Lady Writer Song Lyrics

Dire Straits

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Lady Writer on the TV
Talk about the Virgin Mary
Reminded me of you
Expectations left to come up to yeah

Lady writer on the TV
Yeah, she had another quality
The way you used to look
And I know you never read a book

Just the way that her hair fell down around her face
Then I recall my fall from grace
Another time, another place

Lady writer on the TV

Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Once Upon a Time in the West
  • 2 News
  • 3 Where Do You Think You're Going?
  • 4 Communiqué
  • 5 Lady Writer
  • 6 Angel of Mercy
  • 7 Portobello Belle
  • 8 Single-Handed Sailor
  • 9 Follow Me Home


  • credits


    publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Mark Knopfler
    album: Track 5 in album Communiqué
    release date: 1979-4
    popularity : 106 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Pop
    styles: Country Rock/Folk Rock/Soft Rock
    length: 3:42
    producer: Jerry Wexler and Barry Beckett
    lead vocals: Mark Knopfler
    mixer: Gregg Hamm
    engineer: Jack Nuber
    guest keyboard: Barry Beckett
    choir vocals: David Knopfler and John Illsley
    drumset: Pick Withers
    bass guitar: John Illsley
    electric guitar: Mark Knopfler, David Knopfler and Mark Knopfler
    composer: Mark Knopfler
    lyricist: Mark Knopfler

    Album Information

    label: Vertigo
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin