Wall of Voodoo - Red Light Lyrics

Wall of Voodoo Dark Continent cover art
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If it's the rough stuff ya want
You can point yer finger at me
'Cause I can dish it out good
But I don't give it away for free
There's a price for my vice
And I want it in cash
In a plain brown bag
You can put it out by the trash

[Chorus]
There'll be a red light by the window
And a blue light by the car
He'll be running
But he won't get far
There'll be a red light by the window
And a blue light by the car
He'll be running
But he won't get far

This modern world deserves a
Modern attitude
You've gotta stick it to them
Before they stick it to you
I want the money
And I want it in cash
In a plain brown bag
You can put it out, put it out, put it out by the trash

[Chorus]

Red light
Blue light
Red light
Blue light
This modern world deserves a modern attitude
Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Red Light
  • 2 Two Minutes Till Lunch
  • 3 Animal Day
  • 4 Full of Tension
  • 5 Me and My Dad
  • 6 Back in Flesh
  • 7 Tse Tse Fly
  • 8 Call Box (1–2–3)
  • 9 This Way Out
  • 10 Good Times
  • 11 Crack the Bell


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: Bruce Moreland, Charles T. Gray, Mark W. Moreland, Oliver Nanini, Stanard Ridgeway Funsten
    album: Track 1 in album Dark Continent
    release date: 1981-8-18
    popularity : 111 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: New Wave/Pop Rock
    length: 3:09
    producer: Wall of Voodoo, Paul McKenna and Jim Hill
    vocal: Stan Ridgway
    engineer: Paul McKenna and Jim Hill
    guitar: Marc Moreland
    percussion & drums: Joe Nanini
    bass & keyboard: Bruce Moreland
    harmonica & keyboard: Stan Ridgway
    synthesizer & keyboard: Chas T. Gray
    composer: Wall of Voodoo
    lyricist: Wall of Voodoo
    Album Information
    label: I.R.S. Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin