The Man Who Sold the World Song Lyrics

David Bowie

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We passed upon the stair
We spoke of was and when
Although I wasn't there
He said I was his friend
Which came as some surprise
I spoke into his eyes
I thought you died alone
A long long time ago

Oh no, not me
I never lost control
You're face to face
With the man who sold the world

I laughed and shook his hand

Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 The Width of a Circle
  • 2 All the Madmen
  • 3 Black Country Rock
  • 4 After All
  • 5 Running Gun Blues
  • 6 Saviour Machine
  • 7 She Shook Me Cold
  • 8 The Man Who Sold the World
  • 9 The Supermen


  • credits


    publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing, Peermusic Publishing, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: David Bowie
    album: Track 8 in album The Man Who Sold the World
    release date: 1970-11-4
    popularity : 123 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Pop
    styles: Folk Rock/Avantgarde/Glam/Classic Rock
    length: 3:58
    producer: Tony Visconti
    lyricist: David Bowie
    composer: David Bowie

    Album Information

    label: Mercury Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin