Just a small town girl, livin in a lonely world She took the midnight train goin anywhereGoogle marketer Brittany Bohnet. Apple, her previous employer, likely the "lonely world."
Just a city boy, born and raised in south detroit He took the midnight train goin anywhereWas Facebooker Dave Morin raised in South Detroit? Or is that a reference to the tough environment he faced as Facebook's chief platform evangelist?
A singer in a smokey roomWall Street Journal reporter Jessica Vascellaro, with a metaphor for journalism.
A smell of wine and cheap perfumeHer boyfriend, Drop.io founder Sam Lessin, whose dad provided the venue for wine and cheap perfume.
For a smile they can share the night It goes on and on and on and on Strangers waiting, up and down the boulevard Their shadows searching in the nightVenture capitalists!
Streetlight people, living just to find emotion Hiding, somewhere in the nightEntrepreneurs!
Working hard to get my fill, Everybody wants a thrill Payin anything to roll the dice, Just one more timeThat's pretty much how it works on Sand Hill Road.
Some will win, some will lose Some were born to sing the blues Oh, the movie never ends It goes on and on and on and onThe wrong startups will continue to get funded.
(chorus) Dont stop believin Hold on to the feelin Streetlight peopleWhoa ... uh oh!