B i o g r a p h y
 (by Official Site)

"Jesca Hoop has lived all over the map, and her rich life experience is reflected in her distinctive voice and natural gift for inventive song craft. Hoop is the real deal and a true one of a kind. She learned to sing at an early age, harmonising with her musical Mormon family in northern California. She began writing highly idiosyncratic songs at the age of 14 to keep her company on her long walks to school. At 16, Hoop broke away from her strict upbringing and began what she calls her 'life as a racoon', off the grid & close to nature. Rambling through the high mountain deserts of the Southwest and along the coastlines of the Northwest, she worked as a wilderness survival guide and chalked up skills in farming, surveying, and carpentry. Her songwriting continued throughout, shared on porches, in deep river canyons and around campfires. In 2004 the desire to share these songs on a broader scale set in. She settled in Los Angeles, where she honed her songwriting craft, recorded and released her debut and sophomore records and developed a reputation as a unique and beguiling live performer of real substance. Though she now resides in Manchester, England, Hoop returned to Los Angeles to record her third album, The House That Jack Built. Jesca has quite the growing collection of fans in high places: Tom Waits described her music as being "like a four sided coin. She is an old soul, like a black pearl, a good witch or red moon. Her music is like going swimming in a lake at night”. Peter Gabriel took her to South America to sing with him, and in recent years she has been hand picked to play as support on tour for Eels, Andrew Bird, Punch Brothers, Shearwater, Iron and Wine and Elbow: Elbow's Guy Garvey even has her do regular stints as guest presenter on his BBC radio show, to great reception. Hoop has released three critically acclaimed studio Albums, a few ep's and in currently working on her 4th full lengthier record.




Kismet
- 2007-09-18 -



Summertime
Seed Of Wonder
Enemy
Silverscreen
Money
Dreams In The Hollow
Love Is All We Have
Intelligentactile 101
Havoc In Heaven
Out The Back Door
Love And Love Again

Hunting My Dress
- 2009-12-01 -



Whispering light
The kingdom
Feast of the heart
Angel mom
Four dreams
Murder of birds
Bed across the sea
Tulip
Hunting my dress
 

The House That Jack Built
- 2012-06-26 -



Born To
Pack Animal
Peacemaker
Hospital (Win Your Love)
The House That Jack Built
Ode To Banksy
Dig This Record
D.N.R.
Deeper Devastation
When I'm Asleep
 

LOVE LETTER FOR FIRE
- 2016-04-15 - With Sam Beam



Welcome To Feeling
One Way To Pray
The Lamb You Lost
We Two Are A Moon
Midas Tongue
Know The Wild That Wants You
Every Songbird Says
Bright Lights And Goodbyes
Kiss Me Quick
Chalk It Up To Chi
Valley Clouds
Soft Place To Land
Sailor To Siren

Memories Are Now
- 2017-02-10 -



Memories Are Now
The Lost Sky
Animal Kingdom Chaotic
Simon Says
Cut Connection
Songs of Old
Unsaid
Pegasi
The Coming

Non Albums Tracks
- Misc -

Baby Boy
Big Fish
Call upon rest
City Bird
Deep blue sea
Fixit Men
Flume
Hero
Life within a life
Make me dance
MeMisery
My boo
Paradise
Phonograph
Rêves dans le Creux
Snowglobe
Storms Make Grey The Sea
While You Were Away

 


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Kismet

Summertime

Corn is getting high
And the well is getting low
Fields are getting dry
I'm gonna catch a lizard's eye
So I got to lay low
Playing in the rye
La, la, la, la...

Summer
Summertime
Summer
Summertime
Summer
Summertime
Summer

Rattle rattle, rattle grass
I hope that you won't bite
You can save your venom
Let me pass
I'm headed to the hive
La, la, la, la...

Summer
Summertime
Summer
Summertime
Summer
Summertime

Summer baby baby
Find me in the field
Follow my trail till the grain is
Higher than your ears
Bring a soft blanket baby
Lay it down for me
And roll me daddy daddy
Roll me in the wheat
La, la, la, la...

Moon is on the rise
And the sun is sinking low
Swim in a lake at night
I'm gonna sing with my cricket cicada choir
Owl on a wire
La, la, la, la...

Summer
Summertime
Summer
Summertime
Summer
Summertime
Summer

Seed of wonder

Once my love stood still like a stagnant
Well for so long, you could hear
The song of spiders, strumming fibers
Calling her to the web
My river sits in ebb
The little ones lean over
Laughter echoes
Bounce down the dark until it hits the floor
Singing come on baby come on child, call your flo
Like a seed of wonder, faith of mustard
Oh yeah oh oh yeah

All is dark
All of the light
Is vanished it is gone
Like something large
Hovering high
Has covered up the sun
And something quiets
The silken ringing
Something breaks the strum
A wish has finally come

All I want is to be writing to be writing
All I want is to be writing and it goes something like

Once that wish did land
Like a star in my hand
It burned and it burned and it burrowed in
Soar through the source searching
Hammer and ping
And tapped my virgin spring
And prime the vein with milk of mother
And wet my river bed
Pearls strung up on silk thread
The starry one
Beams a light
He's working under
Digging through the dark gathering particles
Finding everything you ever wished for in your soul
Like a seed of wonder faith of mustard
Oh yeah oh oh yeah

Finally that tapped spring
Come running like a river my song it came
Right away I went writing I went writing
Right away I was humming I was humming
Right away I was singing I was singing
Right away I was loving
And goes something like…light
I haven't always been under such a blue
Only you have seen such storming in my life

All I want is to be writing to be writing
All I want is to be writing and it goes something like

Once my love stood still like a stagnant
Well for so long, you could hear
The song of spiders, strumming fibers
Calling her to the web
My river sits in ebb
The little ones lean over
Laughter echoes
Bounce down the dark until it hits the floor
Singing come on baby come on child, call your flo
Like a seed of wonder, faith of mustard
Oh yeah oh oh yeah

All is dark
All of the light
Is vanished it is gone
Like something large
Hovering high
Has covered up the sun
And something quiets
The silken ringing
Something breaks the strum
A wish has finally come

All I want is to be writing to be writing
All I want is to be writing and it goes something like

Once that wish did land
Like a star in my hand
It burned and it burned and it burrowed in
Soar through the source searching
Hammer and ping
And tapped my virgin spring
And prime the vein with milk of mother
And wet my river bed
Pearls strung up on silk thread
The starry one
Beams a light
He's working under
Digging through the dark gathering particles
Finding everything you ever wished for in your soul
Like a seed of wonder faith of mustard
Oh yeah oh oh yeah

Finally that tapped spring
Come running like a river my song it came
Right away I went writing I went writing
Right away I was humming I was humming
Right away I was singing I was singing
Right away I was loving
And goes something like…light
I haven't always been under such a blue
Only you have seen such storming in my life

Enemy

Beautiful
Alone with my enemy
And share a bitter cup
Of poisoning

My countenance
To see his face in mine
And follow every line
Back to my enemy

You are mine
Pennyroyal wine fly
Like an innocent child
That followed every line
Back to my enemy

Beautiful
Falling fast from a state of grace
And trusting there's a light
In darkest place
My dirty knees
Hold the ground till it's done with me
I've come to see that beauty
Is a thing
That is without grace

You are mine
Pennyroyal wine fly
Like an innocent child
That followed every line
Back to my enemy

Beautiful
At home with my history
And run the scarlet ink
With the tears of mercy
My battle wounds
Lay to rest in a treasure box
And thinking of the scars
As the jewels of my story

You are mine
Pennyroyal wine fly
Like an innocent child
That followed every line
Back to my enemy
Enemy
Enemy
Enemy
Enemy

Silverscreen

Stolen crown
Pillow down
All tangled in my hair
Evening gown
The lights downtown
All dangle in the air

The gates of heaven open
There is me
On the silverscreen
I hope they did good editing

Bell and beau
Buck and doe
A love of tender age
Jill and Joe
Dosy do
A tragedy on stage

The gates of heaven open
There is me
On the silverscreen
I hope they did good editing

Bye bye baby bye bye
Hello to my beautiful mind
Bye bye

Bye bye baby bye bye
Hello to my beautiful mind
Bye bye

Bye bye baby bye bye
Hello to my beautiful mind
Bye bye

Bye bye baby bye bye
Hello to my beautiful mind
Bye bye

Crystal ball
Padded walls
A bright blue TV Glare
A moth to light is as lost as I'm found
Far down cellar stair

The gates of heaven open
There is me
On the silverscreen
I hope they did good editing

Bye bye baby bye bye
Bye bye baby bye bye
Bye bye baby bye bye
Bye bye baby bye bye

Money

Money money makes the world go round
Money money'll make you change your sound
If the price is right
If the price is right

If you want paper
If you want gold and silver
Learn now not later
People pay for what's familiar
No need to know yourself too well
You can trade in that saga you tell
For the song you know will sell

If you want cheddar
If you want smoke and roll better
Take off your sweater
To earn your varsity letter
It's a virgin feast for all
See how gracefully they fall
Into the mirrors on the wall
'Cause if you want to belong you write a sing-a-long

Money money makes the world go round
Money money'll make you change your sound
If the price is right
You forfeit your style without a fight
Who will be your beacon
The dark of night
Should have been truly bright

Where do we go
The freaks
On the fringe
When the edges are all rounded out
We just dangle out in space
You can call us when you need to find out
We go
The misfits
On the fringe
When the edges are all rounded out
We just dangle out in space
You can call us when you need to find out
What the real stars are all about

Time has turned and the scenery has changed
And all the books have
Burned
But the lyrics remain
Let the motherfucker burn let's change the refrain
Nobody need history
Repeatin' tin tin tin tin

Money money makes the world go round
Money money'll make you change your sound
If the price is right
If the price is right

If you want skrilla
If you're a cheddar gorilla
Stack up your bills as
You sign away your free will
There's no need to represent
The truth of self has been well spent
Moving from mortgage out of rent
'Cause if you want to belong you write a sing-a-long

Money money makes the world go round
Money money'll make you change your sound
If the price is right
You forfeit your style without a fight
Who will be your beacon
The dark of night
Should have been truly bright

Dreams in the hollow

Why do we
Want to be
Ballerinas when we grow up
Little boys dream the night away
With fighting fires
When we grow up

Torlege relevé rond de jambe
And round and up
Round and up
Firemen slide on down the pole and sound
The siren
Everybody up

All is well
In my sorrow
Isn't she a beauty
Burning hall
Ash and shadow
Here comes the hero

Little eyes
Small but wide
Young but wiser
All looking up
All looking up
For your hat
And your axe
And your yellow jacket
Daddy get up
Ash to ash dust to dust
None could muster
Daddy get up
Daddy get up
They see what you couldn't do
When consumed by fire

Days glow
Sleep in the hollow
Dreams in the hollow
Pesky old crow
Heather and thistle
No prints to follow
Hope that they follow
Hope's all they know

All is well in my sorrow
Isn't she a beauty
Burning hall
Ash and shadow
Here comes the hero

Oh I tried to put it out
But the big tree was falling
And now I find him reaching out
But the big tree it fell

Cross the sea
Her dancing broken dream
So I'm lacing up
I'm lacing up
For musing starts
In broken hearts
The most courageous beauty
So I'm lacing up
Mother's milk
Ragged silk
Chalk's in the hall tree
Tattered toe shoes
Broken toes
Relevé turn and pray
For mother's broken dancer

Days glow
Sleep in the hollow
Dreams in the hollow
Pesky old crow
Heather and thistle
No prints to follow
Hope that they follow
Hopes all they know

All is well in my sorrow
Isn't she a beauty
Burning hall
Ash and shadow
Here comes the hero

Love Is All We Have

The night before the night she came
Katrina the hurricane
Oh was calm
Calm for a land untame
That spill the boarders of New Orleans
Oh was calm
The plow boys played their old favorite "the city's on parade"
On parade
But deep in the heart of
The ocean
Their beds were made

Love me now
Love is all we have
Love me now
Love is all we have

And the rains that came
With the force of a runaway train
Oh run away
And the waters rose and the levies the levies
Broke
Oh run away
And the cradle broke my beloved
The cradle broke
Oh I must stay
For deep in the heart of
Our home
My beloved was washed away

Love me now
Love is all we have
Love me now
Love is all we have
Love me now
Love is all we have
Love me now
Love is all we ever really had

The old church bell
Is in the graveyard
The old church bell
Oh lace and stone
The naked feet
Pound the pavement
Of nameless streets
Oh faceless homes
But deep in the heart of
The American
Prayers for New Orleans

Love me now
Love is all we have
Love me now
Love is all we have
Love me now
Love is all we have
Love me now
Love is all we ever really had

Intelligentactile 101

Can I borrow your bones and marrow till i get my own
Lovely lovely lovely bones till i get my own
I won't tell my new friends that they're on loan
They won't know
It's no smart thing to do when you're far from home

Can I borrow your skin blushing to get lucky in
Lucky lucky lucky lucky with a special friend
Well I hear that on planet earth that it's a sin big sin
We'll all the more fun for me to get lucky then

Oh I'm gonna be a baby girl
A round trip ticket to a blue planet
Flip a uuueyy at mars
Oh I'm gonna swim in the water first
Blowing up her belly though she didn't plan it
I took the invitation when she rocked the hammock
Pulling all the wild cards
And now I'm swinging from the stars
From an umbilical cord from an umbilical cord
From an umbilical cord feels like I've been here before

On my tongue on my tongue
I want your fingers on my tongue
I want some intelligent tactile
When foreign play things come
I'm gonna study 'em with my tongue
I want some intelligentactile 101

Can I borrow your hips and your lips
And your wink and curl
Is I is or is I ain't one flossy girl
I'm gonna paint that planet red
'Cause I'm in the world
In the world
And leave a trail of kisses when my loves unfurled

Will you steady my ground
Dizzy ground when I'm turned around
Dizzy dizzy dizzy ground
When I'm lost you'll found
Well I'm headed to planet earth to search the sound
Deep sound
So keep my compass wound when I'm on the ground

Oh I'm gonna be a baby girl
A round trip ticket to a blue planet
Flip a uuueyy at mars
Oh I'm gonna swim in the water first
Blowing up her belly though she didn't plan it
I took the invitation when she rocked the hammock
Pulling all the wild cards
And now I'm swinging from the stars
From an umbilical cord from an umbilical cord
From an umbilical cord feels like I've been here before

On my tongue on my tongue
I want your fingers on my tongue
I want some intelligent tactile
When foreign play things come
I'm gonna study 'em with my tongue
I want some intelligent tactile
On my tongue on my tongue
I want your fingers on my tongue
I want some intelligent tactile
When foreign play things come
I'm gonna study 'em with my tongue
I want some intelligentactile 101

Havoc in heavan

Red ribbon on which we ride
Carry us over horizon as the sun setting
Night puts on a phantom cloak
Sing violet light and evoke
The protection that violet evokes

Fasten your focus on your sole cause
Is your fruit and flowers on red ribbon
Swift justice comes delivery white bone demon

Oh oh oh oh
Begun the havoc in heaven
Oh oh oh oh
Begun the havoc in heaven

Deep deep in the green sea
There is a weapon for me
A pin that is fixing the sea
A pillar gold shiny
And if I can pull it free
The cudgel is coming with me

Fasten heave ho
Pillar of gold
Runs through the deepest darkest stone
Cudgel undone weighing one ton
Bring on your force white bone demon

Oh oh oh oh
Begun the havoc in heaven
Oh oh oh oh
Begun the havoc in heaven

Don't believe your eyes
When the maiden does arrive
You fool
She is the enemy
And do not trust the guise of a woman old and wise
For truly she is the white bone demon

Dance makaku's round the fire
Warrior drums, banshee cryer
Call to them visions of her piar
Fulled by the demons throne
We shall subdue her to bone
And ashes to ashes her home

Fasten your focus on your soul
Cause is your fruit and flowers home
And in one blow
I smite down my foe
And ashes to ashes welcome home

Oh oh oh oh
Begun the havoc in heaven
Oh oh oh oh
Begun the havoc in heaven
Oh oh oh oh
Begun the havoc in heaven

Out the back door

When we rock the house watch the roof go bump
Watch the swingers swing on the floor
And all the brick houses
Gonna shake da rump
And all the swingers gonna swing it some more
And all you players gonna round em up
And all you lovers get ready to score
The beat gets harder when the love erupts
And all the flames shooting out the back door

Out the back door
Out the back door
Powder boost and gloss it
Brush your shoulders floss it
And we're out the back door
Out the back door
Left hand on the bible
'Cause daddy's got a rifle
And we're out the back door
Out the back door

And it's one on one from moon to sun
What we do from sun until moon
We waltzing on water dipping Lucy Liu
And all the flames flicker red and then blue
And we cut that time in two in two
And baby I'm turning purple like you
When we move we move with wings on our shoes
Sickest angels you ever knew

Out the back door
Out the back door
Rollin up the window
Smoking up some indo
And we're out the back door
Out the back door
Mellow in the cloudy
Knock it back get rowdy
And we're out the back door
Out the back door

Spin the vinyl cut the bopshoobop
A get down and bump hip hop
It's a motto when it come to rock
Tick tock and it do not stop
Hey now tick tock and it do not stop

Spin the bottle where will it stop
Get down on the table top
It's a motto when it come to rock
Tick tock and it do not stop
Hey now tick tock and it do not stop

Out the back door
Out the back door
Rollin up the window
Smoking up some indo
And we're out the back door
Out the back door
Left hand on the bible
'Cause daddy's got a rifle
And we're out the back door
Out the back door

When we rock the house watch the roof go bump
Watch the swingers swing on the floor
And all the brick houses
Gonna shake da rump
And all the swingers gonna swing it some more
And all you players gonna round em up
And all you lovers get ready to score
The beat gets harder when the love erupts
And all the flames shooting out the back door

Out the back door
Out the back door
Rollin up the window
Smoking up some indo
And we're out the back door
Out the back door
Mellow in the cloudy
Knock it back get rowdy
And we're out the back door
Out the back door
Powder boost and gloss it
Brush your shoulders floss it
And we're out the back door
Out the back door
Left hand on the bible
'Cause daddy's got a rifle
And we're out the back door
Out the back door
Out the back door
Out the back door
Out the back door

Love and love again

( Written by Jesca Hoop and David Baerwald )

Come the sun
Heaven's rays
And the stormers are gone and the white cloth is raised
Golden days
And the city is in love again
And we dream
In a daze
And we drink and we dance and we throw cares away
Lovers gaze
And the city is in love

My heart was so dark dear
With you not here
And the cold wind's
All that would meet me at my door
I waved goodbye and wished you well
Life's a carousel
When it brings you round it never never tells
When you'll find yourself in love again

Love and love again
Love and love again

The merry-go-round never ends

I waved goodbye and wished you well
Life's a carousel
When it brings you round it never never tells
When you'll find yourself in love again

Bitter rose sour plum
And the birds sing to soothe where the roses were stung
Hearts undone
And the world is in love again
There's a spell on the air
And the sailors all drift and get lost in her hair
Hearts are bare
And the soldiers come home again

My eyes they grew dark dear
With you not here
And the cold wind's
All that would dance me round my floor

I waved goodbye and wished you well
Life's a carousel
When it brings you round it never never tells
When you'll find your self in love again

Love and love again
Love and love again

The round and round ride never ends

Hunting My Dress

Whispering light

And we walk the road as long as the road goes
And we try to dodge the rock the valley throws
Revealer
Caught a fever
We all have a sinking stone

And when the road presents a twisting case of fate
A meaner irony to contemplate
The season
Comes with a reason
We all have a setting sun

Distance, mark of distance
Your burden is your brilliance
There's a vessel
A hidden vessel in the stone

Difference not indifference
Your passion marks you different
And you wrestle
And how you'll wrestle to come to know

The whispering light
The truth is often quite
Like it's whispering in light
It can tell you how to break the fever
With light, the truth is often quite
Like it's whispering in light
It can tell you how

And light is less and light is more in some
But don't confuse the weather for the sun
Revealer
Magic healer
And when will your vision come

And lightning rods will guide your journey home
And revelations from a fist of bones
And when the rock weighs heavy in your soul
Just tell it that you have earned the right to know

Revealer
How to break the fever
You'll carry it in
Like this demons your kin
And you'll render its secrets then

Distance, mark of distance
Your burden is your brilliance
There's a vessel
A hidden vessel in the stone

Difference not indifference
Your passion marks you different
And you wrestle
And how you'll wrestle to come to know

The whispering light
The truth is often quite
Like it's whispering in light
It can tell you how to break the fever
With light, the truth is often quite
Like it's whispering in light
It can tell you how to break the fever
With light
The truth is often quite
Like it's whispering in light
It can tell you how to


The kingdom

All of the fallen on the ground
Hollarin ground
I lay down a shrine and I
Come with the autumn
To tear it down
Orange and brown
And I lay a soft down
For all are waiting
All in line
Brethren bathin'
Bones in brine
Separate your light from lime
Our mortal bind

Under the spell of full November moon
Light on the broom
Frost in my room
In through the window
Came a ghost I knew

She paid me a visit while I was in my bed
Sleepy she said
"Sleep as though dead
For in the morning you are called"
Is what she said

To the high desert
War is raging
You must go to the battlefield
And follow the cry of men rampaging
And gather the ones that won't heal

Down through a cloud of smoke to the promise land
Many are dead, river runs red
"For my god and for my king” is what he said

I came to my knees with my lips to his ear
My hand to his chest
his wounded breast
For my god and for my king I will not rest

But in the high desert
You are dying
For your god and his ghost and the son
Do not hold to the earth on which you are lying
For the kingdom can never be won

All of the fallen under ground
Hollarin ground
I lay down a shrine and i
Come with the autumn to
Tear it down
Orange and brown
And I lay a soft down

For all are waiting
All in line
Brethren bathing bones in brine
Separate your light from lime
Let go of the earth

Feast of the heart

And there's a light switch, baby you turned it on
Don't you ever leave me here in the dark
And there's a red room deep in my house
You come and meet me and I'll lay down a feast of the heart

And there's a light switch, baby you turned it on
Don't you ever leave me here in the dark
And there's a red room deep in my house
You come and meet me and I'll lay down a feast of the heart

'Cause your skin's medicine
Wanna bear it all, wanna wear it on me
Lose all reverence 'til we become one with god

Your beautiful body
I want more, more
Hold it upon me
'Cause I'm yours

I wanna eat my heart
Boy you make me feel
Wanna eat my heart
You make me feel
Wanna be your blood
Boy you make me feel
Wanna be your blood
Boy you make me feel

And there's a light switch baby you turned it on
Don't you ever leave me here in the dark
And there's a red room deep in my house
You come and meet me and I'll lay down a feast of the heart

And there's a light switch baby you turned it on
Don't you ever leave me here in the dark
And there's a red room deep in my house
You come and meet me and I'll lay down a feast of the heart

'Cause I'm your kiss to kiss
Your intimate kitten, pleasure mission
Lose it all to bliss 'til we become one with god

Your beautiful body
I want more, more
Hold it upon me
'Cause I'm yours, yours, yours, yours

I wanna eat my heart
Boy you make me feel
Wanna eat my heart
Boy you make me feel
Wanna be your blood
Boy you make me feel
Wanna be your blood
Boy you make me feel

Wanna eat my heart
Boy you make me feel
Wanna eat my heart
Boy you make me feel
Wanna be your blood
Boy you make me feel
Wanna be your blood
Boy you make me feel

Wanna eat my heart
Boy you make me feel
Wanna eat my heart
Boy you make me feel
Wanna be your blood
Boy you make me feel
Wanna be your blood
Boy you make me feel

I'm your kiss to kiss
Your intimate kitten, pleasure mission
Lose it all to bliss 'til we become one with god

Angel mom

Today on my birthday
You were home when I arrived
You were standing in the doorway
When I pulled into the drive

An excitement came over me
And I rushed out of the car
And I jumped up
To be carried in your arms

I haven't felt that way
Since I was a child
A grown woman jumping up and down
Like I was a child

The dream went dark when I awoke
And I remembered that you are gone
And I struggled there to fall back asleep
When I remembered that you are gone

And my grief was deep and my joy was high
Because you visited me from beyond
On my birthday
You visited me from beyond

I haven't felt that way
Since I was a child
A grown woman jumping up and down
Like I was a child

My love
My love's missing
My love's far gone
And where will I find her

My heart
My heart's rambling
My heart's far gone
And where will I find her

Hey hey hi do you hear me
I feel somehow you are here
For when I talk to you
I intensely feel you are listening
My only wish
I wish that I could hear your voice
Angel mom

Later that day
Driving in my car
We turned on the radio
We were watching the graveyard stones pass by
And the songs that come and go
And the DJ played a song called Enemy
It was a song you knew I wrote
On my birthday
You were telling that you know

I haven't felt that way
Since I was a child
A grown woman jumping up and down
Like I was a child

My love
My love's missing
My love's far gone
Where will I find her

My heart
My heart's rambling
My heart's far gone
Where will I find her

My love
My love's missing
My love's far gone
Where will I find her

My heart
My heart's rambling
My heart's far gone
Where will I find her

Hey hey hi do you hear me
I feel somehow you are here
For when I talk to you
I intensely feel you are listening
My only wish
I wish that I could hear your voice
Angel mom

Four dreams

Come and bring your stereo
Come and bring your stereo
And lay down on my pillow
Down into a dream we go
Down into a dream we go
You never know where we'll go

Under the shelter of a willow tree
Sam and I awoke where we were once sleeping
The bed that we lay upon is chamomile
And it smells like bubble gum for real
Skunk and owl and doe
Gather round my radio
Oh

Then with a resonance that split the earth
The skunk cried a call like one I've never heard
And from the crevice a cuckoo clock emerged
And from it a little wooden bird
It spread apart its beak
And time began to speak

I'll gift you one two three
Songs as old as me

Come and bring your stereo
Come and bring your stereo
And lay down on my pillow
Down into a dream we go
Down into a dream we go
You never know where we'll go

Climbing a statue that stands fifty feet
The cast of a woman that looks just like me
To find that my character was caught completely
Cemented from head down to my feet
A bee flew from my nose
He said come and bring your stereo
Oh

Down through my throat to what seemed my teeth
The bee tuned the stereo to bump a beat
And she began a buzzin' in the key of B
All to instigate the crumbling of concrete
The mask fell from my skin
Left me younger than I've ever been

I'll gift you one two three
Youth eternally

Eta, my sweet little Loretta
I love it when you put the warm milk and honey in my bowl
Get up now don't you go and get up
I'm gonna show you how I love my Jelly Roll

Oh how I love my Johnny boy
And if you ever leave baby me I'll be destroyed
Let's make a baby Johnny boy
Right here in this living room and we'll call her June

Come and bring your stereo
Come and bring your stereo
And lay down on my pillow
Down into a dream we go
Down into a dream we go
You never know where we'll go

One summer evening at a block party
The juice from the ghetto blaster was fading
So we highjacked electrical piracy
Because nobody had a battery
And the gods of rock and roll
Hypnotized my stereo

I'll gift you one two three
Ad Rock, MCA, Mike D

Come and bring your stereo
Come and bring your stereo
And lay down on my pillow
Down into a dream we go
Down into a dream we go
You never know where we'll go

Tell me bring your stereo
Tell me bring your stereo
And lay down on my pillow
Down into a dream we go
Down into a dream we go
You never know where we'll go

*** Thanx a lot to Therube for this one ***

Murder of birds

I'm not a bird
I'm a murder of birds
Shifting my shape
When your tongue finds the words

Like I hate you when I
Love you the most
Love you the most
Love you the most

This shape of a snake
In a defensive coil
Same retracted lips
Of the one foolish girl

Says she hates you when she
Loves you the most
Loves you the most
Loves you

And I've got demons when I need 'em
Don't ask to see them they're not supposed to be used against
You oh

Can we build a safe house
Far from the bitter bride
And we'll make a home with a brown recluse
And the cobra locked outside

For the spider we'll give a web
To the cobra a lullaby
And keeping the demons happy
You make free for me to fly

And the shape of home baked bread
And the girl in a turned down bed
In a wake of twisted thread
From the loving words you said
Hmmm

And I think I'm alone
In desire for grace
For you unleash your mood
And I'm no longer safe

I say I hate you and I
Love you the most
Love you the most
Love you the most

This shape of my breast
And a shape of my kiss
Dement and coil
With a slither and hiss

Said I hate you and I
Love you the most
Love you the most
Love you

And I've got demons when I need 'em
Don't ask to see them they're not supposed to be used against
You oh

Can we build a safe house
Far from the bitter bride
And we'll make a home with a brown recluse
And the cobra locked outside

To the spider we'll give a web
To the cobra a lullaby
And keeping the demons happy
You make free for me to fly

And the shape of home baked bread
And the girl in a turned down bed
In a wake of twisted thread
From the loving words you said

The shape of home baked bread
And the girl in a turned down bed
In a wake of twisted thread
From the loving words you said

'Cause I'm not a bird
I'm a murder of birds

Bed across the sea

LA is hot as fuck
And Manchester is about to freeze
You're on your way to the mail
To get a letter from me

And as of our seperation
At the Ancienne Belgique
I rock you every night
In a bed across the sea

Words are all we have for touch
They are our fingers
And I love our words so much
Write your lips to kiss me now
And I can taste you as I read
Your words out loud

You rise and start your day
With toast and black tea
While I'm in the still of night and pushing back sleep
And I ride the hands of the clock
'Til they fall upon three
And drop me in our virtual garden for elevenses

Words are all we have for touch
They are our fingers and I love our words so much
And write your hands between my legs
And I can feel you as the words jump from the page

The sky is bruised
It's a lusty dusk
With lover's rouge
Wet with sap and musk
Under you
Under dream spell dust under you
And it's true
And I know that I must
And with you
I immediately trust
And it's so
That I fell at first blush
And it's snowing in Australia

Just now your letter came
And the pages did say
That you'll fly from your home to mine
On January 8th
And just now I find that I can just barely wait
And from now until that time
I'm counting down the days

Words are all we have for touch
They are our fingers and I love our words so much
And write yourself inside me now
And I can feel you as the words come pouring out

Words are all we have for touch
They are our fingers and I love our words so much
Write your dreams out line by line
And I will stitch them in this heart of mine

It's me
I'm in Australia

Tulip

Ada, my rarest bulb from the desert valley
Your hair of fire and skin of snow
Have caused me to the heights of the desert mountains
In search of a cure for a rampant fever
Your beauty's power has plagued me now
I come and scour the land for the desert flower

For beauty and perfume I stake my house and my lands
The gold is sleeping in the river but the flower's in my hand
With a paler leaf and a broken petal I'll bait the king and queen
And to the goldsmith with my flower I'll buy a wedding ring

Tulip, tulip, with one what I did buy
Oxen, sheep and wheat and rye
And land on the north seaside
Tulip, tulip, with one what I did buy
The finest dresses man could buy
And a pearl for to bait my bride

Then with my rarest bulb to her father's garden
And like gold for lamb or wool for clam
I gave that man the bulb for his daughter Ada
Your heart is mine and it's mine forever
And she replied "My faith that lies on yon horizon's tethered me to the sky”

The match arranged and vows exchanged and the dove flew away
The bells spilled out the hollow canyon on our wedding day
To me she gave her hand until death do us part
But the birds will nest with the one that she has promised her heart

Tulip, tulip, with one what I did buy
The bed from which our sons will rise and the window where she cries
Tulip, tulip, with one what I did buy
A net to catch the birds that fly from the window where she cries

He reaches out and I withdraw
Spilling the flowering bribes from his paw
The broken petals climbing the walls
Stealing my oxygen, no air at all
From the bed I hear him call but I answer cooing when the night falls
The cotton sword is storming the hall
Cutting my vision to no sight at all

I tied the tulip round her neck like a red lead sinker
And blindfold her and spin her round and round and round
To the banks of the river
And then walk my true love in to the rushing water
And by her long hair bleeding red hair
Pull my love there under until she drown

For beauty and perfume I'd stake my house and my land
My love is sleeping in the river but the flower's in my hand
With a paler leaf and a broken petal I'll keep her all to me
And to the river with my flower I'll hear my true love sing

No water is still my friend
Ready to drown
Water, water, oh water my kin
Carry me out
This iron river is mercy at last
Die as she laughs
For he is waiting where the doves nest
My true love

Tulip, tulip, with one what I did buy
The veil that parted over my bride
And her breath as my true love dies
Tulip, tulip, with one what is did buy
The veil that parted over my bride
And the blue from her bluest eyes

*** Thanx a lot to kevin for this one ***

Hunting my dress

And the tall trees all fall down
And they scatter seeds on the ground
And one is lost and one is found
Water is moving underground

When I was a young girl
I would sleep in a tall tree
On the down of bending boughs
And from the mount of his shoulders
I would traverse the valleys
Through his dusk
And dawning eyes

"I will let you in,” said the doe to my arrow,
"And you will wear my bones and my skin”

Hunting my dress
Love is ruthless

And in a nest from the forest
I would carry and ember
And with a burning heart we'd walk
And when he asks me to rest with him
I would lay down my fire
And in that heart we'd sing and talk

I am a raccoon and you are an owl
I will run from you in the mid of night
And we will strike a truce in the billowing tower
And we'll eclipse the moon with our firelight

Hunting my dress
Love is ruthless

You love me in my dreams
It's easier when I'm fast asleep
But I don't want you to come to me anymore
The river bed has married me
But I don't want you to come to me anymore

And out of ashes comes morning
And the ritual if bathing
In the pools at bridal falls
And from the mouth of my lover
I would drink of the river
And kiss his jade and marble walls

You will spill the red from my heart with your arrow
And you will make my bed under the red grass
And I will give my flesh
And my blood and my marrow
And you will wear my bones and my skin

Hunting my dress
Love is ruthless

And the tall trees all fall down
And they scatter seeds on the ground
And one is lost and one is found
Water is moving underground

And you're the one who showed to me the sky
It's so much more than you and I
And darling I wish I had the time
The river is whispering goodbye
Bye
Bye

The House That Jack Built

Born To

Held all within these flesh walls
Pair of dice and domino
Seven fingers and thirteen toes
Wind her up and watch her go
Spin her out of dust into rock and fire
Oh holy water
Throw her to the earth through the burning air
Oh bang survivor

And now you've gotta get it with what you've got
With what you've been given or not
Now you've gotta get it with what you've got
With what you've been given or not
I was born to

Held all within these flesh walls
Envelopes and time capsules
Mark her fingers and mark her throat
Spin her round and let her go
Send her like a cup to her mothers table
Swallow, drink the water
Watch her play her part in a long fixed fable
Oh as her father's daughter
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
And now you've gotta get it with what you've got
With what you've been given or not
Now you've gotta get it with what you've got
With what you've been given or not
I was born to, I was born to
I was born to, I was born to

Through the burning air
Through the burning air

And now you've gotta get it with what you've got
With what you've been given or not
Now you've gotta get it with what you've got
With what you've been given or not
I was born to, I was born to
I was born to, I was born to
I was born

Pack Animal

In the mirror
The mirror
There you are again
Wearing my green eyes
My brown hair and my aging skin
My body is your bed
Dear reflection you're my oldest friend
And where you go I go
End of eternity and back again

And I don't wanna be here
All by myself in this strange house
It won't let me out
Don't wanna be here
All by myself in this strange house
It won't let me out

It's a new day
A new day
Here you are again
Speaking in my voice
With my tongue
In my brain
My voice is echoing
Dear reflection it's a sad refrain
How we endure the hours
And in my arms we sleep alone again
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
And I don't wanna be here
All by myself in this strange house
It won't let me out
Don't wanna be here
All by myself in this strange house
It won't let me out
It's unnatural
I'm a pack animal

I need it heart to heart
Mouth to mouth
And bones to bones

And I don't wanna be here
All by myself in this strange house
It won't let me out
Don't wanna be here
All by myself in this strange house
It won't let me out

Don't wanna be here
All by myself in this strange house
It won't let me out
Don't wanna be here
All by myself in this strange house
It won't let me out

Don't wanna be here
Be here, be here

Peacemaker

Put on your peacemaker blue
Warrior, warrior
Powder horn pepperbox boom
Warrior, warrior
Matchlock rifle cycle axe and club
Talon dagger marble razor

Put on your peacemaker
And call upon your
God of war, god of war

Enyo anat chemosh oracle
Arm us guard us bring us home
Stay home I beg you oh my lover
My lover, my lover
Or I will not serve you as your lover
Your lover, your lover
Dita corset stockings and thigh cuffs
Hornet playsuit oil diamond dust
Until you draw action from a higher resonance
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
I will tamp the lamp light in our window
I will drown the fire in our bed
Through my legs I will withhold from you passage

And from my lips to take
Tongue and taste
Sex and make
Milk in your baby
Swords enraged
Fuck me babe
Pray abstain girls reign

Put down your peacemaker blue
Warrior, warrior
Beaten and broken and bruised
Warrior, warrior
Come and I'll unlock your chain link armour
Seven baths absolve your blood stained honor
Your honor
Tell the water of

The bread in the basket
The game on the fire
The milk in the jar
The milk in the jar
The babe in the cradle
The mothers in bed
Asleep in the dark
Asleep in the dark
Your circled the cabin and broke down the door
You broke down the door
You broke down the door
You emptied the cradle and ravished the bed
You ravished the store
And fired your torch

Now I take you to the bed and there you lay
I drop my dress and feed your hungry eye
Until you draw action from a higher resonance
I will tamp the lamplight in our window
I will drown the fire in our bed
Through my legs I'll withhold from you passage
And from my lips to take
Tongue and taste
Sex and make
Milk in your baby
Swords enraged
Fuck me babe
Pray abstain girls reign

Hospital (Win your love)

Just my luck
Today's the day, man, that hurt
It's worth the pain
There's a new queen in this house
She's plastered up
Behold the sight, just look up
Fluorescent light
Have I gone to heaven or to hospital

I'm dreaming of the hospital
I'm dreaming of mom and dad
Look at me like they did back when
I'm born again
Daddy's girl and Mama's princess
Sister Jen
She doesn't exist till when
I need something
She'll bring me ice creams

'Cause I'm in hospital
I'm dreaming of the hospital
I'm dreaming of the date with the doctor is a golden ticket
I want your attention now I'm gonna get it
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
And now come on you cunt come come on and hit me
There's no kind of attention that a black eye wouldn't get me

And there's nothing like a broken arm to win your love
There's nothing like a fresh abrasion to win your love
You can work on your bedside manner
And you can kiss it till it feels better
And there's nothing like a broken arm to win your love

Oh my old friends
I'm voting you out or in
You envy me
I walk through red carpet to my cast signing
A crayon or a marker pen
And all of the It girls ask me what it's like in hospital

I'm dreaming of the hospital
I'm dreaming of the hospital
It's dreamy

And the date with the doctor is a golden ticket
I want your attention now I'm gonna get it
And now come on you cunt come come on and hit me
There's no kind of attention that a black eye wouldn't get me

And there's nothing like a broken arm
To win your love
There's nothing like a fresh abrasion to win your love
You can work on your bedside manner
You can kiss it till it feels better
And there's nothing like a broken arm
To win your love

I got five weeks, forty one days, one thousand glorious hours
To wave my arm and get what I want with my new found powers
But this is not a fairytale with a happy ending
When the clock strikes twelve will I ever find your love again

And there's nothing like a broken arm to win your love
There's nothing like a fresh abrasion to win your love
And you can work on your bedside manner
And you can make me feel like I matter
And there's nothing like a broken arm to win your love

The House That Jack Built

I carried a bag of rock and stone full of memory
Of our family
Aboard a plane to Tulsa
Five years of waiting for his life to end suddenly
Tearing its way through me
All of the way to Tulsa

It's not enough
It's not enough
It's not enough
It's not enough
To know you through them

I walked through the door of living room that I do not know
To a couch where he slept alone
In the bone yard of the house that jack built
My brothers were sorting through his fine shoes and fine cologne
Pictures of our childhood home
The glory of the house that jack built
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
It's not enough
It's not enough
It's not enough
It's not enough
To know you through them

Purple hearts and racing cars and the words for her you wrote
Your deal was raw but you loved us all and we know it note for note

Now they tell us of your life until the end
Your sister and your best friend
The stories are a revelation
All of a brother and a sailor and an honourable man
A boy driving as fast as he can
To this man I have no relation

It's not enough
It's not enough
It's not enough
It's not enough
To know you through them

Purple hearts and racing cars and the words for her you wrote
Your deal was raw but you loved us all and we know it note for note
Purple hearts and racing cars and the words for her you wrote
Your deal was raw but you loved us Pa and we know it note for note

Ode To Banksy

My pencil is dull
My pencil is dull
There's not much lead left in my pencil
My marker ran dry
Was a scribblin night
And there's not much lead left in my pencil
There's not an activity at all
There's no wheels a turnin in my skull
In my skull, in my skull

Oh oh oh
I'm in love with Jacques Cousteau
You take me deeper than I ever go
And that's the reason why I'll leave you

Oh oh oh
Making love when ad we've just begun
I need assistance from your aqualung
And that's the reason why I'll leave you

And oh my mystery man
You're so oh oh oh
You're so provocative so underground
And I never wanna see your face
You come oh oh oh
You come invisible to paint the town

My pencil is dull
My pencil is dull
There's not much lead left in my pencil
My marker ran dry
Was a scribblin night
And there's not much lead left in my pencil
There's not an activity at all
There's no wheels a turnin in my skull
In my skull, in my skull
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
Oh oh oh
Suicide bombers just need a hug
Get that bomb strapped on nice and snug
Let my divine love relieve you

Oh oh oh
Tonight's the night go and oil your gun
We'll turn the quick stop to emporium
Let my divine light lead you

And oh my mystery man
You're so oh oh oh
You're so provocative, so underground
And I never wanna see your face
You come oh oh oh
You come invisible to paint the town

Go on guerrilla pull your hoods up
And the billboards yours this time
And shake your paint can and throw your piece up
Then you run for your righteous crime

Oh oh oh ring around the fat man
Around little boy
Daddy gave me this fantastic toy
Let's go and find out what it can do

Oh oh oh
Ashes to ashes and we all fall down
There's nothing standing for miles around
I guess we found out what it can do

And oh my mystery man
Oh my mystery man
You're so oh oh oh
You're so provocative, so underground
And I never wanna see your face
You come oh oh oh
You come invisible to paint the town

My stencil is dope
My stencil is dope
Just follow the rope to my stencil
Tiananman square mickey d's in the air
'Cause there's not much lead left in my pencil
There's not an activity at all
There's no wheels a turning in my skull
In my skull, in my skull
In my skull, in my skull
In my skull, in my skull

Dig This Record

Dig this record
Dig this record now
Dig it like you never dug one before
'Cause it's so far out

Find your lover
Lay your lover down
Make a moment to remember
And relive through this sound

Dig it out of the basement now
Out from under the Van Gogh owl
Dig it out from the discard and onto the record player
Now that I'm gone and far away

I am in a flood
I'm about to sink
I am tits up in the water without a drop to drink
I look for my saviour
He's nowhere to be found
So I hang on to my guitar like a lifeboat till we both drown

Dig it out of the basement now
Out from under the Van Gogh owl
Dig it out from the discard and onto the record player
Now that I'm gone and far away
Now that I'm gone and far away
Now that I'm gone and far away

Dig this record
Dig this record now
Dig it like you never dug one before
'Cause it's so far out

I am on the drift
I am out to sea
You know this poor world couldn't put a price on the likes of me
Turn to your lover
Kiss your lover's mouth
There's no others I'd rather be with as my song plays out
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
Dig it out of the basement now
Out from under the Van Gogh owl
Dig it out from the discard and onto the record player
Now that I'm gone and far away
Now that I'm gone and far away
Now that I'm gone and far away

Now that I'm gone and far away
Now that I'm gone and far away
Now that I'm gone and far away
Now that I'm gone and far away

DNR

Winter's dark morning woke my dad
The diabetic didn't feel his feet step out of bed
The truck filled with TV dinners
Needing delivering round town
He would drive behind the paper boy throwin' them headlines out

And no antidepressant of sort
Could change the weather report
When the wind chill factor was high he took the whole bottle down
He's got his paperwork now

DNR, DNR, DNR
DNR, DNR, DNR

Jesus wants me for a sunbeam, he raised his kids up right
But being raised in the light of Christ adds insult to injury that night
When the mail order brides and the phone sex and his negligence became real
The wall covered in spit how's it to make your teenage daughters feel
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
He called his flame that never died
She could hear something weren't right
Now we've got one more failed attempt at a suicide
Keep it right by your side

DNR
By no heroic measure
DNR
Restart restart his heart
DNR, DNR, DNR, DNR

A lonely heart was the black hole that did him in
From the first attempt to his current critical condition
Now we're talking over who will take the dog if he's gonna make it through again
And we're taking turns tell him the stories of the good times worth remembering
And then my sister asked
Are we praying for him to pass
And no one dared speak out loud but we all knew
And pushed the paperwork through

DNR
By no heroic measure
DNR
Restart restart his heart
DNR, DNR, DNR
DNR, DNR, DNR
DNR, DN

Deeper Devastation

I don't trust anyone
Not you
And the closer you come
Deeper devastation

I'm a baby bird
I'm a hungry bird
And I feed from your gut
And the wind blows
And the tree shakes
And your beak stabs my throat

Under the power of
Our one and only sun

There's a kink in the pattern
Do you do the right thing
There's a hole in the fabric
Do you do the right thing
You cannot trust a human being to do the right thing
Do the right
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
Under the power of
Our one and only sun

And there once was a time
With you
But it turned on a dime
And tales call the decision

I'm a lover wild
I'm a loyal child
And I've burned your eyes on mine
When the bones collide
And the rocks catch fire
And your greed swallows me whole

Under the power of
Our one and only sun

There's a kink in the pattern
Do you do the right thing
There's a hole in the fabric
Do you do the right thing
You cannot trust a human being to do the right thing
Do the right

Under the power of
Our one and only
Under the power of
Our one and only
Under the power of
Our one and only sun

I'm a bleeding heart
I'm a hiding heart
And I can bleed and hide and still love
When the truths blown wide
And my faith's capsized
I drift in loss and sorrow

Under the power of
Our one and only
Under the power of
Our one and only
Under the power of
Our one and only sun

There's a kink in the pattern
Do you do the right thing
There's a hole in the fabric
Do you do the right thing
And it is all in the planning
Do you do the right thing
You cannot trust a human being to do the right thing
Do the right

Under the power of
Our one and only
Under the power of
Our one and only
Under the power of
Our one and only
Under the power of
Our one and only

When I'm Asleep

You gotta bring the bread to the table
You gotta bring the bread on home
So you dance for the rain and the sun and the wind
And you pray for your crops to grow

And every morning till sundown
You work your hands to the bone
You keep your head high and your eyes wide
Diamond in your mind and you bring the bread home
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
But when I'm asleep
When I'm asleep
I'm not anyone
You're not anywhere

But when I'm asleep
When I'm asleep
I'm not anyone
You're not anywhere

And you know I gotta win your heart babe
You know I gotta win your love
So I promise the moon and the stars and the sea
And I pray to the stars above

With every beat my hearts skipping
You'll know what I'm made of
I keep light on and the bed warm
Shelter from the storm and I'm keepin our love

But when I'm asleep
When I'm asleep
I'm not anyone
You're not anywhere

When I'm asleep
When I'm asleep
I'm not anyone
You're not anywhere

And my mouth doesn't talk back to me
And my plans don't have to be
And my back doesn't feel gravity
And my dreams go back to sleep

And you know I gotta make it to heaven
You know I gotta save my soul
So I marry the lord and I drink from the scars
And I swear off my worldly ways

And every second a baby
Is born through his mother's bones
And torn from grace gotta find your faith
Or the devil's gonna claim your soul

Go back to sleep
Go back to sleep
I'm not anyone
You're not anywhere

Go back to sleep
Go back to sleep
I'm not anyone
You're not anywhere...

LOVE LETTER FOR FIRE

Welcome to feeling

Happy
Welcome to feeling
Calm comes
We're sleeping in the sun
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Deep in the sun
Dark in the sun
Dark inside the sun
Deep in the sun
Dark inside of wonder

Full of song
Dark inside of wonder
Full of happiness

One way to pray

You can see with your wounded eye
Crossing low narrow streets at night
Like a car crash fighting for road
You'd rather sleep alone

I've got arms that can't hold enough
And my love song might ask too much
How your shadow grows bitter and long
When I enter it wrong
I enter it wrong, I enter it wrong
I enter it wrong, I enter it wrong
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I could heal but my hands are cold
You could lend me your broken bones
Letting love keep climbing the stairs
To comb your long hair

You could sleep where no dreamer goes
Build a house more of stone than home
Pray for music with a reverent ear
And the song reappears

Open sky receiver
The song reappears
Open sea receiver
The song reappears
Open land receiver
The song reappears
Red ember believer
The song reappears
Open eye receiver
The song reappears
Open mouth receiver
The song reappears
Open palm receiver
The song reappears
Burning heart believer
The song reappears

You can sing with your tired lungs
Know the wind and we'll take what comes
It's a tough road taking the name
They'll carve on our grave

We're alive under thunder clouds
Taking hymns out of mothers mouths
Swimming out to the incoming waves
That's one way to pray
One way to pray

Open eye receiver
One way to pray
Open mouth receiver
One way to pray
Open palm receiver
One way to pray
Burning heart believer

The lamb you lost

Oh the pin fixing the sea
Was a pillar in my spine
Until the tempest embraced me
In its still and quiet eye

When my hand reached out to skim
Bluer water than your eyes
I was ripped into the spin
I was torn into the tide

Hear the waves hit the cliff
Like our names engraved
Silhouetted you and I kissing
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Moon in a tidal lock
And I am born to love you
Like the king who gave his name to Carolina

Know when the sky is dark
The light will come tomorrow
And the lamb you lost is following behind you
There's a lamb you lost still following behind you

Feel the cold on the cliff
With our names engraved

There is music in the sea
And we swim into the sound
Far adrift like I am free
When your voice turns me around

Any heart could burst its shell
Love is made for broken things
Bring your hands to know me well
Know my heart for what it sings

There are names on the cliff
That the waves won't take
Silhouetted you and I kissing

Moon in a tidal lock
And I am born to love you
Like the king who gave his name to Carolina

Know when the sky is dark
The light will come tomorrow
And the lamb you lost is following behind you
There's a lamb you lost still following behind you

We too are a moon

This song is a love letter to toss into the fire
Wind comes in the window
Faces carve into the hearth

Find a soul and feel it
Hearts have hidden rooms
Sing with me to wrong gods
Music isn't safe

This love is a photograph of snow kept in a cloud
We don't look for failure but it's teaching us the world
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And it's open kisses
Mercy among stones
Horses in the doorway
Running out of rain

And we all die of thirst
We put family first
The world can withhold so much beauty

This life is a river rock to turn under your tongue
Laughing rubs it smooth and crying turns into a pearl

Promise me tomorrow
Fingers deep in green
This well's full of water
We two are a moon

Midas tongue

The devil made the water warm
And the fruit trees call
Out for us to taste them all
Little heart I poured your wine
And you poured mine
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Heaven isn't always kind
Singing stars are far away
And the sun says gray
Wind is in the heavy wings and the light stone sinks

Halos and the night falls free
Falling not for you and me
A halo is a band of gold
And we both have one of those

God is breathing on the shore
We become his words
Disappear and reemerge
Even borrowed love is sung in a midas tongue

Little heart I knew you well
You were kin and my kind when i lost you in the tide
Sing a star for all that glows in the undertow

Halos and the night falls free
Falling not for you and me
A halo is a band of gold
And we both have one of those

Know the wild that wants you

When you were a boy you stuck
A thumb inside the light
Morning bottle warm

Holy compass ready you would run into the wild
Into the wild
Gathered in its arms
In its arms, in its arms
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When you're in the city
You're a tangled native tongue
Another tongue eating fear for free
Know the wild that wants
You know you're not another pillow on a gun
Drifting off to sleep
And come home

Feel your own bones say
"Heal yourself, yourself"
Hear your own heart moan
"Love yourself, yourself”

When you were a girl
Salt was beading down your back
And all the braves were tangled in your hair
Candy for your lips and for your love
All you were given was a bruise
Falling down the stairs

When you're in the city and it's talking to itself
To itself, stealing what you sing
Know the wild that wants you when the sun is underground
And park police are laughing off your leaves

Feel your own bones say
"Heal yourself, yourself"
Hear your own heart moan
"Love yourself, yourself"
And come home, and come home
And come home, and come home

Every songbird says

I'm a tiny heart
Thats falling fast
Like a hummingbird
Like an hour glass

I'm a hollow bone
A determined wing
For the distant home
Of a promise ring

This bed is old
But the dream is new
You can borrow mine
If you break a few
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I'm a mountainside
I can wash away
I'm a pool of tears
On a wedding day

Oh, we're both baby bottles full of love
Oh, empty fingers of a glove
Oh, we know when its enough
Oh enough, oh enough
Oh it's enough
Oh, to be walking with you

I get lost
I get lost a lot
And you meet me there
I can close my eyes
And find you anywhere
I can hold you close
While you wander free
And the long walk home
Says you're good for me
You're good for me

I can take a lot
I'll give you more
We're a tiny heart
But the blood is warm
I'm a thunderclap
I'm cutting through
Every songbird says
I'm in love with you
I'm in love with you
I'm in love with you
I'm in love with you

Oh, we're both deaf and banging on a drum
Snow angels sleeping in the sun
Oh, we know when it's enough
Oh, enough, oh enough
Oh, enough

Oh, sun sinking down and this work is never done
Oh, your heart is never won
Oh, we know when it's enough
Oh, enough, oh enough
Oh, enough, oh enough
Oh, enough, oh enough
Oh, enough, oh it's enough
Oh, to be walking with you
Oh, and get lost

Bright lights and goodbyes

Fish don't care for a quiet sea
The trees won't give the lightning sky

Who died right from living thin
We'll throw our gold where waters wide

When the world grows love in between the words
Held beneath your tongue
They sound strange

When we listen there's a heart beat
Singing about the need for leaves
Wind within the wind and change

Nameless days and a memory like stone
Snowfall coming and a warm walking home
Bright lights and goodbyes
Bright lights and goodbyes
Bright lights and goodbyes
Bright lights and goodbyes
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When we listen theres a rainfall
Calling us ground for green
Waves beyond the waves like old stars

We can hear fear like fire in the river blood
Hands for pulling through
I'll pull you hard

Night likes feeling and its lovers all run free
Time loves crying it was kind to give us these
Bright lights and goodbyes
Bright lights and goodbyes
Bright lights and goodbyes
Bright lights and goodbyes

Kiss me quick

Kiss me quick while you still can
I'm a heart with a heavy hand
Every morning horn is a crown of thorn
Every breath is a wedding band

You could roll your eyes
You could play for time
You could weep the sunlight down

Won't you kiss me quick while you still can
And I'll find the night with you

We'll build our house in a field of gold
When the mountains tumbling down
And blocks the road
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We'll turn each rock into a stepping stone
And fumble around the failing stars
On our way back home

Kiss me quick while you still can
I'm a tongue for the wicked truth
Every autumn takes what the summer makes
And we wilt in the living proof

You could pull the tide
Build a wall inside
You could drift and draw like love

Won't you kiss me quick while you still can
And I'll meet you inside me
Kiss me quick while you still can
Kiss me quick while you still can
Kiss me quick while you still can

Chalk it up to Chi

I am on a train
You are on the road
Ear down to the track
Feeling out communication

I am on the rail
You are kneeling still
Ear down to the rail for a whale call
Elemental communication

You're a sorry black boot
I'm a shiny marble

I am old and stone
You are mossy green
I could be your home
But you've gone and overgrown it
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I could be your home
You won't keep it clean
Greedy as a grain in a rainfall
Elemental communication

I'm a sorry black boot
You're a shiny marble

I'm a shiny marble you're a sorry black boot
You lost your marble in your sorry black boot
You shine them up, you get your swagger shiny black
You shine them up, you get your shiny marble back

Could we just agree
Chalk it up to Chi
Sing around the roots
And I'll sing along the leaf tops

I could be your home
Fuck with you for fun
Laugh until it hurts
With a friend first
Elemental communication

I'm a shiny marble you're a sorry black boot
You lost your marble in your sorry black boot
You shine them up, you get your swagger shiny black
You shine them up, you get your shiny marble back

I'm a shiny marble you're a sorry black boot
You lost your marble in your sorry black boot
You shine them up, you get your swagger shiny black
You shine them up, you get your shiny marble back

Valley clouds

Why don't we go slow below the valley clouds
Our edges worn round and sacred now
All in time, all promises were not the same
We left flowers in the field and our tears were plain

Bend to the wind
It'll baptize your skin
Until your music is tender
Tender as trees
For the truth we believed
It's the wind we remember
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We were overcome
Spinning in the wheels
Hitting bottom in the wellspring mud
Crying to the cold until we felt the sun
Home was up a hill but our weary legs could run

When we closed our eyes
We could see the serpent
And the savior laying side by side
Heaven was a corner where we tried to hide
Our running would be long
And our river would be wild

Feel this flag
Let's ring another freedom bell
Our backs were to the sound but it's sermon held

All things wild draw cups until the waters cold
Our memories are christ and our hearts are clothes

Bend to the wind
It'll baptize our skin until our music is tender
Tender as trees
For the tears when we leave it's the wind we'll remember

We'll be overcome
Spinning in the wheels
Hitting bottom in the wellspring mud
Crying to the cold until we feel the sun
Home is up a hill where our weary legs will run

When we close our eyes
See the serpent and her favorite savior
Laying side by side
Every heaven only you and I can find
Our running will be long
And our river will be wild
Be wild

Bells come back
We'll name a star we know all night
What valley is our claim when our coin is sky

Soft place to land

I know you're out there
Out in that weather
It's raining sideways
A hard rain
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Keeping your head down
Buried in your collar
You press into the headwind
Because theres work to be done

If she don't cling to you
If she don't tend to you
And give you respite from your worries
And the wind thats blowing through

If you're looking for a soft place to land
The calm of a steady hand
An unconditional friend
If you need to take a moment to catch your breath

Come in before you catch your death
You don't have to pass the test to come home

Your faithful pony
Who's legs have broken
Now leaves you stranded on the high plain

When the gunshot echoes
Your heart despairing
You pack up all you can carry
'Cause there's work to be done

If she don't pray to you
And run her fingers through
I vow to always leave the light on
She don't bend to you

And she don't bow down to
Or put a shoulder to the burden
That is weighing down on you
If you're looking for a soft place to land

The calm of a steady hand
An unconditional friend
If you need to take a moment to catch your breath
Come in before you catch your death
You don't have to pass the test to come home
A soft place to land

The calm of a steady hand
An unconditional friend
If you need to take a moment to catch your breath
Come in before you catch your death
You don't have to pass the test to come home

A soft place to land
A soft place
A soft place to land
A soft place

A soft place to land
A soft place
A soft place to land
A soft place

Sailor to siren

This tenderness comes as a surprise
Drinking where the riverbed was dry
Trees in the wind trembling with love

Mad morning light drew you out the door
Mama didn't need you anymore
She pointed at night but you saw the stars

Brace yourself and nestle into me
Bare it all like fallen autumn leaves
You don't even know me that well

Now every blossoms ready to explode
Rooted in the cracks along the road
The world is a dream that wiggled free
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Wild distant water told me where to run
Papa let me know i'm not enough
He took out the life and left me the hole

Are you the sailor or the siren in the tide
Trusts a tiny ocean and besides
You don't even know me that well

Your song is warm and coming through the wall
Hearts are thrown to strangers after all
You don't even know me that well

MEMORIES ARE NOW

Memories Are Now

Memories are now
Memories are now

I was not there
I won't be there
I am only here
Memories are now
I can carry this weight
I can stand up tall
Look you in the eye

You haven't broken me yet
You don't scare me to death
You don't scare me at all
Though you try

I've lived enough life
I've earned my stripes
With my knife in the ground
This is mine

Clear the way
I'm coming through
No matter what you say
I've got work to be doing
If you're not here to help
Go find some other life to ruin
Let me show you the door
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And the only fear
Is a thing called fear
I am only here
I have only now
To bear the load
To feel my way
Trust my mistakes

I've seen you before
I know our face
I fell for that line shame on you
You've got this idea
I can be fooled again with the line
Shame on me

Clear the way
I'm coming through
No matter what you say
I've got work to be doing
If you're not here to help
Go find some other life to ruin
You have outstayed your welcome
Best get up, get on, get movin'
Get movin', get movin', get movin'
Let me show you the door

Memories are now
Memories are now
Memories are now
And every doubt is just
A trigger proving strength

Clear the way
I'm coming through
No matter what you say
I've got work to be doing
If you're not here to help
Go find some other life to ruin
Take a bite out of me
Find you've got more
Than you're happy chewin'
You have outstayed your welcome
Best get up, get on, get movin'
Get movin', get movin', get movin'
Get movin'
Let me show you the door

Memories are now

The lost sky

I walk the dark star
The lost sky
Searching for your signal
Receive mine
I caught your cold
And our tears became laughter
Happy ever after
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Out of our secrets
We built a home
Confide and fortify
Blood bone
A love like ours comes round once in a lifetime
Sending you a lifeline

The bitter burn of a signal run cold
You became the dark star and left me all alone
A love like ours comes round once in a lifetime
Sending you a lifeline

The bitter burn of a signal run cold
You became the dark star and left me all alone
A love like ours comes round once in a lifetime
Sending you a lifeline

When we said
The words I love you
I said them 'cause they are true
Why would you say those words to me
If you could not follow through
Go wash your mouth out child

I walk the dark star
The lost sky
Searching for your signal
Receive mine
I caught your cold
And our tears became laughter
Happy ever after

Out of our secrets
We built a home
Confide and fortify
Blood bone
A love like ours comes round once in a lifetime
Sending you a lifeline

The bitter burn of a signal run cold
You became the dark star and left me all alone
A love like ours comes round once in a lifetime
Sending you a lifeline

When we said
The words I love you
I said them 'cause they are true
Why would you say those words to me
If you could not follow through
Go wash your mouth out child

I walk the dark star
The lost sky
Searching for your signal
Receive mine
I caught your cold
And our tears became laughter
Happy ever after

Out of our secrets
We built a home
Confide and fortify
Blood bone
A love like ours comes round once in a lifetime
Sending you a lifeline

The bitter burn of a signal run cold
You became the dark star and left me all alone
A love like ours comes round once in a lifetime
Sending you a lifeline

The bitter burn of a signal run cold
You became the dark star and left me all alone
A love like ours comes round once in a lifetime
Sending you a lifeline

When we said

Animal Kingdom Chaotic

Where would we find a pulse
I just work here computer says no
Are we all ones and zeros
I just work here computer sa ys no

You know you wanna but the
Computer says no
You know you wanna wanna
Take back control

I say it is possible
But your computer says no
You say it's impossible
But your dumb computer says no
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You know you wanna but the
Computer says no
You know you wanna wanna
Take back control
Take back control
Take back control
Take back control

Human kind wiped out by rise in drone
Take back control
Fightin', killin' by remote control

You know you wanna but the drone
You know you wanna but the drone
You know you wanna but the drone
You know you wanna but the

You know you wanna but the computer says no
You know you wanna but the
Take back control

Robots are the new exotic
Animal kingdom chaotic
Smoking jacket
Hand in pocket
Oh how I learned to love the rocket

You know you wanna but the
Computer says no
You know you wanna wanna
Take back control

You know you wanna but the
Computer says no
You know you wanna wanna
Take back control
Take back control
Take back control
Take back control

Human kind wiped out by rise in drone
Take back control
Fightin', killin' by remote control
Take back control
Human kind wiped out by rise in drone
Take back control
Fightin', killin', fightin', killin'
Fightin', killin', fightin', killin'
By remote control

You know you wanna but the drone
You know you wanna but the drone
You know you wanna but the drone

Simon says

Pound's falling out my pocket
We went straight out and bought it
Cats stripes stars and swishes standing in a line

The satellite connects
We're hypnotised by TV sets
And sing along commercial anthems
Like a zombie choir
Doo doo doo doo doo

We're all talkin' about it
Round the clock about it
Scheme about it, dream about it
Eat it all the time

It's on the grocery list
Below the cream above the chips
What Simon says we've got to listen
Tell us what we like
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'Cause I like what I like
I like what I like
But why do I, do I, do I, do I
Do I, do I, do I, do I

Www don't forget life before the internet
When streets were run by sharks and jets
And children running wild
As we pixelate a generation
Children become application
Pawn consumer pollinators
Buy it, buy and buy

'Cause I like what I like

We're all talkin' about it
Round the clock about it
Scheme about it, dream about it
Even when we die

It's on the grocery list
Below the cream above the chips
What Simon says we've got to listen
Tell us what we like

We're still talkin' about it
Can't stop talking
'Cause the needle in the haystack
Is a splinter in your mind

It can get quite confused
When you don't pick the words you choose
Involuntarily advertising for their enterprise

'Cause I like what I like
I like what I like
I like what I like
But why do I, do I, do I, do I
Do I, do I, do I, do I, do I...

Know every climbing tree
Do I know every climbing tree
Do I know every climbing tree
Do I know every climbing tree

Cut Connection

I'm living the dream
In the dream I'm buried alive
Two bed grave, one bath, car in the drive
Mirrored covered windows block the light
Feeding back reflection distorts life
Cut connection

Cut connection
Cut connection
Cut connection
Come on
Be the drummer in my
Come on
Be the drummer in my heart

I summon y our hands to bring me what is mine
I flatter your eyes and fail the heart behind
All else element in my design
I don't waste my breath, don't waste my time
Cut connection
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Cut connection
Cut connection
Cut connection
Cut connection
Come on, be the drummer in my heart
Be the drummer in my heart
Be the drummer in my heart

I want for your kiss, for your kiss my lips won't part
I want for your touch, for your touch my hands won't move
Come on bring that friction get that spark
Come on be the drummer in my heart
Cut connection

Cut connection
Cut connection
Cut connection
Cut connection
Be the drummer in my heart
Be the drummer in my heart
Be the drummer in my heart

Come on up
To the old rock
To the old rock
To the well
Drink from the old well
Be a beggar
Be a king
Be a cold machine
Be a part of all things

Come on up
To the old rock
To the old rock
To the well
Drink from the old well
Be a beggar
Be a king
Be a cold machine
Be a part of all things

Come on up
To the old rock
To the old rock
To the well
Drink from the old well

The horizon
Ocean floor
Sail on wounded wing
Be a part of all things
Be a part of all things
Be a part of all things

Be a part of all things
Be a part of all things
Be a part of all things
Be a part of all things...

Songs of Old

Turn the key in the iron lock of the old oak door
Lean into its passages with all my weight and enter
Immediately my olfactory senses its home
Paper thin and paraffin and the glimmering of gold

Marble hands out pouring ater
Silver wings delivering wishes
Streams of coloured light
Make hell a home

Mama singin' the songs of old
Mama singin' the songs of old
Singin' the rock of ages
Though the gold is marred by red
Singin' the rock of ages
Melt 'em down and make new saints
Singin' the rock of ages
Empires are made this way
Singin' the rock of ages
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Endless hopes and endless fears
Polish this stone
The deeper desire
The finer the grain
This time I walk the stair way
And turn the key in the cellar door
I want to know why, why
All these stories never spoken
Danced or drawn or sung or written
Of how we built this temple soul by soul

Mama singin' the songs of old
Mama singin' the songs of old
Singin' the rock of ages
Though the gold is marred by red
Singin' the rock of ages
Melt 'em down and make new saints
Singin' the rock of ages
Empires are made this way
Singin' the rock of ages
Mama singin' the songs of old
Singin' the rock of ages
Though the gold is marred by red
Singin' the rock of ages
Melt 'em down and make new saints
Singin' the rock of ages
Empires are made this way
Singin' the rock of ages

Unsaid

I have never felt for any other lover like I feel for you
Our love is on a higher plane, a high humbling and holy thing
And your love is king and champion of my heart
A heavy weight, I'm gonna make you stay

Don't wanna fight, don't wanna fight
Wanna hold you close, wanna love you right
Wanna love you right

'Cause the night is long and the bed is cold
And the heart is hard and the ember is coal
And the door is closed when you walk away
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Don't walk away like that
Don't turn our back on me
I know that I don't make it easy on you babe
So come on back

Let's not get mad
Show teeth
Say things we wish could be
Let's not stay mad
Get mean
Say things we wish could be
Unsaid

I have never felt for any other lover like I feel for you
Our love is on a higher plane, a high humbling and holy thing
And your love is king and champion of my heart
A heavy weight, I'm gonna make you stay

Don't wanna fight, don't wanna fight
Wanna hold you close, wanna love you right
Wanna love you right

'Cause the night is long and the bed is cold
And the heart is hard and the ember is coal
And the door is closed when you walk away

Don't walk away like that
Don't turn our back on me
I know that I don't make it easy on you babe
So come on back

Let's not get mad
Show teeth
Say things we wish could be
Let's not stay mad
Get mean
Say things we wish could be

Let's not get mad
Show teeth
Say things we wish could be
Let's not stay mad
Get mean
Say things we wish could be
Unsaid

Pegasi

You found a map to my heart
It led you to the well
You combed out my mane
I'll wear your saddle and reins

With all these stars at my feet
I'll stamp and tap the spring
With my rider a mount
I feel like spreading my wings
Take to the sky like poetry
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When we're in love we're alive
You're the envy of the sky
Every ember wants to ride the supernova

But I fear you'll see the day
That I've endured all I can take
I won't bend but I will break under the weight

Because you broke within me
What others could not tame
I'll summon the wind
And do your bidding day by day

And with your firm strong hand
Go steady tow ard the north
We are a thing of beauty
Lit by the fires of iron ore
Your good old girl was built to soar

When we're in love we're alive
You're the envy of the sky
Every ember wants to ride the supernova

But I fear you'll see the day
That I've endured all I can take
I won't bend but I will break under the weight

Dying star
Dying star
Dying star

Through many love lit moons
I served my rider well
I suffered the bit
And took his spur into my side

And still I paid that price
When I shook that bridal free
And my beloved rider fell
From the stars into the sea
You're of the earth I'm Pegasi

When we're in love we're alive
You're the envy of the sky
Every ember wants to ride the supernova

But I fear you'll see the day
That I've endured all I can take
I won't bend but I will break under the weight

Dying star
Dying star
Dying star

The Coming

Jesus
Turned in his crown of thorns today
And announced to the earth and the heavens
The end of his reign

And took a seat next to the devil and said
I need a new name
And the coming never came
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My whole life
I fervently served him and obeyed
And I walked through this world full of sinners
And I kept them at bay

'Cause there's only enough room at his table
For the souls that are saved
And they're coming to shut the gate
You're too little and too late
And you can't get in on that name
But I don't buy it

I refuse to think that my best friend is going to hell anymore
And condescend to offer her a key to her salvation
Like it's something I have and can afford
And I won't blame my parents for clinging to the good word
In hopes that it makes sense of it all
And believing in a story
Like it was the bible when it was just a tale made tall

Hey ya, hey ya, hey ya

Now I wake up to the most spirit rattling scare
As I'm loosing my religion layer by layer
'Cause it's triggering all of the trip lines of the traps and the snares
It's that old device called fear, that old device called fear

Now it's the long ride through the unknown which I embrace
And the cops and the robbers
And the cowboys and the indians have got the same face
We just each of us doing our best to get by day by day
And heaven is ours to take
And our choices day by day
Bring us closer or further a way

I understood the risk that asking any kind of question
Could unravel me with one small fray
But I looked in my closet filled with ignorance
Intolerance and a fear that was turning to hate
And that is not the meaning or intention of the teaching
Or the truth from which the message came
And I can't turn a blind eye to centuries of conflict
And wrong-doing in his name
His name

Hey ya, hey ya, hey ya

Jesus
Turned in his crown of thorns today
And announced to the earth and the heavens
The end of his reign
And took a seat next to the devil and said
I need a new name
And the coming never came
 

Non Albums Tracks

Baby boy

( Live )

Because my baby boy
He's got my heart in wraps
Better believe my baby knows he's met his match
Oh yes my lover boy
He always got my back
If ever an adversary attacks and that's a fact.

In two days tarot reveals cupid's arrow
Aurora I might have to glow, oh
Feathers of a dove guide
And ??? Our love
Because you love her, love her, love her

And your love turns into punch
And you'll do anything drunk
Uh my ocean
And 'cause he sunk

On a champagne descent
Whilst you live is therein
Because you love her, love her, love her

Baby boy
You've got my heart in wraps
Better believe my baby knows he's met his match
Oh yes my lover boy
He always got my back
If ever an adversary attacks and that's a fact

Strong arms
Wrapped around
Delirium
On the ground

Under the sky her deeper blue eyes
Make the ocean feel shy
On a desert dry skin
There grows a garden
Because you love her, love her, love her
And now in the garden
You say that since you pick your lip
On a granite smiles and face
And you keep on digging
Throughout the winter fat or thin
Because you love her, love her love her

On a stormy ship
On a sunny ??? ???
Fashion bringing back blue
On a paramount
In a god of fon???
I am always in love with you

Sing it with me
Baby boy
You've got my heart in wraps
Better believe my baby knows he's met his match
Oh yes my lover boy
He always got my back
If ever an adversary attacks and that's a fact

Strong arms
Wrapped around
Delirium
On the ground.

Big Fish

( Silverscreen Demos EP )

I made up my mind
I'm leaving this town
I'm leaving this town
You won't find me look around

After twenty years of carving my name in the wet cement
Hand your head down and lament
You won't find me look around

Baby boy, baby boy
Don't follow me
I'm a seed, I'm a seed, I'm a seed
From a dandelion wish
With intent to be big fish
In the sea in the sea in the sea

I made up my mind
I'm leaving this town
I'm leaving this town
You won't find me look around

After twenty years of carving my name in the wet cement
Hand your head down and lament
You won't find me look around

Baby boy, baby boy, set me free
Don't sabotage
Don't hide away my key
I'm a lark inside a cage
And the world is but a stage
For to sing, for to sing, for to sing

I made up my mind
I'm leaving this town
I'm leaving this town
You won't find me look around

After twenty years of carving my name in the wet cement
Hand your head down and lament
You won't find me look around

From a dandelion wish
With intent to be big fish
In the sea in the sea in the sea
In the sea in the sea in the sea...

Call upon rest

( Live )

Lay your head on my breast close your eyes and call upon rest
Your could be my baby child, how tenderly I feel about you
And I can see for miles and miles the foreign land in my mind
And would you come here be near me
Lay awake with me till dawn breaks
And take my love no price to pay
I don't wanna make you mine
I just wanna hold you baby so fine
Lay your head on my breast close your eyes and call upon rest
I have let down I have let down I have let down a wall I have let down
We fall and humble down to grace
Boy you take me down since you endeared me to you all of my pain has gave way
And love has healed my wounded dove
Boy you take me down
Lay your head on my breast close your eyes and call upon rest

City Bird

( Snowglobe EP )

City bird, city bird
Fly away from my window
From my window
'Cause you don't sing
Like the birds from home sing
Your song is dying

I set the table
For the ghosts in my home, my home
And pour the wine, and raise a glass
For the guests in my home

They enter in
In their skin and in their bones, still in their bones
The vision scares, but none compares
To the dread of drinking alone

After the tower was turned to a tomb
The underworld refugees all refused by the banker
They can never go in
So I let them in

Oh city bird, city bird
Fly away from my window
From my window
'Cause you don't sing
Like the birds from home sing
Your song is dying

I light the candle
For the ghosts in my home, my home
And say a prayer to please send care
For the guests in my home
But in their sleep
They claw and scream the devil home
(The devils come home)
But that nightmare
Does not compare to the demons in sleeping alone

After the tower was turned to a tomb
The underworld refugees all refused by the banker
And with nowhere to go
They wash up on Skid Row

Oh city bird, city bird
Fly away from my window, from my window
'Cause you don't sing
Like the birds from home sing
Your song is dying

Deep blue sea

( Live )

If there is trouble in the deep blue sea
There is trouble in me
Trouble in me now
Trouble in the deep blue sea
There is trouble in me
Well your house in the hill
The fat on your face
Your green rolling bills
And your heavy iron gate
If you live in the big bad world-
No stone steel or name
Could separate your from beyond
That gate in any type of way.

You just might be protected
By the front lines from attack
But on levels of soul dear you
You can't avoid impact

If there is trouble in the deep blue sea
There is trouble in me
Trouble in me now
Trouble in the deep blue sea
There is trouble in me

Fixit men

( Silverscreen Demos EP )

You got to keep them fixit men fed you get
You got to keep them buttered and breaded
You got to keep them sweet
Sweet things said
No love at the door they won't come no more.

My oh my
My pipes is dry
What I'm gonna do with dry pipes
Forlorn it's early morn
What I'm gonna do with dry pipes

I call my man but he won't stand
Cause all I paid him was a bag of sand
Now baby what I'm gonna do with dry pipes
Oh boy, now what I'm gonna do with dry pipes

You got to keep them fixit men fed you get
You got to keep them buttered and breaded
You got to keep them sweet
Sweet things said
No love at the door they won't come no more.

No fun my car won't run
What about the car that won't run
Work work gotta get to work
What about the car that won't run

I call my man but he won't stand
'Cause all I paid him was to shake my hand
Now baby what about the car that won't run
Oh boy, now what about the car that won't run.

You got to keep them fixit men fed you get
You got to keep them buttered and breaded
You got to keep them sweet
Sweet things said
No love at the door they won't come no more

Roof roof got a leaky roof
What I'm gonna do 'bout that roof
Drip drop the rain won't stop
What I'm gonna do 'bout that roof

I call my man but he won't stand
Cause nothing's sizzling in the frying pan
Frying pan

You got to keep them fix it men fed better get it
Got to keep them buttered and breaded
You got to keep them sweet
Sweet things said
No love at the door they won't come no more
No love at the door they won't come no more
No love at the door they won't come no more

Flume

(Bon Iver cover / The Voice Project Session)

I am my mother's only one
It's enough
I wear my garment so it shows
Now you know

Only love is all maroon
Gluey feathers on a flume
Sky is womb and she's the moon

I am my mother on the wall
With us all
I move in water, shore to shore
Nothing's more

Only love is all maroon
Lapping lakes like leery loons
Leaving rope burns, reddish ruse

Only love is all maroon
Gluey feathers on a flume
Sky is womb and she's the moon

Hero

( Live )

It wasn't the leprechaun
It wasn't the Easter bunny
It wasn't Santa Claus
With his cider paws
And his bag of coal
That stole my child
Made me grow old

The man is just a man like any
The man is just a man
The man is just a man like any
The man is just a man

It wasn't the day go down
It wasn't the burning sound
It wasn't years go by and mama died and went under ground
That stole my child made me grow old

The man is just a man like any
The man is just a man
The man is just a man like any
The man is just a man

Now daddy was a man like the heroes on TV
Until I caught him chasing the cat up a tree
And he made the world go round
He made the sun go down
The day I met my dad was the day that I met gravity
The day I met my dad was the day that I touched down
Touched down
Touched down
Touched down

The man is just a man like any
The man is just a man
The man is just a man like any
The man is just a man

Do as I say to do
Not as you see me do
Well I saw you do it
Saw your soul go down in hell
It's just as well
Better than lies

The man is just a man like any
The man is just a man
The man is just a man like any
The man is just a man

Now daddy was the man like the heroes on TV
Until I caught him chasing the cat up a tree

And he made the world go round
He made the sun go down
They day I met my dad was the day that I met gravity
The day I met my dad was the day that I touched down
Touched down
Touched down
Touched down
Touched down

Life within a life

( Silverscreen Demos EP )

The come and they go
My woes and my joy
I know getting attached to that temporal toil
Is…is…is…is ignorant

They ebb and they flow
My frowns and my smiles
I know getting attached to that miracle mile
Is…is…is…is ignorant

State of bliss
Tell me are you happiness
Something's gone terrible wrong
If you are the other than this

Turn out the sun
All of your golden days are gone
There's a world better than this one is your favourite song

Observe and then note
The flux in your power
Your efficiencies in spinning your hour to hour
Is…is…is significant

Deserve and then don't
Your bouquet of flowers
The universal candy is bitter-sweet-salty
And sour get …get…get…get used to it

State of bliss
Tell me are you happiness
Something's gone terribly wrong
If you are other than this

Go get your gun
No need in leaving the safety on
I'm going higher one day is your favourite song

Yeah they come
Sure as they go
Yeah they come
Sure as they go
So they come
Sure as they go
Yes they come
Sure as they go
Sure as they go

Life within a life
Has ended and begun
Again my tune is sung
Oh yeah
We sail into the sun
Light and brightest night
Dark and dismal day
Has ended and begun
In out and in of one
We sail into the sun

Life within a life
Has ended and begun
In out and in of one
Oh yeah
We sail into the sun
Light and brightest night
Has ended and begun
In out and in of one
We sail into the sun

Light and brightest night
Dark and dismal day
Has ended and begun
In out and in of one
We sail into the sun

Make me dance

What I know is it's raining and I'm alone
Ooh I like to call you on the phone
If only I had your number
I'd take you for my lover
All my own

Do you know
I rehearse the lines
I'll say to you
Then you'll say to me
And how I set my eyes
I think about all the things I did say to you
Now I've been wasting time
Waiting on our coincidental meeting
I'm hanging on your line
Oh you got your strings tied to me
Well if you're such
The puppeteer
Then while you have me here

Make me dance
Make me dance
Make me dance
Oh no no no no
Woah lord there's a fool on the floor
From flopping his ?chance/chairs?
Oh no no no no
Me dance
Make me dance
Make me dance
Oh no no no no
Woah lord there's a fool on the floor
Come on for the ants crawled up my pants
Me dance

I think of a lingerie
To the cafe
My sisters my ???
I want people staring at me
I'll sting my lips with sugar peas
I wear high heel galoshes
Oh the 'oh my goshes' that be

Do you know
I rehearse the lines
I'll say to you
Then you'll say to me
And how I set my eyes
I think about all the things you did say to me
Now I've been wasting time
Waiting on our coincidental meeting
I'm hanging on your line
Ooh you got your strings tight on me
Well if you're such
The puppeteer
Then while you have me here

Make me dance
Make me dance
Make me dance
Oh no no no no
Woah lord there's a fool on the floor
From flopping his chance
Oh no no no no
Me dance
Make me dance
Make me dance
Oh no no no no
Woah lord there's a fool on the floor
Come on for the ants crawled up my pants
Me dance

What I know is it's raining and I'm alone
Ooh I like to call you on the phone
If only I had your number
I'd take you for my lover
All my own

MeMisery

( Live )

Choo da choo choo
Come the chariot to carry me away
Boohoo da boohoo
Carry me away my misery
All alone trying to beat
The cold in my shack
Feel the work and the lack
Of touch on my back
Smart people say
You don't know what you have
Tell it's gone away
Who is gonna miss me
Who is gonna miss me
All the tests
And all that's missed and lost
Honey you can't afford the cost
Bailing rain bailing rain
Bailing rain soaks bones in pain
Well I must have something
Cause I'm overwhelmed with joy
Like a brand new baby toy
Leaping around with my arms
Open wide living out loud
Singing come inside inside inside
Hello hello hello
Hello hello hello
Wave goodbye
And hear the rail go clack
Engine rolls
Blows coal on down the track
Carry carry me
Carry me my misery
Who is gonna miss me
Who is gonna mis me
Choo da choochoo
Come the chariot to carry me away
Boohoo da boohoo
Dig my grave dig my grave
Dig my grave dig my grave

My boo

( Hunting my dress UK I-tunes bonus track)

In my chest of a cage
Wrapped with a gold velvet ribbon
In the cage of the bird
???

For the moment you had turned to me

In the bird there's a heart
Keeps a wind under her feathers
In my heart there's a song
Makes you feel like we're together

In the moment you had talked to me
My boo my boo
My boo my boo

In the song there is a flame
Burning the length of a candle
In the flame there is a wish
Soon you will be holding my hand

In the moment you had turned to me

In my hand there is a love
Like a long awaited letter
In the love there is a road
One that you and i walk together

In the moment you had turned to me
My boo my boo
My boo my boo
My boo my boo

In this darkened heart of mine
Your love has shined a light for me
When you're gone i pine and long
Write this song over don't be gone too long

And don't go
And don't go
And don't go

Down the road there's a house
Under a milky way sky light
In the house there is a room
Where I will wait through the long night

For the moment you had turned to me

In the room, there is a bed
Under ??? of daisies
In the bed brand new boo
Careful to not wake the baby

In the moment you had turned to me
My boo my boo
My boo my boo
My boo my boo
My boo my boo

Paradise

( Live )

Everybody needs their own oasis
Their own paradise to call their own
But ?while the penny's scratched? For single spaces
Move in with some strangers and call it home
Oh no

They greet you with some smiles and lemon meringue
But there is something sketchy about the pie
Soon enough the crust will start revealing
All the filling failed to catch your eye

The floor is made of eggshells
The roof is made of rain
The walls are opaque paper
The bones are a brittle ?frame?

But nonetheless the life is mostly normal
But there was trouble brewing deep inside
And sure enough one night our star crossed lovers
Turned into dr. Jekyll and mrs. Hyde
And through the night I suffered intimate violence
She would bite and kick and he would cry
And by the time I'm begging god for silence
She let out a scream as if something just died
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
Oh terror on paradise
The price for a rented room
And a pot to piss in while they smoke their lives
Into a paramedic doom
'Cause that girl is a powder house
With an abbreviated fuse
And he's a sucker for a tramp like a ?mess?
He's a trigger fool

When the tempest past
The worst is over
The underwear was washed and on the line
But as for me the innocent bystander
I fear their underwear has stained my mind
Oh no
Oh no

Happy days again
A dinner party
She served her rack of lamb and sadistic too
For all the wild hair big eyes batting
Add an apple other than ?her ???

The food turned into foreplay
The wine turned into truth
Desires walking her way
But what she'll leave is you
The floor turned into quicksand
Sinking where he stands
He needs me to be his saviour
He needs me to take his hand
Inevitably the house caved in
Me a desperado and a pile of wood
I listen to him bash but then I gave up
When he said I'll leave her if I only could
And she runs down in the ruin like a lone soldier
Riding her little engine that could
She pulled him from the dust and said 'we can rebuild it'
He took her in his arms like a lover junkie would

Oh terror on paradise
The price for a rented room
And a pot to piss in while they smoke their lives
Into a paramedic doom
'Cause that girl is a powder house
With a schizophrenic moon
And he's a sucker for a tramp like ?a master?
He's a trigger fool

Phonograph

( Live )

I fell in love
With a brilliant boy
I gave him my heart
When he captured my voice
He carried it cross the sea
How did he
Tangibly

Black was my true lover's hair
His eyes were green and his skin was fair
I bent to kiss the ground where he is
Standing there
The sugars rose
When springtime came
The fields were green
When I took his name
Our love was ripe as summer's rain
When they cut down that cane

Then the word came to my door
All the world had gone to war
He dropped his papers on the floor
He was called for the draft
I see him now in silhouette
Fading toward an army jet
Carrying with him bayonet
And a phonograph

I fell in love
With a brilliant boy
I gave him my heart
As he captured my voice
He carried it cross the sea
How did he
Tangibly tin a needle crank
The cylindar round
Until we meet again
Send the men underground
Bands of angels clean the blood from your brow

Through the smoke of firing guns
Man by man the war is won
One another father son
Your children all pass
Then at last his letter came
The poem read of love and shame
All I have to keep me sane
Is my phonograph

I fell in love
With a brilliant boy
I gave him my heart
When he captured my voice
He carried it across the sea
How did he
Tangibly tin a needle crank
The cylindar round
Until we meet again
Send the men underground

Rêves dans le Creux

( Snowglobe EP - Dreams in the hollow french version )

Et pourquoi on veut toutes être ballerines
Quand on sera grandes, quand on sera grandes
Et la nuit les garçons rêvent d'éteindre des incendies
Quand on sera grands

Dégagé, relevé, rond de jambe et tourne et saute
Tourne et saute
Les pompiers glissent le long du mat et sonnent l'alarme
Tout le monde debout
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
Tout va bien dans mon chagrin
N'est-ce pas qu'elle est belle
Hall en flammes, cendre et âme
Voila le héros

Petits yeux, larges yeux jeunes mais sages
Tous sont levés, tous sont levés
Vers ton casque et ta hache et ton ciré si jaune
Papa lève-toi

Toute la cendre et la poussière n'ont pu te rendre
Papa lève-toi, papa lève-toi
Ils voient ce que tu ne faisais pas
Quand le feu te rongeait
Jours radieux
Blottie dans le creux
A rêver dans le creux
Corbeau odieux
Chardon et bruyère
Pas de pas à suivre
On espère qu'ils vont suivre
L'espoir fait vivre

Tout va bien dans mon chagrin
N'est-ce pas qu'elle est belle
Hall en flammes, cendre et âme
Voila le héros

J'ai essayé de l'éteindre
Mais le grand arbre tombait
Et le voilà qui tend ses branches
Le grand arbre tombé

Au delà des mers son rêve de danse brisé
Je noue mes rubans, noue mes rubans
Car des rêveries d'un coeur brisé naît la plus ardente beauté
Je noue mes rubans, noue mes rubans
Lait de la mère, soie en loques, craie dans la penderie
Orteil cassé, pointes en loques
Relevé tourne et prie
Pour la danseuse cassée

Jours radieux
Blottie dans le creux
A rêver dans le creux
Corbeau odieux
Chardon et bruyère
Pas de pas à suivre
On espère qu'ils vont suivre
L'espoir fait vivre

Tout va bien dans mon chagrin
N'est-ce pas qu'elle est belle
Hall en flammes, cendre et âme
Voila le héros

Snowglobe

( Snowglobe EP )

Under the deep Wyoming snow
Water runs over rocks
Like blood and bone below
Her long white robe
Eyes alive with stars
Of brighter light of hope
We have all come home
To take her side
At the mountains foot
We left the past behind
I'm your child
In a snowglobe
This precious moment froze in time
We have all come home
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
How are you
How long, be gone
Feeling quite well
Feeling quite well
For I love you
How are you
Feeling quite well
Feeling quite well
For I'm loved

She was saying goodbye
She was saying goodbye
She was saying goodbye
She was saying goodbye

And as the earth spins steadily on
So my snowy globe spins steady towards the sun
Water runs
Ice drapes thin over the rocks like mother's skin
We have all come home
To take her side
Singing "we are going”
In a chamber choir of five
Mother's pride
"I know” echoes as she slips to cross the great divide
We have all come home

How are you
How long, be gone
Feeling quite well
Feeling quite well
For I love you
How are you
Feeling quite well
Feeling quite well
For I'm loved

How are you
How long, be gone
Feeling quite well
Feeling quite well
For I love you
How are you
Feeling quite well
Feeling quite well
For I'm loved

She was saying goodbye
She was saying goodbye
She was saying goodbye
She was saying goodbye

???

Storms Make Grey The Sea

( Snowglobe EP )

You sit up there
Did you know what you were in for
The change in air
When you walked through the door
You were blue, but now you're green
For now you belong to me
In the way storms may grey the sea
You belong to me
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
Maybe you feel a bit brighter by now
Maybe you hear the violet in your crown
Maybe you see your troubles wash out
Showering your colors with sound
And let them wash away

You sit out there
Did you know what you were in for
The change in air
When I stepped to the floor
You were blue, but now you're green
For now you belong to me
In the way storms may grey the sea
You belong to me

While You Were Away

( Snowglobe EP )

While you were away
You were away
I made
Bricks of bread
Bricks to break
From home grown grain
Planted in rows
And gathered when gold
And ground by my hand stone

While you were away
You were away
I slept past the dawn
The sun would set
And the sun would say
This night will be long
So I lit up the stars
On this ceiling of ours
And I wrote song for hours
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
So your home is warm
'Cause I kept it warm
And alive while you were gone

So your home is warm
'Cause I kept it warm
And alive while you were gone

While you were away
You were away
I made
A charm of herbs
Herbs that pray
And the charm is brave
It's guarding the glass
And it's guarding the doors
And it guarding the floor boards

Through the storm, through the storm
The windows fought the wind
And the rival oak's broken arm
But they never gave in
So I'm tending the fire
That you built before you left
It's not gone out once

So your home is warm
'Cause I kept it warm
And alive while you were gone

So your home is warm
'Cause I kept it warm
And alive while you were gone

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