Downtown Train

Tom Waits

credits


album: Track 17 in album Rain Dogs
release date: 1985
popularity : 45 users have visited this page.
genres: Jazz Rock Blues Pop
styles: Electric Blues/Folk Rock/Experimental/Pub Rock
length: 3:54
producer: Tom Waits
drums: Mickey Curry
lead vocals: Tom Waits
mixer: Jeff Lippay
recorded by: Jeff Lippay
arranger: Tom Waits
bass: Tony Levin
organ: Robbie Kilgore
guitar: G.E. Smith and Tom Waits
percussion: Michael Blair
guest guitar: Robert Quine
assistant mixer: Tony Gonzales and Jeff Lippay
assistant recorded by: Dennis Ferrante
composer: Tom Waits
lyricist: Tom Waits

Album Information

label: Island
country(area): Canada
format: CD
barcode: 075679029928
script: Latin

Cover Art

Tom Waits Rain Dogs cover art

Lyrics

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Outside another yellow moon
I climb through the window and down the street
The downtown trains are full
They try so hard to break out of their little worlds
Well, you wave your hand and they scatter like crows
They're just thorns without the rose
Oh if I was the one
Oh baby can't you hear me now, can't you hear me now?
Will I see you tonight
Every night it's just the same

I know your stairs and your doorway
I stand by the light at the four-way
Oh baby, they all have heart attacks
But they'll never win you back
Will I see you tonight
Every night it's just the same

On a downtown train?
Oh, baby, on a downtown train
Will I see you tonight
Every night, every night it's just the same

On a downtown train?
Well, on a downtown train
Well, on a downtown train
Well, on a downtown train

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Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Singapore
  • 2 Clap Hands
  • 3 Cemetery Polka
  • 4 Jockey Full of Bourbon
  • 5 Tango Till They're Sore
  • 6 Big Black Mariah
  • 7 Diamonds & Gold
  • 8 Hang Down Your Head
  • 9 Time
  • 10 Rain Dogs
  • 11 Midtown (instrumental)
  • 12 9th & Hennepin
  • 13 Gun Street Girl
  • 14 Union Square
  • 15 Blind Love
  • 16 Walking Spanish
  • 17 Downtown Train
  • 18 Bride of Rain Dog (instrumental)
  • 19 Anywhere I Lay My Head