China Girl Lyrics

David Bowie


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: David Bowie, James Osterberg
album: Track 7 in album Let’s Dance
release date: 1983-4-14
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length: 4:57
lyricist: Iggy Pop, David Bowie
composer: Iggy Pop, David Bowie

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I could escape this feeling, with my China Girl
I feel a wreck without my, little China Girl
I hear her heart beating, loud as thunder
Saw they stars crashing
I'm a mess without my, little China Girl
Wake up mornings where's my, little China Girl
I hear her heart's beating, loud as thunder
Saw they stars crashing down
I feel a-tragic like I'm Marlon Brando
When I look at my China Girl
I could pretend that nothing really meant too much
When I look at my China Girl
I stumble into town just like a sacred cow
Visions of swastikas in my head
Plans for everyone
It's in the whites of my eyes
My little China Girl
You shouldn't mess with me
I'll ruin everything you are
I'll give you television
I'll give you eyes of blue
I'll give you men who want to rule the world
And when I get excited
My little China Girl says
Oh baby just you shut your mouth
She says ... sh-sh-shhh

Track Listing

  • 1 Modern Love
  • 2 China Girl
  • 3 Let’s Dance
  • 4 Without You
  • 5 Ricochet
  • 6 Criminal World
  • 7 Cat People (Putting Out Fire)
  • 8 Shake It