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John Cale: Paris 1919 | Song-Factsheet

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Song «Paris 1919» von John Cale.

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Veröffentlichungsdaten: 1973 02 25 (Album)
Label: Reprise K 44239
Songwriter John Cale
Produktion: Chris Thomas
Genre: Rock - Artrock - Chamberpop

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Proto-Indiepop

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John Cale
John Cale
Chris Thomas

Lyrics

[Verse 1] She makes me so unsure of myself Standing there but never ever talking sense Just a visitor you see So much wanting to be seen She'd open up the doors and vaguely carry us away It's the customary thing to say or do To a disappointed proud man in his grief And on Fridays she'd be there But on Mondays not at all Just casually appearing from the clock across the hall [Chorus] You're a ghost la la la la la la la la la You're a ghost la la la la la la la la la I'm the church and I've come To claim you with my iron drum La la la la la la la la la la [Verse 2] The Continent's just fallen in disgrace William William William Rogers put it in its place Blood and tears from old Japan Caravans and lots of jam and maids of honor Singing crying singing tediously [Chorus] You're a ghost la la la la la la la la la Yes you're a ghost la la la la la la la la la I'm the bishop and I've come To claim you with my iron drum La la la la la la la la la la [Instrumental Bridge] [Verse 3] Efficiency efficiency they say Get to know the date and tell the time of day As the crowds begin complaining How the Beaujolais is raining Down on darkened meetings on the Champs Elysées [Chorus] You're a ghost la la la la la la la la la You're a ghost la la la la la la la la la And I'm the church and I've come To claim you with my iron drum La la la la la la la la la la You're a ghost la la la la la la la la la You're a ghost la la la la la la la la la I'm the church and I've come To claim you with my iron drum La la la la la la la la la la You're a ghost la la la la la la la la la You're a ghost la la la la la la la la la I'm the church and I've come To claim you with my iron drum La la la la la la la la la la You're a ghost la la la la la la la la la You're a ghost la la la la la la la la la...