Shoestring Ep

by Lyla Foy

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04:43

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Released 1st April 2013 by Big Picnic Records

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released 01 April 2013

All tracks written and produced by Wall
Artwork by Daria Hlazatova

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Track Name: Shoestring
Shoestring

{V1}
Don't make me try to
All that I know I've given it
I've given it
Went for a breather
Made me a teaser
But came with a ticket yeah

{Chorus}
Held me up to push me down
The animals have got me now
And put me in a league of my own
Head to toe I'm feeling cold
Some are nurtured to be sold
So put me in a cell on my own
Give me another reason
To get going

{V2}
Took the remainder
Hung from my shoulder
My hand was very small in yours
You were the major
Cut with a razor
Left with a shoestring on
Track Name: Place Too Low
Place Too Low

{V1}
Tried to keep my thinking down
Took some time to work it out
Never in a place too low
In a house up on a hill
Called out to me that I should know
With a whisper and a rope
Being sold

{Chorus}
Oh
When you go
Give it to me
In words I know
Don't make it your own

{V2}
Struggle being driven out
Of a crowded humming house
Took my arms and legs in theirs
Stolen with a breathe of air
Called out to me that I would fall
Left my face pressed on a wall
Bring sold
Track Name: Left To Wonder
Left To Wonder

{V1}
Your silhouette is strong in the dark but soft in my hands
Look like a picture only to make me mad
Somewhere the green eye called us to step inside
Made me remember all of our sleepless nights

{Chorus}
Don't go back til you're ready to
To remember
There's a crack and you're leaving me
Left to wonder

{V2}
Land with your footprints down on the sandy ground
Ran through he trees with bats and the leaves and sounds
Down on a flat cold face only then it stung
Made me remember how i would wear the song
Track Name: Valentine
Valentine

{V1}
He could be the leader of my army
Leaving hell behind me
Stepped out from the road that ended
Drew out another ending made
It's a big deal it's important to me
Showed up to be - to be over again

{Chorus}
I have tried a long time to meet you
He don't think I'd give much to see you
Written off the day to be with you
Valentine it might be
I have tried a long time to see you

{V2}
Went to see a movie with a stranger
All eyes behind me
Here's one to be home
Flashed out before we knew the end didn't come
It's a tight fit, it's a wonderful thing
Dragged round just for - for the sake of it
Track Name: All Alone
All Alone

{V1}
Both my legs round your neck
Stayed there into the night
No one said it was late
It was a long way back to the train

I didn't know that he had read
There was a quiet into which
He road a bike and I would wave
No interruption to get in the way

{Chorus}
I was all alone
All alone
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{V2}
It's an unstable day
The ground that you took away
We hunted around for some lights
And kept a look out for unlikely types

I didn't catch that we had tripped
Into a dim lit candle crib
Hollowed my head 'til it felt tight
Lay Lady Lay playing out through the night