Bunton, Emma - Downtown Lyrics

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

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 all right now

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 ...

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Bunton, Emma Downtown Comments
  1. Aldo Wellichan

    Downtown by Petula Clark/Frank Sinatra.s Cover. Very good.

  2. Primus 777

    Mediocre, but no surprises there.
    Check out PC's "I couldn't live without your love" on Sacha Distel's TV prog from the (late 60's?)
    Just for "comparison" purposes, you understand.

  3. Rose Moreira

    Que linda Emma, amo.

  4. j wazy109

    great remake

  5. Scott Hood

    you my favourite sing in spice girls ok emma god bless

  6. bthvnyt

    Yayyyyy for Emma. I actually like her version the best.

  7. Geoff Wall-Davis

    Emma did a great job with this one.

  8. Matt Esser

    I love this!

  9. srrings

    pretty spicy how come i just heard this 2day

  10. Janes Batista de Oliveira


  11. Michael Volder

    Emma you look so good and a nice voice, love it.

  12. Derry Bhoy

    Would love to go downtown on Emma.

  13. JohnG

    Good version but there is only one lady to take us Downtown and that is Petula Clark

  14. Scott Pleasants

    Ok, I agree that Petula Clark holds this song. Emma does an ok job but, Pet's voice is timeless.

  15. shegocrazy

    she did ok but it's the backing singers that nail it not Emma

  16. j wazy109

    She Nailed IT !!

  17. Rashid Saleem

    Aslamo Alikum, peace and blessings of God be upon you. We are all brothers and sisters and children of one man Adam and one woman Eve. All people belong to God and God belongs to all of them. All people come from God and go back to God, so all are One. We are all in same boat and in same train which starts from God and ends at God. One of the God’s name is Ahsan-al-Khaliqeen which means whatever God created is extremely beautiful and excellent. So we are all beautiful and excellent. The beautiful girls and guys all around us in this world are nothing but our beloved sisters and brothers. Not only we humans are just one family but all the angels, all the devils, all the plants, all the animals, all the mountains, all the winds, all the oceans, all the insects, all the birds, earth, sun, moon, all the stars, all the planets, all the galaxies, all this universe and everything inside it is just one family created by God and there is nothing like God and none equals to God in anyway. He is All-Loving, All-Forgiving, All-Knowing, All-Merciful, All-Gracious, All-Wise and All-Powerful. So we have a very big family. May God forgive all of us and unite all of us in His love and mercy and in His obedience. If we will be thankful to God and obey Him, this world will become a paradise. And on Day of Judgment, God will give us even a bigger paradise so beautiful and lovely that we cannot imagine where all of us will live in joy and pleasure forever. Please never forget to say many thanks to God and praise Him all your days and nights and ask for His forgiveness all the time. God wants we love others like we love ourselves. Ameen. Jazak Allah. :)

  18. TheLovwomen

    I Would !!!

  19. Steve Starr

    She does a good job.....still prefer Petula.

  20. Pedi Cure

    Wow. Came here sniffing out who on Earth would have the audacity to cover PC's immortal 'Downtown', ready to throw knives and hurl abuse at the monitor...
    But she nailed it!
    Dosen't have PC's iconic pure crystalline timbre, but...
    She has her own, and She really nailed it, and I bear no gripe.
    Lovely :D

  21. Shane Vickers

    Great surprise Emma does a great version of a fantastic song

    Daniel Doucet

    Shane Vicke

  22. Thomas Norman

    everyone is pointing down......

  23. Thomas Norman

    this song will live forever...this performer does well....

  24. ItzTokio

    but you cant redo a Petula Clark hit ...

  25. twice no sana no life

    calling me nuts 😅👍

  26. Carl Blank

    I Love Her !!

  27. Stephen Pearson

    Was looking for Petula's hit when I came across this. Much better than I thought it would be from the former baby spice. The backing singers were excellent, but reminded me of the sketch with John Cleese, Ronnies Barker and Corbett, with their different shapes and sizes!

  28. José Roberto Prado Larios

    Amazing. Guapa. Bella.

  29. Marko Tanaskovic

    Just listen to the rhythm of a gentle bossa nova
    You'll be dancing with him too before the night is over
    Happy again

    weird SAL

    Marko Tanaskovic "bossa nova"?

  30. Scott Minnella

    not as good as Petula Clark, but much bigger (.)(.)'s

  31. Pierre Pierre

    I would like to be Her slave and serve Her

  32. Sam Farmer

    This was the official Children in Need charity single for 2006

  33. Patrick J. Colliano

    Simply awful. Baby Spice hasn't 1/10th the vocal power of Pet Clark.

    Shushanto Bose

    +Patrick J. Colliano ok she's definitely not as not good. But it's hardly "awful".

  34. Tony Oldman

    Honestly Petula Clark is better!

    The Mar del Plata School of English

    Petula Clark is.


    Emma did a great job but let's face it, Petula's original version is the classic version. Very clean and very clear. It was a Billboard's #1 song.

    Patrick W

    Emma Bunton needs better backup singers.

  35. Rogelio calderon mares

    Honestly... pale but very pale cover to the powerful and immortal interpretation of Petula Clark.

    Jo Jo

    why? sounds pretty good to me... its not Petula but a lot better than I expected

    paul casini

    Exactly not bad at all

    Prophet SJ

    I agree.

  36. Sableagle

    "Emma Bunton performance of her song 'Downtown'"? Really? Not Petula Clark's song 'Downtown' then? It sure sounds like it. I don't remember Petula Clark making quite such a show of caressing the mic with both hands while her lips were nearly touching its head, though.

    "Sounds like it" is more than the other four could have managed, of course, and I suppose her singing this shows Emma *does* have taste in music.

    twice no sana no life


  37. reem m

    emma bunton

  38. johnson1984100

    she did this well she is and always be my fave spice girl love emma 

  39. robert wilson

    stunning lol

  40. starmansk

    wow wow wow... One of the cutest rendition of this classic song. Than you, Emma...

  41. mohamed yahya

    i love you emma

  42. mohamed yahya

    i love u

  43. Gabriele Allara

    your song peak number #3 in uk singles chart!! (39,000 sales first week) <3

  44. Bob Loblaw

    ill tell her next time i see her downtown.

  45. Carlino Altoviti

    The black and white video is a tribute to Petula.

  46. Hilman Yesterday


  47. Amnee Jones

    This is Petula Clark's song. Nice cover though

  48. Electric Light Anna

    Thank you!

  49. BillboardTopMVlyrics

    it's not "her" song. it's Petula Clark's song.

  50. nokuta philip serohijos

    love it baby spice!

  51. ThePositiveKRP

    Countdown!... na jk... screw countdown..... FOOD TOWN!

  52. LesbianVampireLover

    By far, by far, the best of the Girls. If they regrouped and toured, I'd go see them just to catch a bit of Emma. They should sing backup for her.

  53. amazpyel

    @jonbonium It reminds me "Girl, Interrupted"

  54. Ruth Ann Box

    Cute girl. Great song. She's no Petula Clark, but then, who is?

  55. Jon Bon

    Sounds amazing, until you hear the original.
    Also not a big fan of the description "Emma Bunton performance of her song 'Downtown". It should read "Emma Bunton preforming Downtown by Petula Clark."
    Excellent song, always reminds me of the movie Short Circuit.

  56. reneex061

    baby spice! hahaha

  57. Deer Slayer

    Not the best lip syncer in the world, not the best singer either, Taking the [email protected]@ I say.

  58. Zooney1

    Yes very ordinary voice unlike Pet Clark's. Pet Clark still sounds loads better despite 60's analogue (tape) recording technology versus all the tweaks and effects they have today!

  59. MsDobrita

    very good song.....................

  60. MrEnglishfox

    emma bunton..aka english rose........

  61. dudeman5685

    Still my favorite spice girl

  62. Andy Shick

    Be a little bit wiser, baby....put it on, put it on....

  63. joshyboy82

    I would go downtown on Emma.

  64. slimshine918

    She's very cute, pleasant voice, and altogether a nice & faithful version of the song. Very listenable, although not quite the emotional delivery of Pet Clark.

  65. Sarah Høgh

    You can allways go downtown :D

  66. simonmoves

    good choice of song by emma--as good as petula version--thx for posting

  67. Tony Franks

    A fine performance

  68. BOBBY W

    she is amazing LIVE like :)

  69. primetime0104

    I love it, so mesmerizing, so was Petula . I also like the tall chick in the middle, she is stunning.

  70. martinh103

    3 pumps and its all over

    Brian V

    It took me longer.

  71. Sein Gott

    I was about to click on a different video until it went to color. That black and white shit does no justice for Emma's face. Her face is just as beautiful as her voice.

  72. vladimir galeano

    @Thecosmicfandango mmmm jajajaja my wish.

  73. Tony Franks

    Very nice. It was a smart choice of song for her...

  74. mintgumdropz1

    @glenemma1 i agree, and with much more class,too.

  75. mintgumdropz1

    @Romeu021 lol, thank god for minor miracles, huh ? :) my jaw dropped when i read that this was Baby Spice. Wow !!

  76. glenemma1

    @Romeu021 ,no.She's better than Britney Spears.

  77. tylerdurden1971

    i want to suck her dry OMFUCKING!!!! i'm in love with her!!!!!!

  78. paulytby

    Awesome song. I know it from LOST, also awesome tv-show. :)

  79. LesbianVampireLover

    Beavis: Yeah, I wanna go "Downtown"!

  80. Honey Ness

    @Phillda11 kept it real? this aint live! lol
    this has been autotuned and polished up

    this is not live at all its pre recorded

  81. Scot More

    One of the BEST remakes I have seen in a long long time!!!! GREAT Job Emma!!!!

  82. Marcin C

    Great, I very like this song ;)

  83. musicmaster2013

    i meant her where it says watch he mouth

  84. musicmaster2013

    well sang by emma but i kinda looks lip sang just watch he mouth closely near the end when she sings
    "we can for get all our troubles, for get all our cares and go
    DOWNTOWN THINGS WILL BE GREAT WHEN YOUR" where i have it in caps is where you see it i gave the fist sentence to let you know before she sings it even if it was lip sang it was very good

  85. maggieNYU

    it's not "her" song, maybe change the caption.

  86. rogermwilcox

    Is she pointing where I THINK she's pointing when she says "Downtown"?

  87. Sunburst75

    Very good version of a song I've always loved, takes me back to being a nipper. Very nice Emma, dreamgirl :-)

  88. JF BS

    you know guys a heavy metal lover but i love this song i dont know why maybe cos i like her ? i dont know i just love it..

  89. Giga Cr.

    nice :))))

  90. Giga Cr.

    nice :))))

  91. rogermwilcox

    Oh, I have no doubt that that's Emma Bunton's voice we're hearing -- BUT, it was probably recorded earlier.

    It's not that good looks are more important than good singing, so much as that a guaranteed good sound is more important than an impromptu live performance.

  92. TOMHBOMB1963

    The original always seems the best, but I thing most people wish thye could sing just as well she has in this song

  93. Liam Smythe

    at 2:31 you could tell she was miming

  94. Chen Lev

    Emma make my a baby :D

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  96. dindoxal

    Notice how all the sharp accents in the beginning were dropped... for a lesser voice, no doubt :)

  97. thesvenfaboules

    really nice song....and she is daaaaaaamn hot....

  98. Nanci Mammana

    I'll go downtown :)