Daydreamin'
Lyrics Lupe Fiasco

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[Hook - Jill Scott]
Daydream
I fell asleep beneath the flowers
For a couple of hours
On a beautiful day
Daydream
I dream of you amid the flowers
For a couple of hours
Such a beautiful day

[Lupe Fiasco]
As I spy from behind my giant robot's eyes
I keep him happy cause I might fall out if he cries
Scared of heights so I might pass out if he flies
Keep him on autopilot cause I can't drive
Room enough for one I tell my homies they can't ride
Unless they sitting on the shoulders but that's way too high
Let's try not to step on the children
The news camera's filming
This walking project building
Now there's hoes selling hoes like right around the toes
And the crackheads beg at about the lower leg
There's crooked police that's stationed at the knees
And they do drive-bys like up and down the thighs
And there's a car chase going on at the waist
Keep a vest on my chest
I'm sitting in my room as I'm looking out the face
Something to write about
I still got some damage from fighting the White House
Just a

[Hook - Jill Scott]
Daydream
I fell asleep beneath the flowers
For a couple of hours
On a beautiful day
Daydream
I dream of you amid the flowers
For a couple of hours
Such a beautiful day

[Lupe Fiasco]
Now come on everybody, let's make cocaine cool
We need a few more half-naked women up in the pool
And hold this MAC-10 that's all covered in jewels
And can you please put your titties closer to the 22s?
And where's the champagne? We need champagne
Now look as hard as you can with this blunt in your hand
And now hold up your chain, slow-motion through the flames
Now cue the smoke machines and the simulated rain
But not too loud cause the baby's sleeping
I wonder if it knows what the world is keeping
Up both sleeves while he lay there dreaming
Me and my robot tip-toed 'round, creeping
I had to turn my back on what got you paid
I couldn't see, half the hood on me like Abu Ghraib
But I'd like to thank the streets that drove me crazy
And all the televisions out there that raised me
I was

[Hook - Jill Scott]
Daydream
I fell asleep beneath the flowers
For a couple of hours
On a beautiful day
Daydream
I dream of you amid the flowers
For a couple of hours
Such a beautiful day

Daydream
I fell asleep beneath the flowers
For a couple of hours
On a beautiful day
Daydream
I dream of you amid the flowers
For a couple of hours
Such a beautiful day

Song facts

"Daydreamin'" is the Grammy Award–winning third single taken from Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor album and features soul singer Jill Scott and music from Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, the Danse de Cygnes. The single is based around a sample of "Daydream in Blue" by I Monster, a song that heavily samples "Daydream" by Gunter Kallman Choir (which in itself is a cover, the original being written by The Wallace Collection).

The song was released in the UK on 11 September 2006; however, a download-only version was available one week earlier and charted at #46 (without any physical sales).

In 2008 Daydreamin' won the Grammy for Best Urban/Alternative Performance.

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