I cannot forget my mother screaming out into the night
The moon was shining in his face
I killed my father in a fight

Deed done - I had to run
I hit the town all shaking
Found out - a price to pay
A price for my escaping

I got down on my knees
And I sold my soul to the city
Chasing round the good times and bleeding
I sold my soul to the city
Sold out to the lies and the cheating

The city smiles
A neon smile
As dream die
As the spirit fly
You're broken-winged
You're hollow-eyed
The city sucks in all it's victims will fry

Through the clubs and through the money
Through the people - through the shame
Through all the pills I had to take
To help me to forget my shame
More and more the sewer called
Its dirty prize - "escaping"
More and more I hit the floor
All filthy scared and shaking

Well I got down on my knees
And I sold my soul to the city
Chasing round the good times and bleeding
I sold my soul to the city
I nailed it to the line
I got down on my knees
And I sold my soul to the city
Chasing round the good times and bleeding
I sold my soul to the city
Sold out on the line

The money flies
The sex drives
The car rides
The wasted lives
A red light
A white line
A wild eye
A child's cry

The city smiles
A neon smile
As dreams die
As spirits fly
The broken wings
Lie in piles
The city sucks in all its victims will fry



Lyrics submitted by fatmendc

The City Song song meanings
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