Time Will Crawl

Album: Never Let Me Down (1987)
Charted: 33
  • I've never sailed on a sea
    I would not challenge a giant
    I could not take on the church
    Time will crawl
    'Til 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 through a hole
    'Til he grew real old
    And he never came down
    He just flew 'til he burst

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

    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 'til 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 'til 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 'til the 21st century lose

    For the crazy child
    We'll give every life
    For the crackpot notion Writer/s: DAVID BOWIE
    Publisher: TINTORETTO MUSIC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Jim from Moodiesburn , ScotlandI think this track has a Neil Young twang to it.
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