Where the Black Lillies Grow by The Black Lillies

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  • Artist: The Black Lillies
  • Title: Where the Black Lillies Grow
  • Genre: Country - Contemporary/Pop, Folk
  • Mood: Down/Dark/Melancholic, Sentimental/Ballad
  • Speed: Medium Slow (63-78)
  • Instruments: Real Drums/Drum Kit, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Strings, Percussion, Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 4/19/2012
  • Lyric themes: Mourning, Broken-Hearted, Love Lost, Despair Misery, Sentimental, Loneliness
  • Lyrics: There’s a place on a hill where we use to meet Making our plans love was so sweet Where the tall pines sway and the green grass flows Where the night birds sing and the black lillies grow There’s a plot on a hill where we were to rest Side by side through eternity blessed But what once was joy and hope in the end Has faded away and gave into death Chorus And I’ll go to my grave and I’ll lie down In a bed for two under the ground I’ll weep in vain for this I know I’ll rest alone where the black lillies grow I’ll rest alone where the black lilies grow Don’t believe what you see Don’t believe what you’re told Don’t believe what feel Don’t believe what you know Cause it will all fall down, so let it all go You’ll rest alone where the black lillies grow (4x) (Chorus) (Verse 1)
  • Keywords: simple, Bass, Building, Guitar, Heartbreak, Heartfelt, Nashville, Organic
  • Ending type: Build

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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