Just got another call from down at the station
They found lucky victim number 7
City of sin in the city of angels
Without a heaven

(Sunday sun is running away)

High up in the hills surrounded by stars
Her latest masterpiece she made out of glass
City of sin in the city of angels
In the trunk of her car

Oh no, temptation is running wild
But I know that someday you'll be mine
When you return to the scene of the crime.

Satan took her mind and held it for ransom
Dad was short of cash but brutally handsome
Then she discovered that killing was her passion.

Oh no, temptation is running wild
But I know that someday you'll be mine
When you return to the scene of the crime

We traced a call from Collexico
She said she wants to meet your wife and kids (Oh no)
They're away on holiday
In San Felez bay in Mexico

Oh no, temptation's reconciled
There she goes, she's taking her own guide
Now I know she's left us with a smile
When she returned to the scene of the crime.




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    General CommentAre you sure these lyrics are right? I heard:

    Just got another call from down at the station
    They found lucky victim number seven
    A citizen in the City of Angels
    Without a heaven

    (Temptation is running wild)

    High up in the hills surrounded by stars
    Her latest masterpiece she met at a bar
    A citizen in the City of Angels
    In the trunk of her car

    Oh no, temptation's running wild
    But I know that someday you'll be mine
    When you return to the scene of the crime

    Satan took her mind and held it for ransom
    Dad was short on cash but brutally handsome
    Then she discovered that
    Killing was her passion

    But oh no, temptation's running wild
    But I know that someday you'll be mine
    When you return to the scene of the crime

    We've traced a call from Collexico
    She says she wants to meet your wife and kids
    Oh no
    They're away on holiday
    In San Felipe, Mexico
    Woah, woah, woah

    Oh no, temptation's reconciled
    There she goes, she's taking her own life
    Now I know she's left us with a smile
    When she returned to the scene of the crime


    This song sounds fantastic.
    Bravuraon August 03, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThe melody of the verses mimics Tom Petty and the Heartbreaker's "Into the Great Wide Open" almost exactly. Listen to the lines: "Satan took her mind and held it for ransom/Dad was short of cash but brutally handsome/Then she discovered that..." and then listen to Tom Petty: "His leather jacket had chains that would jingle/They both met movie stars, partied and mingled/Thier A&R man said..." They're identical. Is this intentional on Lazlo Bane's part, an homage of sorts? Both songs are about lost people, but this one seems to be about a serial killer...!
    lily(myoneandonly)on August 20, 2006   Link

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