Little Miss Emperor Lyrics

Iggy Pop

writers: David Bowie Iggy Pop
album: Track 3 in album Cry for Love
release date: 1986
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length: 3:50

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You're not giving an inch
You're strung like wire
Your open arms they flinch
Joan Crawford style
Treated like a towel
Inside you howl

On some dark concrete
Midnight street
You've built an altar
That's quite complete
Your self control
Is damned amazing
You're trying hard
And I want you
Little miss emperor

You really want to grow
And you're alert, I know
But babies mostly drown
It's a company town
Cheat gods and joke
Attack your noble ghost

I saw the best minds
Of my generation
Learn how to crawl
Across our nation
Conformity falls
Like one wet blanket
Look how we live
And I want you
Little miss emperor
Little miss emperor
Trying to open doors

Track Listing

  • 1 Cry for Love (extended dance version)
  • 2 Cry for Love (7″ edit)
  • 3 Little Miss Emperor