The Man Who Sold The World Lyrics

We passed upon the stairs
Spoken was and when
Although I wasn't there
He said, "I was his friend"
Which came as a surprise
I spoke into his eyes
I thought you died alone
A long long time ago

Oh no, not me
We never lost control
You're face to face
With the man who sold the world

I laughed and shook his hand
And made my way back home
I searched for farming land
Years and years I roamed
I gazed a gazer stare
We marked a million hills
I must have died alone
A long long time ago

Who knows?
Not me
I never lost control
You're face, to face
With the man who sold the world

Who knows?
Not me
We never lost control
You're face, to face
With the man who sold the world


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Songwriter(s): David Jones
Record Label(s): 1994 UMG Recordings, Inc
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Shreya Saha 07/27/12,10:22

i never loved this song so much as i do now. its really a good one. thinking of what Kurt Cobain did 2 himself is really a bad experience. RIP Curt ! love u always .
Aamir 03/15/12,04:52

U r awesome matter whereever u r no matter whatever u do,u will be always in my mind..ur song..really awesome..u r g8...
Maneet 09/27/11,14:29

Kurt cobain is the greatest of all. I love u dude..... But y y did u do it man.....? You shuld'nt have taken such a step kurt. Will alwayz remember u. Miss u alot ma frnd.... RIP.
Jenni 05/31/11,09:05

Awesome song by Bowie, Nirvana's cover on MTV Unplugged was INTENSE though, his voice is just so freaking amazing. Even though I do love Bowie, I have to say Kurt Cobain's version is more my stylee.
??? 05/16/11,14:47

Even though this is a David Bowie song Kurts voice makes it 1000 times better!! RIP to the the most influental person in music. Love ya Mr. Cobain
COBAIN ADDICT 03/03/11,16:29

cobain happy late birthday i have always loved u please come back u should trade with justin bieber he is sooooo anoying he cant even sing with his ugly mop hair grunge rules kurt donald cobain RIP.
surya 12/18/10,21:46

i think now all have fotget kurt cobain but all his looks n dressup i will never forget.i will follow him after his dead also.GRUNGE NEVER DIES he have changed the world in music. i love cobain
renren 04/19/10,18:39

bowie wrote and sang this song first before there was a Nirvana.... go read the Bowie autobiography and you can find out what it means....
audrey 04/11/10,16:19

@: who cares.did u no just c wat i just wrote, it is supossed to mean wat u think. freakin A, dude ppl are so stupid these days.
audrey 03/31/10,21:21

love this song!i guess the meaning doesnt really matter.i personally think the purpose of the song is for anyone to relate to in your own perspective.they are both very good artistic poets.props both!
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