When on foreign shores I am Very truly yours I am But if inclined to play I am Sweetheart, that's the way I am
When in Spain for reasons I don't explain I remain enjoying a brew Don't deplore my fondness for fundador You know how a fundador can lead to a few
And baby when in Rome I do as the Romans do If per chance I'm saying farewell to France And romance drops in from the blue Cherchez l'amour I beg of you please endure My taking a brief detour with somebody new It's just that when in Rome I do as the Romans do
And though from Italy I lied to you prettily Oh don't think of me bitterly But know that I'm true
Except now and then in Rome I get that old yearn in Rome And naturally when in Rome I do as the Romans do
E molto difficile resistere agli uomini d’Italia Per esempio, per esempio i biondi I biondi di Fiorenze, di Venezia E i bruni di Palermo, di Milano You know what I mean?
If I write happily Best wishes from Napoli Don't cable me snappily To tell me we're through
'Cause I'm once again in Rome In somebody's den in Rome Well honeybunch, then in Rome I do as the Romans do
So just disregard the signs and the omens When in Rome I do as the Romans do Veni, vidi, Vince?