FAWM Demos 2009​-​2011

by Flo Paris

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Pamela Smith I love all Flo's songs, she has folk art style that is good listening. Favorite track: Back Of My Mind (2011).
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Track Name: Adam And Eve (2009)
Adam and Eve

Holding it all
In the palm of your hand
Trying it on
And it’s gone again

We could hide away
We could hide away
We could hide away
To save our lives

The start of a war
The future of men
We held in our hands
The very end

If we could go back
If we could go back
If we could go back
To save our lives

Open the gates
Let it begin
The lifetimes we’ll wait
Redemption

It will be made right
It will be made right
It will be made right
Track Name: All I Ever Wanted Was A Pony (2010)
All I Ever Wanted Was A Pony

A little girl who had the world had everything
That she could want that she could have that she could need
No matter who or what or how her parents tried
She’d hang her head, fall on the bed and she would cry

All I ever really wanted, all I wanted was a pony
Pony
All I ever really wanted, all I wanted was a pony
Pony
Don’t want your love, don’t want your love
Just want your pony
Don’t want your love, don’t want your love
Just want your pony

Found man, thought she would have what she deserved
She liked his cowboy hat, his wranglers and his spurs
But all he gave her was a golden diamond ring
She threw through it on the floor, walked out the door and screamed

All I ever really wanted, all I wanted was a pony
Pony
All I ever really wanted, all I wanted was a pony
Pony
Don’t want your love, don’t want your love
Just want your pony
Don’t want your love, don’t want your love
Just want your pony
Track Name: All These Ruins (2011)
Pull the sword out of your chest and hang it at my side
Draw the bullet back and lay my pistol down
There is no comfort in avenging life
There is no glory in a dead man

Hallelujah, Love's the bravest soldier
Hallelujah, Love will overcome

Give me what is mine and I will give it back
Take my coat and turn the other cheek
It's good and right but it won't stop the heart attack
When we all suffer from the same disease

Hallelujah, Love's the greatest healer
Hallelujah, Love will overcome

Rubble on the ground awakens
What was broken down is made new
Let everything that has breath sing!

Hallelujah, there's a new forever
Sprung from all these ruins there is Love
Hallelujah, there's a new forever
Sprung from all these ruins there is Love

Hallelujah, Love's the only Savior
Hallelujah, Love will overcome
Hallelujah, Love is my Redeemer
Hallelujah, He will overcome
Hallelujah, Love will overcome
Track Name: Baby Come Back To Me (2010)
Don’t take, don’t take your love
Don’t take, don’t take your love
Don’t take, don’t take your love
Away from me

Don’t take, don’t take your love
Don’t take, don’t take your love
Don’t take, don’t take your love
Away from me

You can say that we need to talk
You can make all the threats that you want
You can hang out at the bar
And then sleep all night in your car

But please, baby please
Don’t say it’s because of me
Every time that you leave
Baby come back to me

I can be a little mean
I can sometimes cause a scene
I can throw things at your head
And somehow blame you instead

But please baby please
Don’t say that you wanna be free
Baby, can’t you see
You’ve gotta come back to me

Baby, baby, baby come back to me
Don’t take your love away from me
Track Name: Back Of My Mind (2011)
Oh love
You can leave you can walk out the door
My love you can keep everything that was yours
And I will keep what belongs to me

Oh love
You can burn it all till it's broke
My love
You can turn it all to smoke
But it just grows, love on fire

But I
I'll still have it all
Those things you said
Like a song, like a song, like a song
Stuck in my head
Can't lose you because I'll find
You here in the back of my mind

Oh love
You can carry the bulk of the blame
My love
You can bury the things you have wasted
My time, my heart, my love

But I
I'll still have it all
Those things you said
Like a song, like a song, like a song
Stuck in my head
Can't lose you because I'll find
You here in the back of my mind
Track Name: Bankrupt Heart (2010)
Can't cash in and I can't cash out
Can't move on, can't hold you now
I’ve been filled up and I’ve been bled dry
‘cause I can’t leave the past behind

Got a bankrupt heart
Got a bankrupt heart
Keep tryin to fix
What’s fallen apart
Got a bankrupt heart

Heard you’re happy being free
Wish I could say the same for me
But every time I meet someone knew
These chains keep pulling me back to you

Got a bankrupt heart
Got a bankrupt heart
Keep tryin to fix
What’s fallen apart
Got a bankrupt heart

I’m broke like I’ve never been
And I’m not owed anything
Stuck in the in between
Of what was and what could be

Can’t cash in and I can’t cash out
Want so bad to let go somehow

Got a bankrupt heart
Got a bankrupt heart
Keep tryin to fix
What’s fallen apart
Got a bankrupt heart
Track Name: Beowulf (2009)
A good king was born
He wants to build a hall
So he throws a party
Monster eats them all
From another tribe
Comes a hero man
So they throw a party
Because he’ll save their land

And the monster comes
And the monster eats
But the hero rips off his arm
And the monster’s beat
And the people cheer
And the people dance,
Cause they’ll throw a party
Every chance they get

Now the monsters mom
Comes and kills a guy
But they throw a party
When the hero comes and takes her life
Now he’s a king
Killing dragons still
But no more parties
When he is finally killed
Track Name: Bisous De France (2011)
Danser
Vous dans votre veste
J'ai dans ma robe de fleurs
Danser
Tout par la nuit
Donnez-moi des bisous

Marcher
Au-dessous des arbres
Un couvert seulement pour nous
Marcher
Quand nous sommes fatigue
Donnez-moi des bisous

Donne-moi ton bise
Donne-moi ton bise
Donne-moi ton bise
Donnez-moi des bisous

Dance, Dance
You in your jacket and
I in my dress full of flowers
Dance, Dance
All through the night
Give me your kiss

Walk, Walk
Under the trees
A canopy only for us
Walk, Walk
When we are tired
Give me your kiss

Give me your kiss
Give me your kiss
Give me your kiss
Track Name: Cancel My Reservation (2009)
14th of February
Next to the window sharing
Cake and Chardonnay
Supposed to be this way
But I'll hang up the phone
I'll sit here all alone
I'll think about what you said
I'll say out loud

I can make it I know I can
Track Name: Cracks In The Sidewalks (2010)
Cracks in the Sidewalks

3 years old in the morning sun
Watching you twirl and watching you run
3 years older already you’ve won
All of my praise

Climb the top of the dogwood tree
Two little birds happy and free
I love you and you love me
All of our days

I will follow
You know everything
You’ll show me
How to skip the cracks in the sidewalks

None of us ever stays the same
Sun will go down and the light will fade
Love can never ever change
Sure as the stars
Sure as the stars

I will follow
You know everything
You’ll show me
How to skip the cracks in the sidewalks

Cracks in the sidewalks
Cracks in the sidewalks
Track Name: Ella Loves Popcorn (2011)
Some kids like skipping
Some like to hop
some kids will race you
Others will not
But I know a girl named Elizabeth Clare
Eyes so blue and skin so fair
Feet so swift air
She'll and dance twirl most everywhere
Ella, oh sweet Ella
Ella

Some kids have hamsters
Some kids have frogs
Everyone knows that a boy loves his dog
But I know a chick with feathered feet
Snow white wings and a yellow beak
She squawks and clucks and pecks and peeps
She charms most anyone she meets
Popcorn, oh sweet Popcorn
Popcorn

Two little ladies
Precious as pie
Play in the garden
Chasing the sky
They tweet and peep and dance and twirl
A sultan hen and a little girl
Ella, oh Ella
Loves Popcorn
Ella loves Popcorn
Track Name: Everest (2011)
She didn't want the kitchen sink
And she didn't want goodbye
She didn't want the aftermath
But she didn't want more lies
This is where he leaves her
And this is where she cries

Facing Everest
Cleaning the mess that he left
There's weight in every step
Climbing Everest

She wanted to be over it
And she wanted to be sure
She wanted to stop wanting him
But she wanted something more
She couldn't quite remember
What she was waiting for

Facing Everest
Cleaning the mess that he left
There's weight in every step
Climbing Everest

She knows where she's standing
She knows where she's been
And there's a new beginning
Starting from the end

Facing Everest
Moving past the mess that he left
There's freedom with each step
Climbing Everest
Track Name: Everything We Say (2011)
Spin around this empty floor
You and I inside this room
Elephants and secrets keeping time
Dance around with me and you

We can’t keep pretending
That we don’t feel this way
Lies and mystery
In everything we say

Speak now or forever hold the war
Against your beating heart
Enemies and allies fighting
They can tear your will apart

We can’t keep pretending
That we don’t feel this way
Lies and mystery
In everything we say
Track Name: Hearing Voices (2011)
There is a quiet in between the two suns
The darkness becomes a desolate road
Whisper and worry, fear and regret
Form silhouettes and travel alone

Oh, don't listen, don't listen
No, don't listen, don't listen

They move in secret and they glide on the edge
Climb on the edge surrounding your door
One by one they come and take up their posts
An army of ghosts, you're losing the war

Oh, don't listen, don't listen
No, don't listen, don't listen

Their aim is steady and they watch and they wait
Stalking their prey, calling for you
You say you're only hearing voices again
But you let them in and they swallowed you whole
Track Name: Home (2009)
Adelaide, you are beautiful
You're starlight on the darkest night
Just a dot on the map no one can find
But you're mine

Adelaide, you have seen it all
The loss and the love and a house of prayer
Yeah the cross was tall but it was ours to bear
Ours to share

I will fly back home to you
We will try hard not to lose our memory
And I will cry only for you
And we will fly, fly right on through this lonely town
No more hanging around
Adelaide

Adelaide, we can't say goodbye
So we poke our feet around in the dust
Standin 'round in a circle as the time moves us
Past every wall every window every speck of rust

I will fly back home to you
We will try hard not to lose our memory
And I will cry only for you
And we will fly, fly right on through this lonely town
No more hanging around
Adelaide
Track Name: Hugh (You) Stay The Same (2010)
A new face comes in the world
September, 1960
It looks familiar
That’s how it always will be

Blue eyes, boyish charm
Does he ever know what’s going on?
Maybe he’s happy maybe he’s sad
Hugh just never know

A new part, new story new name
New lines, but Hugh stay the same
The scene ends, but the costume remains
A new day, but Hugh never change

Go to the cinema
See him on the big screen
He stares at the camera
And makes a lot of money

Floppy hair, Furrowed brow
Love sick, bumbling, and stumbling around
He might be mad, he might be confused
Hugh just never know

A new part, new story new name
New lines, but Hugh stay the same
The scene ends, the curtain comes down
A new day, but Hugh stay the same
Track Name: Hurry Down Sunshine (2009)
From way down here
All I can see, all I can see is the bright, bright sky
From way down here
All I can see, all I can see is the bright, bright sky

Shattered ground
Every step, every step is uneven
Still we walk
Still we're looking for something to save
Look around
Look around to see all that is broken
There's a trace
Of light bouncing off of the shards

From way down here
All I can see, all I can see is the bright, bright sky
From way down here
All I can see, all I can see is the bright, bright sky
So hurry down

Darkness falls
And the night brings its wailing and weeping
And we cry
And we bury our face in the ground
And we wait
And we wait for the break of the morning
Just to find
We've got millions of miles left to go

From way down here
All I can see, all I can see is the bright, bright sky
From way down here
All I can see, all I can see is the bright, bright sky
So hurry down
Track Name: I Left My Heart In The Urban Sprawl (2010)
I remember days
When the summer sun
Would beat through the haze
Down on the blacktop
Burning up like love

We’d drive around
Windows rolled up high
Our love on fire
Growing underneath the big brown sky

Those were the days
Those were the days

I will remember your
Eyes shining bright like the lights of the buildings
I will remember your
Hand in mine flyin down the freeways
Cemented memories of the strip malls
I left my heart in the urban sprawl

I remember nights
We’d sneak away
Past rows of streetlights
And the houses
That all look the same

You’d bring me home
We’d stay outside
You’d hold me close, kiss me
Underneath the orange, glowing starless sky

Those were the days
Those were the days

I will remember your
Eyes shining bright like the lights of the buildings
I will remember your
Hand in mine flyin down the freeways
Cemented memories of the strip malls
I left my heart in the urban sprawl

Every time I drive down the 405
I hear your name
In every city block, in every parking lot I see your face
Track Name: I Like A Man With Pearl Snaps (2011)
I like a man with pearl snaps
Leather and blue jeans are all that he has
From the tips of his boots to the top of his hat
He is the man for me

I like a man with a strong back
Cologne made of whiskey and a pipe in his hand
His beard pressed against me when we start to dance
He is the man for me

When the daylight is fading
He’ll come calling for me
Doesn’t matter what they say
We’ll ride on forever, chasing the sun
Stopping for nothing
And brandishing love

I like a man who is honest and wise
With eyes that are lonesome and blue as the sky
His heart may be tender but he’ll never cry
He is the man for me
I like a man with pearl snaps
He is the man for me
Track Name: I'm All Done (2010)
I’ve been waiting
Since the day we met for you to be on time
I’ve been praying that when you come late
You’ve got an alibi
But I’m all done
I’m all done

I’ve been lyin
To myself about how wonderful you are
I’ve been tryin
To find a reason to let you back in through the door
But I’m all done

And you take and take some more
Until I can’t give anymore
And I’ve heard it all before
And I’m all done
I’m all done

I’ve been wasting
All my precious breath sayin I love you
I’ve been wasting
All my precious love on the likes of you
But I’m all done
I’m all done
Track Name: Lay Down Your Head (2011)
Lay down your head on me
Let the quiet say all it needs
To deafen the world outside
Lay down your head

Whisper your fears out loud
Make them seem small
We'll listen until they fade
So whisper your fear

On the wings of the morning fly
Stronger than death it rides
And what it will seek it finds
So lay down your head
And let Love come in

Cast all your burdens down
And give them all to me
Unshackle your heavy heart
Cast all your burdens down

On the wings of the morning fly
Stronger than death it rides
And what it will seek it finds
So lay down your head
And let Love come in

Lay down your head on me
Let the quiet say all it needs
To deafen the world outside
Lay down your head
Track Name: Let's Move To Stars Hollow (2010)
Star crossed lovers lost and found
In the middle of a town
They made their home and stuck around
In Stars Hollow

Every Thursday night I'd start to dream
‘bout the paradise on my TV screen
That gazebo on the rolling green
Is so inviting

Take my hand
Where you lead I’ll follow
Take a chance
Let’s move to Stars Hollow

I don’t care where we go
Sores and boils alley
Constabulary road
It can be crusty bulge
As long as it’s Stars Hollow

(Chorus)

Summer, fall, winter spring
There’s a festival for each
Doose’s Market, Kim’s Antiques
Dance School, Weston’s Bakery

Troubador is strolling by
I hear him from the Dragonfly
Hometown diner, coffee, pie
They’ve even got 2 Lorelai’s

Luke and Taylor
Jackson, Sookie
Kirk, Michel, Babette, Miss Patty
Lane, Paul Anka, Lulu, Gypsy
Everybody’s talking fast
And everybody’s so damn WITTY!
Track Name: Migration Song (2009)
Falling like a puzzle
Like a piece that’s made to fit
Will you place me
Like you’ve promised
‘Cause I’m lost here in the mix

Rolling like a marble
In a maze
I’m meant to win
I can’t get around the corner
Without falling in the pit

Like a lookout
Waiting for the sun
My soul’s waiting
My soul waits for none, but you
For none but you
My soul waits for none but you

Driving for the 3rd time
Across this country
Across the plains
I’m getting closer
I’m getting farther
At the end of the road
Your love remains
Track Name: Mittens And Magnets (2009)
Never met a man I loved any better
Never knew a heart that was closer to mine
And how we got together - it was nearly a disaster
But when we got together, everything was right

We know there is nothing better
Than me for you and you for me
We will always stay together
Like mittens and magnets are we

Never saw a face I knew any better
Never heard a cry so sweet to ears
You’re lovely as the sunshine, brighter than starlight
And all our love is yours, so dry your tears

We know there is nothing better
Than me for you and you for me
We will always stay together
Like mittens and magnets are we
Like mittens and magnets are we

La, la, la

We know there is nothing better
Than me for you and you for me
We will always stay together
Like mittens and magnets are we
We will always stay together
Like mittens and magnets are we
Track Name: My Irrational Fears (2009)
I read the crime lists online
Now I know to avoid the bank and post office lines
When I - when I walk out the door
I’ve just got sure that I’m
Not gonna die

So I plan all my trips in the middle of day
Sure that I’ll never be carjacked that way
Some say I’m paranoid, some say I’m mad
It’s better to be reclusive than dead

I will not be pistol whipped
No I will not be pistol whipped
I’m running the red lights
I’m rollin’ through stop signs
I’m locking the doors
‘Cause that creepy guy walked by
But I will not be pistol whipped

A new epidemic they say
Since they’ve banned DDT
They can’t keep them away
They are - they’re too tiny to see
Once they get in your sheets
They jump and they bite and they stay

So I don’t stay in motels, in hotels, in beds
I’ll sleep all alone in the bathtub instead
Some say it’s not really that big a deal
But I’d rather not have my blood be a meal

I will not get bed bug bites
No, I will not get bed bug bites
I’m tearing the sheets off
I’m checking for dark spots
I’m slathered in bugspray
My eyes are all bloodshot
But I will not get bed bug bites

At least I’m not irrational yet
I have no fear of numbers or plants or Wednesdays

And I will not be scared to death
No, I will not be scared to death

But I’m nauseous and sick
And I can’t take a breath
I suspect botulism
I think this might be it…
Track Name: My Love Is A Winding Street (2011)
Seizing the ground through the peaks and the vales
I am a voyager blazing the trail
My love is a winding street

Steady like rain and as sure as the sun
Traveling on through the storm and the flood
My love is a winding street

It will reach you, it will reach you
It will reach you anywhere
It will reach you, it will reach you
It will reach you my dear

City and country it passes on through
Yielding to no one and searching for you
My love is a winding street

It will reach you, it will reach you
It will reach you anywhere
It will reach you, it will reach you
It will reach you my dear

It climbs every mountain, it breaks through your walls
When you're afraid, it will carry you on
Oh my love is a winding...

It will reach you, it will reach you
It will reach you anywhere
It will reach you, it will reach you
It will reach you my dear
Track Name: Oakridge (2009)
Hold on, hold on tight
Pray, oh pray all night
Little red embers of light
Shining like stars in the sky

Blazing breezes, they blow
From the south and the east as they glow
And I want to believe in a God who will save
But the breath of the devil is blowing my way

So fly with the ashes
Fly far from here
Look back and watch
A whole life disappear
84 years
All of it gone, baby gone

Where now, oh where is my rest
Lift, oh lift up your head
Hope is a drop in the oceans of doubt
But it catches like fire and it won’t be put out

So fly with the ashes
Fly far from here
Look back and watch
A whole life disappear
84 years
All of it gone, baby gone

So rain down
Rain down
Send your rain down on me
Track Name: Paper Steeples (2010)
Paper steeples line the aisles
Open the cover and gaze awhile
Pages fly right off the shelves
And these paper steeples will change ourselves
With these paper steeples, we’ll find ourselves

Paper steeples standing tall
Skeleton queens of the shopping malls
We all bow at the foot of the cross
Where beauty is given and souls are lost
Beauty is taken and souls are lost

Oh, our only daughters
Oh, our only sons
They’ve been baptized in the water
Now we’ve gotta save each one

Paper steeples are all the same
The same direction, same color, same frame
They’ve turned us into disciples and slaves
But they’ll blow right over in a hurricane
Blow right over in a hurricane
Track Name: Pity Not The Armadillo (2009)
Pity not the armadillo
He gets around
Although he’s so slow
The people swerve ‘cause he’s in their lane
He’ll mosey on along the highway
He’ll get there soon enough

Pity not the armadillo
His calloused head
It needs no pillow
He’ll roll himself into a ball
He’ll close his eyes and then he’ll fall
Into a dusty Texas dream

Walk on, walk on, you armadillo
Walk on , walk down that road
Walk on, walk on, you armadillo

Pity not the armadillo
His brain is pea sized so he won’t know
That a rancher in a rover
Is about to run him over
He doesn’t think, he just goes

Walk on, walk on, you armadillo
Walk on , walk down that road
Walk on, walk on, you armadillo

Pity not the armadillo
Let him be and let him burrow
May his armor be like steel
May the wind be at his heel
And may his anthills over flow
Track Name: Ritual (2011)
I could drink you like wine
Every time you look at me
I could wake up each morning
And feel the glory
Of your breath on me

You, you are my ritual
Your love, your love is a liturgy

I could turn all your pages
And read you for ages
That's what I'd do
I want every second
Of every minute of every hour with you

You, you are my ritual
Your love, your love is a mystery

Take me into your arms
Over and over, over and over
Take me into your arms
Over and over, over
(You are mine)

You, you are my ritual
Your love, your love is a liturgy
You, you are my ritual
Your love, your love is a mystery
Track Name: Slippery Slope (2010)
When I was a girl
I could tell you anything
And you would believe me
As long as you agreed
When I was a girl

When I was a girl
Playing hide and seek
You never found me
I never let you see

I can put one foot before the last
It’s a slippery slope
When you gotta go back
Easy to slide, when you’re digging through the past
It’s a slippery slope
Traveling back

When I was a girl
I knew everything
About winning and losing
And shrouding my tears
When I was a girl

When I was a girl
I lost everything
Now I’m puttin’ it back
Piece by piece by piece

I can put one foot before the last
It’s a slippery slope
When you gotta go back
Easy to slide, when you’re digging through the past
It’s a slippery slope
Traveling back
Track Name: Something Like A Train (2010)
Hey you
Standing there at your door
Waitin’
On inspiration like a summer storm
But
You’ve got to jump on board
You’ve got to jump on

Hey you
Gazing up at the stars
Waitin’
For love to seize you like a holy war
Oh but you have got to jump on board
Oh, you have got to jump on

Your safe inside
You bide your time a little more
You waste the life that could be yours

Hey you
Timid on the platform
Just waitin
For someone else to go change the world
Oh, but you have got to jump on board
You have got to jump on

Your safe inside
You bide your time a little more
You waste the life that could be yours

Well it’s coming,
It’s coming and it won’t be back
Can you hear it
Hear the rumble of the rusty track
And the train
Will roll on by
You can run or you can hold on tight

Your safe inside
You bide your time a little more
You waste the life that could be yours
Track Name: Take What You Want (2011)
Overalls and withered hands
Big straw hat and a leather tan
Growin' up out of the dark red mud
50 years of sweat and blood

They moved in close and they sewed machines
They wrote their name on every seed
They milked the ground till it was bone dry
And in a distant field you could hear him cry

Oh, oh, oh
Take what you want
Oh, oh, oh
You take what you want

He kept on just like he'd always done
From the last of the stars to the last of the sun
They came rolling in like rain
That rots the fields and floods the plains

They pulled him up just like a wild weed
They called him liar and they called him thief
Hands in his pockets he walked away
And they took it all and he took the blame

Oh, oh, oh
You take what you want
Oh, oh, oh
You take what you want

You can have my money
You can have my bread
You can even have the roof from over my head

Oh, oh, oh
You take what you want

I'll keep the stains in the cracks of my hands
I'll keep the smell of the dusty land
And you take what you want
I'll have the peace that lets me sleep
Every year and memory
And you take what you want

Take what you want...
Track Name: Tempting The Moon (2010)
Don’t try, to hide
You can’t run away
Rapt and ruled by
One beautiful face

And she knows,
And it shows
In every heart that she breaks
And her feet go
Where the wind blows
Gone like yesterday

La la la la la…

Spellbound, somehow
Caught up in her arms
Far from wisdom
Giving mercy for scars

You’re a fool, tempting the moon
Shes waxes and wanes
And her heart goes
‘Round in circles
Orbiting it’s cage

La la la la la la

Stretched out as wide as the midnight sky
A new day, to leave all the reasons why
Behind
Track Name: That's Not A Reason To Cry (2011)
That's not a reason to cry
That's not a reason to cry
That's not a reason to cry
That's not a reason to cry

Pretty baby got your head hanging low
And sorrow in your eyes
Feeling like you will always be alone
Like the world has left your side
When the dam breaks
When your heart aches
You've lost control
Lift up your eyes, lift up your heart, lift up your soul

That's not a reason to cry
That's not a reason to cry
That's not a reason to cry
That's not a reason to cry

When the road is long and it's always long
When it never ends
When the day is done
And tomorrow comes
And your soul is spent
Don't be afraid when the river swells
When the waters rise
Lift up your heart, lift up your soul, lift up your eyes

That's not a reason to cry
That's not a reason to cry
That's not a reason to cry
That's not a reason to cry

No, no reason to cry
Track Name: The Princess And The Fox (2011)
There was a princess fierce and brave
Big brown eyes and a pretty name
Hair that shimmered like a pot of gold
Every night when she closed her eyes
Her drowsy self got a big surprise
Sneaky little fox came scuttling into her dream

She said I am so fierce and brave
I am not scared of anything
So why must I be afraid of you, you, you, you, you

There was a fox so wild and sly
Bushy tailed and shifty eyed
Fur as rusty red as the little pig's house
Every night in his cozy den
The same old nightmare will begin
A pretty princess chases him in his dream

He says I am so wild and sly
Tell me then why can't I hide
She pulls my tail and makes me cry
Oh why, why, why

She leaves her castle
He leaves his cozy den
They stop in the middle
And then they...
Stare at each other, they
Stare at each other, they
Stare at each other, they
Stare at each other
Till it gets really awkward
And then they both laugh and say
I am not afraid
I am not afraid
I am not afraid
Anymore

Sometimes friendship can look odd
A picnic on the castle lawn
The princess and the fox sitting the sun
Track Name: These Broken Things (2010)
Here I stand on shattered dusty ground
Nails and plans, hammer in my hands
Falling down
Falling down
Pieces run through my fingers just like sand

Hungry without food to eat
I want to fix these broken things
Love that fades and tears that sting
I want to fix these things

Guns and wars and casualties
I want to fix these broken things
Love that fades and tears that sting
I want to fix these things
I want to fix these things

Far beyond the wreckage and the dust
Hope will come for every daughter, every son
Falling down
Falling down
Every tear will be wiped away by love

You take the dishes, I keep the ring
I want to fix these broken things
Love that fades and tears that sting
I want to fix these things

Every sob and every scream
I want to fix these broken things
Love that fades and tears that sting
I want to fix these things
I want to fix these things
Who can fix these things
Track Name: Tireman Dan (2009)
Tireman Dan
He’s a short little man
With a temper like fire
And a tire iron
Don’t make him mad

Tireman Dan
Tells you to wait in the lobby
Smells like rubber and oil
And bubblegum and baked bean candy

Oooh, whatcha gonna do
His beady little eyes are lookin’ at you
Oooh watcha gonna say
To Tireman Dan today

Tireman Dan
Charges you five grand
To calibrate your clock
And tune your locks
Just because he can

Tireman Dan
He’s in love with your mom
Gives her discount tune ups
Free rotations, and shuttles her home

Oohh watcha gonna do
His beady little eyes are lookin’ at you
Oooh watcha gonna say
To Tireman Dan today

Dan, the Tireman
Dan, the Tireman
Track Name: Vintage Princess (2009)
1944
Middle of the war
In the apple orchard
He saw her
Every day he’d come
Cigarettes and gum
Soon her family
And the war…..and her hand was won

I’m waiting, I’m waiting
To take you back home
I’m waiting, I’m waiting
For you

Gonna move out west
Palm trees flying passed
Take a photograph
In black and white

Sitting by the sea
Watercolor dream
Listen to the swing
Dance music
In the sun

I’m waiting, I’m waiting
To take you back home
I’m waiting, I’m waiting
For you
Track Name: When The Winds Blow (2010)
When the winds blow strong and cold, and cold
I will lift my soul, lift my soul
I will set my sail to follow you
When the winds blow strong and cold

When the waves rise high over me, over me
I will lift my eyes, lift my eyes
I will see your feet on the stormy sea
When the waves rise over me

I won’t I won’t
I won’t be afraid
I won’t I won’t
When the winds blow

When the night is long and dark, and dark
You will light the sky, light the sky
With mercy, love and wisdom bright
When the night is long and dark

When my breath is done and gone, and gone
I will rest my soul, rest my soul
The tempest broken by your voice
When my breath is done and gone

I won’t I won’t
I won’t be afraid
I won’t I won’t
When the winds blow
Track Name: White And Blue (2010)
Watching, waiting, time is frozen
As the snow begins to fall
Hold me, wrap me up
Surround me with your love
Inside this calm

And the world glows white and blue
In the warmth of me and you

Moonlit silence, on the outside
All is still and bright
Heart beats louder on the inside
Of my chest, your hand in mine

And the world glows white and blue
In the warmth of me and you

Hush now, hush now
Quietly the winds blow over
Us now, us now
Wordlessly this love takes over

And the world glows white and blue
In the warmth of me and you
Track Name: You Don't Know Me (2009)
Guilty American
Signing your check and dropping it in
With a stamp and a letter just send it on over but
You don't know me

Tuck them all in their beds at night
Kiss each cheek turn out the life
You think there's a better life
Well you don't know me

Oh, you don't know me
Oh, you don't know me

Sunday preacher man
Saying it's easy to trade it all in
He will forgive my sins
But you don't me
Oh people spreading my word
Loving your neighbor with the end of a sword
Your law is a flag and a song but you don't know me

Oh, you don't know me
Oh, you don't know me

Standing in the picket lines
You don't know me
Holding my cardboard sign
You don't know me
14 in Africa
You don't know me
Can't marry who I love
You don't know me
Single mom working 50 hours
You don't know me
Been married 50 years
You don't know me
Went to Iraq and bled
You don't know me
I've risen from the dead
You don't know me

Oh, you don't know me
Oh, you don't know me
Track Name: Your Side Of The Bed (2009)
Your side of the bed
Perfect indentation
Heavy from your frame
From the dreams inside your head

Lying next to me
A different expectation
A thousand miles away
From me, on the other side

I can’t close my eyes
You can’t see my side

You’ll sleep, keeping the peace
And I’ll be right here, ready to fight
You fall, you fall
Farther away from me
You’ll sleep keeping the peace
And I will wait here, ready to fight
You wait it out from your side

You fall
You fall
You fall
Farther and farther and
You fall
You fall
Farther away from me

You’ll sleep, keeping the peace
And I’ll be right here, ready to fight
You fall, you fall
Farther away from me
You’ll sleep keeping the peace
And I will wait here, ready to fight
You wait it out …

Your side of the bed
Different expectations
A thousand miles away
From me, on the other side