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I guess you're hiding now in the chorus.

lyrics

There are those moments when you're breaking down, just breaking down on a shoulder.
There are those moments when you're crying out, just crying for a savior.

Someone's explaining all the theories I can't grasp, to some children on the grass,
in the evening at the park near my old house.

Someone's egging on the choir; someone's luring on the fall.
And someone's splaying out the splendor for us all.

Someone's flat against the pavement sorting pebbles from his teeth,
Someone's posting up the poster they've kept hidden now for weeks.

There are those moments when you're finding out, you're finding now what the war is.
There are those moments when you're hiding out, you're hiding now in the chorus.

Someone's been holding all the answers I can't find; they're always standing just behind me.
Am I blind, or can I see and just don't mind?

Someone's been picking on the pastor's kid, he's crazy in the tower,
He's been throwing down his money now for hours.

Someone's broken in the gutter; someone's just a silhouette,
Someone's trying to remember while she's trying to forget.

Someone's sawing through his heartstrings, someone's sawing through her heart.
Someone's using up the tape he bought but he keeps coming apart.

Sometimes it gets so
cold that you can tell that this home's a hotel,
That the rose by the road is a liberty bell.

Someone's been stealing all the letters I can't send, I think I'll write them all again,
to feel the quoting of the thoughts I've never said.

Someone's clipping all the angels' wings, they're praying at the zoo.
Someone has no fucking idea what to do.

Someone's rising in the forest still insisting he's not lost,
Someone's dancing through the sewers with the ghost of Robert Frost.

Someone tries to say I love you, someone's learning how to crawl.
Someone hates the way you turned out, someone's bathing in the chorus with us all.

Sometimes it gets so
cold you can tell that this home's a hotel
That the rose by the road is a liberty bell.

credits

from If I'm Not Struck By Lightning, released May 1, 2017
Additional Synths: Brandon Montell

Recorded and Mixed at: Tiny Telephone Studios in San Francisco, CA
Audio and Mixing Engineer: Adam Hirsch
Mastering by: Jeff Lipton at Peerless Mastering, Inc.

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