Detonation Boulevard Lyrics

The Sisters of Mercy


publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing
writers: Andreas Bruhn, Andrew Taylor
album: Track 3 in album Vision Thing
release date: 1990-10-22
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length: 3:50
bass guitar: Tony James
drums: Doktor Avalanche
guitar: Tim Bricheno, Andreas Bruhn, John Perry
guest instrument: John Perry
producer: Andrew Eldritch
lead vocals: Andrew Eldritch
background vocals: Maggie Reilly
guest vocal: Maggie Reilly

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On Detonation Boulevard...
Through the angel rain
Through the dust and the gasolene
Through the cruelty of strangers
To the neon dream
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Just tell me where the manholes steam
A little girl waits on my station
With a new machine
On Detonation Boulevard...
I got wrecked out here
In a Eldorado
I got wired, white-walled
This hot-wired sedan
I caught something weird in Encenada
I've a brother of sorts in Torquemada
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Disconnect me if you can
On Detonation Boulevard...
Pink noise, white noise,
And a violet whining sound
It burns inside this car
No cops, no signs, no left, no right
No stops, no turning round
Well you can run but you can't ride
You won't get far
On Detonation Boulevard..
Bang Bang

On Detonation Boulevard...
Through the angle rain
Through the rust and the gasolene
Through the cruelty of strangers
To the neon dream
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I'll take the same
I got the fuel for the transformation
I'm a naked flame
On Detonation Boulevard...
Bang Bang

Track Listing

  • 1 Vision Thing
  • 2 Ribbons
  • 3 Detonation Boulevard
  • 4 Something Fast
  • 5 When You Don’t See Me
  • 6 Doctor Jeep
  • 7 More
  • 8 I Was Wrong