I'm a vampire, babe, suckin' blood from the earth
I'm a vampire, baby, suckin' blood from the earth
Well, I'm a vampire, babe, sell you twenty barrels worth

I'm a black bat, babe, bangin' on your window pane
I'm a black bat, baby, bangin' on your window pane
I'm a black bat, babe, I need my high octane

Good times are comin', I hear it everywhere I go
Good times are comin', I hear it everywhere I go
Good times are comin', but they sure comin' slow

I'm a vampire, babe, suckin' blood from the earth
I'm a vampire, baby, suckin' blood from the earth
Well, I'm a vampire, babe, I'll sell you twenty barrels worth

Good times are comin'


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Vampire Blues Lyrics as written by Neil Young

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    General CommentYes, It's about the oil industry. Specifically extraction and the need for oil. "Good times are comming" - That is the false hope.

    To me, it's not one of his strongest songs. I agree with the sentiment but would have hoped that Neil would have done better with it!
    PBAon August 01, 2012   Link
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    General Commentneil young is a vampire ! I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN. he is a p.i.m.p.
    passthespectionon May 10, 2005   Link
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    General CommentIt's about the oil industry
    ratanxon May 05, 2007   Link

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