Pardon me sir
Is this seat taken?
I overheard you say
Not stirred but shaken
And I could really throw one back

Such a thirst doesn't always permit
Forward tact
So, if you would sir
Pardon me
A stiff one is my specialty

Strangers on a train
Strangers on a train

Oh, you're very charming, sir
Now here's to you
I don't want to know your name
Or what you do
I know
Here's to strangers on a train
Strangers on a train

Oh, I think we're going faster
From the mount to the pasture
Just look at that scenery
It's lovely
It's lovely

I really like to ride the train
Especially when I forget where I'm going
I really like the way it feels
The motion of the wheels

As the raging sparks are flying
From the wounded rails, still crying
Battling the scenery
It's lovely, it's lovely
It's lovely, it's lovely

I really like to ride the train
Especially when I forget where I'm going
I really like the way it feels
The motion of the wheels

Mountain, meadow
Oh, I
I'd better go
This is my station, you know
I've had a lovely time
Oh, the pleasure's mine
All mine...


Lyrics submitted by pip., edited by Yena

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  • +1
    General CommentAnd doing something about it. ;)
    Crimsonicityon April 27, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commentsexiest. voice. ever.
    vazioon June 24, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentNothing like listening to this song on a train. And sitting across from a beautiful boy.
    Laurenneon March 19, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song always kinda reminds me of erica jong's book 'fear of flying' and her fantasies about trains...

    really like to ride the train
    especially when i forget where i'm going
    i really like the way it feels
    the motion of the wheels

    yep, there's nothing like a good old train :)
    LucyInTheSkyWithRHon May 30, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentJust a correction on some of the lyrics:

    "Such a thirst doesn't always permit
    For tact..."


    "From the mountains to the pasture..."


    Anthroxpomorphicon January 03, 2009   Link

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