Een Shoot the Moon site Petula Clark begon in de jaren veertig als actrice. Vanaf 1954 ging ze ook platen maken. In 1963 raakte haar carrière in het slop, maar daar maakte Downtown een overtuigend einde aan. Ze nam het in vier talen op en het werd in 1965 wereldwijd een monsterhit. Vooral in Amerika kon ze niet meer stuk: 15 achtereenvolgende singles kregen een hitnotering. Ook in Nederland was ze succesvol, met 12 hits tussen 1957 en 1971. laatst bijgewerkt op: 2 december 2020 ©  2020 Downtown Downtown And you may find somebody kind to help and understand you Someone who is just like you and needs a gentle hand to Guide them along So maybe I'll see you there We can forget all our troubles Forget all our cares So go downtown Things'll be great when you're Downtown Don't wait a minute more Downtown Everything's waiting for you (downtown, downtown) Downtown (downtown) Downtown (downtown) Downtown (downtown) Downtown (downtown)... When you're alone and life is making you lonely You can always go Downtown When you've got worries All the noise and the hurry Seems to help, I know Downtown Just listen to the music of the traffic in the city Linger on the sidewalk where the neon signs are pretty How can you lose? The lights are much brighter there You can forget all your troubles Forget all your cares So go downtown Things'll be great when you're Downtown No finer place, for sure Downtown Everything's waiting for you (downtown, downtown) Don't hang around and let your problems surround you There are movie shows Downtown Maybe you know some little places to go to Where they never close Downtown Just listen to the rhythm of a gentle bossa nova You'll be dancing with him too before the night is over Happy again The lights are much brighter there You can forget all your troubles Forget all your cares So go downtown Where all the lights are bright Downtown Waiting for you tonight Downtown You're gonna be alright now (downtown) Downtown, downtown
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