"Painting the Town Blue" as written by and Doe Cervenka....
Bartenders eyes are full of pitty as he tells her "your alone and its 2:30 all the chairs are on the table and it's time to close!" she said "a minute ago they were starin at me where the hell did they go?" and she went out to paint the town roses are red violence is too everyone knows I'm painting the town blue "you look funny when you cry" were his last words before he laughed and said goodby she flipped a finger and so she picked her shoes up picked up her feet & let em walk hand in hand down the dirty hallway then she went out to paint the town blue roses are red violence is too everyone knows I'm painting the town blue was she beat did she suffer from a working hand she always hated his hacking cough early in the morning she walked to the grayhound to take a little ride he could look in the corner of every town but he won't find her cause she went out to paint the town roses are red violence is too everyone knows I'm painting the town blue






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"Painting the Town Blue" as written by Doe Cervenka

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    General CommentCan't believe no one has commented on this yet.

    I love the big booming sound of the guitar and the fast shuffling beat of the drum...but the Bukowski-esque lyrics are what make this song so great.

    Now for the meaning...is it about one boozy girl with relationship problems? Or is each verse about a different girl? I think that it is about one girl that is trying to get out of her unhappy relationship/life.
    thegitsfanon October 16, 2012   Link

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