I am the passenger
And I ride and I ride
I ride through the city's backside
I see the stars come out of the sky

Yeah, they're bright in a hollow sky
You know it looks so good tonight
I am the passenger
I stay under glass

I look through my window so bright
I see the stars come out tonight
I see the bright and hollow sky
Over the city's ripped backsides
And everything looks good tonight

Singing, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la

Get into the car
We'll be the passenger
We'll ride through the city tonight
We'll see the city's ripped backsides

We'll see the bright and hollow sky
We'll see the stars that shine so bright
Stars made for us tonight

Oh, the passenger
How, how he rides
Oh, the passenger
He rides and he rides

He looks through his window
What does he see?
He sees the sign and hollow sky
He see the stars come out tonight
He sees the city's ripped backsides
He sees the winding Ocean Drive

And everything was made for you and me
All of it was made for you and me
'Cause it just belongs to you and me
So let's take a ride and see what's mine

Singing, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la

Oh, the passenger
He rides and he rides
He sees things from under glass
He looks through his window inside
He sees things he knows are his
He sees the bright and hollow sky
He sees the city sleep at night
He sees the stars are out tonight
And all of it is yours and mine
And all of it is yours and mine
So let's ride and ride and ride and ride

Singing, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la

Singing, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la

Singing, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la (I am the passenger)
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la (and I ride and I ride)
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la

Singing, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la (I am the passenger)
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la (and I ride and I ride)
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la


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"The Passenger" as written by Ricky Gardiner James Newell Osterberg

Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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    General CommentOne of Siouxsie and the Banshees more upbeat songs. It's an Iggy Pop cover. I love this version.
    monster36604on November 14, 2008   Link
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    General CommentSIOUXSIE: "Iggy Pop’s someone we’ve admired for a long time, and the first time we played France, our gig was cancelled without anyone telling us. But we found out that he was playing the same night, so we all bundled into a cab and, as we got there, in the distance, you could hear ’The Passenger’. The song is very much a journey in itself." Source: Melody Maker 17/10/92.
    JJKelsallon December 01, 2012   Link
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    General Commentjust along for the ride
    sdz896542on January 17, 2016   Link

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