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Location 13
Release Date 09/28/2018

Lyrics
01. Cross the World

We had no idea what we were in for 
3 boys trying to grow up strong 
But we all found great comfort in music 
And the journey that carried us along 

We bought an old van, borrowed a drum set (Wimpy!) 
Got a $40 dollar bass from the farm next door 
Met a French Canadian in Rhode Island 
Who told us to keep our sticks down, keep our heads up, and get a lil Something for (11!) 

And we were trying to cross the world 
We were trying to cross the world 
We were trying to cross the world for what we had found 

Dropped the tranny in Effingham, Illinois 
Stealing gasoline in the freezing cold 
Once teenage friends now struggling with the place where the sidewalk ends 
So we said goodbye in Boston, (by the banks of the) with that dirty Water rolling on (BLUE MOON) 

We were trying to cross the world 
We were trying to cross the world 
We were trying to cross the world for what we'd found 

We were trying to cross the world 
We were trying to cross the world (down and wait) 
We were trying to cross the world for what we'd found 

But then you all came out in New York 
For a country that was so far away 
I’ll tell you, I’ll tell you, there’s an Elias in Zimbabwe 
Who is smiling to know that his message did not fade away 

And now 
We’re trying to cross the world 
We were trying to cross the world 
We were trying to cross the world for what we'd found 

We were trying to cross the world 
We were trying to cross the world (down and wait) 
We were trying to cross the world for what we'd found 

We’re trying, we’re trying

02. Daft Alchemist

Heard of the mountain side,  but I’d rather stay in here
Gave me the 9 months, but I wish it was a year
Things were going fine, I liked ‘em just they they were
But now I’m running of time, got to march upon the world

What a way to wake up in the world one day
What a way to wake up in the world I dare say
What a way to wake up in the world one day
What a way to wake up in the world and now I’m

I’m not going with you, I got half a crown
I’m not going with you, gonna melt it down
    
I’m not going, I’m just staying the same

Oh me oh my my, why’s it always have to burn
Bye and bye bye always someone got to learn
Everything I thought I knew was blown to smithereens 
And I don’t what to do now that everything has changed

What a way to wake up in the world one day
What a way to wake up in the world I dare say
What a way to wake up in the world one day
What a way to wake up in the world and now I’m

I’m not going with you, I got half a crown
I’m not going with you, gonna melt it down

What a way to wake up in the world one day
What a way to wake up in the world i dare say
What a way to wake up in the world one day
What a way to wake up in the world and now i’m

I’m not going with you, I got half a crown
I’m not going with you, gonna melt it down

Mine all mine 

I’m not going, I’m just staying the same

03. London Daughters

Come all you London Daughters 
And sons of the looking glass 
Walking through the sullied water 
Na na na you can’t go back 
Feeding on the lost and fallen 
Its all we’ve ever done 
Can you hear their voices calling 
Go now and put down your guns 
And as the old wind blows 
we’re going down then up 

Come all you Dublin fathers 
And your next of kin 
Walking through the bloodied water 
The cancer upon your skin 
When we were hit will hit back harder 
That’s our refrain 
And we’ll make the war go longer 
Just so they can know our pain 
And as the cadence calls 
We’re going down, down then up 

Can you see a light burning up ahead 
Or feel the wisdom in the ground 
Can you hear the story carried in the wind 
And see the bird flying up 

Come all you wailing mothers 
those who have lost so much 
Show us how we begin to regain your touch 
With your children everywhere 
tracing family names 
You’re walking miles and miles 
To show them the way 
And like the air in her lungs 
We’re going down then, down then up

04. So Good

Staring at the pen and ink drawings 
There’s a crow who’s starting to bleed 
I go to the bookshelf, myself and a picture of a girl in a bikini 
Jumping off a dock falls out of page 43 
I think it’s my brother’s old girlfriend who’s married to a woman now 

My father walks like he’s run out of oil 
He lurches and jerks his way around the farm 
My mother walks towards him the same way she led her last horse away from the barn 
We’d just built a fire to soften up the ground 
You could see her saying through her tears it's okay boy, come follow me one last time 

Maybe, don’t know, can’t tell, if it’s so good 
So good, so good, to be living right now 

My kids are still young, barely weigh anything 
I can carry them easy on each arm, 
But I told them I wouldn’t be able to do that forever 
And sometimes when I’m carrying them both 
The older one says, hey look dad, you can still carry me 

Maybe, don’t know, can’t tell 
Yeah but it’s so good, so good to be living right now 

So good, so good, it’s so good to be living right now 

Maybe, don’t know, can’t tell 
Yeah but it’s so good, so good to be living right now 
Yeah but it's so good, so good, it’s so good to be living right now

05. Black Land Prairie

What a son to say father let them go 
Must’ve been a cappawock 

Gone to black land prairie 
To a safe house to lay low 

And I’ll ride again… 

Packed our bags for the Army of the James 
Gone to find the last medicine take place 

Gone to one way circus 
Save a bullet for yourself 

Then I’ll ride again.. 

Still run, the caravan, the caravan, the caravan

06. Came for the Fire

Ccame for the fire

Left before it was done
I’m yours till your heart’s desire
Till you tell yourself there’s another one

I am frightened, you are silent
You’re my religion, I was your science
Is this the war of our alliance, have I lost my part in your dream
And I am standing at attention 
There is no science or religion
Your eyes in perfect cold defiance, and I have never seen that look before

You poor the water
I would haul the stones
All the iron and the mortar
And all the other dreams that we left alone

I am frightened, you are silent
You’re my religion, I was your science
Is this the war of our alliance, have I lost my part in your dream
And I am standing at attention 
There is no science or religion
Your eyes in perfect cold defiance, and I have never seen that look before

07. Letter to Lady J

My dear old friend, it’s you we need 
There’s blood in the gutters, and fear in the street 
How long can we fight for a change that never comes 

In some ways it’s the same, but tonight the crowd they came 
Fists in the air, candles and vigils, cracked dreams held together with curses and wishes 

But how long’s it been since you been outside 
How long’s it been since you open your eyes 
Cuz I've been to the line, and it’s all right there 
And I cannot wait to get on from here 

Arms bent back and black jack welt 
Involuntary tears and the tears we felt 
Does it always have to get worse before it gets better 

Virgil Caine where are you now 
Did they bury the hate when they buried the south 
You got to tell the spirits mystics of tomorrow

08. Don Juan Tango

Oh daddy no, don’t you know there’s a hole 
Oh seven stories down – kind of like a hidden town 
There they all wait for your words, for your hate 
Oh to tell them what’s to be done, kind of like a loaded gun 

Last dance tango 
Sure as the fox let the ginger man ride on his back 
Don Juan tango 
Who’s gunna stop the playground bully and the atom attack 

Grabbing OPP in bed with the G.O.P 
The pale moth, NRA, NFL, we won’t tell 
All of this we feared, the politician and the mirror 
New shock and awe, Johnny Law sign your name right here 

Last dance tango 
Sure as the fox let ginger man ride on his back 
Don Juan tango 
We live in a land where all you need is money and not to be black 

Little boy, fat man, bock’s car, over the foreign land 
All is not fine 
Dark days, black haze, there he goes, bombs away 
Not once but twice 
Can you see all their eyes 
After all these years since 8/6 and 9 

And in this country we are armed to the teeth 
With automatic rifles with clip a hundred rounds deep 
And it’s a screwed up world, when her mistake was being a girl 
And we watch the rising sea and we sing and take a knee 

Last dance tango 
Sure as the fox let the ginger man ride on his back 
Don Juan tango, 
We live in a land where god is money, it’s the rocket man and The maniac 
Last dance tango 
Sure as the fox let the ginger man ride on his back 
Stay tuned in your cocoon cuz this system will not last

09. Follow I the River

Leaves are falling, soon we’ll be able to see the river 
From this road we are traveling for the winter 
The land she takes us under her feathered wing 

And fire light, go up and tell the night, that on my word 

It’s not far away now, things are going to change now 
If we only have today than follow I the river 
Stay right on your shoulder I 

We’ll fade brighter and trust the water keeper 
Do you mind standing guard for the locust eaters 
For they have brought us this far, let the white face stone their own 

And fire light, go up and tell the night, that on my word 

It’s not far away now, things are going to change now 
If we only have today than follow I the river 
Stay right on your shoulder I 

Sweet delight of mine, won’t be long to we are gone, 
The only way to go is towards the sun, my love, and give ‘em what they want, 
May they love before they fear and hope is not undone 

And fire light, go up and tell the night, that on my word 

It’s not far away now, things are going to change now 
If we only have today than follow I the river 
Stay right on your shoulder I

10. Prisoner's Visitor

Billy was a live wire 
Makin hay while the sun shine 
Makin friends in the coal mine 

Daisy and her new self 
Just come up from the deep south 
To say goodbye one more time 

What a lovely day for the prisoner to pray for his visitor to sing so loud 
What a lovely day for the prisoner to pray for his visitor to turn back around 

The heart inside the rib cage 
Looking out on the warm days 
Young sparks in the low light 

One day he gonna go free 
Like 79 in the AD 
He can open his ears but not his eyes 

What a lovely day for the prisoner to pray for his visitor to sing so loud 
What a lovely day for the prisoner to pray for his visitor to turn back around 

Gonna train it out of KC 
If I don’t I’m gonna lose my mind 
Thank you for the groceries and the kiss long ago 
You now I never tasted anything that I could say was just as fine

What a lovely day for the prisoner to pray for his visitor to sing so loud 
What a lovely day for the prisoner to pray for his visitor to stay