Album: Vienna (1980)
Charted: 2
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  • We walked in the cold air
    Freezing breath on a window pane
    Lying and waiting
    A man in the dark in a picture frame
    So mystic and soulful
    A voice reaching out in a piercing cry
    It stays with you until

    The feeling has gone only you and I
    It means nothing to me
    This means nothing to me
    Oh, Vienna

    The music is weaving
    Haunting notes, pizzicato strings
    The rhythm is calling
    Alone in the night as the daylight brings
    A cool empty silence
    The warmth of your hand and a cold grey sky
    It fades to the distance

    The image has gone only you and I
    It means nothing to me
    This means nothing to me
    Oh, Vienna

    This means nothing to me
    This means nothing to me
    Oh, Vienna Writer/s: Tom Norris
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 7

  • Stefano Lazzarini from RomaMost probably my favourite song. Heard it for the first time in a dark Dorset night and I was suddenly caught in the crepuscule of Vienna of the emperors and their ephemeral glory, masterfully depicted in an aura of haunting melancholy: in a word, decadence. Years gone by, but that feeling is still there everytime I listen to it.
  • Pedro from PortugalWhat an excelent song. And album
    "Western Promises" my favorite, few lyrics and voice, the keybords just.. fly
  • Darren from Bedford, United Kingdomthe video was shot in Covent Garden Market in London and not, Vienna.
  • Lance from Ingelheim, GermanyBest listened to during the cold, harsh winter months; this song crystalizes the essence of a dead, still winter night. This gem also combine's Midge's blase disregard by his simple-yet-articulate proclamations ("this means nothing to me"). This song carries a heavy load of overdignified splendor, with the video done in abject vain to capture the essence of the then-neo noir arrogance that Vienna possessed. Artsy and excessive - yet the song is optimal in nature. Underated through and through.
  • Adam from Boyce, VaOne of the greatest songs I've ever heard....
  • Don from San Antonio, TxLove this song. I wanna see that tarantula thing!
  • Sonya from Kimball, Miwhat a haunting song. love midge ure's voice.
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