Edie (Ciao Baby)

Album: Sonic Temple (1989)
Charted: 93 32
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  • Always said you were a youthquaker, Edie
    A stormy little world shaker
    Oh, Warhol's darling queen, Edie
    An angel with a broken wing

    The dogs lay at your feet, Edie
    Oh, we caressed you cheek
    Oh, stars wrapped in your hair, Edie
    Life without a care
    But your not there

    Oh, caught up in an endless scene
    Yeah, paradise a shattered dream
    Oh, wired on the pills you took, Edie
    Your innocence dripped blood, sweet child

    The dogs lay at your feet, Edie
    Oh, we caressed your cheek
    Oh, stars wrapped in your hair
    Oh, life without a care
    Ciao baby

    Shake it, boy

    Oh, sweet little sugar talker
    Paradise dream stealer
    Oh, Warhol's little queen, Edie
    An angel with a broken wing, oh

    The dogs lay at your feet, Edie
    Oh, we caressed your cheek, well
    Stars wrapped in your hair
    Life without a care yeah, yeah, yeah

    Don't you know paradise takes time?
    Ciao baby, yeah
    Ciao baby
    Ciao baby, yeah
    Ciao baby Writer/s: IAN ROBERT ASTBURY, WILLIAM DUFFY, WILLIAM HENRY DUFFY
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 12

  • Patrick Mcnees from Lauderdale- By - The - Sea, FlWho was Edie in the video?
  • Sal from Scotland I wanted to name my eldest daughter Edie because of this song. Her dad didn’t like the name. Wish I hadn’t listened to him.
  • Elain from Ferndale, MiI have loved this song since it was released in the 80s and just found out tonite it's about Warhol Edie, which makes me love it even more for some reason. This is a very special and soulful song and I would love to hear it played on the radio these days!!
  • Beverly from Tempe, Az"Ciao Baby" Excellent! The stars wrapped in your hair. Thanks
  • Sasha from Winston, MsIt's my favourite Cult song, for some strange, unknown reason. I'm just addicted to it.
  • Dave from Liverpool, United KingdomAnd having Siena Miller play Edie in a film was just crap
  • Skip from Mandeville, LaThe video single is in their best Top 5 videos to me.
  • Lester from New York City, NyIan Astbury sounds a lot like Jim Morrison. Sonic Temple is a very good album.
  • Juju from Los Angeles, CaKyra's not Edie's niece. Kyra's grandfather and Edie's dad were brothers, so this makes them first cousins, once removed.
    So vibrant, so tragic.
  • Clementina from SofiaKitten , i didn't read the book yet , because i can't find it!It seems that it is rare in the European publishing houses .The song " Just like a woman " by Bob Dylan is also written for her .
  • Edie from Raymond, WaThis is my song and I can so relate.
    My name is Edie also and it was like
    it was written for me. I love it.
    Weird things happened after listening to this
    song.
    Edie,WA.
  • Kitten from Nyc, United StatesGreat book too, "Ciao Manhattan"...
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