Lyrics – Silhouette

True Love

All the money in the world
it won’t buy you love
even if you had enough
it won’t get you what you want

I’ve been looking at myself
and all the things I crave
they change from day to day
but in the moonlight they fade

Chorus:
Well I thought I’d found true love
wasn’t sure I wanted it.
what is true love?
can we attain it?
what is true love? I don’t know.

Keep your flowers for yourself
or lay them on love’s grave
in my secret heart
I have a graveyard

and I visit each and every one
and they send their regards.
with every brand new start
I think of love dead and gone

Black Crow

Black crow, black crow,
Stay with me a while.
We can watch the sun
Fall down a lazy mile.

Black heart, black heart
don’t want to take you with me
Walk you to the river
And then I’ll set you free

Cause I have spent
Far too long in this dark hole
And I am getting out now
I am getting out now

In chains, in chains
Tied to one another
I think I found the key
Now go find another lover

Break free, break free
I took the best of you
Where daylight meets the shadows
You took the best of me too

But I have spent
Far too long in this dark hole
And I am getting out now
I am getting out now

Bridge:
Sun shine through the clouds
My heart was breaking down
Couldn’t sleep, couldn’t wake the day.
Couldn’t sleep the night away, couldn’t wake the day. (3 or 4x)

Eastern Girl

Staying way up in the mountains.
Where it’s so hard just to breathe
Everything looks like a miracle.
So hard to believe.

Don’t want to say how much I miss you.
It’s like how my lungs miss the air.
Horizon westward is a jagged line.
Can’t help but stare.

Chorus:
I’m just an eastern girl
i know rolling hills
I know lush green fields of grass.
Here there’s gold rush towns
And endless rocky cliffs.
I’m a long long way from home.
A long way from home.

Thunderheads off in the distance.
I feel the hot air meet the cold.
I feel my heart throw out resistance.
Can I do what I’m told?

Lines on the Road

Sometimes all we have are the lines on the road to guide us.
Sometimes all we have are the stars in the sky to shine their light.
you said you’re leaving us
well are you leaving us?
you said you’re leaving
we’ll all be grieving.

No one really knows where this road is gonna lead us
No one really knows if there’s someone at the gates to let us in.
We’re all alone in this.
Are we alone in this
Join up on the road a bit
we’re not alone in this.

When you finally go all your suffering will be over.
When you finally go you’ll leave so much here behind to shine.
We’ll sing your songs of love
Our tears will fall on dust
We’ll sing your songs of love
your flesh will turn to dust.

Sometimes all we have are the lines on the road to guide us.
Sometimes all we have are the stars in the sky to shine their light.

Trickle Down Rain

Trickle down rain,
my window pain
the birds all hiding away

Gotta clean this mess
gotta get some rest
can’t seem to do anything today

In the shadow of love I hear you call
for a shadow of time and that’s all
Where do you go when you leave me alone?

I see the sun come through
The clouds like you
I know what I’ve got to do

Gotta sweep this floor
sweep the dust out the door
then just wait quietly for you

Keep My Eye On You

You came to me but you couldn’t talk
You lost your voice in that last big storm
Out there howling with the wind
You’ve been scolded, you’ve been warned.

Gone so much but I don’t go nowhere.
Same hotel room, different town.
You’re still out there laying on floors.
When you were young you wore the crown.

All the money in the world….

Now you’ve lost your way.
You ain’t lost kid, it’s just your path’s hid.
Come in from the rain
Warm the house up, pass around the cup
and start again.

Luckiest one I ever knew.
Found a little love and some soil to sow
Work a little harder til my wandering’s through

I’m doing alright I’ll keep my eye on you
We all gotta have these walking blues
Stare up at the sky and drink up the rain
Once in a while put on our dancing shoes.

Sparrows

All the days that you were here
Have disappeared from my mind
Now only silhouettes and shadows remain
Darling nothing is the same.

Chorus:
Where are you now in this world?
Is your voice being heard among the sparrows?
Where are you now in this lonely world?
Is your voice being heard among the birds?

All the things that you did show me my friend
Have stuck to me like grains of sand
Letters spilled, ink blurred by tears
Tucked away in darkness stand.

Chorus:
Where are you now in this world?
Is your voice being heard among the sparrows?
Where are you now in this lonely world?
Is your voice being heard among the birds?

Stealing

Sun goes down behind the city
Lights come up in the streets
You got me wishing we were playing for keeps

Your brown eyes and my bad vision
I can’t see too far ahead
Never before would I have let myself be led.

Chorus:
We both know what we’re feeling
but we can’t talk about that, can’t talk about that
We both know we’d be stealing,
but we can’t talk about that, can’t talk about that
We both know what we’re feeling
but neither of us will be stealing this love tonight

I used to close my eyes to reason
and reason lovers away
you used to hide the thing you had to say

I was broke and you were busted
Lights come on in the dark
Caught in the glare, here is something we can’t start

Now and Then

You led me to the stairs, where you cut my hair
One little strand at a time in your hand
I wanted you to know all the things I could not show
To you now and then.

All the people in this town, they are just clowning around,
With a little bit of time and loving on their mind
I think of you these days when I don’t know what to say
To them now and then

Read to me from the book of Paul
I can’t say that I believe it all
I just want to hear your voice ringing out

Don’t you want to know? I guess you really don’t,
How I could have loved you and given what you won’t.
You took my strength away, just a little everyday
I’m weaker now than then.

Read to me from the book of love.
I can’t say that I’m worthy of it
I just want to hear you voice ringing out.

Is it truth or just a lie, I still want you in my life
I keep this secret hiding place like sharpening the knife
That I hold against my throat, the only true words that I spoke –
I still miss you now and then.
I still miss you now and then.

Old Tin Can

Off he went to NYC
He’s got to seal the deal today
He’s been working his fingers to the bone
Turning knobs and tubes and headphones on

He crossed the border a lonesome man
And found redemption in that old tin can
And told the story of his life
Love and loss and strife…

Now he’s gone to Nashville town
He’s gonna meet the kid and play around
Meanwhile his songs are put on hold
I hope his head is up not hanging down…

He crossed the border a lonesome man
And found redemption in that old tin can
And told the story of his life
Love and loss and strife…

That old tin can….

Keep On Fighting

Keep on fighting your wars of sin
Keep on fighting but don’t drag me in
The night is dark, it’s only getting darker
And your blood worn roads won’t lead you home.

Oh, my brother, he is strong and proud
Does what he’s told when you send him out
But we all know your war will never end
Just send my brother back home again

Chorus:
Cause they’re all waiting for his return
Wring their hands as the world gets worse
The endless blood and the tortured lands
Can this really be God’s command?

Let the mothers have their chance to speak
Let the brave and the bold yield to the meek
Let the babies turn into men
Make no more soldiers of children.

Same Way Again

Walk me down your road one more time
Where you held me in your arms and we stared at the sky
Laying in your bed I felt so safe
Will we never feel the same way again?

Half Chorus:
The same way again,
Holding your heart in my hands…..

You were here and gone just like a song
How I wanted to keep holding on
But the band was packing up and on their way
No we’ll never feel the same way again.

Chrous:
The same way again,
Holding your heart in my hands
The same way again
You holding my heart in your hands.

If you hear my name among the crowd,
You won’t find me in the lost or with the found,
I’ll be hanging from a star looking down
No we’ll never feel the same way again.

Chop That Wood

Will I ever hear a raven without the thought of you?
Yeah, maybe someday you will be out of my view.
How I hate to see you go but I know this is not the end
Yes I’ll see you again

Well, I’m not your mother and you are not my child
If I could only hold you but I can’t I know you’re wild
Bring a summer’s end with a hurricane.
I loved to hear you call my name

Chop that wood, build that fence
I know you loved me in some sense
Chop that wood, build that fence
I know you loved me, so thank you friend.

The lights go out, the rain comes back your way
You pack your car but I can’t ask you to stay
All the things that I would if I could but I know I can’t
This is the loneliest of days.