Hey-hey it's the tall sail
On a beach reach for java
Make way for to Java
Watching for Boogies
Hey-hey it's a dreaming
I would burn you if you should die
Hey-hey I would burn too
If you should lie upon that bamboo pyre

I dream of Amlapura
Never saw in all my life a more shining jewel
I dream of Amlapura
Of an ocean or dream of a princess in stone

Hey-hey golden roses around
A rajah's mouth
Hey-hey all the dead children buried standing
A flying Dutchman
Smoking gun and spice wind


I dream of Amlapura
Of a princess in stone
Hey-hey it's a tall ship

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"Amlapura" as written by Reeves Gabrels David Bowie

Lyrics © TINTORETTO MUSIC, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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