• Artist: Tumbledown House
  • Title: After A Fire
  • Genre: Folk
  • Mood: Down/Dark/Melancholic, Sentimental/Ballad
  • Speed: Medium (78-95)
  • Instruments: Real Drums/Drum Kit, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Strings, Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 10/18/2011
  • Lyric themes: Other, Moving On Change Letting Go, Soul Searching, Struggle Hardship, Homeless Poverty, Existential Quandry
  • Lyric hook: She's the type of girl who says that everythings gonna be alright. Would you pack your bags, if I said the word, would you be here by tomorrow night?
  • Lyrics: After A Fire She’s got this pain that goes unexplained It’s a fire in my head she says.. Someone send rain Just simple and plain I need a reason to rise from bed She’s the type of girl Says that everything’s Gonna be alright Oh but I’d pack my things If she said the word And I’d be there by tomorrow night And I’d put out that fire with all of my might He cooks when he’s upset And she looks at the tv set And me, I take a walk around Down holy streets Where the eyes they never meet In this god forsaken town I’m the type of girl Who says that everything’s Gonna be alright Would you pack your things If I said the word Would you be here by tomorrow night? Take me away I won’t go kicking and screaming no I’ve come to rectify All of my wrongs Through songs That I sing in the place of a good old fashioned cry We tape our words to the glass to save the birds So they know there’s something in the way And they no longer wish to fly straight inside They stay, to see what we have to say And the commonalities of perfect symmetry Is lost from memory after a fire So the birds write new books of how the forest looks Despite how they trembled and shook after the fire They wait for this conflagration to retire But oh how they curse this fire
  • Keywords: simple, Bass, Organic

About Tumbledown House

Tumbledown House is a songwriting duo from Bozeman, Montana. Often described as gritty saloon jazz, parlor music inflicted with the unspeakable, or Tom Waits in a cocktail dress, Tumbledown House writes stories that revolve around shady characters down on their luck, brothels with an eccentric clientele, or a scorned woman out for revenge. These stories are delivered with sultry female vocals reminiscent of a bygone era and placed over jazz guitar accompaniment.
Tumbledown House tours extensively ...

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