Rush - Cinderella Man

  • Artist: Rush
  • Album: A Farewell to Kings (1977)
  • Translations: German

Cinderella Man

A modest man from Mandrake
Traveled rich to the city
He had a need to discover
A use for his newly found wealth
Because he was human
Because he had goodness
Because he was moral
They called him insane
Delusions of grandeur
Visions of splendor
A manic depressive
He walks in the rain
Eyes wide open
Heart undefended
Innocence untarnished…
Cinderella Man
Doing what you can
They can’t understand
What it means
Cinderella Man
Hang on to your plans
Try as they might
They cannot steal your dreams
In the betrayal of his love he awakened
To face a world of cold reality
And a look in the eyes of the hungry
Awakened him to what he could do
He held up his riches
To challenge the hungry
Purposeful motion
For one so insane
They tried to fight him
Just couldn’t beat him
This manic depressive
Who walks in the rain
Submitted by SlobovichSlobovich on Thu, 14/12/2017 - 22:17
Last edited by SlobovichSlobovich on Sat, 13/01/2018 - 11:15


Translations of "Cinderella Man"
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SlobovichSlobovich    Thu, 12/12/2019 - 21:52

Yes. Based loosely on Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, a 1936 comedy starring Gary Cooper about a small-town man who inherits a fortune, the piece has the character of a fable. Lyrics by Geddy, with help from Alex.

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