David Johansen: Luncheonette

I get all the love I need
In a luncheonette
In just one glance
So let’s just dance

He pleads, the voice is off, then it cranks up to his Jagger-like swagger, with vocals STILL off. But somehow, it works:

Have to learn to digitalize. One that is not up, with a similar theme, is David Johansen’s “Sweet Revenge”, from the 1984 album of the same name:

I’ve got knocked around
I’m the one that love let down
For the longest time

You are my sweet revenge

Postscript, March 29, 2012:

I can’t get the love
That I want
And I need
So let’s just dance

A nice live version of the song:

Originally found on his eponymous first solo album, released in 1978. The song co-written with his former New York Dolls bandmate, Sylvain Sylvain.

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