"Wooderson" as written by and Brian Fallon....
And tonight the coastline is quiet
It's quieter than it's ever been
Honey, this town is a prison
With its four walls closin' in

And they got one pill to make you smaller
They got one pill to make you scream
Darlin' this heart is on fire
And this life is but a dream

All right, all right

You see, this town pulls my heartstrings
I fell in love with the Shrewsbury stars
But there's far too many diamonds
In the backseats of borrowed cars

And I could never stop this burnin'
Honey, I can't tell no lies
I could never stand the weather
Darlin' this heart is on fire

All right, all right

Tonight, tonight, we're gonna ride like silver on the desolation moonlight
Tonight, tonight, we ain't comin' back until the morning light
Tonight, tonight, it's all right, all right
Tonight, tonight

All right, all right

Dance in my moonlight, my old friend the twilight
Dance in my moonlight, my old friend the twilight
Dance in my moonlight, my old friend the twilight
Dance in my moonlight, my old friend


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"Wooderson" as written by Brian Fallon

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    General Commentreminds me of "Thunder Road" and "Born to Run" combined... the lyrics are rather self-explanatory, I think, and the song is very pretty.
    bestrewardisearnedon February 13, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think it's "Dancin' by moonlight, my old friend the twilight."
    R2kon August 08, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think it's "Dancin' by moonlight, my old friend the twilight."
    R2kon August 08, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWooderson is the name of the Matthew MacConahey character in "Dazed and Confused"
    MattyBeatzon November 10, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThe first "tonight tonight, it's alright, alright..." is astonishing. how can you fill such everyday words with that sort of emotion? I don't know. Brian is wonderful.
    SamuelHWon June 10, 2009   Link
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    Lyric Correctionits "shrewsbury" not "shrewsberry."
    samuel92on March 04, 2011   Link
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    General CommentTo me this songs about how wonderful life is when your a teenager and your just starting to drive, date, do crazy things, to finally break out. and falling in love with the town that gave you all these things and most importantly falling in love with the night, with that moment when the sun goes down, with your sweetheart whom flourishes with you in the moonlight..
    bennythekion March 21, 2013   Link
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    General CommentTramps like us
    Tig45on June 18, 2013   Link

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