David Byrne - I Dance Like This Lyrics




In another dimension
Like clothes that you wear
A mighty mighty battle
Sprouting illegal hair
A fitness consultant
In the negative zone
Wandering the city
Looking for a home

I dance like this
Because it feels so damn good
If I could dance better
Well you know that I would

How the rumour got started
One can only guess
And the truth don't mean nothing
If you ain't got the cash
A credit card mommy
An invisible dad
Career opportunities
That you never had

We dance like this
Because it feels so damn good
If we could dance better
Well you know that we would

I'm working on my dancing
This is the best I can do
I'm tentatively shaking
You don't have to look
Can't say I'm sorry
I can't say I'm ashamed
Can't think of tomorrow
When it seems so far away

We dance like this
Because it feels so damn good
If we could dance better
Well you know that we would
We dance like this
Because it feels so damn good
If we could dance better
Well you know that we would





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David Byrne I Dance Like This Comments
  1. Memory Celle

    :) loving this

  2. James Gordon

    We booked the last concert in Boston in late September 2019 before he moved to Broadway. I showed my wife the videos ahead of time and she hated them - we went to the show and we were both blown away. One of the most meaningful shows ever. Loved the lyrics and psychology. Fantastic, I hope he does well on Broadway. If you get a chance, see the show, although the YouTube is great, the show is so much better

  3. Terence Winters

    And it is entertaining and genius in it's own way.

  4. Terence Winters

    Explaining the condition he didnt ask for but has and some limits its placed on his expression . But hes learning he has expression and it has a rhythm all it's own.

  5. Tristan Young

    Brian eno on backing vocals 😆

  6. 동동

    In another dimension
    Like the clothes that you wear
    A mighty mighty battle
    Sproutin' illegal hair
    A fitness consultant
    In the negative zone
    Wandering the city
    Looking for a home
    I dance like this
    Because it feels so damn good
    If I could dance better
    Well, you know that I would
    How the rumour got started
    One can only guess
    And the truth don't mean nothin'
    If you ain't got the cash
    A credit card mommy
    An invisible dad
    Career opportunities
    That you never had
    We dance like this
    Because it feels so damn good
    If we could dance better
    Well, you know that we would
    I'm working on my dancing
    This is the best I can do
    I'm tentatively shaking
    You don't have to look
    Can't say I'm sorry
    I can't say I'm ashamed
    Can't think of tomorrow
    When it seems so far away
    We dance like this
    Because it feels so damn good
    If we could dance better
    Well, you know that we would
    We dance like this
    Because it feels so damn good
    If we could dance better
    Well, you know that we would

  7. David Buckle

    Todd? ever see TRUE STORIES?

  8. Duncan Wheeler

    thanks david for all your illuminations, they have been a source of nourishment for my mind and harmonious being for decades. good on yer dude.

  9. AnnaSardak

    like it

  10. Jamin Jones

    Through Ally’s
    Sculpture
    Open end handles.

    (Jamin Jonathan Jones)

  11. Sarah Nicoloff

    I listen to this because it's so damn good!

  12. The Black Swan Moon

    If I could find the words... yes 🌹♥️🎧👽🤔🤷🏻‍♀️💀👏👏👏👏

    The Black Swan Moon

    As ever and always...😔

  13. F V

    Makes me think of the dichotomy between generations.

  14. Gaz 227

    This is amongst David's very best. So beautiful. Talented bastard. ♥️

  15. Alf Branch

    Great song and what a great show at Manchester the place rocked

  16. Ryuhza

    Definitely a song for live shows.

  17. су сс

    David Byrne.
    thank you , a good album, enjoying bought vinyl this release . you, as always in your own way . good luck to you in the future work . love from Siberia !...

  18. tony perez

    The chic shreds this at his show live

  19. Juan Alberto Guzman

    The chorus of this song reminds me to a fusión of Kraftwerk & Alice in chains. Excelsior again, Mr Byrne¡¡

  20. nancy hamilton

    David Thank you..We love to dance to your beat.. It feels so damn GOOD !

  21. tervar12

    I'm going to see him next month in Brighton UK - after reading these reviews I am looking forward to the gig even more.

  22. Ira Becker

    I have tix for next week in CT. Just saw the show in Chile and can't wait.

  23. Brandon Kraemer

    The American Utopia concert was absolutely on of the best live performances I have ever seen!

  24. Dominic AaAaa

    a lot of negative things said about this song i really like it tbh

  25. Inmaculada Rosal

    tHANKS dAVID FOR BEING WITH ME YESTERDAY IN MADRID. I ALSO DANCED LIKE THIS THANKS TO YOUR INCONMENSURABLE SHOW. UTOPIA IS ALWAYS NECESSARY.

  26. David Soong Ellis

    Yawn...

  27. robbiepeterh

    Fav song ever

  28. Filip Velach

    David Byrne performed at the Metronome festival in Prague last week. I´ve probably never seen anything that captivating and fascinating. What a show!

  29. Gohn Joodman

    I highly doubt you'll see this comment Mr. Byrne, but if you do, please consider having your new tour recorded and put out on DVD and Blu-Ray. I saw you in Des Moines and I had such a blast. I would buy it day one just to see it all again.

    Magic Cucumber 71

    Gohn Joodman, you can actually find some full recordings of the tours here on YouTube with good sound quality. Just go ahead and search "David Byrne Tour 2018". (Besides, I think the live songs sound better)

    Traffik Kone

    Magic Cucumber 71 Yes indeed. Would love a professionally recorded one though

  30. Patrick Conroy

    Trash. Why do these old washed-up musicians still make music? YOU HAD YOUR TIME. Go shrivel up and die somewhere.

    Paul Jansen

    You first, Conroy. You're already sounding like someone whose time is up.

    Five Minutes Of Fame

    It is always people that ruined their own life that try to run other people's lives.
    So why don't you do something worth other people's time?
    Being it is his life and he is free to do whatever he wants.

  31. polly bloom

    Mr Byrne for president. Enough said.

  32. Alessandra Sansoni

    david Bowie Byrne

  33. l grijalva palmisano

    Mr Rogers meets Kraftwork/Industrial Electronica
    Another out of this solar system track
    LISTEN THROUGH HEADPHONES< FOLKS !!!

  34. Bruce Ladenheim

    Can’t wait... coming home to Maryland...Merriweather Post Pavilion 2018... same as it ever was!!!

    Jan

    Bruce Ladenheim such a great show. Brought tears to my eyes I was overcome with emotion. An experiential trip

  35. Habbening Net News

    I wonder if this is the kinda stuff Byrne wanted to do with Talking Heads that made Tina and Chris finally say "No, David"

    FullyAutomatedLuxuryLGBTplusTranshumnistSpaceAnCom

    Loli Canoli well if you listen to Memories Can't Wait off Fear of Music, it's kinda similar. But not _as_ weird.

  36. Beautiful CatRoams

    I love you

  37. Victor Rodrigues

    Saudades da adolescência escutando Talking Heads todo dia...demais belo trabalho David Byrne

  38. NuvYou

    The mighty CKUA radio (ckua.com) played two tracks including this one off the album yesterday and informed me he's coming to town. Yes!

  39. FullyAutomatedLuxuryLGBTplusTranshumnistSpaceAnCom

    Something about this I like and simultaneously dislike almost a perfectly equal amount.
    It can't be explained.

    jamie wesson

    its called the mediocre effect

    NotAnUndercoverCop

    That's exactly what I said. What the heck?!

    Noelle F

    It might be because it's a concept album.

    FullyAutomatedLuxuryLGBTplusTranshumnistSpaceAnCom

    Actually, after listening to this album over and over (cuz damn it's great, I even got the CD) I've come to just like that weird weird chorus.

    FullyAutomatedLuxuryLGBTplusTranshumnistSpaceAnCom

    I also just was listening to Fear of Music earlier today and I noticed the chorus here was similar to Memories Can't Wait. Which I also enjoyed.

  40. jamie wesson

    his career road to nowhere

  41. MrBlindedbyrainbows

    Crazy transition

  42. Australia4031

    What ever floats ya boat. Sunk mine.

  43. NotAnUndercoverCop

    This song is terrible.... so why the fuck can I not stop listening to it???!!!

    colenol MD sues

    Maybe because its not actually that horrible.

  44. H Sarre'

    Jazz Fest in NOLA 2018! Yay🤪💋👍🏻

  45. Ricky & Barabba

    This song breaks every scheme... Another gem by David Byrne

  46. Mateo Mrkic

    june Croatia caaant wait <3

  47. Caroline Nadieska Peña

    Great song!

  48. Wlodek Sobon

    dziekuje!!!

  49. slowandcrystal

    Byrne's Back...
    https://youtu.be/07G4xhSefuI

  50. T.K. Fox

    Why did I get a notification for this crap

    Adam Thorton

    I don't know but you should consider yourself lucky. I've been waiting for this album for almost a decade and I think it's beautiful. Maybe the notification system just mistook you for having taste.

    T.K. Fox

    Adam Thorton lucky? For having shit shoveled down my throat? I'm sorry your "taste" isn't as refined as mine. If you're happy with low class music have at itm

    Maxwell Stefan

    It can't be expected that any one song could please everyone who listens to it, and you're entitled to your opinion, but it's just that- an opinion. Stop being a dick and acting like your personal taste is the metric by which all music is objectively judged. There's such a thing as clicking off a video without commenting.

  51. Bill Perry

    Love the new album, David. Very fresh, thanks so much.

  52. Scott Bibler

    David I'd like to give you your own channel on steempunk radio so you can talk about reasons to be cheerful

  53. YesGregYes

    In another dimension, I'm playing trombone and tap dancing to hold time while David Byrne sings. Thanks for the new album. It's beautiful.

  54. Grasshopper Sunny

    THANKS DAVID FOR DOING WHAT YOU DO (STILL BEING YOU) 🎼👍✌💖 (SOUL FREE ) X X X

  55. omgsolikevalleygirl

    wow, David Byrne still has it! <3 Thank you so much for making this album even though the 'industry' has gone down so badly!!!!

  56. Buzz Kill

    Wtf hayley?!

    Softi

    Buzz Kill 😂

  57. liamardo007

    Terrible

    Neil

    I think he hit his peak with Talking Heads in '84 or '85, before he got the idea that he could fare better solo.

    Blue inside.

    Neil I would tend to agree. But he can channel whatever artists like Mike Patton can and still make solid fully accessible music that jumps all over the place. It's more so about growth as an entire community in my opinion, and I feel like David Byrne is up there in terms of artists that promote growth.

  58. Una Printer

    Mr Byrne, en escasos 9 días nos cruzaremos por el Gran Rex... Siempre un placer máster

    CLAU drumers

    NOS VEREMOS EN EL REX, SOY DE PÁRANA

  59. Anjalina R mL

    David <3

  60. H. KoPP

    Thank you Mr. Byrne - c u in Vienna

  61. LGC Productions

    If you all get a chance to see this man live, I would highly, highly recommend it. I drove 3 hours to see the first show of his American Utopia tour in New Jersey, and, despite some flubs here and there, it was really incredible. Even though he performed a lot of songs from this album (which I was not familiar with, as the album had yet to be released), I was still constantly captivated and entertained by the quality of the performance itself. And when he did play a Talking Heads song here and there, the crowd went absolutely insane. For me, this show stands toe to toe with Stop Making Sense. And this was only the first show! Imagine how good it’ll be by the time he’s polished everything up. I hope to get tickets to one of his more local performances in the future, and I hope you do, too. Because it is truly a spectacle to behold

    Czeckie

    I don't want to the overhype anything for anyone, but my personal feeling is that this was the best concert I've ever attended. It was four days ago and I am still blown away

    healergirlphilly

    Saw him last night- totally agree!

    david wilke

    I saw him in Detroit. You could tell a lot of practice went into the routine

    KERRY JONES

    Going on Saturday in Cardiff to hear him live for the first time, a dream come true and probably the only time I'll ever get the chance to hear him perform some of the talking heads songs I love. K

    Boon Doggle

    Saw the show about 3 weeks ago. Absolutely incredible. Might be the best show I've seen.

  62. Ângela Balzan

    Tem BR fã dessa lenda?

    Bruno Domingues

    Sara Bruxada, do you know this italian band? LIES OF LOVE PROJECT - They are amazing! Check them out! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDj1aIqs5ZM

    Leif Posegger

    Ângela Balzan ops... um fã aqui !!!

    Sara Bruxada

    Cover band make me sad. Thanks anyway.

    Bruno Domingues

    Sara Bruxada actually they have some songs of their own. They will release their original EP this year

    Dudv

    que musica doida foda