"Zap City" as written by Ian Robert Astbury and William Henry Duffy....
See his bones across the dust

On the road to Zap city

Devil's slow to recognize

Whether we all live in Zap city

Young girls fly to the beaches

Take me now boys

Take me now preachers

Santify Sanctify

To the old heat, Zap city



Zap City, she's so pretty

Win all day, more than too many

Zap City, she's so pretty

The girl of your dreams



Live in sanction, sandy girls

Hot on Route 66 to Zap City

Another day in paradise

Metropolis moves like a hungry wolf

Hungry wolf

Dusky palm trees, are they real?

Line the roadside to zap city

Buildings red, life on the sky

Dancin' drug addicts real so far



Zap City, she's so pretty

Win all day, more than too many

Zap City, she's so pretty

The girl of your dreams



Gasoline, mescaline

I'm praying she-dog bites

Beauty queens wrapped up inside

Gettin' hot, stayin' up all night

Siren's cry breaks through the night

God, Oh he's gone to fly

Zap City, you know it's so pretty

She's so God damn pretty






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"Zap City" as written by William Henry Duffy Ian Robert Astbury

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    General CommentZap City is the king of all Cult songs. From this tune they got American Horse and Fire Woman, the melody line for American Horse, the intro for Fire Woman and both songs have a signature guitar line that is in Zap City. They've stolen from themselves in other places - the original version of Love Removal Machine has a guitar line in it. the outro, that was used for Sun King in the outro. The lead guitar melody line in Sun King is the exact same in Edie. The chord progression in Sweet Soul Sister is the same in If as well as True Believers.
    Howboutchaon November 15, 2012   Link

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