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…
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