Road to Nowhere Lyrics

Talking Heads


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: David Byrne
album: Track 5 in album Little Creatures
release date: 1985-6-10
popularity : 3 users have visited this page.
length: 4:21
drums: Chris Frantz
bass: Tina Weymouth
guitar: David Byrne, Jerry Harrison
keyboard: Jerry Harrison
mix: Eric Thorngren
performer: Andrew Cader
recording: Eric Thorngren
background vocals: Tina Weymouth, Jerry Harrison
vocal: David Byrne
composer: David Byrne
lyricist: David Byrne

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Well we know where we're goin'
But we don't know where we've been
And we know what we're knowin'
But we can't say what we've seen
And we're not little children
And we know what we want
And the future is certain
Give us time to work it out

[Chorus:]
We're on a road to nowhere
Come on inside
Takin' that ride to nowhere
We'll take that ride

I'm feelin' okay this mornin'
And you know,
We're on the road to paradise
Here we go, here we go

[Chorus]

Maybe you wonder where you are
I don't care
Here is where time is on our side
Take you there...take you there

We're on a road to nowhere
We're on a road to nowhere
We're on a road to nowhere

There's a city in my mind
Come along and take that ride
And it's all right, baby, it's all right

And it's very far away
But it's growing day by day
And it's all right, baby, it's all right

They can tell you what to do
But they'll make a fool of you
And it's all right, baby, it's all right

We're on a road to nowhere

Track Listing

  • 1 And She Was
  • 2 Give Me Back My Name
  • 3 Creatures of Love
  • 4 The Lady Don’t Mind
  • 5 Perfect World
  • 6 Stay Up Late
  • 7 Walk It Down
  • 8 Television Man
  • 9 Road to Nowhere