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Jazz-flavored lament


When I was born, I cried like a widow
Remembering a time when her husband was around
Tears like candle wax
I didn't make a sound
When I was 8, I sat under a window and
Talked to the stars, usin my Teddy as a pillow
They said kid
You're never gonna be enough

You're only half of the battle
You've only got one eye
You're a gun without a barrel
You're a Gemini boy, you're a Gemini

I can't tell the forest from the trees
You can put me in a river, but I'll never find the sea
I get lost in the details
Call it a disease
When I'm alone I can lasso up the moon
Bring it down to earth and trap it in my bedroom
But I can't show it to a soul

I'm only half of the battle
I've only got one eye
I'm a gun without a barrel
I'm a Gemini lord, I'm a Gemini

In my dreams I see him here
Standin so close that I reach to touch him
But he's like a phantom
He slips right through my fingers evry time
So I'm left alone
A broken flashlight, trapped in outer space
If only I could find him
If only I could find him

I am pulled, in a million diffrent ways
My head is overloaded, I'm runnin out of space
I'm losin my mind
And always almost out of time
I can't get from one place to the next without
Trippin over my feet and almost breakin my neck
I need somebody by my side


from Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, released April 9, 2021
Performed by The Canarys
with Shout Young on Keys and Trombone, Nabil Muquit on Saxophone, and Brian Maassenn on Trumpet
Written, Arranged, Produced, and Mixed by A Alexander Hollins
Engineered by Betty Ji & A Alexander Hollins
Mastered by Jake Eckert


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The Canarys New Orleans, Louisiana

The Canarys are a DIY alt/indie power duo. Alexander Hollins, on guitar and vocals, pairs thoughtful lyrics with heavy emotional guitars, while Marco Saah plays huge drums inspired by hip-hop, R&B, and jazz. The combined sound is fierce and melodic while staying deep in the pocket. It’s Jack White and Queens of the Stone Age mixed with Kendrick Lamar, Lucky Daye, Snail Mail, Lucy Dacus, and Pixies ... more

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