Hong Kong Garden

Album: The Peel Sessions (1978)
Charted: 7
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  • Harmful elements in the air
    Symbols clashing everywhere
    Reaps the fields of rice and reeds
    While the population feeds
    Junk floats on polluted water
    An old custom to sell your daughter
    Would you like number twenty three?
    Leave your yens on the counter please

    Ho-oh, ho-oh-oh-oh
    Hong Kong Garden

    Ho-oh, ho-oh-oh-oh
    Hong Kong Garden

    Oh oh, oh oh

    Tourists swarm to see your face
    Confucius has a puzzling grace
    Disoriented you enter in
    Unleashing scent of wild jasmine

    Slanted eyes meet a new sunrise
    A race of bodies small in size
    Chicken Chow Mein and Chop Suey
    Hong Kong Garden takeaway

    La la la, la la la la la

    Ho-oh, ho-oh-oh-oh
    Hong Kong Garden

    Ho-oh, ho-oh-oh-oh Writer/s: JOHN GARETH MCKAY, MORRIS KENNETH IAN, SIOUXSIE SIOUX, STEVEN SEVERIN
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, DOMINO PUBLISHING COMPANY
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Dj Stoek from Los AngelesMy favorite track of them.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyFor what its worth; on August 23rd 1839, the British took possession of Hong Kong during the 'First Opium War'.
  • Weevil from Wee, UthÃ?llo
  • Janice from Folsom, CaSiouxsie was my idol growing up, and now my 16 year old has posters of her on her wall. Some things transend time...
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