Dandy in the Underworld Lyrics

T. Rex


publisher: ©SPIRIT MUSIC GROUP
writers: Marc Bolan
album: Track 1 in album Dandy in the Underworld
release date: 1977
popularity : 22 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Punk/Glam
length: 4:36
background vocals: Steve Harley

Cover Art

T. Rex Dandy in the Underworld cover art
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Prince of Players, Pawn of none
Born with steel reins on the heart of the Sun
Gypsy explorer of the New Jersey Heights
Exalted companion of cocaine nights **

'Cos he's a Dandy in the Underworld
Dandy in the Underworld
When will he come up for air,
Will anybody ever care *

At an old eighteen exiled he was
To the deserted kingdoms of a mythical Oz
Distraction he wanted, to destruction he fell
Now he forever stalks the ancient
Mansions of hell

* Repeat

Now his lovers have left him
And his youth's ill spent
He cries in the dungeons and tries to repent
But change is a monster and changing is hard
But he'll freeze away his summers in his
Underground yard

* Repeat
** Repeat
Repeat twice



Track Listing


Vinyl 1
  • 1 Dandy in the Underworld
  • 2 Crimson Moon
  • 3 Universe
  • 4 I'm a Fool for You Girl
  • 5 I Love to Boogie
  • 6 Visions of Domino
  • 7 Jason B. Sad
  • 8 Groove a Little
  • 9 The Soul of My Suit
  • 10 Hang-Ups
  • 11 Pain and Love
  • 12 Teen Riot Structure