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Lyrics by: Tom Waits
# Debut Chart
40 May '87 Mainstream Rock
95 Jun '87 Hot 100

Lyrics

Outside another yellow moon Punched a hole in the nighttime, yes I climb through the window and down the street Shining like a new dime The downtown trains are full With all those Brooklyn girls They try so hard to break out of their little worlds


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You wave your hand and they scatter like crows They have nothing that will ever capture your heart They`re just thorns without the rose Be careful of them in the dark Oh if I was the one You chose to be your only one Oh baby can`t you hear me now Will I see you tonight On a downtown train Every night it`s just the same You leave me lonely, now I know your window and I know it`s late I know your stairs and your doorway I walk down your street and past your gate I stand by the light at the four way You watch them as they fall They all have heart attacks They stay at the carnival But they`ll never win you back Will I see you tonight On a downtown train Where every night is just the same You leave me lonely Will I see you tonight On a downtown train All of my dreams just fall like rain All upon a downtown train

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