New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Lou Reed – Down At The Arcade lyrics

A Perfect day to get out of bed
Shower, dress, shave, kiss you on the head
Then I hit the office and my head starts to swim
A perfect day to just walk around
See a violent movie and check the sounds
But even on the street when I hear a phone ring my heart starts to beat
When I get home I don't want you to speak
Don't talk to me about work
Please don't talk to me about work
I'm up to my eyeballs in dirt -
With work, with work
How many dollars
How many sales
How many liars
How many tales
How many insults must you take in this one life
I'm in prison most of the day
So please excuse me if I get this way
But I have got obligations to keep -
So be very careful when you speak
Don't talk to me about work
Please don't talk to me about work
I'm up to my eyeballs in dirt -
With work, with work
Don't talk to me about work
Please don't talk to me about work
I'm up to my eyeballs in dirt -
With work, with work



Lyrics taken from /lyrics/l/lou_reed/down_at_the_arcade.html

  • Email
  • Correct

Down At The Arcade meanings

    Write about your feelings and thoughts about Down At The Arcade

    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
    Min 50 words
    Not bad
    Good
    Awesome!

    Post meanings

    U
    Min 50 words
    Not bad
    Good
    Awesome!

    official video

    Featured lyrics

    Explain
    0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z