Girls On Film

Album: Duran Duran (1981)
Charted: 5
  • See them walking hand in hand
    Across the bridge at midnight
    Heads turning as the lights flashing out
    Are so bright
    And walk right out to the four line track
    There's a camera rolling on her back
    On her back
    And I sense a rhythm humming in a frenzy
    All the way down her spine

    Girls on film
    Girls on film
    Girls on film
    Girls on film

    Lipstick cherry all over the lens as she's falling
    And miles of sharp blue water coming in
    Where she lies
    The diving man's coming up for air
    'Cause the crowd all love pulling dolly by the hair
    By the hair
    And she wonders how she ever got here
    As she goes under again

    Girls on film (two minutes later)
    Girls on film
    Girls on film (got your picture)
    Girls on film

    Wider, baby, smile and you've just made a million
    Fuses pumping live heat twisting out on a wire
    Take one last glimpse into the night
    I'm touching close
    I'm holding bright
    Holding tight
    Give me shudders in a whisper
    Take me up 'til I'm shooting a star

    Girls on film (she's more than a lady)
    Girls on film
    Girls on film (two minutes later)
    Girls on film
    Girls on film (see you together)
    Girls on film
    Girls on film (see you later)
    Girls on film Writer/s: Andy Taylor, John Taylor, Michael Sullivan, Nick Rhodes, Paulo Massadas, Roger Taylor, Simon Le Bon
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 9

  • John from Washington, DcBetween the video and the lines like "wider baby", "shuddering...I'm shooting a star" and "see you together", this song is either cleverly walking the line between exploitation and criticism of porn, or hypocritically trying to have it both ways. I'd have to say it's the former, and it's actually a great song. Probably the only one this group can claim amongst a lot of nonsense.
  • Paul from Geelong, Australiadoes anyone know the girls in the video. i have a feling they were all page 3 girls.
  • Aaron from Columbus, OhThe "Big Hair" guy was Nick Rhodes, the keyboardist. He had flaming red hair, and in the early 80's it was big!
  • Andrew from London, EnglandOne of life's little mysteries that will remain unsolved until the end of time: what on Planet earth was the music appeal of Duran Duran?
  • Annabelle from Eugene, OrI bet you when people first saw the video for "Girls On Film", they probably gasped in shock as they stared at those naked girls. Aside from that, lots of girls probably had the hots for Simon LeBon! By the way, which one of Duran Duran's band members is "The One With The Big Hair"? The reason I ask this is because when I asked my Dad which band member of Duran Duran was his favorite Band Member, his answer was, "The one with the Big Hair".
  • James from Albuquerque, Nmohhhh, i loved that video. Duran Duran is the bomb diggity
  • Katie from Memphis, TnThe version of the song played on the unedited video is the Night Version. At the time, sampling didn't exist so the band actually went back into the studio and wrote and performed a whole new arrangement for the song. They did this on all their early remixes.
  • Karsh from London, Englandthis song was used as the opening theme to a japanese animation series "Speed Grapher"
  • Pete from Nowra, Australiathe video was the best Jerry, the best
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