Rio Song Lyrics

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Moving on the floor now babe you're a bird of paradise
Cherry ice cream smile I suppose it's very nice
With a step to your left and a flick to the right
You catch that mirror way out west
You know you're something special and you look like you're the best

Her name is Rio and she dances on the sand
Just like that river twisting through a dusty land
And when she shines she really shows you all she can
Oh Rio, Rio dance across the Rio Grande

I've seen you on the beach and I've seen you on TV
Two, of a billion stars it means so much to me
Like a birthday or a pretty view
But then I'm sure that you know it's just for you

Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Rio
  • 2 My Own Way
  • 3 Lonely in Your Nightmare
  • 4 Hungry Like the Wolf
  • 5 Hold Back the Rain
  • 6 New Religion
  • 7 Last Chance on the Stairway
  • 8 Save a Prayer
  • 9 The Chauffeur


  • credits


    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    writers: Andy Taylor, John Taylor, Nick Rhodes, Roger Taylor, Simon Le Bon
    album: Track 1 in album Rio
    release date: 1982-5-21
    popularity : 486 users have visited this page.
    genres: Electronic Rock Non-Music Pop
    styles: Interview/Pop Rock/Synth-pop
    length: 5:37
    producer: Colin Thurston
    engineer: Colin Thurston
    saxophone: Andy Hamilton
    writer: John Taylor, Nick Rhodes, Simon Le Bon

    Album Information

    label: EMI
    country(area): Japan
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin