Jeffrey Harrison

Jeffrey Harrison

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Pop - Rock | Denver, Colorado, United States
Total Song Plays: 168   
Member Since: 2003
   Last Login: over 30 days ago

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Song Description

This song is in a narrative form as inspired by the Eagles' "Lyin' Eyes." The first verse introduces the characters and each subsequent verse reveals more of the dynamic of their relationship. She still loves him even though he abuses her. She dreams of a

Story Behind the Song

The song was inspired by the girlfriend of a former apartment manager of mine. She obviously loved him and he obviously abused her. When I met her she could barely talk because he had recently choked her. The characters were also developed further after s


In the night, while he is sleeping
She looks out, on the train as its leaving
Now he doesn?t know what's in her soul
And he doesn?t care, just as long as she is there

At first he really loved her, but that soon changed
Cause the deeper that he felt her, the more frightened he became
Now his love is rage, and she's the one to bleed

So she dreams of that Midnight Train
She dreams of a midnight getaway
On the Midnight Train

The first time that he touched her was the first time she came alive
But now his touch is like a razor and his lips are like ice
But the thing she can?t figure is why she still loves him
What scar is there within her that keeps her bound to the man
She just can?t seem to cut him from her soul

So she dreams of that Midnight Train
She dreams of a midnight getaway
On the Midnight Train

And when that train leaves tonight
Maybe she can take flight
But she pauses at the door, like so many times before
Cause she still believes that he might change

But one night, the time will come
When crying ain't enough to get her through
She can't stand this feeling no more

And in the morning light, he'll be staring down those tracks
Wishing that she still loved him, wishing to have her back
Wishing for another chance

But she left on that Midnight Train
She took the midnight getaway
On that Midnight Train

© Jeff Harrison 1995 & 2003

Jeff Harrison
900 E. Belleview Ave. Greenwood Village, CO 80121 303-788-1475

Song Length
Pop - Rock, Rock - Roots/Rock n' Roll
Tempo / Feel
Medium (111 - 130)
Lead Vocal
Male Vocal
Moving, Troubled

Subject Matter
Bad Love, Dysfunctional Relations

Similar Artists
The Eagles, Tom Petty
2000 and later

Lyric Credits Jeffrey Harrison
Music Credits Jeffrey Harrison
Producer Credits Jeff Harrison & Mike Dockery
Publisher Credits Jeff Harrison
Performance Credits Jeff Harrison & Mike Dockery
Label Credits none