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I silent spread the butter on the knife
the song comes slow like snow when out the light
Why did I wish it so
why did I break
the egg to taste the yolk

My line has lost the locust to its bed
And tributaries feed and never fed
Why do I come (ha) so
and why even wake
for things that are unspoke

The sound of my voice is a hammer
Calling out to God
Calling without an answer
to take my bag and my piston, bell and my hammer
so crow you won’t fly away
I don’t want you to go
right away

had I stopped the swinging of the door
or looped up long and turbulent and swore
where does it come from, son
Where does it wait
in liquid round the core

The sound of my voice is a hammer
Calling out for mud
triying to get it damper
Trying to sink it with lead and coal so it’s phantom
and it wont float away
No it wont float
I don’t want you to go

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from FOUR​.​FOUR: 3​/​4, released August 28, 2016

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Heather Christian & The Arbornauts Beacon, New York

Heather Christian & The Arbornauts, the brainchild of Miss Christian & 5 of the most virtuosic boy prodigies she could find, pull from the traditional gospel canon in tandem with circus music, noise rock & good old fashioned feeling good.

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