always chasing rainbows

always chasing rainbows

tending to look for something (more) exciting and (more) rewarding but without realistic expectations. He can't seem to settle down and enjoy life. He's always chasing rainbows.
See also: always, chase, rainbow
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There's also a standard included, I'm Always Chasing Rainbows.
Act 1 I DON'T CARE YOU'RE THE APPLE OF MY EYE ALICE BLUE GOWN I'M GOING SOUTH WE'RE FOUR AMERICANS Act 2 LIEBESTRAUM MOTHER MACHREE A TASTE OF THE TEMPEST Act 3 MY MELANCHOLY BABY EVERYBODY LOVES MY BABY I'M ALWAYS CHASING RAINBOWS MEDLEY: MY BUDDY HOW ABOUT ME A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND SOME OF THESE DAYS PUT YOUR ARMS AROUND ME HONEY Disc Four: BARBRA STREISAND: A HAPPENING IN CENTRAL PARK (1968) On the evening of June 17, 1967, Barbra Streisand and 150,000 of the "luckiest people in the world" gathered together in Central Park's massive Sheep's Meadow for a once-in-a-lifetime outdoor concert event.
Complete track listing is as follows: "Once in a Lifetime," "I'm Always Chasing Rainbows," "Too Late Now," "Ol' Man River," "Shenandoah," "When Your Lover Has Gone," "A Foggy Day," "As Long As He Needs Me," "What'll I Do?