Who Sang Eight Line Poem? David Bowie

David Bowie Hunky Dory cover art
publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Peermusic Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: David Bowie
release date: 1971-12-17
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Art Rock/Classic Rock/Glam
length: 2:56
producer: Ken Scott
piano: Rick Wakeman
recording engineer: Ken Scott
guitar: Mick Ronson
drums (drum set): Mick Woodmansey
bass guitar: Trevor Bolder
piano & guitar & saxophone: David Bowie
lyricist: David Bowie
composer: David Bowie
The tactful cactus by your window
Surveys the prairie of your room
The mobile spins to its collision
Clara puts her head between her paws
They've opened shops down the West side
Will all the cacti find a home
But the key to the city
Is in the sun that pins
The branches to the sky, oh, oh, oh

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Changes
  • 2 Oh! You Pretty Things
  • 3 Eight Line Poem
  • 4 Life on Mars?
  • 5 Kooks
  • 6 Quicksand
  • 7 Fill Your Heart
  • 8 Andy Warhol
  • 9 Song for Bob Dylan
  • 10 Queen Bitch
  • 11 The Bewlay Brothers