Ashes to Ashes
David Bowie Lyrics


Do you remember a guy that's been
In such an early song?
I've heard a rumor from Ground Control
Oh no, don't say it's true

They got a message from the Action Man
"I'm happy, hope you're happy too
I've loved all I've needed, love
Sordid details following"
The shrieking of nothing is killing, just
Pictures of Jap girls in synthesis and I
Ain't got no money and I ain't got no hair
But I'm hoping to kick but the planet it's glowing

Ashes to ashes, funk to funky
We know Major Tom's a junkie
Strung out in heaven's high
Hitting an all-time low

Time and again I tell myself
I'll stay clean tonight
But the little green wheels are following me
Oh no, not again
I'm stuck with a valuable friend
"I'm happy, hope you're happy too"
One flash of light but no smoking pistol

I never done good things (I never done good things)
I never done bad things (I never done bad things)
I never did anything out of the blue, woh-o-oh
Want an axe to break the ice
Wanna come down right now

Ashes to ashes, funk to funky
We know Major Tom's a junkie
Strung out in heaven's high
Hitting an all-time low

My mother said, to get things done
You'd better not mess with Major Tom

My mother said, to get things done
You'd better not mess with Major Tom

My mother said, to get things done
You'd better not mess with Major Tom

My mother said, to get things done
You'd better not mess with Major Tom

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Songtrust Ave, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: David Bowie

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Comments from YouTube:

Stan Davis

2021, 40 years after this was released and it still feels fresh

Peter Cifuentes

Make it 41. Will live forever

Lisa G

Very!

Ziggy Stardust

Damn right

M.E.D.

@Edward Miessner The song hit in August 1980

Edward Miessner

@M.E.D. yet I saw the video in the late autumn or winter of 1980 at a friend's house in Scituate, Massachusetts. So I guess you're in an alternate timeline? 🤔

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Nadia

What a hypnotic song I love the cleverness of the lyrics and the melody

tom d

This Man is beyond time

Wayne North 'Space Boy'

Bowie Fans are ace .. Fantastic ... I love doing his covers on YT such a great artist ... its great to connect with his genius

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