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We Sang American Pie

from I Have No Idea What I'm Doing by Angie Nussey

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The dove represents joy...and that's what this song is about...music, laughter, and friendship...all the things that bring joy.


We Sang American Pie - Lyrics
Words and music by Angie Nussey

I remember the smiles on our faces when we
had discovered our choices would soon be our own.
Laughing and hoping for romance and flavour
we looked at our lives and thought we were full grown.
And we sang La Isla Bonita.
The old cassette player would blast out the music.
How fast the moment went by
in that youthful and daring, trouble-free time in our lives.

We met again later deep in the city
with dreams and adventure, amusement to spare.
We found an apartment, three of us girls
and we ate our perogies while watching old Seinfeld shows.

We sang “He Ain’t Heavy.”
I remember the day we discovered what it really meant.
How fast the moments go by
in those desperate, delicate, beautiful times in our lives.

We blinked and then somehow, decades have passed.
We watched one another write songs of our own.
Still, there are times when we sit by the fire
and talk about how we have more time to grow.

We sang American Pie
though the ending’s confusing we still could relate to it.
How fast the moments go by
in those busy and precious, hard to find times….

We sang “No sugar tonight” we’d divide up the ending so all parts were covered.
We sang “Tupac” and “Love Shack” not one of us could rap but all of us would try.
We sang “I Like Big Butts” and we’d dance in the kitchen and laugh at each other.
We Sang “Take Me Out” as we put on our make-up and tell all our secrets we sang.
Oh we sang, we sang and we sang! Oh, we sang...we sang!
We sang “Me and Bobby McGee” at 2 in the morning on Anderson Drive.
We sang “Walk This Way” and “Twice as Hard.”
We sang “Karma Police,” “No woman No Cry,” no woman no cry!
We sang. We sang and we sang.



from I Have No Idea What I'm Doing, track released May 1, 2020
3. We sang American Pie
Written and Produced by - Angie Nussey
Acoustic guitar - Nate Douglas
Back-up vocals - darlenYa, Sacha Law, Tamica Herod, Gina Horsewood, Virgil Scott, Pascale Leblanc, Lindsay Leslie
Mastered by: Graemme Brown at Zen Mastering (www.zenmastering.com)
Artwork by Adam Dagenais at (effigydesign.ca)




Angie Nussey Orillia, Ontario

Angie Nussey is a Canadian Singer / Songwriter and winner of Best Country Song (Warm Hands) in the Great American Song Contest.

Her latest release, "Still Hope" is her sixth, full length album. She has toured extensively for over 13 years and has sharing the stage with a number of famous and infamous people.

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