Adrian Belew — I'd Rather Be Right Here lyrics

When the pilot informed us of what he was planning
And I heard the dirty words "emergency landing"
Well my brakes locked up and my wheels fell off
Now it's all I that can manage to go for a walk

I can see alright, all I need of the world outside
I believe instead
The important part is in my heart and not my head and
I'd just as soon be home in bed; I'd rather be right here
If my number comes up and I'm supposed to be dead
I'd rather be right here

If they voted me to be the leader of the nation
I'd rather be right here
Or I won a trip abroad, a paid vacation
I'd rather be right here
If they told me that the world was ending today
I'd rather be right here
If I had a bumper sticker this is what it would say:
I'd rather be right here

Cause I see enough; now I'm willing to be out of touch
Put my head in the sand
I wanna sit right down and take a stand
I don't need to be a traveling man; I'd rather be right here

But if you wanna see the world, well, be my guest
Where you might end up is anybody's guess
If you get on a plane, say for new orleans
And you land in smithereens, don't call me
Cause I'll be undercover with the girl of my dreams
I'm gonna be right here
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