Bipolar Explorer

 
 

Music

Downtown Train

06:05
Bipolar Explorer
11/13/2015
Thomas Alan Waits (arr: Michael Serafin-Wells)

Story

Their double-album, "Of Love and Loss", a Critics Pick for Best Albums of the Year by Ground Control Magazine, "The most significantly stirring and addictive musical accomplishment we've come across in some time. Taut, emotional, urgent and altogether haunting” and hailed by PopMatters as “l"Eclectic, steadfast and powerful, Bipolar Explorer release this breathtaking and evocative cover of the Tom Waits classic to mark the 36th birthday of their fallen bandmate, Michael’s true love and partner, Summer Serafin, who passed away after a tragic accident in 2011 at the age of 31.

Lyrics

Outside, another yellow moon
Has punched a hole in the nightime mist
I climb out the window and down to the street
I'm shining like a new dime
Downtown trains are full
Of all those Brooklyn girls
They try so hard to break out of their little world

Well, you wave your hand
And they scatter like crows
Yeah, nothing that will ever capture your heart
Just thorns without the rose
Be careful of them in the dark
If I was the one
You chose to be your only one...
Can't you hear me, now?
Can't you hear me, now?

Will I see ya tonight
On a downtown train?
Where every night it's just the same

I know your window
And I know it's late
I know your stairs and your doorway
Walk down your street and past your gate
Stand by the light of the four-way
Watch them as they fall
Babe, they all have heart attacks
They'll stay at the carnival
But they can never bring you back

Will I see ya tonight
On a downtown train?
Where every night it's just the same
Will I see ya tonight
On a downtown train?
All of my dreams
Just fall like rain.
On a downtown train