Shadowplay (3:55)

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“Shadowplay” is a song by the band Joy Division. It appeared on the 1979 album Unknown Pleasures.

Early recordings of the lyrics on the Warsaw album show the first line of the song as saying “To the centre of the city where all roads meet looking for you”. In later recordings the word looking is replaced with waiting.

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To the center of the city where all roads meet, waiting for you
To the depths of the ocean where all hopes sank, searching for you
I was moving through the silence without motion, waiting for you
In a room with a window in the corner I found truth

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