Okkervil River

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1. (Shannon Wilsey On The) Starry Stairs

They ask for more;; What do you think this fanclub is for? I slithered up each rose corridor, I kept a warm safe place in my core; before I lost it. ; They ask for blood;; What do you think this woman...

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2. A Favor

Rapt, in “Star Wars” sheets, with my hand across your belly, we waded through the watercolor. And drunk in your parents house, junk coming out of your mouth, we were buried in the ice sculpture, and y...

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3. A Girl In Port

Let fall your soft and swaying skirt; Let fall your shoes; Let fall your shirt; I'm not the ladykilling sort; Enough to hurt; A girl in port; Marie's gone blonde; And lost a stone; She lay on her lawn...

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4. A Glow

Come into the den, come into the den; You've got a glow; Climb into my arms with blood on your clothes; You've got a glow; And you're no one's but mine; And nobody knows the land where he's lying; No ...

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5. A Hand To Take Hold Of The Scene

I'm the band in a show bout a man holding hands with his wife; On a therapist couch with his face to the crowd after fucking around countless nights; And there's this one episode, close-up cameras wer...

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6. A King And A Queen

If you want to see and be seen, then be seen. Your dress is dark red and your opening eyes are bright green. Make a scene, but don’t lie on the bed, laid out like you’re dead, because honey, you’re mu...

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7. A Leaf

Jeremy Lee had an ice-creamery. On the evening of October 10th he lost fifty-five dollars and seventy cents, was shot twice in the chest and again in the head, the police found him dead by the walk-in...

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8. A Stone

Hot breath, rough skin, warm laughs and smiling, the loveliest words whispered and meant - you like all these things. But, though you like all these things, you love a stone. You love a stone, because...

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9. And I Have Seen The World Of Dreams

And I have seen the world of dreams, fresh-flown through the trees then dropped off at the curb; alive, have seen the world awake, and I don't know which I deserve. So when sleep nightly comes to me, ...

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10. Another Radio Song

Sit back; No song is written; It’s nothing you thought of Yourself; It’s just a ghost; that came unbidden to the house; This infection gets stronger every year; This seed in the water of your tear; Th...

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11. Auntie Alice

Auntie Alice, where are you now? We rung your number and they called it "disconnected."; In a dream you come sailing out; of a pool of deep blue water. Auntie Alice keeps spiders in her house, feeds t...

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12. Black

I’m coming into your town. Night is falling to the ground, but I can still see where you loved yourself before he tore it all down. April 12th, with nobody else around; you were outside the house (whe...

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13. Black Sheep Boy

Here I am back home again; And I’m here to rest; All they ask is where I’ve been; Knowing I’ve been west -; I’m the family’s unknown boy; Golden curls and envy hair; Pretty girls with faces fair; See ...

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14. Black Sheep Boy #4

Bleeding black sheep boy; Mirror in pieces; Turn the receiver; Trace the police station line to my number; and number my reasons for this paranoia; For these accusations; For each night that the numbe...

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15. Blackest Coat

Wrap your blackest coat around your throat; tonight. There's a brand-new tune around the moon; tonight. ; And your father's standing by the water; without his daughter. And your mother's standing in t...

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16. Blanket And Crib

Safe, safe - enjoy your time feeling so safe, and treasure that smile on your face, okay? Because time will see that it’s replaced in a while. So go on, smile. And handshakes all around: that’s your s...

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17. Curse

Like a plastic doll; that’s how you treat some people; from your town. The daily life of evil; never see the people; on the street. ; There’s a curse in your town. Dress it up, bring it ‘round. ; They...

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18. Dead Dog Song

Sam, bless him, has died and left this home, the woodchucks running wild, the bushes overgrown. Slip unseen into the skein of trees, slide through dusky grasses and scatter his ashes. It’s all over, h...

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19. Dead Faces

And we have fun – we go laughing and running down to the water, there by the sea where the body just floats like a rowboat and the moon’s like a harbor light lit in the sky. And this picture’s got a w...

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20. Disfigured Cowboy

Disfigured cowboy; Mirror in pieces; Hold the receiver; Trace the police; station lines; to my number. Number my reasons; for this paranoia; for these accusations. My fear of the numbers; paired off l...

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21. Do What You Gotta Do

Man, I can understand how it might be; Kind of hard to love a girl like me; I don't blame you much for wanting to be free; I just wanted you to know; I loved you better than your own kin did; From the...

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22. Dreadful Wind And Rain

There were two sisters came walkin' down the stream; Oh the wind and rain; The one behind pushed the other one in; Cryin' oh the dreadful wind and rain; Johnny gave the youngest a gay gold ring; Oh th...

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23. For Real

Some nights I thirst for real blood, for real knives, for real cries. And then the flash of steel from real guns in real; life really fills my mind. Then I really miss what really did exist; when I he...

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24. For The Captain

I. ; Relax, no song is written, nothing you thought of yourself. It's just a ghost; that came unbidden; to this house. This infection grows stronger every year, this seed inside the water of your tear...

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25. For The Enemy

Oh, my enemy, you’ve got company, you’re not alone. They’re watching over me while each town you pass fades as it folds. So in the night we might get lost in our fright. So in the day softly we’d flow...

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26. Get Big

“Once we get to the end of this song, then it will begin again.” So you said in our bed. I was watching light slip through blinds to find your skin. “So take your medicine and I won’t ask where you’ve...

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27. Girl In Port

Let fall your soft and swaying skirt; Let fall your shoes; Let fall your shirt; I'm not the lady killing sort; Enough to hurt the girl in port; Marie's gone blonde and lost a stone; She's laying on he...

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28. Happy Hearts

Why must happy hearts break so hard, leave you curled up in the back seat of a car, staring up at the windshield? When will broken hearts learn how to heal? This boy I knew was five years older than m...

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29. He Passes Number Thirty-three

There's no beast, obviously. The floor just creaks, obviously. The morning with coffee was snowy and sweet, and there was this small, snow-white dog; that was barking at our feet, honestly. ; drove al...

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30. In A Radio Song

Black, black sheep boy, blue-eyed charmer, head hanging with horns from your father - oh, in a cold little mirror you were grown, by a black little wind you were blown, alone, alone, alone. Sad smile ...

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31. It Ends With A Fall

Wish I could remember why it mattered to me. It doesn’t matter to me. It doesn’t matter to me anymore. Now that you’re feeling fine, I’ll admit that - though I know it’s coming down, and see it shatte...

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32. John Allyn Smith Sails

By the second verse, dear friends; My head will burst, my life will end; So, I'd like to start this one off by saying; "Live and love"; I was young and at home in bed; And I was hanging on the words s...

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33. Just Give Me Time

This red-haired girl of mine tore a pinecone from the pine; to cut into her palm, singing the song her sinking lover sung; I shut my eyes, ripped the train from off the line; but a sudden gust of snow...

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34. Kansas City

The river is deep and the river is wide, and the girl that I love is on the other side. She wants to move to Kansas City, move Kansas City:; "Move, pretty baby, where the sky is so blue."; She's walki...

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35. Kathy Keller

Kathy Keller's only daughter, I've been bad, but I'm getting better. I seen you dancing with another man; and he was holding your hand, but all dances must rest, nothing lasts forever. ; Cynthia Anne,...

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36. Lady Liberty

You can wash out your lying eyes in the bathroom down the hall. I guess I shouldn’t be surprised. I guess I didn’t know you at all. I can picture you inside some stranger’s house, inside some stranger...

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37. Last Love For Now

Take my sword from the slaughter. Melt it down into vapor, and my armor, too. I hear hot blood flap and flutter; from your temple to shoulder, and all through you. ; When you hold on to me it isn’t ea...

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38. Last Love Song For Now

Take my sword from the slaughter. Melt it down into vapor, and my armor, too. I hear hot blood flap and flutter; from your temple to shoulder, and all through you. ; When you hold on to me it isn't ea...

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39. Lay Down The Last Survivor

She went out and found her father; Face down on the ground; Out in the cold. ; She walked her way around a hill; With the sun sinking; Down into the snow. ; All the whitecaps of the waves; Slap like l...

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40. Lines

Wake up and try; you're not listening; and neither am i; but it's only a matter of time; before we're walking out the door; sit with me on the bed; and stop pacing and pacing instead; cuz it's only a ...

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41. Listening To Otis Redding At Home During Christmas

Home is where beds are made and butter is added to toast. On a cold afternoon you can float room to room like a ghost. Take the crèche out and argue about who gets to set up the kings. And I know that...

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42. Lost Coastlines

Packed and all eyes turned in, no one to see on the key. No one waving for me just the shoreline receding. Ticket in my hand and thinking wish I didn't hand it in. Cause who said sailing is fine? leav...

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43. Love To A Monster

Lover, now that you've left me, I'm glad you're unlovely. Becuase if you could take all the heat in your heart and just hang it from you, I wouldn't be able to bear the way you cannot love me. It's mu...

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44. Maine Island Lovers

To cheat on Maine islands - days of laughter, nights of sighing. To love without ceasing - flowering orchards, salty sea-things. To say without shyness “unreal city, you have killed me.” When you walk...

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45. Mermaid

So I said, man, pull her out of the water and then; Lay on hands and bind back her flippers and tail; Until international waters and there; We'll feel (uuh) all that's human inside of her; So she's ch...

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46. Missing Children

Kids get lost; Lands out wandering; Bigger, blacker, things go following; Then into a patch of forest; Somebody once planted for this; Songs not over, phone's still ringing; Eyes still rolling, eyes s...

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47. My Bad Days

Dear Mother, we’ve all got bad days, and I know you’ll understand. Where we open up a foreign door with a pair of foreign hands. Where we find ourselves alone at the foot of a pair of foreign stairs. ...

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48. Nathan

There's a little town inside my head, children warm in little beds. Someone could have kept this town, but he went down, he went down, he went down to the devil. ; There's an old graveyard, and, behin...

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49. No Hidden Track

What if there's no hidden track; No journey there, no journey back; The rain falls down upon the same old grass; The rain falls down, the rain falls down, the rain falls down; What if there's no secre...

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50. No Key, No Pain

When I’m hosed and they're closing in, maybe only then, really, I’ll try to get right with myself. So I’ll grope down that ladder again, until I’m tumbling -; but really, I just want to slide, I want ...

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51. Numbers

It was not what I thought it would be. I have made my mistake, now I come running to you; like you said I would do. It's so hard not to hide; cause you're safe. ; Now I need protection; from all the t...

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52. O, Dana

I'd rather shoot a woman than a man; I worry whether this is my last life; And girl, if you're listening; I'm sorry, I can't help it; O Dana; O Dana, come on; I'm forevermore fighting with Steven; We ...

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53. Oh, Precious

I live in a building where nobody knows me, I go to bed early, I sleep in my clothes. At night I hear screaming down in the street, I dream that I'm slipping, I reach for my feet. ; Precious, we are f...

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54. Okkervil River Song

Down by Okkervil River slow silent thick and black, I stared into the water, and the water it stared back. The night it fell from tangles of the branches on the shore as it had on Okkervil River befor...

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55. On Tour With Zykos

He gets close, but I choke; Take your shit, take your clothes; And get out of my home; I want you to love me; Or I want you long gone; You say your real name is John; Hey, thanks John; Go sings songs,...

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56. Our Life Is Not A Bad Movie Or Maybe

It’s just a bad movie, where there’s no crying; handing the key to me in this Red Lion, where the lock that you locked in the suite says there’s no prying. When the breath that you breathed in the str...

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57. Our Life Is Not A Movie Or Maybe

It’s just a bad movie, where there’s no crying; handing the key to me in this Red Lion, where the lock that you locked in the suite says there’s no prying. When the breath that you breathed in the str...

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58. Piratess

Who wrote those lines on the wall? Let's retrace where they scrawled ancient characters. It's 2:00, and your sister's slip falls, And the afternoon crawls across the room and tackles her. ; I don't th...

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59. Plus Ones

No one wants to hear about your 97th tear; So dry your eyes or let it go uncried, my dear; I am all out of love to mouth and to your ear; And not above letting a love song disappear before it's writte...

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60. Red

Red is my favorite color, red like your mother's eyes after awhile of crying about how you don't love her. She says "I know I don't deserve supervised sight of her, but each day becomes a blur without...

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61. Rider

Baby's ball is all blood red of flayed pigs; And silk soft little things; Fill a house hung from strings; And i fly out on my silver, scissoring wings; (with the other sardines); Over cities of things...

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62. Savannah Smiles

Midnight late last week. My daughter's diary. Didn't know what it might be until it was open. ; I only read one page, And then put it away. Talk about your big mistakes - hey Shan, nice going. ; Photo...

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63. Seas Too Far To Reach

The ladies in my dream are so obliging. They come on down to do the things I need. Whether skies are calm or cut apart by lightning, they’re always there to minister to me. And at break of dawn they’r...

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64. Show Yourself

And I will skim, my little sail, my friends all shivering on the rails. Show yourself. ; Floating ten feet above the ground, twelve millionaires coughing up clouds. Show yourself. ; Train across the i...

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65. So Come Back, I Am Waiting

A black sheep boy revolves over canyons and waterfalls. A black sheep boy dissolves in syringe or in shower stall. He says “there’s plenty of time to make you mine tonight, there’s plenty of time to m...

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66. Song About A Star

He cut your strings so that he could float - lit by lights, lifted by alcohol - over acres of loving coast, far away from your lonely ghost. Now he's cool and all, floating anchorless. Ports of call: ...

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67. Song Of Our So-called Friend

Remember when our so-called friend would not call out to you while tumbling loosely out a hole punched through your home? It's pretty clear, though you could hear, you truly finally knew, in time, he'...

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68. The Latest Toughs

ll the latest toughs, you’ve got to shrug them off or shut them off. With ten-thousand-time-told truths, you’ve still got to ask for proof. Ask for proof, because if you’re dying to be led they’ll lea...

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69. The Rise

All the riders on the rise; And circlers from every side. All the riders on the rise; And circlers from every side. ; Eyes up! Light floods around; In a yellow shadow after night comes down; In a dull...

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70. The Valley

We watch the sun switching in the sky, Off and on, where our friend stands; Bleeding on the late summer lawn, A slicked back bloody black gunshot to the head. He has fallen in the valley of the rock a...

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71. The Velocity Of Saul At The Time Of His Conversion

Loosen the wire, your time has expired, the only word left is “goodbye.” In my new dream the light's shining on me, little needles of sodium unstitch the seams of the sky. Hold your head higher, the h...

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72. The War Criminal Rises And Speaks

The heart wants to feel. The heart wants to hold. The heart takes past Subway, past Stop and Shop, past Beal’s, and calls it “coming home.” The heart wants a trail away from “alone,” so the heart turn...

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73. Title Track

All of the stage names evaporate; And it's just a blood flushed and heart-rushing rates; Either to kick off too soon or stick around too late, to be far too dear or too cut-rate; Hold my hand again; L...

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74. Unless It's Kicks

What gives this mess some grace unless it's kicks, man; Unless it's fiction; Unless it's sweat or it sogs; What hits against this cheat unless it's a sick man's hand; From some midlevel band; He's bee...

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75. Wake and Be Fine

Someone said to me; I'm coming to your dream; And speaking to you; I already knew; I found her in an attic; Where dramatically; She leaned into to me; She whispered these lines; Wake and be fine; You ...

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76. We Need a Myth

We need a myth; We need an amethyst bridge; We need a high hanging cliff; Jump, fall and lift; We can make it; We need a myth; We need a path; Through the mist; Like in our beds; We were just kids; Li...

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77. Westfall

I’m surrounded, each doorway covered by at least twenty men. And they’re going to take me and throw me in prison. I ain’t coming back again. When I was younger, handsomer and stronger, I felt like I c...

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78. White Shadow Waltz

Abandoned by all her admirers, Wild white shadow waltz; Stands alone on a stair down the hall, Just one slip from a trip and a fall. ; In a cold morning, holding her lighter, Wan white shadow waltz st...

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79. Whole Wide World

You'd better wear a dress that covers up that bruise, how could I refuse your wish that I do that to you? You'd better take your face from every cloud I see, how could I have known you'd be so deep in...

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80. Yellow

You can only talk so much about things that are never, ever going to happen. My brother’s at home with his dog and his cat and his wife is at a friend’s. You can only go on so long about feelings that...

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81. You Can't Hold The Hand Of A Rock And Roll Man

This week's cash; For last week's grass; Your crew collates; While you sit in the van and wait; Gassed and trashed and smashed; Your cad's roasting away; So, on a sunny summer day, or, okay; An August...

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82. You're Untied Again

Untied again; When you were used to being bound in; When you were usually found forgetting the wild wind off the sea. Let wet breaths begin, widen your mouth to suck them in. They’re coming out above ...

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83. Your Past Life As a Blast

Your life, back in a banner year. A blast of light. A brace of cheers. ; A house of wild accolades; Evaporating on an august night; When i'm looking out into the sound. I'm breathing deep. I'm turning...

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