Distant Smile Lyrics

Ultravox

credits


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Dennis Leigh, William Currie
album: Track 4 in album Ha! Ha! Ha!
release date: 1977-10-14
popularity : 12 users have visited this page.
length: 5:22

Album Information

label: Island
country(area): United Kingdom
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Ultravox Ha! Ha! Ha! cover art

Lyrics

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Sometimes I find I drift away
Behind a distant smile
Light years ago I think someone spoke
Quizzical glances behind cigarette smoke
She drew the curtains at the end of the day
And then we laughed because the room sailed away
Fancy glitter in the summer arcades
Then autumn leaves fall by a winter lane
Piano echoes and the perfume still lingers
But you fell through my fingers like sand
With a distant smile
A distant smile
A distant smile
Somehow I always seem to be
Adrift in other times with a distant smile

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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 ROckwrok
  • 2 The Frozen Ones
  • 3 Fear in the Western World
  • 4 Distant Smile
  • 5 The Man Who Dies Every Day
  • 6 Artificial Life
  • 7 While I’m Still Alive
  • 8 Hiroshima Mon Amour