• Artist: The Black Lillies
  • Title: Two Hearts Down
  • Genre: Country - Bluegrass
  • Mood: Down/Dark/Melancholic
  • Speed: Medium Fast (95-130)
  • Instruments: Real Drums/Drum Kit, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Strings, Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 4/19/2012
  • Lyric themes: Restless, Reminiscing, Murder, Jealousy Animosity, Guilt, Alcohol
  • Lyrics: If I had a bottle I’d surely drink it on down No more pain, goodbye shame Then I’d head into town I’d walk all along the fine people Smile say “how do you do?” They wouldn’t know and I wouldn’t show The truth that I’m telling you Chorus Cause I’ll not drink from the bottle And I’ll not walk through the town Four cold walls and a window One shot two hearts down Verse 2 Once I was a young man Hair and eyes a glow I met a girl, the prettiest curls I had to make her my own She was promised to another And I knew her heart was true I couldn’t stand the sight of his hand For I loved her two (Chorus) Verse 3 I took my father’s rifle And I waited quite until One cold shot through love’s embrace Left them quiet and still (Chorus) (2x) One shot two hearts down (2x)
  • Keywords: sad, simple, americana, Bass, Guitar

About The Black Lillies

The Black Lillies

Knoxville, TN United States

The Black Lillies

Those familiar with the background of Black Lillies frontman Cruz Contreras are often struck with a single question when the man opens his mouth to sing:

Why?

Why, given the rich baritone that can range from languid to intense, from reverently hushed to brashly bombastic, did it take so long?

Obviously, he’s no stranger to music. He is the man who loaned out his initials to Robinella and the CCstringband, which flirted with national fame a few years ...

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