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Action Hero

This song is by Fountains of Wayne and appears on the album Sky Full of Holes (2011).

Sometime after sunset he is on his hands and knees
He is searching for his keys
At a small Vietnamese
Place on East 11th Street

His daughters both at once say,
Can we just get going please?
As his wife begins to sneeze
And his son is throwing peas
And eating with his feet

He's an action hero
And he should be fighting crime
Leaping between the buildings
And racing against time
He's an action hero
He's an action hero
In his mind
In his mind

He drops by Mount Sinai where they're running through some tests
And they've taped things to his chest
And they're all doing their best
To make him feel at ease

The doctor says it's really just an educated guess
I suggest you get some rest
Try to cut back on the stress
'Cause I don't like what I see

But the action hero
Swears he feels just fine
He's got to finish saving
The world for all mankind
He's an action hero
He's an action hero
And he's racing against time

He's racing against time
There goes the action hero

He's racing against time

Credits

Written by:

Chris Collingwood and Adam Schlesinger

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