London's Burning

Album: The Clash (1977)
  • London's burning
    London's burning

    All across the town, all across the night
    Everybody's driving with full headlights
    Black or white, you turn it on, you face the new religion
    Everybody's sitting 'round watching television

    London's burning with boredom now
    London's burning dial nine-nine-nine-nine-nine
    London's burning with boredom now
    London's burning dial nine-nine-nine-nine-nine

    I'm up and down the Westway, in and out the lights
    What a great traffic system, it's so bright
    I can't think of a better way to spend the night
    Than speeding around underneath the yellow lights

    London's burning with boredom now
    London's burning dial nine-nine-nine-nine-nine
    London's burning with boredom now
    London's burning dial nine-nine-nine-nine-nine

    Now I'm in the subway and I'm looking for the flat
    This one leads to this block, this one leads to that
    The wind howls through the empty blocks looking for a home
    I run through the empty stone because I'm all alone

    London's burning with boredom now
    London's burning dial nine-nine-nine-nine-nine
    London's burning with boredom now
    London's burning dial nine-nine-nine-nine-nine

    London's burning Writer/s: JOE STRUMMER, MICK JONES, PAUL SIMONON, TOPPER HEADON
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Zabadak from London, EnglandThe Ruts' song was originally to be called "London's Burning" but they changed it when they heard this one
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