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Left To My Own Devices

Pet Shop Boys

1988

jaar
Top 40

19

piekpositie
Top 40

6

weken
Top 40

82

punten
Top 40

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Songinfo

A-kant Titel

Left To My Own Devices

A-kant Lengte

04:46

A-kant Componist(en)

Chris Lowe, Neil Tennant

A-kant Producer(s)

Pet Shop Boys, Stephen Lipson, Trevor Horn

B-kant titel

The Sound Of The Atom Splitting

B-kant lengte

03'38

B-kant componist(en)

Trevor Horn, Neil Tennant. Chris Lowe, Stephen Lipson

B-kant producer(s)

Trevor Horn, Stephen Lipson

Platenlabel

Parlophone

Hoogste positie UK

4

Hoogste positie US

84

Album

Introspective

Luister de Top 40-hits Luister de Top 40 op Spotify

Songtekst

I get out of bed at half past ten
Phone up a friend, who's a party animal
Turn on the news and drink some tea
Maybe if you're with me we'll do some shopping

One day I'll read, or learn to drive a car
If you pass the test, you can beat the rest
But I don't like to compete, or talk street, street, street
I can pick up the best from the party animal

I could leave you, say goodbye
Or I could love you, if I try
And I could
And left to my own devices, I probably would

Pick up a brochure about the sun
Learn to ignore what the photographer saw
I was always told that you should join a club
Stick with the gang, if you want to belong

I was a lonely boy, no strength, no joy
In a world of my own at the back of the garden
I didn't want to compete, or play out on the street
For in a secret life I was a round head general

I could leave you, say goodbye
Or I could love you, if I try
And I could
And left to my own devices, I probably would
Left to my own devices, I probably would
Oh, I would

I was faced with a choice at a difficult age
Would I write a book? Or should I take to the stage?
But in the back of my head I heard distant feet
Che Guevara and De‚bussy to a disco beat

It's not a crime when you look the way you do
The way I like to picture you
When I get home, it's late at night
I pour a drink and watch the fight

Turn off the TV, look at a book
Pick up the phone, fix some food
Maybe I'll sit up all night and day
Waiting for the minute I hear you say

I could leave you, say goodbye
Or I could love you, if I try
And I could
And left to my own devices, I probably would
Come on, baby, say goodbye
Or I could love you, if I try
And I could
And left to my own devices, I probably would
Left to my own devices, I probably would
(Come on baby)
Left to my own devices, I probably would

Alle Top 40-hits

Details Noah Kahan - Stick Season
Details Dua Lipa - Houdini
Details Ofenbach feat. Norma Jean Martine - Overdrive
Details Benson Boone - Beautiful Things
Details Flemming, Zoë Tauran, Ronnie Flex - Alles Op Gevoel
Details Beyoncé - Texas Hold 'em
Details David Guetta & Kim Petras - When We Were Young (The Logical Song)
Details Teddy Swims - The Door
Details Hannah Mae - Waterdicht
Details Loreen - Is It Love
Details Son Mieux - Tonight
Details Lost Frequencies & Bastille - Head Down
Details Kygo with Ava Max - Whatever
Details Claude - Écoutez-Moi
Details Teddy Swims - Lose Control
Details Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike x Tiësto x W&W & Dido - Thank You - Not So Bad
Details Ariana Grande - Yes, And?
Details Chef'Special - Speed Of Light
Details Dean Lewis - Trust Me Mate
Details Dua Lipa - Training Season
Details Antoon - Blindelings
Details Cyril - Stumblin' In
Details Jonna Fraser - Tuesday
Details Rondé - Undecided
Details Mark Ambor - Good To Be
Details Tate McRae - Greedy
Details Sera x YouNotUs - I Can't Be The Only One
Details Douwe Bob - Nothing To Lose
Details Kris Kross Amsterdam, Sera x Conor Maynard - Stay (Never Leave)
Details P!nk - All Out Of Fight
Details Calvin Harris & Rag 'n' Bone Man - Lovers In A Past Life
Details Donnie & Marco Schuitmaker - Hier Mag Alles
Details Di-Rect - My Blood
Details Meau - Stukje Van Mij
Details Tiësto & Fast Boy - All My Life
Details Oscar and The Wolf - Angel Face
Details Taylor Swift - Cruel Summer
Details Alok & Bebe Rexha - Deep In Your Love
Details Flemming & Boef - Champions League
Details Sophie Ellis Bextor - Murder On The Dancefloor