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Capitol Chill
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song by Duran Duran
Released Unreleased
Genre Pop
Length 4:27 minutes
Label Unreleased
Writer(s) Taylor, Rhodes, Le Bon,
Producer Duran Duran
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"Capitol Chill" (aka "Bomb") is an unreleased song by Duran Duran, first written during the Big Thing album sessions.

About the song[]

The song didn't make it onto the Big Thing album and has never officially released in any form.

Demos of the song first leaked on the bootleg demo album The Medicine and "Bomb" and another, poorer-quality "Outside Demo" of the song appeared on Maison Rouge as "Capitol Chill".

In "Bomb", despite the high quality of the recording, Simon's vocals are impossible to make out, suggesting that he was babbling/making it up as he sang, to find a structure to base future lyrics upon. "Capitol Chill" however has recognizable lyrics and the title is even mentioned in the song.

It is undetermined whether "Capitol Chill" is from the same sessions as "Bomb", or whether it was revisited in later sessions (e.g. Liberty or The Wedding Album).

Song versions[]

Possible lyrics (from "Bomb")[]

It is too nice to paint your eyes
I took a tear, I don't even want
We don't like, we don't like
The things they say

It takes true life to paint your eyes
You don't dare with your imagination
We don't like, we got some
We find you've failed

You don't wait around
You don't realise there's something else
You'd better lock yourself
That I don't think it is all been really there
It's said so
The rumour's dead
But I don't say it

That is the world you paint beside
And in a nine to five around town
He's obsessed to make it
You'll understand

Here's back to love, you made it out
I've never really, never really bored
He's obsessed to make it
You'll find yourself

You don't believe it
Don't listen to everything you know
You're mine in
In your sacred letter

You're my baby
Your voice is so important to me
You've lied it
She's my babe to set a feeling

It's all on my back, you may see that
I'm not your man and your soul thing
You don't search the findings
The world's at stake

You might to love but might not to have
But there's a thing she made me every morning
I don't lie, cause I say
You're my best friend

You may like everything
And that's a fantastic story

See also[]

Simon Le BonNick RhodesJohn TaylorRoger Taylor
Andy TaylorWarren CuccurulloSterling Campbell

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