Song lyrics link round: 10 questions

Name the song and artist from the lyric given;

  1. Cause I have been told/ That salvation lets their wings unfold
  2. This city desert makes you feel so cold/ It’s got so many people, but it’s got no soul
  3. The kitchen sink was blocked/ The bathroom sink not there at all/ Oh, it’s a mess alright
  4. The history book on the shelf/ Is always repeating itself
  5. When they kick at your front door/ How you gonna come?
  6. Stately homes for the Lords/ Croquet lawns, village greens
  7. We can talk things over a little time/ Promise me you won’t step out of line
  8. This girl is made of lipstick/ Powder and paint/ Sees the pictures of herself/ Every magazine on every shelf
  9. Men with their bowlers/ Kids with their spats/ Ladies with chauffeurs/ Dogs wearing hats and jackets
  10. What is the link between the above 9 songs?

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  1. Cause I have been told/ That salvation lets their wings unfold
    A: Angels, Robbie Williams
  2. This city desert makes you feel so cold/ It’s got so many people, but it’s got no soul
    A: Baker Street, Gerry Rafferty (read this if you want to know all about that sax solo)
  3. The kitchen sink was blocked/ The bathroom sink not there at all/ Oh, it’s a mess alright
    A: Mile End, Pulp
  4. The history book on the shelf/ Is always repeating itself
    A: Waterloo, ABBA
  5. When they kick at your front door/ How you gonna come?
    A: The Guns of Brixton, The Clash
  6. Stately homes for the Lords/ Croquet lawns, village greens
    A: Victoria, The Kinks
  7. We can talk things over a little time/ Promise me you won’t step out of line
    A: Warwick Avenue, Duffy
  8. This girl is made of lipstick/ Powder and paint/ Sees the pictures of herself/ Every magazine on every shelf
    A: Maid of Bond Street, David Bowie (not one of his best – as this excellent Bowie blog suggests, the best thing about it is its brevity)
  9. Men with their bowlers/ Kids with their spats/ Ladies with chauffeurs/ Dogs wearing hats and jackets
    A: Mornington Crescent, Belle and Sebastian
  10. What is the link between the above 9 songs?
    A: All contain the name of tube stations

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