall
As big as a wall, wall, wall
And if I'm not tall, tall, tall
Then I will crawl, crawl, crawl
Because I'm not tall, tall, tall, tall
Tall, tall, tall, tall
Tall, tall, tall
I want to be tall, tall, tall
As big as a wall, wall, wall
As big as a wall, wall, wall
And if I'm not tall, tall, tall
Then I will fall, fall, fall
Because I'm not tall, tall, tall, tall
Tall, tall, tall, tall
Tall, tall, tall (brick by brick)
I want to be tall, tall, tall (stone by stone)
As big as a wall, wall, wall (growing 'til he's)
As big as a wall, wall, wall fully grown)
And if I'm not tall, tall, tall (fetch more water)
Then I will crawl, crawl, crawl (fetch more sand)
Because I'm not tall, tall, tall, tall (biggest person)
Tall, tall, tall, tall (in the land)
Tall, tall, tall (brick by brick)
I want to be tall, tall, tall (stone by stone)
As big as a wall, wall, wall (growing 'til he's)
As big as a wall, wall, wall fully grown)
And if I'm not tall, tall, tall
Then I will fall, fall, fall
Because I'm not tall, tall, tall, tall
Tall, tall, tall, tall
I'll go to Egypt now
To be the pyramids
<intake of breath>
 
words and music by Marsh / Oakey / Ware
published by Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd.