Ill wind off the river
Smoke stacks fade to black
This town's my own, ridin'free and alone
And I'm not looking back
Maybe I know some people
Maybe I break some rules
But this is the street, I've got to compete
Baby, I ain't no fool

*So I take a little bad with the good
It ain't just black and white
You've got to deal with the real
Oh, living on the edge of the night

Every wild desire
Beckons from the dark
I've made my bed but I can't rest my head
While I still swim with sharks
Everyone needs something
Sometimes they don't know why
But so much good's been misunderstood
In the blink of the eye

*So I take a little bad with the good
It still ain't black and white
You've got to deal with the real
Oh, living on the edge of the night

You say that you don't like it
Or maybe it's just my life
So you live yours and I'll keep mine
Rolling like a wheel through the city
On the edge of the night

And when the black rains down
On this cold gray town
I'll be waiting
Waiting at the edge of the night
Oh, living on the edge of the night
Oh, living on the edge of the night


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    General CommentOne of my favorites from Iggy. This song is so deep and simple at the same time.
    dscrunchyon March 01, 2016   Link

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