Iggy Pop - Candy



"Candy" is a song from Iggy Pop's ninth solo album, Brick by Brick. A duet with Kate Pierson of The B-52's, it was the album's second single, in September 1990. It became the biggest mainstream hit of Pop's career, as he reached the top 40 in the United States for the first and only time. The song additionally peaked within the top 10 in Australia, Belgium and the Netherlands. "I've written one good pop song: 'Candy'," he noted. "It's a very decent, proper pop song, but that's as far as that went."


The cover was drawn by American cartoonist Charles Burns. "Candy" reappeared on the 1996 compilation Nude & Rude: The Best of Iggy Pop and the 2005 two-disc collection A Million in Prizes: The Anthology.





Lyrics


It's a rainy afternoon

In 1990

The big city geez it's been 20 years-

Candy-you were so fine


Beautiful beautiful

Girl from the north

You burned my heart

With a flickering torch

I had a dream that no one else could see

You gave me love for free


candy, candy , Candy I can't let you go

All my life you're haunting me

I loved you so


Candy, candy , Candy I can't let you go

Life is crazy

Candy baby


Yeah, well it hurt me real bad when you left

I'm glad you got out

But I miss you

I've had a hole in my heart

For so long

I've learned to fake it and

Just smile along


Down on the street

Those men are all the same

I need a love

Not games

Not games



Candy, Candy, Candy I can't let you go

All my life you're haunting me

I loved you so

Candy, Candy , Candy I can't let you go

Life is crazy

I Know baby

Candy baby


UOU UOU UOU

Candy, Candy, Candy I can't let you go

All my life you're haunting me

I loved you so


CANDY CANDY CANDY

life is crazy

candy baby


candy baby,

candy, candy