7 pages | PDF | 1.6 MBOn Your Way Down is a mid-tempo rock song composed by Allen Toussaint and performed by Elvis Costello as a duet with Elvis Costello & Allen Toussaint. The song is set in the key of A major and F# minor and consists of 85 measures. Lyrically the song is about a relationship that has gone wrong and the need to take some time to figure out the way forward. Both singers bring emotional depth to their performances, with Elvis Costello's soulful and passionate vocals complementing Allen Toussaint's bluesy guitar. The song features some clever wordplay as the chorus encourages the listener to “keep your head down and watch the sun go down” as a reminder to take stock and remain positive. On Your Way Down is an uplifting and inspiring tune that celebrates the strength that comes from getting through tough times.