New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

From a backwater town in Ohio, all the way down to New Orleans
Hiding deep in the bayou, waiting on a Northbound river queen

For too many years now, I've been the devil's own
In a midnight rage, I take the streets alone

Chorus:
Living in the shadows, hiding in the shadows of night
Wounded in the shadows, down on the streets,
Down on the streets
Down on the streets of paradise

Walking around there was a wound in my head
For many long days I was left there for dead
So many miles from the borderline
Only half a man down on the streets tonight

Living in the shadows (hiding in the shadows of night)
Hiding in the shadows of night (wounded in the shadows)
Wounded in the shadows (lying in the shadows)
Down on the streets, down on the streets,
Down on the streets of paradise
(repeats 2x)



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/p/poco/streets_of_paradise.html

Correct | Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeanings

      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      U
      Unregistered
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      Explain

      Write an explanation

      Your explanation
      Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
      10 words
      Good
      Cool
      Awesome!
      Explanation guidelines:
      • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
      • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
      • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
      Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
      ×