Hell's Half Acre

Album: Tiny Televisions (2020)
  • Summer was a gust of wind rolling up the creek
    past the iron streetcar line and the west side boys renaming streets
    I’m just a map and a legend you want to hold me still
    a memory you’re cursing a haunting on the hill
    and in the beginning with the stars in your eyes
    it’s all covered in rhinestones all covered in lies
    thought I was what you wanted but that’s the story you told
    guess that’s what happens babe when things get old
    when things get old
    you say this ain’t no way to live this ain’t no place to dream
    used to talk about where we’d end up
    used to say you’d never leave
    but then you found a weakness a broken window sill
    where the air blows cold inside this home high up on a hill
    and in the beginning with the stars in your eyes
    it’s all covered in rhinestones all covered in lies
    thought I was what you wanted but that’s the story you told
    guess that’s what happens babe when things get old
    when things get old
    plow me over keep burying me
    the trick of mud and water is how deep you sleep

    and in the beginning with the stars in your eyes
    it’s all covered in rhinestones all covered in lies
    thought I was what you wanted but that’s the story you told
    guess that’s what happens babe when things get old
    when things get old
    when things get old
    yeah things get old

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