• Artist: Alameda
  • Title: Silver Hands
  • Genre: Folk
  • Mood: Laid Back/Groovy
  • Speed: Medium Fast (95-130)
  • Instruments: Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Strings, Percussion, All Other
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 4/19/2012
  • Lyric themes: Commitment Marriage, Family, Hope, Optimism
  • Lyrics: Let's try to make the most of this, I'll ask this once; my last request. I count the times that you recede, where I slipped through (your) hands and kiss your teeth. Mend your words down side to side, and stutter step: Defeat Revised. When your words spill out in rust, they billow out and rise in dust. So start ahead now while you can, where someone will take you with Silver Hands. Waltz in form on down the aisle, with perfect pace and in single file. With patterned plans to mend your streets, they rise in form beneath your feet. Our darkest days are gone for now. We adorn out suits and our best gowns.
  • Keywords: simple, acoustic, Organic, Rock

About Alameda


Portland, OR United States

Weaned in the mile-high confines of Denver, Colorado, the core of Portland chamber-folk collective Alameda—guitarist/vocalist Stirling Myles, and cellist/vocalist Jessie Dettwiler—have weathered their share of evolutions during their musical marriage. Beginning as half of instrumental post-rock outfit Strangers Die Every Day, Myles and Dettwiler had already cultivated a unique understanding for the sonic properties of strings, and the beauty in voiceless aural planes.
But it was the grounding of those stratospheric intentions, and the introduction ...

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