Puritan

by The Strong Talk

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released June 2, 2012

Produced by The Strong Talk. Recorded and mixed at The Rabbithole by David Robert; November 2011 thru May 2012. Mastered by Jay Franco at Sterling Sound, NYC.

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Track Name: Pass Friendly
How many nights was it?
How many beers did you drink?
And how many tears were shed
'fore you stepped back to think,
"Maybe he wasn't good enough."

And how many times must you hear me say,
"I KNOW WHAT I WANTED.
Some time to run and play..."

But you know I'll never forget where I came from;
That place where I first learned to sing.
Same goes for you, girl!
I never meant to cause you any trouble!

Yeah, I only ask that you pass friendly
cos you know I never forget a face.

The only one I know that's safe!
The only way I know to keep sane.

//////////I take that back. You've gotta help me out.

The only way I know to keep sane,
and that's so essential these days, ain't it?
Track Name: My Lovely Lady
My lovely lady, where were you last night?
"Steadfast asleep, just like the last time,
but without you by my side!"
My lovely lady, where were you?
Why weren't you there for me when I needed you?
And I did.

My lovely lady, where'd you go?
Just incase I miss you, you're the only road I know.
And if you miss me, won't you let me know?
Why'd you let me go in the first place?

All my life I've paid to say I need you, girl.
Half the night I lay awake -- I still dream you, girl.
You're a part of me,
but part of me wishes you'd just get out.

The cat's out the bag!
He's crashed out and barely breathin'!
Fortunately for you, girl, he's a crazy one.
My lovin' plan --
You can't stop this catch I'm reelin'.
Fortunately for you, girl, you're a crazy one.
Track Name: trashpie/dogmess
I'm gonna need a lawyer for all my sin!
I get the same damn treatment everywhere I go
and that's the fuckin' sin right there.
I'm gonna need a lawyer.

I'm gonna shoot at your foot
but if I graze a hair on the back of your head
would you be scared?
Are you scared?
Cos I'm scared
and God knows I ain't gettin' any help!
Yeah, God knows I ain't gettin' any help.

I get the same damn treatment everywhere I go
and that's the fuckin' sin right there.
I'm gonna need a lawyer
cos this is gonna fuck me up for awhile.

I said, I'm gonna shoot at your foot
but if I graze a hair on the back of your head
would you be scared?
Are you scared?
Cos I'm scared.
And God knows I ain't gettin' any help
from all my "friends".
They get so bored.
Oh, hold my hand
and I'll hold yours.
Yeah, I'll hold yours...
Track Name: Cool Hands
And for fear of how I still get homesick sometimes,
cool hands; I adore you --
but what's a handshake gonna do for me now?

I left my home in West Virginia
for the same damn tide from a foreign coast.
It didn't seem real -- I didn't sound honest
but I've been told,
"One day you're bound to get it right."

So head for the western sun.
If you seek love, then love would do you good
but time would do better.

Cool hands; Where are you?
And where's that message at a time like this?

I left my home in West Virginia
(No worries girl, I'll get back to you soon.)
for the same damn tide, but from a foreign coast.
(And for the same sand all around the world.)
The road looked long, but I'd grown tired
of waitin' round for what I had had the whole time.
I still see it sometimes back home.

So head for the western sun.
If you seek love, then love would do you good
but time would do better.

And hey, little girl!
If you need me, you know I'll always be
flyin' your colors.
Track Name: Puritan
How long was I afraid to die?
How many times must I warn you?
I'm feeling blind. Like a helpless child
afraid to wander from mother's side
when the picket line's been growing longer.
Longer and longer.

How long was I afraid to die?
How many times must I warn you?
That I'll kill your high! Like I stole your sight.
But not to bore you -- I'll do that in time.
For now you're fine, I still adore you.
I still adore you.