Glory Of The 80's

Album: To Venus And Back (1999)
Charted: 46
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  • I took a taxi form LA to Venus
    In 1985 I was electromagnetically sucked
    Back into a party going on that night
    It was the gory of the 80s with karma drawn up in lines
    And two Bugle Boy models saying "baby it's a freebie
    You sure look deprived." I had the
    Story of O in my bucket seat
    Of my want to be mustang
    Auditioning for reptiles in their
    Raquel Welsh campaign
    In the glories of the 80's you said
    "I'm not afraid to die" I said
    I don't find that remotely funny, even
    On this space cake high
    And then when it all seemed clear
    Just then you go and disappear
    Silicone party babies to the left
    And Joan of Arcs to the right
    No one feeling insecure
    We were all gorge and famous in our last lives
    In the glories of the 80's you said
    "the end is nothing to fear" I said
    Blow the end
    Now baby who do I gotta shag to get outta here
    And then when it all seemed clear
    Just then you go and disappear
    Sure you're out there orbiting around
    Wish I had you back now
    I met a drag king called venus
    She had a velvet hologram she said
    "My husband ran off with my shaman but they love me as I am"
    In the glories of the 80's
    I may not have to die
    I'll clone myself like that blonde chick
    That sings Bette Davis eyes and then
    When it all seemed to clear
    Just then
    You go and disappear Writer/s: TORI ELLEN AMOS
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Jack from NycTori also sings bette Davis Eyes in concert. She obviously loves this song. It screams the undertow of excitement and the high life of the 80's. Taylor Swift does it in concert and recorded it, as has L.Divine sampled it. The song is timeless.
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