->''On the other side of the moon\\
Ever so far, beyond the last little star,\\
There's a land, I know,\\
Where the good songs go,\\
Where it's always afternoon,\\
And snug in a haven of peace and rest\\
Lie the dear old songs that we love the best.''
-->--"The Land Where The Good Songs Go" (by Jerome Kern and Creator/PGWodehouse)

A song about an idealized, far-off place, real, imaginary or merely notional, often at a specific time. Often, the title will include the words "Somewhere" or "Out/Up/Over There".

Compare IWantSong. If the "somewhere" in question is just ''anywhere that isn't home'', it's a WanderlustSong.
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!!Examples
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* "Out There" from ''Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame''.
* ''Disney/TheLittleMermaid'' features both a straight example -- Ariel's "Part of Your World" -- and an inversion -- Sebastian's "Under the Sea", in which he tries to persuade Ariel to stay.
* "Up There" from ''WesternAnimation/SouthParkBiggerLongerAndUncut'', in which {{Satan}} sings that he wants to be somewhere sweeter.
* "In A World Of My Own" from ''Disney/AliceInWonderland''.
* "The Second Star to the Right" from ''Disney/PeterPan''.
* "Somewhere Out There" from ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail''.
* "Upendi" from ''Disney/TheLionKing II: Simba's Pride''.
* "Just Around the Riverbend" from ''Disney/{{Pocahontas}}''.
* "When Will My Life Begin?" from ''Disney/{{Tangled}}''.
* "Go the Distance" from ''{{Disney/Hercules}}''.

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[[folder: Live Action Film ]]

* "(Somewhere) Over The Rainbow" from ''Film/TheWizardOfOz''.
* "White Christmas" from ''Film/HolidayInn''.
* "Beyond the Blue Horizon" from ''Monte Carlo'' (1930).
* "Santa Fe" from ''Film/{{Newsies}}''.

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[[folder: Theatre ]]

* "Bali Ha'i" from ''Theatre/SouthPacific''.
* "How Are Things In Glocca Morra?" from ''[[FiniansRainbow Finian's Rainbow]]''.
* "Somewhere" from ''Theatre/WestSideStory''.
* "Castle On A Cloud" from ''Theatre/LesMiserables''.
* "Normandy" from ''OnceUponAMattress''.
* "Santa Fe" from {{Rent}}
* "Solla Sollew" from ''{{Seussical}} TheMusical''.
* "Somewhere That's Green" from ''Theatre/LittleShopOfHorrors''
* "Never Never Land" from ''Peter Pan''.
* "Maybe" from ''Theatre/{{Annie}}''.
* "Put On Your Sunday Clothes" from ''HelloDolly'' ([[BigApplesauce about New York]]).
* "Sal Tlay Ka Siti" from ''Theatre/TheBookOfMormon''.
* "There's a World" from ''NextToNormal''.
* "Let's Fly Away" from the Music/ColePorter musical ''The New Yorkers''.
* "My Soul is Madly Tired" from the Russian rock opera ''Music/JunoAndAvos''.

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[[folder: Other Music ]]

* "Beyond the Sea"
* The old folk song "Rock Candy Mountain"
* "Virginia" by JeremyMessersmith
* "Youkali" by Kurt Weill
* The song Sam sings in Cirith Ungol, beginning with the lines "In Western Lands beneath the Sun/The flowers may rise in Spring..."
* In AVeryPotterMusical, Draco starts to sing a song about Pigfarts, [[MusicalisInterruptus but is cut off by Voldemort]].
* "Fantasia" by {{Stratovarius}}.
* "Octopus's Garden", "Penny Lane", and "Strawberry Fields Forever" by Music/TheBeatles.
* "Let's Get Lost" by Amanda Marshall. Specifically, she's depressed by the cold dark winter and wants to be somewhere warm near the ocean.
* "The Mountains and Maryann" by Gordon Lightfoot
* "Castles in the Air" by Don [=McLean=]
* "Song Of The Land" by Susan Aglukark. She hopes to someday live in a place with beautiful scenery where everyone lives in harmony.
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