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4​:​38am Stand​-​off (secret version)

by Neil Cousin (2015)

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4:38am Stand-off

I bring my words towards your head with a terrifying speed
I spell your name in the sand I clip the wings of a flea
Wide is the view in my window I have insincere dreams
My poems written absent minded while the TV is on

Pass on these words from my heart that I take it all back
It doesn't really make up for all the things that I said
For all my absences and lapses please forgive and forget
That I plagiarised and lied I give as good as I get

The fear of failing son is on me
There's things I never did that haunt me
The flickering failing sun is slowly fading away
Before I had the chance

I hitch a ride in your car I nail my flag to your mast
I put you first in the list of those I want to come last
I make a fire of your work and as it burns it's my muse
It keeps it me warm in the morning keeps me cold and confused

A man's as strong as his bones and his bones made of dust
The work he does in his life is just smoke in the gusts
Are there really things in the breeze
Your name my name carved in the tree


released March 20, 2015

Neil Cousin - Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Gulbransen Organ
Georgia Olivia Shackleton - vocals
Derek Paice - Percussion
Isi Clarke - Piano

Produced by Neil Cousin and Isi Clarke
Engineered by Isi Clarke
Recorded at Grange Farm Studio, Emneth, Cambs (www.grangefarmstudio.com)

Design by Dan Donovan

Released by Oilbug


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