Somebody told her that there
Was a place like heaven
Across the water on a 747
Yeah, we're living in
In a modern world

And pretty soon
She's really got the notion
Of flying out across
The big blue ocean
Yeah, we're living in
In a modern world

Talk is cheap on satellite
But all I get is (static)
Information, I'm still here
Redial on automatic

(CHORUS)
(Calling America)
Can't get a message through
(Calling America)
That's what she said to do
(Calling America)
That's where she has to be
(Calling America)
She left a number for me
(Calling America)

But I'm just talking to a satellite
Twenty thousand miles
Up in the sky each night
Yeah, we're living in
In a modern world

All I had to do was
Pick up the phone
I'm out in space
Trying to talk to someone
Yeah, we're living in
In a modern world

She left a number I could call
But no one's there, no one at all
There must be something going wrong
That number just rings on and on

(CHORUS)

Said she'd call when
She'd been gone awhile
Guess she's missing me
Across the miles
Yeah, we're living in
In a modern world

(CHORUS)

Calling America, calling America
Calling America, calling America...
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Calling America Lyrics

Electric Light Orchestra – Calling America Lyrics

Songwriters: Lynne, Jeff
Calling America lyrics © EMI Music Publishing

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