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Dirty Old Town

I found my love by the gasworks wall
Dreamed a dream by the old canal
Kissed my girl by the factory wall
Dirty old town, dirty old town.
I heard the siren from the docks,
Saw a train set the night on fire,
Smelt the Spring on the smoky air
The clouds are drifting across the moon
Cats are prowling on their beat
Springs a girl in the street at night
I'm going to take a good sharp axe 
Shining steel tempered in the fire
We'll chop you down like an old dead tree