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Sympathy For The Devil

Guns N' Roses

1994

jaar
Top 40

10

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Top 40

6

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Top 40

150

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Top 40

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Cover van: The Rolling Stones - Sympathy For The Devil (1968).

Op het album Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Interview With The Vampire van Elliot Goldenthal is dit nummer van Guns N' Roses — Sympathy For The Devil — de enige track die niet door Elliot Goldenthal gecomponeerd is.

Trivia

Wist je dat? Het nummer is een aantal malen gecoverd, o.a door Bryan Ferry in 1973. De melodie van het Stones-nummer wordt vaak in andere nummers verwerkt.
A-kant Titel

Sympathy For The Devil (LP Version)

A-kant Lengte

7:35

A-kant Componist(en)

Jagger, Richards

A-kant Producer(s)

Mike Clink, Guns N' Roses

A-kant Engineer(s)

Mike Clink, Jim Mitchell

A-kant Mixage

Bill Price

B-kant titel

[Elliot Goldenthal] Escape To Paris (LP Version)

B-kant lengte

3:09

B-kant componist(en)

Goldenthal

B-kant producer(s)

Matthias Gohl

Platenlabel

Geffen

Catalogusnr

GED 21967

Hoogste positie UK

9

Hoogste positie US

55

Album

Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Interview With The Vampire

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Songtekst

Please allow me to introduce myself
I'm a man of wealth and taste
I've been around for a long, long year
Stole many a man's soul and faith

And I was 'round when Jesus Christ
Had his moment of doubt and pain
Made damn sure that Pilate
Washed his hands and sealed his fate

Pleased to meet you
Hope you guess my name
But what's puzzling you
Is the nature of my game

I stuck around St. Petersberg
When I saw it was a time for a change
Killed the Czar and his ministers
Anastasia screamed in vain

I rode a tank
Held a general's rank
When the Blitzkrieg raged
And the bodies stank

Pleased to meet you
Hope you guess my name, oh yeah
What's puzzling you
Is the nature of my game, oh yeah

I watched with glee
While your kings and queens
Fought for ten decades
For the Gods they made

I shouted out
"Who killed the Kennedys?"
When after all
It was you and me

Let me please introduce myself
I'm a man of wealth and taste
And I laid traps for troubadors
Who get killed before they reached Bombay

Pleased to meet you
Hope you guessed my name, oh yeah
But what's puzzling you
Is the nature of my game, oh yeah, get down, baby

Pleased to meet you
Hope you guessed my name, oh yeah
But what's confusing you
Is just the nature of my game

Just as every cop is a criminal
And all the sinners saints
As heads is tails
Just call me Lucifer
'Cause I'm in need of some restraint

So if you meet me
Have some courtesy
Have some sympathy, and some taste
Use all your well-learned politesse
Or I'll lay your soul to waste, um yeah

Pleased to meet you
Hope you guessed my name, um yeah
But what's puzzling you
Is the nature of my game, um baby, get down

Woo, who
Oh yeah, get on down
Oh yeah
Oh yeah!

Tell me baby, what's my name
Tell me honey, baby guess my name
Tell me baby, what's my name
I tell you one time, you're to blame

Ooo, who
Ooo, who
Ooo, who
Ooo, who, who
Ooo, who, who
Ooo, who, who
Ooo, who, who
Oh, yeah

What's my name
Tell me, baby, what's my name
Tell me, sweetie, what's my name

Ooo, who, who
Ooo, who, who
Ooo, who, who
Ooo, who, who
Ooo, who, who
Ooo, who, who
Ooo, who, who
Oh, yeah

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