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"Ziggy Stardust" Lyrics

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Ziggy played guitar, jamming good with Weird and Gilly,
The spiders from Mars. He played it left hand,
But made it too far,
Became the special man, then we were Ziggy's band.

Ziggy really sang, screwed up eyes and screwed down hairdo
Like some cat from Japan, he could lick 'em by smiling
He could leave 'em to hang
Came on so loaded man, well hung and snow white tan.

So where were the spiders while the fly tried to break our balls
Just the beer light to guide us,
So we bitched about his fans and should we crush his sweet hands?

Ziggy played for time, jiving us that we were voodoo
The kids was just crass, he was the nazz
With God given ass
He took it all too far but boy could he play guitar.

Making love with his ego Ziggy sucked up into his mind
Like a leper Messiah
When the kids had killed the man I had to break up the band

Ziggy played guitar.
  • corrected on January 10th, 2008
  • written by Bowie, David /
  • copyright with Lyrics © Emi Music Publishing

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     anggathereds says:
    Like 024-09-2013 19:33
     
    Like 023-02-2012 13:12
     
    The song is about Jimi Hendrix, hence the line "He played it left hand"
     cile90 says:
    Like 027-02-2008 20:02
     
    Fantastic song. Bowie is soooo good!
     kitteh1882 says:
    Like 010-10-2007 02:55
     
    I love this song. The general sound of it and the lyrics are just amazing and I never get tired of it.

    All hail Bowie.
     Ramones1234 says:
    Like 003-05-2006 01:49
     
    Dude i love this song but i cant find it online anywhere...
     Kimmmm says:
    Like 016-04-2006 01:53
     
    this songs on Guitar Hero!!! LOVE IT LOVE IT!!!!
     Doc_Rock says:
    Like 028-02-2006 16:16
     
    The best song from the best album ever. Ziggy is King of Glam - and the 70ies Bowie was the God of Rock.
     AGI21391 says:
    Like 014-01-2006 20:31
     
    how could you not know what this song is about?

    its about the rise and fall of ziggy stardust and the spiders from mars

    friggin sweet
     aratquariel says:
    Like 018-05-2005 22:59
     
    Awesome song! I don't really understand it either...but it's brilliant all the same.
    Like 027-03-2005 09:31
     
    This is a Bowie CLASSIC! Prolly my fav Bowie song ever! I LOVE IT! The first time i heard this song it was on a best of bowie dvd and he was dressed up like a bitch and freaked me out and i was like 'woah shes hot' then i heard his voice and im like dear god no... BUT I LOVE THIS SONG!
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