Heaven Loves Ya, The Clouds Part For Ya…

Makes me melt…

“During the Lodger recording sessions, Bowie had wanted to capture a garage band style for the track, and agreed with Brian Eno that the best way to achieve this sound was to get the band to swap instruments after this was ‘suggested’ by Eno’s deck of ‘Oblique Strategies‘ cards which supplied the suggestion “Reverse Roles”. Guitarist Carlos Alomar played drums and drummer Dennis Davis played bass.”

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boys_Keep_Swinging

“Adraian Belew, David Bowie’s guitarist on the Lodger album, told Uncut magazine that Bowie wrote this with him in mind. He recalled: “In New York, David was doing vocals for ‘Boys Keep Swinging.’ He played me it and said: ‘This is written after you, in the spirit of you.’ I think he saw me as a naïve person who just enjoyed life. I was thrilled with that.”

http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=11642

 

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