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​Prairie Rose

This song is by Roxy Music and appears on the album Country Life (1974) and on the compilation album The Thrill of It All (1995).

This song has been covered by Big Country under the title "Prairie Rose".
Texas That's where I
Belong
It seems to me
Texas Lonesome star
Shine on
The big country
Texas With open skies
And you
For company
Texas Oh prairie rose
How happy
I should be
Hey hey You can take it from me
Hey hey I'll be coming, you'll see
Hey hey Oh what a state to be in
Hey hey You're tantalising me
Texas I will compose
In fancy rhyme
Or just plain prose
Texas A song of praise
To you
Prairie rose
Texas Though I'm not sure
I can explain
Your strange allure
Texas Prairie rose -
A crown of thorns
A scented flower
Hey hey I'd better leave right away
Hey hey I can hear you calling me
Prairie rose

Written by:

Bryan Ferry and Phil Manzanera