Roscoe

Album: The Trials of Van Occupanther (2006)
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  • Stone cutters made them from stones
    Chosen specially for you and I
    Who will live inside
    The mountaineers gathered timber
    Piled high
    In which to take along.
    Driving many miles, knowing they'd get here.

    When they got here, all exhausted
    On the roof leaks they got started
    And now when the rain comes
    We can be thankful

    Oh ah oh
    When the mountaineers
    Saw that everything fit,
    They were glad and so they took off

    Thought we were devoid
    A change or two
    Around this place
    When they get back they're all mixed up with no one to stay with

    The village used to be all one really needs
    That's filled with hundreds and hundreds of
    Chemicals that mostly surround you
    You wish to flee but it's not like you
    So listen to me, listen to me

    Oh, and when the morning comes,
    We will step outside
    We will not find another man inside
    We like the newness, the newness of all
    That has grown in our garden soaking for so long

    Whenever I was a child I wondered what if my name
    Had changed into something more productive like Roscoe
    Been born in 1891
    Waiting with my Aunt Rosaline

    Thought we were devoid
    A change or two
    Around this place
    When they get back they're all mixed up with no one to stay with

    1891
    They looked around the forest
    They made their house from cedars
    They made their house from stones

    Oh, they're a little like you, and
    They're a little like me
    When they're falling me

    Thought we were devoid
    A change or two
    Around this place
    (This place)
    (This place)

    When they get back they're all mixed up with no one to stay with
    (When they get back they're all mixed up with no one to stay with) Writer/s: Eric Nichelson, Eric Pulido, Mckenzie Smith, Paul Alexander, Tim Smith
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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