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In the Dead Of The Evening

from Night Lights by Ethan J Perry

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In the dead of the evenin'
When this little town's sleepin'
& all of its dreams are tucked neatly in
Ten bells chime
The winter wind howls and whines
The fading fire coughs and cries
& as each ember dies
So does a part of my heart
Deep inside

Strange lullaby

Why you had to leave me
The mystery the grieves me
Not even Holmes could solve a thing
Eleven bells chime
The Devil's ridin' high
On a stallion
Dark as night
Through spirals of twisted pine
Both Spirit and stallion unbridled

Strange lullaby

Oh ancient Night
Ancient Winter, Death, & Fright
You lay waste whatever's in your sight
Twelve bells chime
Send tremors through my mind
Oh cruel & gentle Time
You torture me with memory
You erase the memory
by line

Strange lullaby


from Night Lights, track released October 22, 2010
Ethan J Perry - vocals, piano
Matt Broughton - fiddle


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