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LYRICS

"2 Bottles"

You got two bottles
Gimme both bottles!
The poison! The medicine!
Baby, I want them!
Gimme both bottles!

This one you’ll feel ten feet tall!
This one you’ll feel nothing at all!
Gimme both bottles!

Press your thumb into my bruise!
You’re the one I sing the blues for, baby!
Gimme both bottles!

Toss me back! Have your fun!
Drink me up before I’m gone!
Gimme both bottles!

"Blue Skies"

Wasting time in New Orleans
Every day was like a dream!
We could travel the world a few times, that'd be fine with me.
Cause when you’re around, all I see

Is nothing but blue skies
Nothing but blue skies
Nothing but blue skies
When you're with me!

The falling water, it danced beneath the sky
Just like the red-winged blackbird.
Singing out it's song from on high
It had the tune, I had the words!

From dawn until dusk on the very first day,
I knew! I knew! I knew I’d stay with you under the...

"Buffalo Rose"

Parked my car on the side of the highway
Watching the automobiles go by
Never felt this much pleasure from wasting time
Sky was gold just how you like it
Road map told you where the treasure was hiding
But you threw it away, you lost it
Tore up pieces fell out of your pocket
Now you're lost, don't know where to go
But maybe you'll find me there waiting round the next bend in the road
I'll be your soldier and you be my Buffalo Rose.

 

It was just before the summer
I danced for you in the square
We swam naked in the quarry felt the cool wind in our hair
Not word was spoke between us cause we said it in our stare
I'm the lover to your fighter the roller to your stone
I'll be your soldier and you be my Buffalo Rose.

 

There are many paths to wander
A hundred roads to roam
Oh a thousand lights to follow only one leads me back home
It's the glow of burning fire from the embers in our soul
But light falls through your fingers
Roads they wear you down
Oh do we both love each other just enough to stick around
It's hard to stand beside you when my feet don’t touch the ground
But I know when were together ain't a house that makes a home
I'll be your soldier and you be my Buffalo Rose.

Life’s an open canvass
Loves a leap of faith
Oh my world was black and white before I looked upon your face
Now I'm sworn to run forever to whatever you may chase
I hear the constant ringing
Coins echo in the well
Oh the pyramids are calling us to seek and find ourselves
They alone shall know our stories and they’re sworn to never tell
But i hope that you'll remember as you chase those sacred stones
I'll be your soldier and you be my Buffalo Rose.

"Cigarettes and Whiskey"

It’s another hard late night in the summertime
I lean back for a swig and another drag
There’s a cool breeze blowing through my hair
But I never felt so bad
Feels like I got a chain wrapped tight around my chest
And something heavy in my shoes
And this sure feels like the only way
To get my mind away from you.

But it’s gonna take a lot more than cigarettes and whiskey
Till the thought of loving you is gone.
They say time is all it takes to make it better babe
But you, you’ll prove them wrong.

It just gets harder every day my friends
She just seems to follow me around
She’s the girl in every song on the radio
She’s the sugar in my coffee swirling round
Spinning oh so sweet oh she was such a dancer
And I’d like to think I knew a step or two
At least enough to get a smile for an answer
When I asked her if she’d go for one more tune?

But it’s gonna take a lot more than cigarettes and whiskey
Till the thought of loving you is gone.
They say time is all it takes to make it better babe
But you, you’ll prove them wrong.

Holding strong there’s not a chance I’ll give in
I’d fight for you till the very end
It may be sweet it may be bitter
But I could barely keep on living
If I lost you as a lover and a friend.

"Countryside"

 

Trapped inside the city walls
I was blinded by the haze
I need to take a little time
Disappear for the rest of my days

But I told my momma
Don't you worry about me
Not all who wander are lost
But all of them are free

You will find me in the countryside
Deep in the woods and within the wild
Chasing the sun and the moonshine

Now I spend most of my days
Dreaming a gentle dream
I give it away to the wind
Whisper a passionate plea

I wish my toes were in the water
I wish me feet were in the sand
Wish I didn't have to wish I was
On my way to the promised land

As I stepped over the stones
My skin brushed up against the pines
I could feel the fabric we’re wove in
Tightly intertwined

So I made it my mission
To be a disciple of the creed
To be strong as the mountains
And easy as the breeze.

"God Willing"

Went down to the corner store
Got myself a job
Spent all my cash on gas
To drive all night beneath the stars
Gonna make it to my Mecca
Gonna find my field of rye
Build a road to the holy land
God willin’ and the creek don't rise!

My lady love’s in ‘Frisco
Come by way of Spain
My heads up in the clouds
And my hearts out on the plains
They'll all be reunited
I done made up my mind
Chase em down til they come back round!


God willin’ and the creek don't rise!

God willin’ and the creek don't rise!
God willin’ and the creek don't rise!
God willin’ and the creek don't rise!
Good God damn willin’ and the creek don't rise!

Lay me on the ground atop
The early morning dew
Wash me down to the underground
Tie me up in the roots
Let me become one with all the oceans and the sky
I'm gonna live forever
God willin’ and the creek don't rise!


No matter where you're headed
People come and go
No matter what you're growing
Gonna reap just what you sow
Destiny is calling
You can run but you can't hide
There’s room upon this glory train
God willin’ and the creek don't rise!

"Hold Me"

Well I can’t get no sleep
Feels like I’m dead on my feet
I’m trying to get living, trying to stay out of the storm

My roof and my door
Don’t feel like shelter no more
I’ll keep you hidden if you keep me warm

Hold me!
Hold me!
Hold me!
Na na! Na na! Na na na!

When you’re tired and you can’t see straight
I’ll help you carry the weight
We’ll find where we came from, bury our truth and our bones

And we’re all walking blind
Hand in hand through the night
But together it’s easy to see that we’re already home

Time and time again the wind, blowing in’ll spin the world and makes fools of us all
Running like you're out of time you gotta find someone to stand by who makes you tall
Makes you tall

Hold me!
Hold me!
Hold me!
Na na! Na na! Na na na!
Hold me!
Hold me!
Hold me!
Na na! Na na! Na na na!

 

“Honey”

 

Well if I knew a gypsy

I’d have my fortune told

She’d say boy tied to another

Are the strings of your soul

 

Oh my love it stings

Sharp and sweet and laced with honey

World out there is cold

They’ll steal your clothes and take your money

I’m no saint I’m no

Better than the rest

Want to steal you for myself

Hold you closely to my chest

 

When the winds bear us apart

When the timing is unkind

Know that I’ll be chasing down your heart

Till the neverend of time

 

And when you’re feeling lonesome

Standing on a ledge

Caught up in a whirlwind

Caught up in your head

 

Listen for my voice

It’s carried on the breeze

Neath the wings of birds

In the song of bees

Find my face engraved

In every mountainside

Take me with you through the darkest nights

Forever keep the thought of me

One that’s gentle on your mind

I know it’s hard to look ahead

Hard to leave the past behind

Oh it’s hard to leave it behind.

 

“I Can Get High”

 

Lying in my bed stoned

Listen to the Dead as the train goes by

Alone but I’m not lonely

Looking up at the stars in the sky

Thinking on good times and bad

And with a world so vast

I’ll be lucky if I can make my mark anywhere

 

Please believe me when I say

I ain’t as well as I always seem

I can get high but I still feel low

Don’t understand what it all means

Can’t believe some of the shit I seen

I can get high but I still feel low

 

Lost in my mind

Looking for a little truth in my life

And I’m getting worried

It’s getting hard to find

Thinking on good times and bad

And with a world so vast

I’ll be lucky if I can make my mark anywhere

 

Please believe me when I say

I ain’t as well as I always seem

I can get high but I still feel low

Don’t understand what it all means

Can’t believe some of the shit I seen

I can get high but I still feel low

Please believe me when I say

I ain’t as well as I always seem

I can get high but I still feel low

Don’t understand what it all means

Can’t believe some of the shit I seen

I can get high but I still feel low.

 

“I Feel So Good”

 

My baby said come over tonight

Peeled out on the concrete, gonna make her feel alright

I know I drive too fast

Cause I know that it won’t last

But right now, I feel so good!

 

Had a 9-5 but I got canned

I’m too wired to sleep, too drunk to stand

I know your daddy thinks I’m trouble

But please don’t tell my mother

Cause right now I feel so good!

 

I feel so good, I feel so good right now!

I feel so good, I feel so good right now!

I feel so good, I feel so good right now!

 

You know I’m good at playing games

You should know I don’t get tired of calling out your name

Flip my coin, watch me win

Havin’ fun it ain’t no sin

Baby, I feel so good!

 

I feel so good, I feel so good right now!

I feel so good, I feel so good right now!

I feel so good, I feel so good right now!

 

One day I know you’ll walk away

I’ll say I’m sorry much too late

But for just one minute

Or as long as you will let it

Tell me how you feel so good right now!

 

I feel so good, I feel so good right now!

I feel so good, I feel so good right now!

I feel so good, I feel so good right now!

 

Goddamn, you shoulda known better

To get down in the dirt with me!

All this runnin’ around now

Is only gonna hurt your feet!

 

Ooh girl, I shoulda known better

To get down in the dirt with you!

You said it’s gonna feel so good

I left holdin’ my shoes.

 

“The Journey”

 

Gets me feeling mighty strange

Trying to read my mind

Had to hide myself away

Venture deep inside

 

Solitary did I wander through the web I walked alone

Free to discover, to craft the path that shapes my soul

 

As I ventured closer

To the center of my core

I began to understand

My journey’s reward

 

It was through the darkest corners I found my way to light

A complicated torture to know your every side

 

Here I lie uncovered

Cut my heart open on the ground

To invite another

To step inside what I have found

To step inside what I have found

 

We were born in summer

Before we walked we learned to run

Now we’ve got each other

Lay our blankets in the sun

Lay our blankets in the sun.

 

“The Last One”

 

Follow that boy down to the river

Voice like that, boy you make girl shiver!

 

You’re like a wolf in old sheep’s clothes

I’ll show you mine if you show me yours!

 

Got your man down on his knees

Begging please, baby please!

 

Good luck getting me out of your head

I can tell you right now you won’t ever regret it

Gonna drown you ‘fore you find you’re in too deep!

 

I’m no good you see

You’re gonna wish you never met me!

 

Follow that boy down to the sea

He got a girl looks just like me!

 

Better start prayin’ you're gonna be saved

Follow that boy down to his grave!

 

Got the world down on its knees

Begging please, baby please!

 

Good luck getting me out of your head

I can tell you right now you won’t ever regret it

Gonna drown you ‘fore you find you’re in too deep!

 

“Momma Have Mercy”

 

Lying awake in bed deep inside my head

Doing too much thinking

Wonderin’ if the rust on the chain from the rain

Will break me away from this pain

Oh, maybe I’m sinking?

 

Oh, Momma have mercy!

Oh, Momma be kind!

World ain't out there to hurt me!

I do it to myself sometimes!

 

Lying on the ground looking up at the sky

I talk and you listen

Offer my hopes and my dreams and confessions

Take the ray of sun as your blessing

Oh, maybe I’m praying?

 

Oh, Momma have mercy!

Oh, Momma be kind!

World ain't out there to hurt me!

I do it to myself sometimes!

 

Sometimes I forget where I been

Sometimes I miss having you as a friend

Sometimes I break down the walls that defend me

I can’t escape my first worst enemy

Oh, Momma have mercy!

Oh, Momma be kind!

World ain't out there to hurt me!

I do it to myself sometimes

 

Oh, Momma have mercy!

Oh, Momma be kind!

World ain't out there to hurt me!

I do it to myself sometimes!

 

“Natural Disaster”

 

Call me crazy but I just won't lie

I'd rather run through the coals then sit by the fire

In every place of peace and quiet I've found

I hear the call of the night she howls, she howls

 

You and me and the moon make three

I’ll take you down like a storm on the sea

 

I'm a full blown natural disaster only happy when I'm caught in the wind blowing faster

Wind and the rain whipping my face

And there's no place for the calm in me

 

I have grown to love this thrill

The thought of the fall it gives me a chill

Train of thought running off the rails

The devil's breath put the wind in my sails.

 

“Poison Oak”

 

When I got poison oak at Danny’s place

You should have seen the look upon your face

That itch I couldn’t scratch made me so mad

You said, “Before it gets better it’s gonna get bad.”

 

Oh, ain’t that just the way it goes?

The way back home always seems so much longer

And oh, everybody knows

We break our bones but they grow back stronger

 

Greyhound to the city’s runnin’ slow

I hate to leave you here my dear but I’ve got to go

Know I’d never give your love away

When I’m coming home, I’m coming home to stay

 

When we said goodbye in the kitchen

I thought that I would die but I just didn’t

My broken heart grew legs and started runnin’

I opened up the blinds and let the sun in

I opened up the blinds and let the sun in

Let’s open up the blinds and let the sun in

 

Oh, ain’t that just the way it goes?

The way back home always seems so much longer

And oh, everybody knows

We break our bones, but they grow back stronger.

 

“The River Song”

 

Take me down to the river babe and push me in

Oh won't you love me madly whether I sink or swim

 

I knew your love would save me from the first time I saw your face

And when you behave like a devil in the night I put you into your place

 

And if you want to leave me there to drown in the depths of your love

I'd never regret it I'd just thank my stars above

 

I guess it's time I tell you what I'm keeping to myself

Come sit close to me I'll share the secret to my spell

 

Take me down down, down, down!

 

“Rocketship”

 

I got a phone call

Canaveral needs me

Could be a suicide danger ride

But I’m headed out there

 

‘Cause maybe we could save the world?

 

You could be my rocket be my rocketship baby

Grab on I bet we’ll go far

You could be my rocket be my rocketship baby

Loving among the stars

 

I need a table for two on this moon

I'm always running rings around you

And if you're looking for the truth

It’s out there, it’s out there

 

That maybe we could save the world?

 

You could be my rocket be my rocketship baby

Grab on I bet we’ll go far

You could be my rocket be my rocketship baby

Loving among the stars

 

Oh you could

Be my rocketship

You, you, you could!

Be my rocketship

You, you, you could!

 

“Simone”

 

When I’m free, I won’t be scared

When I’m free, I won’t be scared

There’ll be birds, and trees, and air

And we’ll hold hands most everywhere

There’ll be no fear there

When we’re free

 

We’re all born and we all die

We can all love if we try

Don’t know much ‘bout in between

But people who don’t think like me

They’re gonna die too

So are you

 

It don’t matter where you’re from

Who you are or who you love

In the end it’s all the same

The sun goes down, we change our names

It seems insane

Maybe

 

But time goes on and still we sing

That same old song, ‘let freedom ring’

It’s almost like we still believe

That someday we might all be free

I guess

We’ll see

 

We get hungry, they just ate

We got love and they got hate

We got flowers and they got guns

We’ll keep ‘em pointed to the sun

See which one grows

Who knows?

 

See which one grows

Who knows?

 

“The Soil and the Seed”

 

If you want to hide out

In a cabin by a crystal stream

Run from the law

And live out your wildest dreams

 

Find me baby we’ll break in

To the MoMA steal a Picasso

Ride away on the wind

 

If you want to run wild

Through the cosmos and the canyon

Keep me by your side

I got the right amount of reckless abandon

 

Find a red wagon and a star

Ride it till we burn out

‘Til we’ve gone too far

 

And if a second thought should enter your mind

Try to straighten out your path away from mine

 

Take a little minute to forget

Lose yourself in me

We’ll be better off yet

 

If you want to lay down

Your arms and give up your fight

Turn your sword into a plow

And stand in the soft sunlight

I’ll be the soil and the seed

Wash your face in the water from the crystal stream

Wash your face in the water from the crystal stream.

 

“Somewhere, TN”

 

They say no one makes it alone but I bet we could

I never say what I mean never sleep when I should

You look like a Polaroid picture on my windowsill

Well they say you can't run forever but I bet we will

 

I’m straddling traffic, I’m checking you out in the mirror

The tanks running low man, too bad it don't run on beer

 

Night is cold the road is longer but it's all I need

 

Hitching a ride to Somewhere, TN

I’m looking for the heart of the big stampede

 

You ask, "What’s your name, honey?" I said, “Oh God, I forget!”

All I can think of is colors inside of my head

Last night I had too much to drink I wound up on my ass

But I’d take another of you pour you into my glass

Make it a double were headed for trouble fast

 

Night is cold the road is longer but it’s all I need

Hitching a ride to Somewhere, TN

I’m looking for the heart of the big stampede!

 

“Virginia Rain”

 

Everyone’s talking puts a fog around my head

I'm trying to clear it up now

I heard it somewhere running blind can leave you dead

I could use some help now

It's a shame that I hesitate to change

Oh, the ways that I live

Helps me see myself plain

When the water runs across my skin

Oh, Virginia, rain down on me!

Wash away the mud so I can see

A little more clearly

Oh, Virginia, rain on me!

Your holy water oh it makes a holy wine

Truth’ll trickle on down

Open up let it seep into your mind

I don’t hold my breath cause it makes me want to drown.