Quicksand
David Bowie Lyrics


I'm closer to the Golden Dawn
Immersed in Crowley's uniform
Of imagery
I'm living in a silent film
Portraying Himmler's sacred realm
Of dream reality
I'm frightened by the total goal
Drawing to the ragged hole
And I ain't got the power anymore
No, I ain't got the power anymore

I'm the twisted name on Garbo's eyes
Living proof of Churchill's lies, I'm destiny
I'm torn between the light and dark
Where others see their targets, divine symmetry
Should I kiss the viper's fang?
Or herald loud the death of Man
I'm sinking in the quicksand of my thought
And I ain't got the power anymore

Don't believe in yourself, don't deceive with belief
Knowledge comes with death's release
Aah-aah, aah-aah, aah-aah, aah-aah

I'm not a prophet or a stone-age man
Just a mortal with the potential of a superman
I'm living on
I'm tethered to the logic of Homo Sapien
Can't take my eyes from the great salvation
Of bullshit faith
If I don't explain what you ought to know
You can tell me all about it on the next Bardo
I'm sinking in the quicksand of my thought
And I ain't got the power anymore

Don't believe in yourself, don't deceive with belief
Knowledge comes with death's release
Aah-aah, aah-aah, aah-aah, aah-aah

Don't believe in yourself, don't deceive with belief
Knowledge comes with death's release
Aah-aah, aah-aah, aah-aah, aah-aah

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Written by: David Bowie

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

Joe Riverman

"I'm not a prophet or a Stone Age man,
Just a mortal with potential of a superman"

Rest in peace David.

The greatest artist pop music ever knew.
Can't express my love for you and your influence upon me enough.
Space Oddity was the first thing I ever learned on guitar.
Life On Mars was the first single I ever played.

Saddest day.



All comments from YouTube:

Paul O'Dowd

people might think of Space Oddity, Life on Mars, Heroes and dozens of other great songs, but for me this remains my favourite Bowie song.

Bob Hayward

Where’s my life’s and red wine

Maria Conway

Mine too I've always loved it

honus64

But for me

wayne martin

Absolutely agree 100%

Red Lioness

Mine also.

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Joe Riverman

"I'm not a prophet or a Stone Age man,
Just a mortal with potential of a superman"

Rest in peace David.

The greatest artist pop music ever knew.
Can't express my love for you and your influence upon me enough.
Space Oddity was the first thing I ever learned on guitar.
Life On Mars was the first single I ever played.

Saddest day.

mappplesirrup

@Ben Sleath question why did you include that you are 15

Mary Li

Rip you

teebeeformeg

He's living on

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