Love is Lost

Album: The Next Day (2013)
  • It's the darkest hour, you're twenty-two
    The voice of youth, the hour of dread
    The darkest hour and your voice is new
    Love is lost, lost is love

    Your country's new
    Your friends are new
    Your house and even your eyes are new
    Your maid is new and your accent too
    But your fear is as old as the world

    Oh, what have you done?

    Say goodbye to the thrills of life
    Where love was good, no love was bad
    Wave goodbye to the life without pain
    Say hello, you're a beautiful girl

    Say hello to the lunatic men (say hello, hello)
    Tell them your secrets
    They're like the grave (tell them all you know)
    Oh, what have you done?
    Oh, what have you done? (They're just like the grave)
    Love is lost, lost is love (love is lost)

    You know so much, it's making you cry (you know, you know)
    You refuse to talk but you think like mad (you know, you know)
    You've cut out your soul and the face of thought (you know, you know)
    Oh, what have you done?
    Oh, what have you done?

    Oh, what have you done?
    Oh, what have you done?

    What have you done?

    What have you done? Writer/s: DAVID BOWIE
    Publisher: TINTORETTO MUSIC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Karl from UsaMy take: he’s addressing the USA. Reference to new accent, new to other things. Our perception to the rest of the world is a clumsy adolescent stumbling, breaking anything fragile in our path.
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