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Josh Ritter – Monster Ballads lyrics
[Verse 1]
Radio waves are coming miles and miles
Bringing only empty boats
Whatever feeling they had when they sailed
Somehow slipped out between the notes

[Chorus]
Out on the desert now and feeling lost
The bonnet wears a wire albatross
Monster ballads and the stations of the cross
Sighin' just a little bit
Sighin' just a little bit

[Verse 2]
And I was thinking ’bout what Katy done
Thinking ’bout what Katy did
The fairest daughter of the pharaoh’s son
Dressed in gold 'neath pyramids

[Chorus]

[Bridge]
Ones and zeroes bleeding mesa noise
And when you’re empty there’s so much space for them
You turn it off, oh, then a still small voice
Comes in blazing from some vast horizon

[Verse 3]
And I was thinking ’bout my river days
I was thinking ’bout me and Jim
Passing Cairo on a getaway
With every steamboat like a hymn

[Chorus]
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    Sometimes I actually prepare to recall a favorite memory. Like preparing your self for the feature once the previews are over. As the memory enters my mind it injects a flash of realism--almost as if I'm living the moment. My nerves do there best to render the feeling to my soul but no matter how hard I try to retain it the feeling leaves the instant it arrives. Josh ritter's lyrics slow that moment down-- allowing just a bit extra time for my peripheral memory to come front and center.
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