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City Of Night
Seems to me this party girl has plans for you
Why do you think she always comes to your rescue?
And London looks the same as yesterday
Ride the tube with nothing much to say
Stare at the people you can see right through

City of night and helter-skelter
Juliet and give me shelter

"Gimme Shelter"... the Stones, like

Don't you know that stuff won't help at all?

Small submissions, half-truths told half-heartedly
Nothing here that's half as good as the penguins on T.V.
Oh I despair of this small town etiquette
This endless talk of films and groups and pets
It could be shyness, it could be stupidity

Life in a town with the sound turned down, no, no, no
Look at the weather forever and ever, no, no, no
Stealing and slaving consuming and craving, no, no, no, no, no
A shrug of your shoulders another day older; nothing gained at all

Spend your weekday evenings in a drunken haze
Try to find what good times on what money you can raise
I've seen the handcuffs on your shelf
I'd like to help, I'd like to help myself
But I know you're pretending anyway

City of night and helter-skelter
Juliet and give me shelter
You ride the tube and it never helps at all
No, no, no

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Cake City
Glass-era compilation.
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VA: 50,000 Glass Fans Can't Be Wrong
Contribution: City Of Night

Note: Limited edition on clear vinyl. The Jazz Butcher contribution subsequently appeared on the Big Questions LP/CD. Having said that, this album also includes an early studio version of " Leaving It Up To You (John Cale) " by Max Eider with Pat Fish on guitar as well as "Fear (Is A Man's Best Friend)" by David J. and a different version of "2:35" by Spacemen 3 amongst others.

Credit: Perfection As A Hipster (Tuesday, 10th of October 2000 - 17 years 17 days ago)
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Live Stats

1 documented performances (click to explore)
1989 1 (Pat Solo)
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