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"Cities in Dust" is a song written and produced by English rock band Siouxsie & the Banshees and released as the first single from their seventh studio album Tinderbox in 1985. The "Cities in Dust" 12-inch single was the first Banshees' single-release in the United States, through Geffen Records.

The song obliquely describes the city of Pompeii, destroyed in a volcanic eruption in 79 CE. Imagery describing the volcano and its magma chamber, the condition of the victims of the… read more

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Water was running, children were running
You were running out of time
Under the mountain, a golden fountain
Were you praying at the Lares shrine?

Siouxsie and the Banshees - Cities in Dust Lyrics

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  • I ❤️ this track so much it's gorgeous 😍 oh Soiuxsie you babe ❤️👌
  • Majestic, this song is a pure classic <3
  • There was a lot at the moment a summer baby on my kindle in a better than me know what will happen to the Meditation stuff
  • Sexy
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  • So good and so melancholy
  • Dusty towns
  • Classic, beautiful, deep, nostalgic. Damn you Siouxsie.
  • Amazing classic!

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