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​New Kind Of Neighborhood

This song is by Jonathan Richman And The Modern Lovers and appears on the album Modern Lovers 88 (1987).

Hey!
Hey!
Well your friends they came from out of town
It was a new kind of neighborhood
And the neighbors stared but they didn't frown
New kind of neighborhood, new kind of neighborhood

Well your friends were dancing on the lawn
It was a new kind of neighborhood
And no one stared like something's wrong
New kind of neighborhood, oh-wow-o, new kind of neighborhood

Well wang-ady-dang-a-diggy, dang-ady-danga diggy
New kind of neighborhood
Wang-ady-dang-a-diggy, dang-ady-danga diggy
New kind of neighborhood, oh-wow-o, new kind of neighborhood

(Start of the spoken part)
-- Excuse me sir, could you tell me where this new neighborhood is that I've heard about?
-- Yeah, it's right up you go up there, there's a hill, right there
-- Yeah Yeah
-- Well you go up the path, there's two paths
-- Oh really
-- And it's the second one, you'll find it
-- OK
(End of spoken part)

Well your friends they came from out of town
It was a new kind of neighborhood
And the neighbors stared but they didn't frown
New kind of neighborhood, oh-oh-oh, new kind of neighborhood

Well now your friends were dancing on the lawn
It was a new kind of neighborhood
And no one acts like something's wrong
New kind of neighborhood, wow-wow-wow, new kind of neighborhood

Well wang-ady-dang-a-diggy, dang-ady-danga diggy
New kind of neighborhood
Wang-ady-dang-a-diggy, dang-ady-danga diggy
New kind of neighborhood, oh-wow-o, new kind of neighborhood

(Start of spoken part)
-- Buddy, you know, could you help me one more time 'cause I missed it the first time, I just misunderstood. I saw the second path but it didn't lead where I wanted to go.
-- I know what you did. Look for the one with the little flags up there, they got little car flag
-- Ok, I'll find it now.
[End of spoken part].

Well now your friends were dancing on the lawn
It was a new kind of neighborhood
And no one looks like something's wrong
Cut it's a new kind of neighborhood, oh-oh-o, new kind of neighborhood