The Hearts Filthy Lesson

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About The Hearts Filthy Lesson

"The Hearts Filthy Lesson" (no apostrophe in "Hearts" [sic]) is a song by David Bowie, from his 1995 album Outside, and issued as a single ahead of the album. It showcased Bowie's new, industrial-influenced sound. Lyrically, the single connects with the rest of the album, with Bowie offering a lament to "tyrannical futurist" Ramona A. Stone, a theme continued in subsequent songs. The song is also meant to confront Bowie's own perceptions about the ritual creation and degradation of art. Critical reception to the song was generally tepid, though it would be re-evaluated by many critics when heard in the context of the album soon afterwards. In spite of its defiantly noncommercial sound the song reached No. 35 in the UK and No. 41 in Canada. The single also broke Bowie's US chart drought (which stretched back to "Never Let Me Down" in 1987) by briefly peaking there at No. 92. The single contained an "Alt. Mix" remixed by Trent Reznor and Dave Ogilvie with Chris Vrenna. 


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2007
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(Heart's filthy lesson)
(Heart's filthy lesson)
(Heart's filthy lesson)

There's always the diamond friendly
Sitting in the Laugh Motel
The heart's filthy lesson
With her hundred miles to hell

Oh, Ramona 
If there was only something between us
If there was only something between us
Other than our clothes

Something in our skies
Something in our skies
Something in our blood
Something in our skies

Paddy
Paddy?
Who's been wearing Miranda's clothes?

It's the heart's filthy lesson
Heart's filthy lesson
Heart's filthy lesson
Falls upon deaf ears
(Heart's Filthy Lesson)
It's the heart's filthy lesson
Heart's filthy lesson
Heart's filthy lesson
Falls upon deaf ears

(Heart's filthy lesson)
Falls upon deaf ears
(Heart's filthy lesson)
(Heart's filthy lesson)
(Heart's filthy lesson)

Oh Ramona
If there was only some kind of future
Oh Ramona
If there was only some kind of future
And these cerulean skies

Something in our skies
Something in our skies
Something in our blood
Something in our skies

Paddy
Paddy?

Paddy will you carry me, I think I've lost my way
(Heart's filthy lesson, heart's filthy lesson)
I'm already five years older, I'm already in my grave
I'm already (heart's filthy lesson, heart's filthy lesson)
I'm already
I'm already (heart's filthy lesson, heart's filthy lesson)
Will you carry me?
Oh Paddy
I think I've lost my way

Paddy, what a fantastic death abyss
Paddy, what a fantastic death abyss (heart's filthy lesson)
It's the heart's filthy lesson (Paddy)
Tell the others
(Heart's filthy lesson)
It's the heart's filthy lesson (Paddy)
What a fantastic death abyss
Tell the others (heart's filthy lesson)
It's the heart's filthy lesson

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David Bowie

David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 - 10 January 2016), known by his stage name David Bowie ( /ˈboʊ.i/ BOH-ee), was an English musician, actor, record producer and arranger. A major figure for over four decades in the world of popular music, Bowie is widely regarded as an innovator, particularly for his work in the 1970s. He is known for his distinctive voice as well as the intellectual depth and considerable eclecticism of his work. more »

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Written by: BRIAN PETER GEORGE ENO, DAVID BOWIE, ERDAL KIZILCAY, MIKE GARSON, REEVES GABRELS, STERLING CAMPBELL

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