• Artist: Mark Lucas & the Dead Setters
  • Title: The Ghost of Lost Creek Road
  • Genre: Country - Contemporary/Pop
  • Mood: Up/Positive, Laid Back/Groovy
  • 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: 10/18/2011
  • Lyric themes: Car Crash, Storytelling, Determination, Optimism, Courage
  • Lyrics: I AWOKE EARLY ON THAT MONDAY MORN AS MANY A MORN BEFORE TO THE CRACKED SUNLIGHT OF URBAN LIFE & THE 747’S ROAR I’VE NOT ALWAYS BEEN OF THE CITY & I’VE A TALE OR TWO TO TELL OF THE WORLD BEYOND THE CONCRETE THE SIRENS AND THE BELLS I AM NOT THE MAN I WAS & PLEASE DON’T ASK ME WHY I’VE MET THE GHOST OF THE LOST CREEK ROAD & I’M NOT AFRAID TO DIE OH DARLING YOU WERE ALWAYS SUCH A SWEET SUBURBAN GIRL THOUGH YOU NEVER SANG SOAP OPERA OR WORE YOUR HAIR IN CURLS YOU STILL WANT ALL THE TRAPPINGS OF THE POST CONSUMER WORLD COME ON NOW ADMIT IT DEAR YOU’RE A THOROUGHLY MODERN GIRL I AM NOT THE MAN I WAS ETC WELL I WAS DRIVING DOWN THE BRUCE HIGHWAY WHEN I PASSED HIM ON THE ROAD AND THE MOMENT MY HEADLIGHTS GRABBED HIM I FELT A CHILL WIND AT MY THROAT THE SUMMER AIR WAS CRYSTALLINE AS THE SEMI-TRUCK ROLLED BY THE BIG MACK DROVE RIGHT THROUGH HIM HE DIDN’T BLINK AN EYE I AM NOT THE MAN I WAS… AND THE REST OF MY GHOST STORY IS ONE I REMEMBER WELL IT’S A TALE TO BE REMEMBERED BUT NOT A TALE TO TELL ‘COS WHEN I TURNED I RECOGNISED THE MAN BESIDE THE ROAD AND I KNEW I’D KNOWN HIM ALL MY LIFE AND I KNEW HE WAS ALONE I AM NOT THE MAN I WAS…
  • Keywords: cheerful, Bass, Bright, Guitar, Nashville

About Mark Lucas & the Dead Setters

Mark Lucas & the Dead Setters

Leichhardt, New South Wales Australia

Mark Lucas & the Dead Setters

“A literate songwriter, in the tradition of Texas troubadours Joe Ely, James McMurtry & Robert Earl Keen, whose vignettes come alive with recognisable characters & familiar backdrops, Mark has pulled out all stops here to produce his strongest and most accessible album yet".
- Kim Cheshire, Country Update Magazine


mark lucas & the dead setters

In 2011 with half a dozen albums under his belt & a new studio album with long-time collaborators, the Dead Setters, hitting ...

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