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Lyrics to Pyjamarama

Couldn't sleep a wink last night
Oh how I'd love to hold you tight
They say you have a secret life
Made sacrifice your key to paradise
Never mind, take the world by storm
Just boogaloo a rhapsody divine
Take a sweet girl just like you
How nice if only we could bill and coo

I may seem a fool to you for ev'rything
I say or think or do
How could I apologise for all those lies
The world may keeps us far apart but up in heaven, angel
You can have my heart
Diamonds may be your best friend
But like laughter after tears
I'll follow you to the end



Roxy Music's Pyjamarama was released February 1973 c/w The Pride And The Pain and reached number 10 in the UK singles charts. The song was released to promote the For Your Pleasure album but was not included on the album. A slightly different mix was used for the Greatest Hits compilation album and b-side version to the 1977 re-release of Virginia Plain.

Pyjamarama was played regularly during the early tours but hadn't been performed live since 1975 until it was reintroduced to the live set for Roxy Music's 2005 tour. A live version can be heard on Roxy Music's Viva! Roxy Music album.

What Bryan Says:

"Pyjamarama is the first song I wrote on guitar"

Song Musicians

Pyjamarama is on the following Roxy Music and Solo Albums