Song Lyric Sunday: Disturbing – ‘Lazarus’

From the posthumously released album ‘Black Star’, the haunting, deeply moving and, yes, disturbing ‘Lazarus’.

Look up here, I’m in heaven
I’ve got scars that can’t be seen
I’ve got drama, can’t be stolen
Everybody knows me now

Look up here, man, I’m in danger
I’ve got nothing left to lose
I’m so high, it makes my brain whirl
Dropped my cell phone down below

Ain’t that just like me?

By the time I got to New York
I was living like a king
Then I used up all my money
I was looking for your ass

This way or no way
You know, I’ll be free
Just like that bluebird
Now, ain’t that just like me?

Oh, I’ll be free
Just like that bluebird
Oh, I’ll be free
Ain’t that just like me?

Written by David Bowie

Song Lyric Sunday 15 August 2021

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