Knives Teeth

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This is one of our fullest songs, progressing and changing and building to a heart-lifting violin solo. It's about unhealthy relationships and how pain can become so familiar that you forget it's wrong.

Spot the Eleanor Rigby reference.

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Knives’ Teeth:

The sky is barely breathing
And the stones are telling jokes beneath my feet
‘sbeen a year since I was dreaming of
the day when you and I would meet

History carved a beat in my bones
Found a rhythm oh so spectacularly alone
Memory found a space in my home
Often the most familiar can be the most unknown

How long will it last
Knives teeth and edge of glass
I’m hanging on so fast, til you come back to me
X 2

Well they say that talk is cheap
And they say that stones will break my bones and words won’t
But I lie here bleeding from your tongue
And the words and the talk you spoke to me

I apply the pressure to the pain
I turn away and think of happy times and something else
But there is nothing else that I know
That can make me happier than you

How long… etc.

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from The Bridges of the Years, released November 17, 2013

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EP Bridges of the Years out now. Also on Share More Air from @CommunionMusic.

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