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Iggy Pop

China Girl (5:24)

This song was co-written by Iggy Pop and David Bowie around the time of Low and originally appeared on Iggy Pop’s 1977 album, “The Idiot”, which David Bowie produced and played on.

According to the China Girl Songfacts, the singer is warning the China Girl that he will destroy her culture by imparting Western values of materialism and superficial beauty.

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I couldn't escape this feeling
With my China girl
I'm just a wreck without
My little China girl

Iggy Pop - China Girl Lyrics


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  • I love both artists but Iggy's original is much better.
  • Too bad the mastering on the CDs is horrible :(
  • neil young and crazy horse need to cover this
  • I never want this song to end
  • incredible vocal performance
  • shit! "not available in your country"! ggrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
  • ai dançando com ctz né
  • R.I.P. Iggy!
  • could 'china girl' stand for 'porcelain doll' ... (?)
  • Chills when the sax comes in

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