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For the EP by Litfiba, see Yassassin (EP).

Single by David Bowie
from the album Lodger
B-side "Repetition"
Released June 1979 in the Netherlands
Format 7" single
Recorded Mountain Studios, Montreux; September 1978; Record Plant Studios, New York, March 1979
Length 4:13
Label RCA
PB 9417 (Netherlands)
Writer(s) David Bowie
David Bowie singles chronology
"Look Back in Anger"
Lodger track listing
"Move On"
"Red Sails"

"Yassassin" /jəˈsæsɪn/ (also known as "Yassassin (Turkish for: Long Live)", and released in Turkey as "Yassassin (Yaşasın)" [jaʃaˈsɯn]) is a song written by David Bowie for the 1979 album Lodger. "Yassassin" is an incongruous reggae song with a Turkish flavour, and the third single to be released from Lodger, but only in the Netherlands and Turkey.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Yassassin" (Bowie) – 4:13
  2. "Repetition" (Bowie) – 2:59

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