Virginia Plain

Album: Roxy Music (1972)
Charted: 4
  • Make me a deal and make it straight
    All signed and sealed, I'll take it
    To Robert E. Lee I'll show it
    I hope and pray he don't blow it 'cause
    We've been around a long time just try try try tryin' to
    Make the big time

    Take me on a roller coaster
    Take me for an airplane ride
    Take me for a six days wonder but don't you
    Don't you throw my pride aside besides
    What's real and make believe
    Baby Jane's in Acapulco We are flyin' down to Rio

    Throw me a line I'm sinking fast
    Clutching at straws can't make it
    Havana sound we're trying
    hard edge the hipster jiving
    Last picture shows down the drive-in
    You're so sheer you're so chic
    Teenage rebel of the week
    Flavours of the mountain steamline
    Midnight blue casino floors
    Dance the cha-cha through till sunrise
    Open up exclusive doors oh wow!
    Just like flamingos look the same
    So me and you, just we two got to search for something new

    Far beyond the pale horizon
    Some place near the desert strand
    Where my Studebaker takes me
    That's where I'll make my stand but wait
    Can't you see that Holzer mane?
    What's her name Virginia Plain Writer/s: BRYAN FERRY
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Adam from West Palm Beach, FlQuestion 67 & 68 is another song that applies...
  • Colin from Elgin, United KingdomOne of a select few songs where the title words are never used in the song until the last line.
    Others are:
    up the junction - Squeeze
    Square one - coldplay
  • Tricia from Edinburgh, ScotlandSaw Roxy Music in 1973 Edinburgh they were fantastic, Bryan came on at the end in a kilt. The supporting act Leo Sayer, who was a clown and by the antics in Big Brother 2007 still a clown
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