Starman

Starman: Didn’t know what time it was,the lights were lowI leaned back on my radioSome cat was layin’ downsome rock ‘n’ roll ‘lotta soul, he saidThen the loud sound did seem to fadeCame back like a slow voice on a wave of phaseThat weren’t no D.J. that was hazy cosmic […]

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Life On Mars

It’s a God awful small affairTo the girl with the mousey hair,But her mummy is yelling, "No!"And her daddy has told her to go,But her friend is no where to be seen.Now she walks through her sunken dreamTo the seats with the clearest viewAnd she’s hooked to the silver screen,But […]

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Golden Years

Golden years, gold whop whop whopGolden years, gold whop whop whopGolden years, gold whop whop whop Don’t let me hear you say life’s taking you nowhere, angelCome get up my babyLook at that sky, life’s begunNights are warm and the days are youngCome get up my baby There’s my baby, […]

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Rock N' Roll Suicide

Time takes a cigarette, puts it in your mouthYou pull on your finger, then another finger, then your cigaretteThe wall-to-wall is calling, it lingers, then you forgetOhhh, you’re a rock ‘n’ roll suicide You’re too old to lose it, too young to choose itAnd the clocks waits so patiently on […]

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Black Tie White Noise

Getting my facts from a Benneton adI’m lookin’ thru African eyesLit by the glare of an L.A. fireI’ve got a face, not just my race, Bang Bang I’ve got you babe Sun comes up and the man goes downAnd the woman comes againJust an hour or so to be safe […]

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Changes

I still don’t know what I was waiting forAnd my time was running wildA million dead-end streetsEvery time I thought I’d got it madeIt seemed the taste was not so sweetSo I turned myself to face meBut I’ve never caught a glimpseOf how the others must see the fakerI’m much […]

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God Only Know

If you should ever leave meThough life would still go on believe meThe world could show nothing to meSo what good would living do meGod only knows what I’d be without you I may not always love youBut long as there are stars above youYou never need to doubt itI’ll […]

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Nature Boy

This story is about loveThe woman I loved is dead There was a boy.A very strange enchanted boy.They say he wondered very far, very far, over land and sea.A little shy, and sad of eyeBut very wise was he.And then one dayOne magic day he passed my way.And while we […]

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Ashes To Ashes

Do you remember a guy that’s beenIn such an early songI heard a rumour from Ground ControlOh no, don’t say it’s true They got a message from the action man"I’m happy, hope you’re happy tooI’ve loved all I needed to love"Sordid details following The shreiking of nothing is killingJust pictures […]

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As The World Falls Down

There’s such a sad lookDeep in your eyes.A kind of pale jewelOpen and closedWithin your eyes.I’ll place the skyWithin your eyes. There’s such a fooled heartBeatin’ so fastIn search of new dreams.A love that will lastWithin your heart.I’ll place the moonWithin your heart. As the pain sweeps through,Makes no sense […]

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Oh, You Pretty Things

Wake up you sleepy headPut on some clothes, shake up your bedPut another log on the fire for meI’ve made some breakfast and coffeeI look out my window and what do I seeA crack in the sky and a hand reaching down to meAll the nightmares came todayAnd it looks […]

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Modern Love

I catch a paper boyBut things don’t really changeI’m standing in the windBut I never wave bye-byeBut I try, I try There’s no sign of lifeIt’s just the power to charmI’m lying in the rainBut I never wave bye-byeBut I try, I try Never gonna fall forModern love walks beside […]

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Let’s Dance

Let’s dancePut on your red shoes and dance the bluesLet’s danceTo the song they’re playin’ on the radio Let’s swayWhile colour lights up your faceLet’s swaySway through the crowd to an empty space CHORUS:If you say run, I’ll run with youIf you say hide, we’ll hideBecause my love for youWould […]

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China Girl

I could escape this feeling with my China GirlI feel a wreck without my little China GirlI hear her heart beating loud as thunderSaw they stars crashing I’m a mess without my little China GirlWake up mornings where’s my little China GirlI hear her heart’s beating loud as thunderSaw they […]

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Lady Stardust

People stared at the makeup on his faceLaughed at his long black hair, his animal graceThe boy in the bright blue jeansJumped up on the stageAnd lady stardust sang his songsOf darkness and disgrace CHORUSAnd he was alright, the band was altogetherYes he was alright, the song went on foreverAnd […]

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