Bareback Ride

Still to be transcribed -- any volunteers?
Shine
Zero Day
Disappear
Frail
Turn
Fragile


What a Day interpreted by Jason Nelson

We raised our glasses all in celebration of the news
their separation was the best thing at the time
the past few weeks have been a trying time for all involved but
now the smoke would clear and the dice could see the difference way too late.

we are the friends of the unhappy couple
we are the friends of true who broke their ties today

and what a day it is to waste away
It's bob and carrol's blackest birthday?

their wedding plans had stalled and everyone had seen the change
they faced the world and touched each other now like total stangers
all in all they thought the couple just did solitude
and chapters from a bedroom night
and it's been to mind
defying his christian eye

and everyone cried
and everyone sighed
watch that boat go down

and what a day it is to waste away
It's bob and carrol's blackest day

everyone cried
everyone sighed
watch that boat go down

so now their friends have gathered solemnly to say hello
attend the funeral where no-one likely to depart but?
the conversation turns to thing that happend years ago
and everyone agrees that they were doomed before they every started out

and everyone cried
and everyone sighed
watch that boat go down

and what a day it is to waste away
It's bob and carrol's blackest birthday
[background vocals: "and everyone cried/and everyone sighed.] >>


Subway (As interpreted by Jon Orren - corrected from official sources)

Riding in the subway
on a snowy afternoon
avoiding people's eyes
Noticing how many different
kinds of shoes there are
Watching them go by

Riding in the subway
on a snowy afternoon
dreaming about you
Wondering how the light in here
makes everyone look blue
I look like I feel

My body keeps its distance
from the couple that
dozes awkwardly in a love embrace
in another place
I'm happy cause I found a little inner space
could you love me.

Riding in the subway
on a snowy afternoon
Wishing I was through
We've been through a lot I know
So this I pledge to you
I'm still in love with you
And I still love you...


Sunnymede (As interpreted by Jon Orren)

While grown ups sleep in Sunnymede
the children leave their beds
and tiptoe down the creaky stairs
where only children tread
They slip into the wondrous light
down to the moonlight shore
and watch as phosphourous fishes play
in waters deep and warm

Across the waves a ship's horn sounds
in greetings to its friends
And beacons dance across the tides
where dancing never ends
The children lie flat on their backs
and gaze up at the sky
and pick which stars they'd go to
if they had the power to fly

While grown ups sleep in Sunnymede
this magic comes alive
and while they dream their grown up dreams
an ocean kingdom thrives
in darkness where a precious few
entrust in what they see
it's special children everywhere
who set the night world free


A Tree in Orange (as interpreted by Brandon Knight)

A tree in Orange was witness to
A man fall down
It's not a large display
Today

But tree has been here for other days
When cars have lost control
And houses bend [burn?] to their foundations
In the cold

And children played in the open streets
On Fourth July
And watched the summer sky
Turn blue then gold then white

And dogs sit under a thousand beds
Their eyes drawn wide with fear
And couples huddle
In the darkness of their families


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