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14th October 1985, Petersen died,
We dug a grave in the last spot by the waterside.
You can't pay your way out of it this time.

16 years from Istanbul to Copenhagen,
When you're trying to stay low and off the radar,
And I remember every bleeding step of the way.

These joints are older than they should be.
Our time is not what yours has been.
It's true we never saw what you could see.
But it was always the end you were hiding.

Old ghosts and shadow bones
Old ghosts and shadow bones
Old ghosts and shadow bones
Are coming to carry you home

We fell hard into the broken hands of strangers,
Tumbling down a long beaten path of failures,
And somewhere I gave up my fear along the way.

These clothes they're not mine, they don't fit me.
This life isn't ours but it could have been
This face you won't know when you do see.
That there's an end to this lie you've been hiding.

Old ghosts and shadow bones
Old ghosts and shadow bones
Old ghosts and shadow bones

Old ghosts and shadow bones
Old ghosts and shadow bones
Old ghosts and shadow bones
Are coming to carry you home

I believe I believe I believe this too shall pass.

credits

from Maps for Lost Roads, released August 12, 2018
Alex Guildford - guitars.
Drew Stephenson - vocals, guitars, organ.
James Hodgkison - drums, vocals, percussion.
Helen Frankel - bass, vocals.

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The Southern Wild York, UK

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