In 1984, the original artist – a wildly prolific songwriter and multi-instrumentalist – released this song as the lead single to the soundtrack of the film in which he starred. In it, he describes a troubled relationship, and the sound of a couple fighting.

The Shadow artist is a pioneering punk rock poet who came up in the New York City CBGB’s scene in the 70’s, and was the last act to perform there in 2006.

The 5 O’Clock Shadow is presented by Flying Dog Brewery.