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long way home

from night owls by varsity drag

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long way home

the house remains the same;
only time is faithless.
driving all this way to watch the woods grow darker—
the orchard in the rain;
the fields, the tractor;
the wind that brushes past, on its way to northward...

and we remain the same;
only time is changing.
waking up each day to watch it blow right past us;
the stars that wheel and turn,
the tide that’s rising;
the tiny little shells
that whisper on the sea floor...

long way home.


from night owls, track released November 15, 2009
ben deily (guitar, vocals, piano)
lisa deily (bass, vocals)
joshua pickering (drums, vocals)

aliah rosenthal played the cello

engineered and produced by tom “still crazy after all these years” hamilton

co-produced by ben deily & varsity drag

sound clip liberated by the fair use committee of project mayhem

all words and music (except where noted) by varsity drag, c. ben deily, p. by henry’s confession music/ASCAP. all rights reserved, pal.


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