Dire Straits Skateaway Lyrics

Making Movies Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Tunnel of Love
  • 2 Romeo and Juliet
  • 3 Skateaway
  • 4 Expresso Love
  • 5 Hand in Hand
  • 6 Solid Rock
  • 7 Les Boys
  • I seen a girl on a one way corridor
    Stealing down a wrong way street
    For all the world like an urban toreador
    She had wheels on on her feet
    Well the cars do the usual dances
    Same old cruise and the kerbside crawl
    But the roller girl she's taking chances
    They just love to see her take them all

    No fears alone at night she's sailing through the crowd
    In her ears the phones are tight and the music's playing loud

    Hallelujah here she comes queen roller ball
    Enchante what can I say don't care at all
    You know she used to have to wait around
    She used to be the lonely one
    But now that she can skate around town
    She's the only one

    No fears alone at night she's sailing through the crowd
    In her ears the phones are tight and the music's playing loud
    She gets rock n roll a rock n roll station
    And a rock n roll dream
    She's making movies on location
    She don't know what it means
    But the music make her want to be the story
    And the story was whatever was the song what it was
    Roller girl don't worry
    D.j. play the movies all night long

    She tortures taxi drivers just for fun
    She like to read their lips
    Says toro toro taxi see ya tomorrow my son
    I swear she let a big truck grease her hip
    She got her own world in the city
    You can't intrude on her
    She got her own world in the city
    'cause the city's benn so rude to her

    No fears alone at night she's sailing through the crowd
    In her ears the phones are tight and the music's playing loud
    She gets rock n roll a rock n roll station
    And a rock n roll dream
    She's making movies on location
    She don't know what it means
    But the music make her want to be the story
    And the story was whatever was the song what it was
    Roller girl don't worry
    D.j. play the movies all night long

    Come slipping and sliding
    Life's roller ball
    Slipping and a sliding
    Skate away that's all
    Shala shalay hey hey skate away
    She's going singing shala shalay hey hey
    Skate away

    Written by: Mark Knopfler
    Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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