Peace for the Wicked

Composer: Mick Jagger
Recording date: November-December 1986 & February-May 1987
Recording locations: Wisseloord Studios, Hilversum, Netherlands & Right Track Studios, New York City, USA
Producers: Mick Jagger & Keith Diamond      Chief engineers: Bob Rosa & Ed Stasium

Probable line-up:

Drums: Omar Hakim
Bass: Doug Wimbish
Rhythm electric guitars: Mick Jagger & G. E. Smith
Lead electric guitar: Jeff Beck
Vocals: Mick Jagger
Keyboards/synthesizers: Phil Ashley & Richard Cottle

No more sleaze ball, funky, low down, skunky juke joints
Where the drinks are knee deep on the floor
And the clientele is posed and angry
And all the pretty girls are whores

Who gild the lily
And more's the pity


If you really want to live a life of passion
If you really want to dance your life away
There's a place I really got to show you
It's down the alley, really hid away

Take me

To Soul City
Soul City
Peace for the wicked
Life for the living
In Soul City

It's a way on down the street
I found it once before
Even though I have the keys
I still can't always find the door

It can be tricky
Might have to pick it

Soul, Soul, Soul
Soul City

Soul, Soul, Soul
Soul City

The girls are witty
The boys are pretty

There's a girl who's dancing with my conscience
While the DJ is playing with my heart
On the screen are my recriminations
While I'm singing I'm still praying hard

Take me

To Soul City
Soul City
Peace for the wicked
Food for the spirit

In Soul City

Honey, honey, honey, honey
Soul City

Soul City

Come down there with me
Come down there with me



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