Dirty Paws

Album: My Head is an Animal (2011)
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  • Jumping up and down the floor
    My head is an animal
    And once there was an animal
    It had a son that mowed the lawn
    The son was an OK guy
    They had a pet dragonfly
    The dragonfly it ran away
    But it came back with a story to say

    Her dirty paws and furry coat
    She ran down the forest slope
    The forest of talking trees
    They used to sing about the birds and the bees
    The bees had declared a war
    The sky wasn't big enough for them all
    The birds, they got help from below
    From dirty paws and the creatures of snow

    So for a while things were cold
    They were scared down in their holes
    The forest that once was green
    Was colored black by those killing machines
    But she and her furry friends
    Took down the queen bee and her men
    And that's how the story goes
    The story of the beast with those four dirty paws Writer/s: ARNI GUDJONSSON, NANNA BRYNDIS HILMARSDOTTIR, RAGNAR THORHALLSSON
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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  • Shawn from OsoyoosThe first time I heard this song I was driving 1/2 way across Canada in a moving van and it was on an Indie station in the middle of nowhere. Earlier that day before the drive I had to put my 16 year old Blue Heeler down and spent a lot of the drive crying about it. His dirty paw prints were still on my shirt. I heard the song and lost my s--t. That was several years ago but sometimes I play this song out of nostalgia to bring me back to that time and the years before that to remember and honour the best dog that ever lived.
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