STARTING FROM SCRATCH

from OH TALL TREE IN THE EAR by Roman Candle

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It's a long walk down from my door to the Cadogan Hotel
but I make it every night when the sky gets dark.
The serpentine is black and doesn't show a single star
And I'm just off work and walking through the park.

Girls in evening clothes are talking on the phone,
Got their bags from knightsbridge and their walking home.
Can't distract me honey I know where I'm going
to sit down with a g & t and watch the night so long.

Well the drinks they pour at this bar never run too cheap
and I've got no plans to meet anyone it's clear.
But the history in this postal code runs deep,
and it might be lost on most of the ones in here

I can't say for certain honey where I'm bound.
I've got no rich relations, got no extra time.
But when they shut this bar tonight I know I'm going
to walk down by the riverbank and watch the night so fine.

I don't know how other folks get by.
But there's one thing that I've learned for fact.
There's a music you can only hear
when you're starting from scratch.

A roach's wings are fluttering soft and clear
in the midnight of this quiet flat.
There's a music you can only hear
when you're starting from scratch.

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from OH TALL TREE IN THE EAR, released May 12, 2009
Recorded at MASTERLINK studios in Nashville, TN and The Compound (Nashville TN) .

Produced by Jaosn Lehning

Engineered by Jason Lehning, Jordan Lehning, Rob Clark and Roman Candle

Arranged by Roman Candle and Jason Lehning

Mixed by Jason Lehning at The Compound (Nashville TN)

Edited by Kyle Ford

All instruments, voices, lyrics, etc. by roman candle, except bass played by (the) Jeff Irwin.

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