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Scott Walker

It's Raining Today (4:00)

It's Raining Today is the first track on Scott Walkers third album Scott 3.

About the track Walker commented: "A lot to do with my teenage years. We are all flower/hippy now. My teenage days were in the beatnik era. I was involved in progressive jazz and writers like Jack Kerouac. Hitch-hiking over America.
Meeting a lot of people with whom I had ephemeral relationships. A song about meeting people, knowing them about a…

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It's raining today
and I'm just about to forget the train window girl
That wonderful day we met
She smiles through the smoke from my cigarette

Scott Walker - It's Raining Today Lyrics


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  • Please, no Radiohead reference required.
  • real class.
  • "no hang-ups for me, cause hang-ups need company." :/
  • devastating
  • a lot of artists are influenced by Scott Walker, not just Radiohead. I know Ian McCulloch (Echo and the Bunnymen) is a fan
  • Totally addicted to this beautiful song!
  • I love the orchestral 'smears' on Scott's records
  • "Radiohead used the same approach towards strings on How To Disappear Completely" redundant, walker's pretty much an obvious influence on radiohead... .................................................. Most definitely. They have nicked much more than just that from Walker. [2]
  • rain
  • They quoted this song in my interpersonal communications book c:

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