from by Douglas Chay



Ladies on the street, you're calling it nighttime
You're on the street but it's all you can do
Walking to your car, you know it don't feel right
You have your money but you don't have your shoes
Looking for a job, you know you won't find one
All the employers have their eye out for you
Sleeping in a bush, it's softer than sidewalks
But either way you're waking up in the nude
You gotta, you gotta leave it there
You gotta leave your cares in your baggies
You got love, you got love there somewhere
You gotta leave your cares
With the governmental blues, elevator muse
Doorman at the railway station

©1986 Douglas Chay
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from The Deal Box, released July 21, 1986


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Douglas Chay Baltimore, Maryland

Influences include Violent Femmes, the Velvet Underground & Talking Heads, but the music of his forebears is filtered through his own distinctive world view & sonic approach, resulting in a creation uniquely his own.

Simple without being simplistic, accessible without being sycophantic, & clever without feeling smug, he achieves a compelling balance between the new & the familiar. - Scott Hollis
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