Who Sang Rip Down? Adam Ant

Adam Ant Vive le Rock cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1985-9-2
Genre: Rock Funk / Soul Pop
Style: Pop Rock/Power Pop
length: 3:24
producer: Tony Visconti
piano: Adam Ant
vocal: Adam Ant and Chris De Niro
engineer: Tony Visconti
guitar family: Marco Pirroni
bass: Chris De Niro
percussion & membranophone: Bogdan Wiczling
assistant engineer: Sven Taits
Lyrics
Rip down up and down
The night kept coming in
There was nothing I could do
To stop your suffering
Well it hardly does you fair
Headlines made from potty chairs
So rip down up and down
The night kept coming in
Last chance buddy, your last chance
No re-runs just this performance
I was wounded, she was beautiful.
Rip down up and down
The night just hung around
A chipmunk full of Beatlenuts
And a holy roller sound
Just mop-mop and that's it
Nearly made us quit
So rip down up and down
The night kept coming in
Rip down up and down
The night just wouldn't go
On the unsolved crimes list he is
He frisbeed his halo
For my memory
Or a dart from a ubangi
Rip down up and down
The night kept coming in.

Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Vive le Rock
  • 2 Miss Thing
  • 3 Razor Keen
  • 4 Rip Down
  • 5 Scorpio Rising
  • 6 Apollo 9
  • 7 Hell’s Eight Acres
  • 8 Mohair Lockeroom Pin-Up Boys
  • 9 No Zap
  • 10 P.O.E.
  • 11 Apollo 9 (a cappella reprise)

  • Release information
    label: CBS
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin