Bible Belt

Album: Shallow Bed (2012)
  • Lo and behold! Your mother is drinking again
    This might be the coldest winter since records began
    You were a low moon, steady with wintry calm
    Leading the children softly across the farm

    Each morning you'd march your sisters like soldiers to school
    Cause lo and behold! Your father had drunk all the fuel
    You were a low moon, steady with wintry calm
    Somewhere inside the fire of your youth went dark

    But you swear blind there is no weight in the water pail
    You say "My love, you take the cards that you're dealt
    Cause there's no guiding light arching a line to Bethlehem
    If it's dark outside you light the fire yourself"

    Darling when the ice caps melt
    When the devil's in the bible belt
    Don't cower in your bed

    I'll be on the 5:45
    You can meet me at the railway line
    And don't look so scared

    Cause we've been through worse than this before we could talk
    The trick of it is, don't be afraid any moreWriter/s: JON WARREN, JONATHAN WARREN, MATTHEW TAYLOR, PETER LIDDLE, PETER DUNCAN LIDDLE, SCOTT MILLER, WILLIAM HARVEY
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind
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