Houses on a Hill

by Bearkat

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released September 4, 2012

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Track Name: Pretty Young Things
Well I was dreaming the other night
Bout terrible horrible things
And every crooked little turn I took
Another bees about to sting
And seems like everybody's sleeping sound
except for me.

And I fell into a barren land
where money don't grow on trees
And all those pretty little pretty young things
were working hard on their knees
And it seems like everybody's got a plan
except for me.

Here we go
Skin and Bones
On a rope.
Here we go
Skin and Bones
On a rope.

And I heard nothing yesterday
its the same as I heard before
And it seems like every hour
there's another devil at my door.
And it seems like there is nothing left around
worth fighting for.

Here we go
Skin and Bones
On a rope.
Here we go
Skin and Bones
On a rope.

And Momma said
"Don't worry about the world when its been kicking you around"
"'Cuz Death's an equalizer one day we'll all be laying in the ground"
And Momma said
"Don't worry about the world when its been kicking you around"
"Cuz death's an equalizer one day we'll all be laying in the ground"

Here go
Skin and Bones
On a rope.
Here we go
Skin and Bones
On a rope.
Track Name: Cool Kids
Where did all the cool?
Say, Where did all the cool kids go?
I think they rode their bicycles away.

I used to dream
I used to dream that I would be a cool kid
But Thomas Edison never had any conductor.

And they still tell you to
And they still tell you to
Believe the combinations got you fuzzy
And they still tell you to
Believe in everything you are and everything you do
Well Oh Oh Oh.

Up at dawn
Sipping on your eight track
Sing for your medicine
Sing for your rock n roll

The curious one
The curious had a little heart attack
When he sang for his medicine
Sand for his rock n roll

And they still tell you to
And they still tell you to
Believe the carbonation's got you fuzzy
And they still tell you to
Believe in everything you are and everything you do
Well Oh Oh Oh.

Oh, when you go
I will be going to
Say it was All for you, All for you, All for you
Oh.
Track Name: Radio, Radio
Radio, Radio
Radio, Radio
Woah oh oh oh
Radio, Radio
Radio, Radio
Woah, oh oh oh
Radio, Radio
Radio, Radio
Woah oh oh oh oh

She knows how to rock n' roll
How to save your soul
From another dying breed
She (ee ee) knows how to twist and shout
How to knock you down
In accordance to the thief

And she goes where you wanted
No one ever to go
She goes where you wanted
No one ever to go

Oh, Oh, On The

Radio, Radio
Radio, Radio
Woah oh oh oh
Radio, Radio
Radio, Radio
Woah oh oh oh
Radio, Radio
Radio, Radio
Woah oh oh oh oh

She'll go.

She (ee ee) knows how to break your heart (ooo!)
She gave the money to the dealer
But the dealer threw the cards away

And she (ee ee) knows how to do her part
she threw Mary in the manger
Just to give the little kid a break.

And she goes where you wanted
No one ever to go
She goes where you wanted
No one ever to go

On the

Radio, Radio
Radio, Radio
Woah oh oh oh
Radio, Radio
Radio, Radio
Woah, oh oh oh
Radio, Radio
Radio, Radio
Woah oh oh oh oh

Put the money in the money in the money in the bank
Put the money in the money in the money in the bank

On the
Radio, Radio
Radio, Radio
Woah oh oh oh
Radio, Radio
Radio, Radio
Woah, oh oh oh
Radio, Radio
Radio, Radio
Woah oh oh oh oh
On the
Radio, Radio
Radio, Radio
Woah oh oh oh
Radio, Radio
Radio, Radio
Woah, oh oh oh
Radio, Radio
Radio, Radio
Woah oh oh oh oh

She'll go.
Track Name: Nashvegas.
I don't really mind the singing all the time
It's alright
It's alright
And I don't really mind the singing all the time
It's so nice
So nice.

And you don't really care for money anymore
What's it for?
Must be nice.

But you don't really play with fire anymore
You're so unsure
So contrived

Darling you will see me
Inside a paper cup
Darling you will hear me
With my poor antlers on
And so will everyone

Oh, Oh, A oh, oo Woah
Ooh, Ooh, Ooh, Ooh

And you don't really care for birdies or the bees
You're so sweet and so polite
But still I hear you come and sleep right next to me
Is this what apathy
Feels like?!

Darling you will see me
Inside a paper cup
Darling you will hear me
With my poor antlers on
And so will everyone

(ROCK OUT 70s style)

Ooo, Ooo, Ooo, Ooo
Ooo, Ooo, Ooo, Ooo
Track Name: Marie
Oh Marie
My sweet
I dropped your body
In the belly of the sea

'Cause you never loved me
You never loved me
You never loved me
My sweet.

Oh my Marie
A beauty you would be
If your body were not rotting
At the bottom of the sea

Could be my bride
Our lives would be entwined
If your hands weren't tightly tied
With a fish up by your side

And you you you you could have loved
But you you you weren't thinking of me
And oh my god I hate to say your name
But Marie you know that you're the one to blame

Your Daddy was a tailor
He could have made the suit
But now he's drinking bourbon
And he's crying over you
Your Momma was a baker
She could have made the cake
But now she sits their praying
That the drugs she took will take

And you you you you could have loved
But you you you weren't thinking of me
And oh my god I hate to say your name
But Marie you know that you're the one to

Blame for it
You jealous kid
All soot and spit in your mouth
You're to blame for it
You jealous kid
You know just what you did

Oh my Marie
A beauty you would be
If your body were not rotting
At the bottom of the sea

Could be my bride
Our lives would be entwined
If your hands weren't tightly tied
With a fish up by your side

And you you you you could have loved
But you you you weren't thinking of me
And oh my god I hate to say your name
But Marie you know that you're the one to

Blame.
Track Name: By the Sea
The sea
I'm betting on the sea
A different life for me
The sea will keep me warm

'Cause the road
That story's all been told
A friend to have and hold
But that concrete's getting cold

And maybe I'll meet a man
Who'll proudly take my hand

By the sea
And what a pair we'll be
A wishy washy dream
A love sick reverie

A bride
With bridegroom
Side by side
With constellation eyes

And maybe we'll build a home
Inside those shell shaped catacombs

By the Sea

Oh and one day
Our love will surely fade
My mind will wash away
So I hope and pray
I hope and pray
Oh I hope and pray
To drown inside those scarlet waves

By the sea
Track Name: Rabbit Hole
Take me down the rabbit hole
Tell me secrets no one knows
With a red lip
And a rough tongue
I am surely going to win one

One

Take me where the rooster crows
Tell me stories no one knows
Bout the robber
With the cold blood
Who is surely going to win one

Happiness at last
No one really wears that hat

Take me down the rabbit hole
Tell me secrets no one knows
Take me down the rabbit hole
Tell me secrets no one knows
Take me down the rabbit hole
Take me down the rabbit hole
Take me down the rabbit hole
Track Name: Radio Wire
Got a city
Watch it burn
Got a tight rope
Watch me taciturn
I steal what I don't earn

I am a radio wire. I am a radio wire.

Got a maker
So I'm told
But I can't shake this
Fear of a growing so old
God rest my weary soul

I am a radio wire. I am a radio wire

Show me something new
Birds are falling on me
And they fall on you.
And we all sing Salve Regina
Ooh, Ooh, Ooh.

Now I'm a thick strap on my shoulder
That's the woes of wandering soldier and road
He rode a black horse home
He is a radio wire
He is a radio wire

Show me something new
Birds are falling on me
And they fall on you.
And we all sing Salve Regina
Ooh, Ooh, Ooh

And the rain it falls like red coats and roman army
And who am I to find myself so charming?
And no one ever said
The radio would harm me
But we give ourselves a lie
Oh we give ourselve a lie

Show me something new
Birds are falling on me
And they fall on you.
And we all sing Salve Regina
Ooh, Ooh, Ooh
Track Name: Skeleton Key (Marie's Revenge)
They say
You should never want for love
And they say you should have all you want

But what if what you want
Isn't what you have
What do you do
With that

I have a skeleton key
Oh lock me up if you please
And if you do as I please I might take you home with me

I have these old dirty bones
They tell me leave you alone
And if you don't telephone
There will be nobody home

And you can stay a little
Stay a little in my dirty bones
I've made this house a home
Oh just stay a little in my empty arms
I've got these wicked charms
Not to cause alarm

Don't trust these ribbons or cards
They're gonna rip you apart
And if you think you're so smart
You're standing out in the dark
Instead of inside these bones
And if you don't telephone
There will be nobody home

And you can stay a little
Stay a little in my dirty bones
I've made this house a home
Oh just stay a little in my empty arms
I've got these wicked charms
Not to cause alarm

I let you in
Then kicked you out
Certain a lie
Certain of doubt
You let me in
Then kicked me out
Certain of love
Certain of doubt

Bring back
My Skeleton Key
Oh

And you can stay a little stay a little
In my dirty bones
I've made this house a home
Kicking and a screaming
Oh just Stay a little stay a little
In my empty arms
I've got these wicked charms
Not to cause alarm.
Track Name: Fox and the Widow
The fox said I'm on my best behavior
So don't be shy or be a stranger
The woods they give my best intentions
I hold so many honorable mentions in love
Love. Love. Love.

The widow cried "I hate pretending"
I've ever seen a happy ending
I will soon sew your fur and collar
To sell my hand another dollar in love.
Love. Love. Love.

So lay my body down
I'm stronger when I'm drinking
But I don't know what I'm thinking till it sounds
like wood and foul
So lay my empty body in the ground

Your skin it tastes like milk and honey
Your fur is soft like old blood money in the bank
I will drink from your bones my whiskey
If you promise not to miss me.

So lay my body
I'm stronger when I'm drinking
But I don't know what I'm thinking till it sounds
Like wood and foul
So lay my empty body in the ground

Oh Oh Oh
Here it goes
Skin and Bones
Oh Oh Oh
Here it goes
Skin and Bones
Oh Oh Oh
Here it goes
Skin and Bones
It is always bout a sorry soul

So Lay my body down
I'm stronger when I'm drinking
But I don't know what I'm thinking till it sounds
Like wood and foul
Everybody's got a grave
And everybody's turning to the ground.
Track Name: Oh, I.
Oh, I
sing all night
I wonder wonder wonder why I pass you by?
Am I too blind to see
The truth that is ahead of me?

Oh, I
could punch the clock
But I know I know I know I'd be giving up
Am I too blind to see
The sparrow is a paper dove?

All along the town
They tell me "walk away"
(walk away walk away walk away)
But something in me rings and says that I should stay
(Walk a walk away)

I sing all night
I wonder wonder wonder why I pass you by?
Am I too blind to see?

(Whistle Trumpet Solo)

All along the town
They tell me "walk away"
(walk away walk away walk away)
But something in me rings and says that I should stay
(Walk a walk away)

(Whistle Outro)
Track Name: Houses on a Hill
Houses on a Hill are standing still
They never mind the money
Or who pays the bills

And the sycamore tree never wanted me
It doesn't care for someone's
Empty prophecy

And the radio won't sing songs for Eleanor
Anymore

Two and two is fine
When you're wasting time
I never had the money and you never had mine

And two and two is three
When you're doomed to be.
You never had the worry
Cause you never had me.

And the radio won't sing songs for Eleanor
Anymore.

And every lonely anchor needs an open road
And every lovely object is a prize
Oh ever lonely anchor needs an open road
To fall behind.

And the radio won't sing songs for Eleanor
Anymore.