Who Sang Spiteful Child? Elton John

Elton John Jump Up! cover art
Credits
publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Bernie Taupin, Elton John
release date: 1982
length: 4:13
producer: Chris Thomas
piano: Elton John
lead vocals: Elton John
recording engineer: Bill Price
electric bass guitar: Dee Murray
guitar: Richie Zito
synthesizer: James Newton Howard
I don't want to worry you none but I got the hurt on the run
I just cut out the poison that was in me so long
Watching you tear out my heart only gave me the last laugh
Watching you tear out your hair is gonna be the best part

Oh, I've been shaken down by a spiteful child
I've slapped a worried frown on that evil smile
I've been taken down by a spiteful child
I've turned the tables 'round and it drives you wild
Oh you spiteful child

You'd better be ready to run now I've got you under the gun
I put my money on vengeance before this race had begun
Breaking the spirit in me only added to your conceit
Playing you at your own game is going to make it complete

Oh, I've been shaken down by a spiteful child
Turn the tables 'round and it drives you wild
Oh you spiteful child

Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Dear John
  • 2 Spiteful Child
  • 3 Ball & Chain
  • 4 Legal Boys
  • 5 I Am Your Robot
  • 6 Blue Eyes
  • 7 Empty Garden (Hey Hey Johnny)
  • 8 Princess
  • 9 Where Have All the Good Times Gone?
  • 10 All Quiet on the Western Front

  • Album Information
    label: The Rocket Record Company
    country(area): Europe
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin