• Artist: Raina Rose
  • Title: Stone Around My Neck
  • Genre: Rock - Alternative Pop, Country - Alternative, Pop - Alternative Pop
  • Mood: Down/Dark/Melancholic, Laid Back/Groovy, Sentimental/Ballad
  • Speed: Medium (78-95)
  • Instruments: Real Drums/Drum Kit, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Bass, Keyboards/Organs
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 10/18/2011
  • Lyric themes: Anguish Desperation, Broken-Hearted, Love Lost, Missing a Loved One
  • Lyric hook: "You know i wear your name, like a stone around my neck"
  • Lyrics: I’m in the habit of lying mainly to myself/the clothes are on the line drying and the honey’s on the kitchen shelf/and I won’t ask if you won’t ask/though the question is drawn/baby where you been? Hey babe the night is long/ you know I wear your name/like a stone around my neck/on a winter’s day/when the wind has a black check/and we went looking for a train car/but we just found a wreck/deep in the sovereign state of love too late/ your breath is made of beer and cigarettes and fear/and there is nothing here but the truth and you can’t see it/the lines have blurred around these stolen words/but each kiss becomes a bird with bones of spirit/ you know I wear your name/like a stone around my neck/on a winter’s day/when the wind has a black check/and we went looking for a train car/but we just found a wreck/deep in the sovereign state of love too late/ there’s an ocean of sorrow/at the bottom of that bottle/so baby let me hold this one for you/ in the name of bad timing I raise my ragged glass/in these prisons we’re designing each heartbeat is ballast/you come like an earthquake you come like an atom bomb/by the time you touch down here/I’ll be a thousand miles gone, I’ll be gone.
  • Keywords: Bass

About Raina Rose

Raina Rose

Portland, OR United States

Raina Rose is a sinner/songwriter born on the day the music died. She sings americana-folk songs of long travels, fictional characters, time that plays tricks and the tricks that governments play with a biting honesty. Starting her life in Los Angeles during the Regan era, her family soon emigrated to lovely Portland, OR where Raina cut her teeth on the notable music scene. Raina took off on tour in late 2005 and has been at ...

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