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PostSubject: David Bowie - Never Let Me Down - 1987   Fri Jul 10, 2009 12:44 pm

Track Listings:

Day-In Day-Out – 4:38
Time Will Crawl – 4:18
Beat of Your Drum – 4:32
Never Let Me Down – 4:03
Zeroes – 5:46
Glass Spider – 4:56
Shining Star (Makin' My Love) – 4:05
New York's in Love – 3:55
'87 and Cry – 3:53
Too Dizzy – 3:58
Bang Bang – 4:02

Personnel:

David Bowie – vocals, guitar, keyboards, tambourine, background vocals
Carlos Alomar – guitar, guitar synthesizer, tambourine, background vocals
Erdal Kizilcay – keyboards, drums, bass, trumpet, background vocals, violins
Peter Frampton – lead guitar
Philippe Saisse – piano, keyboards
Carmine Rojas – bass
Earl Gardner – flugelhorn
Crusher Bennet – percussion
Stan Harrison – alto saxophone
Laurie Frink – trumpet
Steve Elson – baritone saxophone
Lenny Pickett – tenor saxophone
Robin Clark, Loni Groves, Diva Gray, Gordon Grodie – background vocals
Sid McGinnis – lead guitar on Bang Bang, Time Will Crawl and Day-In Day-Out
Mickey Rourke – mid-song rap on Shining Star (Makin' My Love)
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PostSubject: Re: David Bowie - Never Let Me Down - 1987   Fri Jul 10, 2009 12:44 pm

David Bowie - Day In Day Out

Day-In Day-Out
Stay-In Fade-Out

Day-In Ooh Ooh
Day-Out Ooh Ooh Ooh

She was born in a handbag
Love left on a doorstep
What she lacks is a backup
Nothing seems to make a dent
Gonna find her some money honey
Try to pay her rent
That's the kind of protection everyone is shouting about

Day-In Day-Out
Stay-In Fade-Out

Day-In Oo Oo
Day-Out Oo Oo Oo

First thing she learns is she's a citizen,
Some things they turn out right
When you're under the USA
Something rings a bell and it's all over
She's going out her way
Stealing for that one good rush

Day-In Day-Out
Stay-In Fade-Out

Day-In Oo Oo
Day-Out Oo Oo Oo


She could use a little money
She’s hangin' on his arms like a cheap suit
She’s got no money, honey
She’s the other side
Oh come on little baby
Late night, big town, police, shake down

Ooh Ooh
Ooh Ooh
Day-In Day-Out
Stay-In Fade-Out
Ooh Ooh
Ooh Ooh
Day-In Day-Out
Stay-In Fade-Out

She's got a ticket to nowhere
She’s gonna take a train ride
Nobody knows her, or knows her name
She’s in the pocket of a home boy
Ooh she's gonna take her a shotgun Pow
Spin the grail spin the drug
She's gonna make them well aware
She’s an angry gal

Day-In Day-Out
Stay-In Fade-Out

There is angels everywhere
Certainty shooting her down
Shootin her with video-drugs-bullets and
promises
Angels in a ton of sound

And there's
Day In
Day Out
You stay in
Or ya
You fade out
Fade out
You fade out
Pa
Fading out
Fade out
Fade out
Day in ooh ooh ohh
Day out ooh ooh ooh
Day in
Day out


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PostSubject: Re: David Bowie - Never Let Me Down - 1987   Thu Jul 01, 2010 2:43 am

David Bowie - Time Will Crawl

Time will crawl

I've never sailed on a sea
I would not challenge a giant
I could not take on the church
Time will crawl
Till the 21st century lose

I know a government man
He was as blind as the moon
He saw the sun in the night
He took a top-gun pilot
He made him fly thru a hole
Till he grew real old
And he never came down
He just flew till he burst

Time will crawl till our mouths run dry
Time will crawl till our feet grow small
Time will crawl till our tails fall off
Time will crawl till the 21st century lose

I saw a black black stream
Full of white eyed fish
And a drowning man
With no eyes at all
I felt a warm warm breeze
That melted metal and steel
I got a bad migraine
That lasted three long years
And the pills that I took
Made my fingers disappear

Time will crawl, time will crawl
Time will crawl
Till the 21st century lose

Time will crawl
Time will crawl

You were a talented child
You came to live in our town
We never bothered to scream
When your mask came off
We only smelt the gas
As we lay down to sleep

Time will crawl and our heads bowed down
Time will crawl and our eyes fall out
Time will crawl and the streets run red
Time will crawl till the 21st century lose

Time will crawl and our mouths run dry
Time will crawl and our feet grow small
Time will crawl and our tails fall off
Time will crawl till the 21st century lose

Time will crawl and our heads bowed down
Time will crawl and our eyes fall out
Time will crawl and the streets run red
Time will crawl till the 21st century lose

Time will crawl
For the crazy child
Time will crawl
We'll give every life
Time will crawl
For the crackpot notion

Time will crawl
Time will crawl

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PostSubject: Re: David Bowie - Never Let Me Down - 1987   Thu Jul 01, 2010 2:44 am

David Bowie - Beat Of Your Drum

Photograph king, watches you go
Fashions may change, heaven knows, but you still leave a stain on me

Only to go, your colours may fade
Seasons may change, weather blows, but you still leave a mark on me

Wrong, negative fades, never the twain, reckless and tame

I like the beat of your drum
I like to look in your eyes
I like to look thru your things
I'd like to beat on your drum

I like the smell of your flesh
I like the dirt that you dish
I like the clothes that you wear
I'd like to beat on your drum

I beat it, I beat it, can’t beat it, I feel it

Disco brat, follow the pack
Watching you peel, heaven knows, prison can't hold all this greedy
intention

Only to go, picture you now
Music may change-hi-di-ho keen to follow your nose

Wrong, love out of tune
Sweet is the night, bright light destroys me

I like the beat of your drum
I like to look in your eyes
I like to look thru your things
I'd like to beat on your drum

I like the smell of your flesh
I like the dirt that you dish
I like the clothes that you wear
I'd like to beat on your drum

I beat it, I beat it, can’t beat it, I feel it

I'd like to beat on your drum
I'd like to beat on your drum
I like your face in the crowd
I'd like to beat on your drum

I beat it, I beat it, can’t beat it, I feel it
Can’t beat it, Can’t beat it, I beat it

Oh yea, I'd like to beat on your drum
I'd like to beat on your drum
I'd like to yell it out load
I'd like to beat on your drum

Can’t beat it, Can’t beat it, I feel it, I feel it

I’d like to beat on your drum
I’d like to beat on your drum
I’d like you face in the crowd
I’d like to beat on your drum

Can’t beat it, Can’t beat it, Can’t beat it, Can’t beat it,

Can’t beat it, I beat it, beat it all out
Beat it all in the crowd
Beat it, beat it, beat it, beat it

I’d like to beat on your drum
I’d like to beat on your drum
I’d like to blow your horn
I’d like to beat on your drum, ahh yea

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PostSubject: Re: David Bowie - Never Let Me Down - 1987   Thu Jul 01, 2010 2:45 am

David Bowie - Never Let Me Down

When I believed in nothing, I called her name
Trapped in a high-dollar joint in some place, I called her name
And though my days are slipping by
And nights so cruel I thought I'd die
She danced her little dance 'till it made me cry
She was shakin' like this honey doing that

When I needed soul revival, I called your name
When I was falling to pieces, I screamed in pain

Your soothing hand that turned me round
A love so real swept over me
You danced your little dance 'till it made me cry
You were shakin' like this honey doing that

Never let me down, She never let me down
Never let me down, She never let me down

When all your faith is failing, Call my name
When you've got nothing coming, Call my name

I'll be strong for all it takes
I'll cover your head till the bad stuff breaks
I'll dance my little dance till it makes you smile
Shaking like this honey doing that

Never let you down, I'll never let you down
I'll never let you down, I'll never let you down
Ohh no

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PostSubject: Re: David Bowie - Never Let Me Down - 1987   Thu Jul 01, 2010 2:45 am

David Bowie - Zeroes

“Ladies and Gentlemen
Tonight, yes, the Zeroes will be singing for you!”

Yeah Yeah
Yeah Yeah
Yeah Yeah
Yeah Yeah

You've arrived in the land of a thousand different names
And the fabulous sons have crashed their planes in flames
Now tomorrow's back claiming redemption is on your heels
And a toothless past is asking you how it feels
And me my little red Corvette has driven by
My fair weather heart has fallen in
My rainy day girl is feeling down
And she tells me that the world is spinning round
I say the dream was all for you
You're nobody else
Tonight the Zeroes were singing for you

Yeah Yeah
Yeah

Hi, can I walk you home again today
Gotta get forgive and forget hey-hey
Something good is happening I don't know what it is
Don't you know we're back on trial again today
And it's breaking wine for you
Hell it's only 'cause you're true
Someone out timed my heart
Stopping and preaching and letting love in
You are my moon, you are my sun
Heaven knows what you are
Tonight the Zeroes are singing for you
Yes they were
Tonight the Zeroes were singing for you
Tonight the Zeroes were singing for you

Doesn't matter what you try to do
Doesn't matter what you try to do
Doesn't matter where you try to go
Doesn't matter who we really are
Doesn't matter
Doesn't matter
Doesn't matter
Doesn't matter
Doesn't matter
Doesn't matter
Doesn't matter
Ohh
It doesn't matter
Ohh
Oh it doesn't matter
Oh
Doesn't matter
Oh
Doesn't matter
Oh
Doesn't matter
Doesn't matter
Doesn't matter

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PostSubject: Re: David Bowie - Never Let Me Down - 1987   Thu Jul 01, 2010 2:46 am

David Bowie - Glass Spider

Up until one century ago there lived,
In the Zi Duang province of eastern country
A glass-like spider
Having devoured its prey it would drape the skeletons over its web
In weeks creating a macabre

Shrine of remains
Its web was also unique in that it had many layers
Like floors in a building

At the top of this palace-like place, assembled with almost apparent
Care, were tiny, shining objects, glass, beads, dew-drops
One could almost call it an altar
When the breeze blew thru this construction
It produced sounds of wailing, crying
Tiny wails, tiny cries

The baby spiders would get scared and search frantically
For their mother.
But the Glass Spider would have long gone, having known that the babies
Would survive somehow on their own.
Oh-The Glass Spider had blue eyes almost like-a human's.
They shed tears at the wintered turn of the centuries.

Don't you hear this wasted cry, Life is over you
(Mummy come back 'cause the water's all gone)
But you've seen who's in heaven. Is there anyone in hell
(Mummy come back 'cause it's dark now)
Take care, take care.
(Mummy come back 'cause the water's all gone)
Somewhere she glows divine. Somewhere she wakes alone.
But you, you've promise in your lovin' eye. God it's dark now.

Jah Jah Jah Jah Jah
Jah Jah Jah Jah Jah
Jah Jah Jah Jah Jah

Gone, Gone the water's all gone
Mummy come back 'cause the water's all gone
Stay low on the ground, fire can drive you, savage and afraid
Spitting the dawn, come come come along before the animals awake
Gone, gone, the water's all gone
Mummy come back 'cause the water's all gone
Run, run, we've been moving all night, rivers to the left.
If your mother don't love you then the riverbed might
Gone, gone, the water's all gone
Mummy come back 'cause the water's all gone

Jah Jah Jah Jah Jah
Jah Jah Jah Jah Jah
Jah Jah Jah Jah Jah

Gone gone the water's all gone
Mummy come back 'cause the water's all gone
Gone gone the water's all gone
Mummy come back 'cause the water's all gone
Gone gone the water's all gone
Mummy come back 'cause the water's all gone
Mummy come back ‘cos it’s dark now
Mummy come back 'cause the water's all gone
Jah Jah Jah Jah Jah
Jah Jah Jah Jah Jah
Mummy come back ‘cos it’s dark now
Jah Jah Jah Jah Jah
Jah Jah Jah Jah Jah
Mummy come back 'cause the water's all gone
Jah Jah Jah Jah Jah
Jah Jah Jah Jah Jah
Mummy come back ‘cos it’s dark now

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PostSubject: Re: David Bowie - Never Let Me Down - 1987   Thu Jul 01, 2010 2:47 am

David Bowie - Shining Star (Makin' My Love)

Eddie boy lit like paraffin spending two weeks in a crack house
Burns on his brain like Chernobyl

Dean was seen with a two bag purchase
He was lying dead on his mother's bed
Someone for pray for, till I met you

Life is like a broken arrow, memory a swingin' door
I could be your great misfortune
I can make you happy every day of your life
Making my love like a shining star, takin' my love just a touch too far

Tessie turns tricks with a soul like ice cause love left holes
And four swell kids breaking her heart
I've got windows, I've seen much vice, I've touched down with vermin,
Cowardice, lice,
And I say

Nobody cares what you do, please be yourself to death
I could be your great misfortune
But you'll never find a, bet you'll never find a better man.
Making my love like a shining star
Taking my love just a touch too far.

Peter met Frank formed a dummy run gang
Worked heist or hit for 10 g's flat
Blew heads outta shape for the name of Trotsky,
Sinn-Fein, Hitler cashdown
No hope heroes cover the page with depts in hell
And fingers in blood
Poor little bodies all covered in scabs threw it all away
Another life in the grave
Another life in the grave

Life is like a broken arrow-memory a swingin' door
I could be your great misfortune
Well I could make you happy every goddamn single day of your life

Making my love like a shining star
Like a shining star
Baby that's what you are
Like a shining star

Making my love like a shining star
Taking my love
Just a touch too far

Making my love like a shining star
Taking my love
Just a touch too far
Making my love like a shining star
Taking my love
Just a touch too far
Making my love like a shining star

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PostSubject: Re: David Bowie - Never Let Me Down - 1987   Thu Jul 01, 2010 2:48 am

David Bowie - New York's In Love

Here it is

Do you see that thing
I'm sure it's love
Would you do one thing
New York's in love
The city grew wings in the back of the night
The clouds are stuck like candy-floss
She sees the rich trash having all the fun
Makes her wonder where they get the energy from
There's nothing you can do to her
This city's all clean and waiting
I don't mean to wait too long
But this joint can't get much higher

New York's in love
With her big green eyes
And her long blonde hair
New York's in flames
New York's in love
With the way she talks
And the way she walks
New York's in love
Goo Goo Goo Goo Goo Goo

My, oh my, it's a tom-tom beat
No-one knows they've had their day
We can dance and we can see the singles swing
Everybody's waiting for the Go-Go Boys.
You're turned to stone by the family
It's now the dead speak to the living
Nothing left here but a raging blaze
I don't mean to wait too long

New York's in love
With her big green eyes
And her long blonde hair
New York's in flames
New York's in love
With the way she talks
And the way she walks
New York's in love
Goo Goo Goo Goo Goo Goo

Pretty as a picture
New york new york
Ugly on each side
New yorks in love
New yorks in love
New yours in flames
New yorks in love
New york, new york



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PostSubject: Re: David Bowie - Never Let Me Down - 1987   Thu Jul 01, 2010 2:49 am

David Bowie - '87 And Cry

It's just a one dollar secret
A lover's secrets in the UK
Torn apart in the UK
In the dribble of May-Day
'87 and Cry
'87 and Cry
And there's nothing inside
And there's nothing in mind
And only you
Rocket on thru the sky
It couldn't be done without dogs
It couldn't be once without us
'87 and Cry
'87 and Cry

When the days were the days were the days boys
When blue ties were for the big guys
Frannie dressing down for the enemy
You saw him hangin' on the enemy
And there's no one in love
And there's nowhere to scream
And only you
Race on to wonder where
It couldn't be done without dogs
It couldn't be once without us
'87 and Cry
'87 and Cry
You can't make love with money
You can't make mistakes with babies
Nothing looked good on you
That's how I liked you best
Now you're ready for the real McCoy

Deep in the heart of Cupid
Murders on the heels of love
Just the ghost of a story
Just a one dollar secret
Baby these were the sounds
Baby these were the sounds
And only you
Whisper these things aren't true
It couldn't be done without dogs
It couldn't be once without us
'87 and Cry
'87 and Cry
'87 and Cry
'87 and Cry Cry Cry
'87 and Cry
'87 and Cry Cry Cry
'87 and Cry
'87 and Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry
'87 and Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry
'87 and Cry
'87 and Cry
'87 and Cry
'87 and Cry
Hey
Hey
'87 and Cry

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PostSubject: Re: David Bowie - Never Let Me Down - 1987   Thu Jul 01, 2010 3:01 am

David Bowie - Too Dizzy

There's too much talking for a night drive
Too much mist in front of my eyes
I'm trying not to lose control
But you're just pushin’ pushin’ pushin’ for a fight
You look trapped, turn the radio on
Too much smoke, air conditioning gone
But I'm helpless in love with you
But you're just looking, looking looking for a break

Is it love or is it what
Who's this guy I'm gonna blow away
What kind of love is he giving you
I'm-a-dizzy's
What I'm trying to say
Too Dizzy
You can't have a lover
Too Dizzy
It's me and no other
I'm a bad loser I'm-a-shakin' in anger
Too Dizzy you can't have no lover

You can go on dreaming every night
But I'm not letting you out of my sight
I'm-a-ten times the man than any guy around
But you're just
itchin'-twitchin'-itchin' for a break

There's too much talking for a night drive
Too much mist in front of my eyes
But I'm helpless in love with you
But you're just looking, looking, looking for a break

Is it love or is it what
Who's this guy I'm gonna blow away
What kind of love is he giving you
I'm-a-dizzy's
What I'm trying to say
Too Dizzy
You can't have a lover
Too Dizzy
It's me and no other
I'm a bad loser I'm shakin' in anger
Too Dizzy you can't have no lover
I’m too dizzy
Don't come any harder
I’m too dizzy
Don't come any closer
I’m too dizzy
I’m too dizzy
I’m too dizzy
Too dizzy
Too dizzy
To dizzy you can’t have no lover
Too dizzy
Too dizzy

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PostSubject: Re: David Bowie - Never Let Me Down - 1987   Thu Jul 01, 2010 3:02 am

David Bowie - Bang Bang


Wow this ain't the right thing to do so let's go

Young girls they know what they're after
Young girls don't kiss me goodbye
Rockets shooting up into space
Buildings they rise to the skies

Bang Bang I got mine
Bang Bang reach for the sky

I keep a good friend on videotape
He'll drive his sports car until it's too late
But we'll have a hot time on the town tonight
Cause love is my bet and it's the best yet

Bang Bang I got mine
Bang Bang sun don't shine
Bang Bang you all angels
Bang Bang now you all ought to be in pictures

Oh girl
Oh girl my problems can't follow me
Phone calls I take my machine
I wander lonely to the sea
Lonely ha ha what does it mean

Bang Bang I got mine
Bang Bang and you are next in line
Bang Bang reach for the sky
Bang Bang sun don't shine

Rise buildings
Rise to the sky
Young girls they know what they're after
I said, young girls don't kiss me goodbye
Bang bang
Then you close, then you should close, then you close down
You big man
Bang Bang
Spot the brack
Just come in first
Bang Bang
If praise had wings
Bang Bang
And you next in line

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