Black Tie White Noise

Album: Black Tie White Noise (1993)
Charted: 36
  • Getting my facts from a Benneton ad
    I'm lookin' through African eyes
    Lit by the glare of an L.A. fire
    I've got a face, not just my race, Bang Bang I've got you babe

    Sun comes up and the man goes down
    And the woman comes again
    Just an hour or so to be safe from fear
    Then we jump through hoops, we're divisable now, just disappear

    We reach out over race and hold each other's hands
    Then die in the flames singing "we shall overcome"
    Whoa! What's going on?
    There'll be some blood no doubt about it
    But we'll come through don't doubt it
    I look into your eyes and I know you won't kill me
    You won't kill me
    You won't kill me
    But I look into your eyes
    And I wonder sometimes

    Oh Lord, just let him see me
    Lord, Lord just let him hear me
    Let him call me brother
    Let him put his arms around me
    Let him put his hands together.

    Reach over race and hold each other's hands
    Walk through the night thinking we are the world
    Woa! What's going on?
    There'll be some blood no doubt about it
    But we'll come through don't doubt it

    I look into your eyes and I know you won't kill me
    You won't kill me
    You won't kill me
    But I wonder why
    Yes, and I wonder why sometimes

    They'll show us how to break the rules
    But never how to make the rules
    Reduce us down to witless punks
    Facist cries both black and white, who's got the blood, who's got the gun.

    Putting on the black tie, cranking out the white noise Writer/s: DAVID BOWIE
    Publisher: TINTORETTO MUSIC
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