"True To Life" as written by and Bryan Ferry....
So it gets to seven
And I think of nothing
But living in darkness
And the diamond lady
Well she's not telling
I don't even know her name

It's amazing
Times have changed
In days of old
Imagination'd leave you standing
Out in the could
Dancing city
Now you're talking

But where's your soul
You've a thousand faces
I'll never know
There are complications
And compensations
If you know the game
Agitated in Xenon nightly
I'll take you home again

Travel way downtown
In search of nothing
But the sky at night
And the diamond lady
Well she's not talking
But that's alright
So I turn the pages
And tell the story
From town to town

People tell me
Be determined
Poor country boy
Too much luck
Means too much trouble
Much time alone
But arm in arm
With my seaside diamond
I'll soon be home

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"True to Life" as written by Bryan Ferry

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    General CommentBuahhh! Pure playboy sound from the great master!! The fucking English, they have so many genius... Could it be possible a better sound for a sophisticated and seductive scene. And besides, the irony and depth of Sir Ferry's lyrics
    PeluCrespinson June 29, 2017   Link
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    General CommentOne person is left looking for a perfect attachment, a diamond in this persons mind.
    This one person has realized their imagination cannot be realized and is outdated.

    But this person will persist and find someone in the 'dancing city'
    only to realize the faces are all the same. Including fake Xenon advertising faces.
    Unless there's a one-night compromise.

    So to keep searching, in search of nothing, has been accepted.
    You are where you are because of too much luck, you are finally on your own.
    And alone.
    milo1000on March 06, 2018   Link

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