Tom Waits Lyrics

Overview / Lyrics (see all) / Photos / Videos / News

Downtown Lyrics

from Heartattack And Vine

"Downtown" is track #2 on the album Heartattack And Vine. It was written by Drummond William, Ernest / Cauty, James Francis / Hatch, Tony.
Edit
"Downtown" is track #2 on the album Heartattack And Vine. It was written by Drummond William, Ernest / Cauty, James Francis / Hatch, Tony.
For Example...
What chart rank did the song debut? What is the song about? Has it won any awards?, etc.
Cancel Submit
Thank You For Your Submission
Your introduction will appear once it has been deemed awesome by our team of wizards.
  • Play Video
  • Correct
  • Print

Downtown Submit Correct Lyrics

Submit Corrections Cancel

Red Pants and the Sugarman in the Temple Street gloom
Drinkin' Chivas Regal in a four dollar room
Just another dead soldier in a powder blue night
Sugarman says, "Baby, everything's alright"

Goin' downtown, downtown, town
Goin' down, downtown

Montclaire de Havelin doin' the St.Vitus dance
Lookin' for someone to chop the lumber in his pants
How am I gonna unload all this ice and all this mink?
All the traffic in the streets but it's so hard to think

Goin' downtown, downtown, town
Goin' down, downtown

Frankie wearin' lipstick, Pierre Cardin
I swear to God, I seen him holdin' hands with Jimmy Bond
Sally's high on crank and hungry for some sweets
Fem in the sheets but she butch in the streets

Goin' downtown, downtown, town
Goin' down, downtown

It's cool of the evening, the sun's goin' down
Want to hold you in my arms, I want to push you around
I want to break your bottle and spill out all your charms
Come on baby, we'll set off all the burglar alarms

Goin' downtown, downtown, town
Goin' down, downtown

Red Pants and the Sugarman in the temple street gloom
Are drinkin' Chivas Regal in a four dollar room
Just another dead soldier in a powder blue night
Red Pants turn to Sugarman and says, "Everything's alright"

Goin' downtown, downtown, town
Goin' down, downtown

Songwriters
DRUMMOND WILLIAM, ERNEST / CAUTY, JAMES FRANCIS / HATCH, TONY

Published by
Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

Listen to Tom Waits Radio on Last.fm, Radio.com or Jango

Music News