American Canyon Sutra

Album: Tip of the Sphere (2019)
  • Pile of cash, trash
    Pinched into a butterfly by a rubber band
    Where are you my brothers, that I may share these spoils?
    Where are you my sisters, that I may repay my debt?
    What a lot it is to spend this trash alone
    What a lot it is, what a lot it is
    What a lot it is

    The garbage dump may have turned into a recycling center
    But it looks exactly the same
    The same broken bed frames, soggy cardboard, gulls
    Same trash I saw here when I was a kid
    In fact, this used to be our playground

    In American Canyon
    Where Walmart employees and customers are one and the same
    They've even built apartments here to add a residential coffin to the bargain
    Guess I'll stay forever and work for the company store

    Where are you? Where are you? Where are you?
    Where are you? Where are you? Where are you?
    Where are you? Where are you? Where are you?
    Where are you to share these spoils, this sacred American trash?
    Black as my soul is, don't leave me here alone
    Here to fall into the bottomless canyon of nightmares
    Falling, falling, falling
    Falling, falling, falling, falling, falling
    Falling, falling, falling, ooh yeah
    Falling, falling, falling, falling
    Falling, falling, falling, falling

    In American Canyon
    Where trucks and homes are bigger
    And the cops are moistly white
    And they have a recycling center
    And a Walmart Writer/s: Cass McCombs
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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