Elstree Lyrics

Buggles


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Geoffrey Downes, Trevor Charles Horn
album: Track 6 in album The Age of Plastic
release date: 1980
popularity : 4 users have visited this page.
genres: Electronic Rock Pop
styles: Pop Rock/Synth-pop/Disco/Art Rock
length: 4:30
writer: Trevor Horn, Geoff Downes

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Buggles The Age of Plastic cover art
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I had a dream on a back lot
I saw my life like a long shot
I smile at faces in a picture parade
of all the stills from the films that you've made
and we would see me a ????
up there drinking coffee on the G O condo

Elstree, Remember me
I had a part in a B movie
I played a man from history
Elstree, I look at me
Now I work for the BBC
Life is not what it used to be

I took no dives in the fight scene
I had a stuntman keep my suit clean
there's no technology could make up the song
they stop the orchestra and you get it wrong

elstree, remember me
I had a part in a B movie
I played a man from history
Elstree, I look at me
Now I work for the BBC
Life is not what it used to be
Elstree

They made a field into a war zone
I beat the enemy on my own
all the bullets just went over my head
there's no reality and no one dead

elstree, remember me
I had a part in a B movie
I played a man from history
Elstree, I look at me
now I work for the BBC
Life is not what it used to be
Elstree
Elstree
Elstree
Elstree
Elstree
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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Living in the Plastic Age
  • 2 Video Killed the Radio Star
  • 3 Kid Dynamo
  • 4 I Love You (Miss Robot)
  • 5 Clean, Clean
  • 6 Elstree
  • 7 Astroboy (and the Proles on Parade)
  • 8 Johnny on the Monorail