The Metro (Berlin)

   

A parody of a song by Berlin.  Recorded by robert berg in Pittsburgh, PA
Recorded: 06/17/2016  Released: 06/17/2016  First aired: 12/08/2016
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Lyrics

Another one off the list. Running out of time.


I’m alone
Wearing my Nationals cap
Toying with this
Inscrutable podcast app
I was on the Yellow line
A man got on wearing Calvin Kleins
And, sodden with cologne,
The bastard sat next to me
 
I remember the smell of burning wires near
A smoky haze filled up the car  
The cologne guy then exploded into flames
Riding on the Metro
 
Calmly I stood
And opened my new backpack
And removed
A firefighter’s gloves and mask 
Thank god mother bought these 
Fire retardant shirts and jeans
She said “Never ride the train
Without your Vesuvius gear”
 
I remember someone say the words: Safety Surge
Like reentry on Apollo 13
Sure seemed more like a passenger purge
Riding on the Metro

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These Choking Dogs (Your Cheatin' Heart) by John Welsh
Count Your Strides (Break My Stride) by robert berg
Punchable Face (Poker Face) by robert berg

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mrlip in Springfield, VA
Much respect.
200 days ago.
Kj Ohnstad in Red Wing, MN
As a person of the 80's, I don't know how I didn't know this one. But I like this one!
370 days ago.
Luke Overbey in Charleston, SC
Agree with Jason on the storytelling. And the sound effects are great - especially the explosion. You gonna be able go into the summer with a clean jingle ideas board?
374 days ago.
Jason Fuse in Los Angeles
The storytelling is great and this sounds like you had a time machine to bring this directly from the 80s - which is awesome.
374 days ago.
joeythejammer in Ellicott City, MD
Love the original, and I loved the early 80's stuff like this. Now I love this!!!
374 days ago.