The Greeners

by The Greeners

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1.
Blow Big Boy 03:58
Blow blow blow big boy Let the world know, big boy You're a living star, big boy Take me back to the woods where we walked in the grey mist Kissed by the light of the moon I'm no good, I'm a god But you can't have it always I know you would if you could Cos anything goes when her body knows Blow blow blow, big boy Let the world know, big boy You're a living star, big boy Yes you are So let's rip up the plan that we wrote when we started You never followed the rules Back and forth, to and fro, first we roll then we rumble Who cares, we're just passing through Cos anything goes when her body knows Blow blow blow, big boy Let the world know, big boy You're a living star, big boy Yes you are Anything goes when her body knows.. Blow blow blow, big boy Let the world know, big boy You're a living star, big boy Yes you are
2.
Coming Soon 03:29
(whistles) Out in the field where the workers play under the gaze of our masters, the good old days My best friend's a dog with a new guitar We met years ago in a rusty bar We're coming soon Drunk all alone out in San Tropez I left a false trail to the pain I raised I was an innocent lamb with a poison plan So drink up your cocoa and make a stand We're coming soon (I know you have held my hand a thousand times before) I begged for bone at the foot of the hill I hid from the hunter fresh from the kill I begged for a bone I begged for a bone I begged for a bone at the foot of the hill And I hid from the hunters' kill Now I"m a ghost on a mobile phone It sucked out my soul, left me all alone I was an innocent lamb with a poison plan So set me ablaze, I'm the Wicker Man! We're coming soon (I know you have held my hand a thousand times before)
3.
My lover said get out of bed There's nothing here my love is dead No kiss goodbye, no tender touch I find your neediness too much You're wasting your time, you're wasting your time.. I packed my bags and closed the door Pulled my spirit from the floor No do or die, just smash and grab My best friend said just jump in a cab You're wasting your time, you're wasting your time.. But if I knew exactly how Then I would learn to make you love me now My grand old mother said - get out of bed Get yourself out in to the light Get up and fight, you're dynamite Yes it's your one your only life You're wasting your time, you're wasting your time.. Oh yes you're wasting all your time, You're wasting all your precious time.. Doo doo doo dooooooo.. Oh yes my Grand old mother said Get out of bed, get out of bed Get yourself out in to the light Get up and fight, get up and fight..
4.
Dark Tides 03:44
Lord my medicine's sweet it sends me to sleep It helps me forget my children don't eat But I hope that I see them again Oh yes I hope that we'll always be friends Oh my friends, oh my friends please save me These dark tides threaten to drown me Inside a whirlpool I can't swim through I never knew you, you never knew me But if I lose my way at the break of day you'll be gone The secret is out. Oh they told me a story of money and glory Any forgot to explain it all ends up the same Salvation complete with a new 3-piece suite Now in comfort I fall through the cracks on my street On my street, on the street where you live These dark tides.. Oh the sea's at your door, we've been here before The tiger is biting you back.
5.
Spirit 03:34
Any way, any time you pass by come and call on me I like the way you seem to be Something so perfect naturally All of my days trying to find A piece of myself, my ancestors' mind Give me back my spirit, I want my spirit. Any day any time Think on me, I will think on you I like the way you seem to be Something so perfect naturally All of my days trying to find A piece of myself, my ancestors' mind Give me back my spirit, I want my spirit.
6.
Story 03:54
They told you you'd never survive As you crawled from your mother and started to thrive One step til you feel and you bled tiny tears by your sire, tiny tears in your bed Those pretty pictures little lies They pulled the wool over your eyes Sold you the story of your life They taught you to read and to write (against your will) You're ups from your downs, whats wrong from what's right (stole you away in the night) One step to the path of success Shiny job, shiny car, take a trip to forget Those pretty pictures little lies They pulled the wool over your eyes Sold you the story of your life You tell yourself you'll be alright Whatever gets you through the night Whatever makes you feel alright Doctor I'm hoping you fix me I'm broken The air has been choking me They named you a simple fool Now where's the god you answer to who wrote down the story of your life And my soul has been nailed to the floor I can't take any more oh my darling, just what did you come here for What did you come here for? Those pretty pictures little lies They pulled the wool over your eyes Sold you the story of your life You tell yourself you'll be alright Whatever gets you through the night Whatever makes you feel alright..
7.
Don't rain on me and spoil the fun Cos I've got enough love for everyone You and I are not the same, it seems our DNA has be rearranged And I got so sick of all your dirty tricks You'll never roll me over again But it don't matter no it don't matter No it don't matter no more The song is the same, but the rhythmn has changed But it don't matter no more You talk the talk of opportunity But all your empty words mean nothing to me You and I are not the same You wanna drive the car, I'd rather take the train And now my mind splits into a billion bits An everlasting game that we play But it don't matter no it don't matter No it don't matter no more The song is the same, but the singer has changed But it don't matter no more Any way that you can help me at all My eye's on the prize and my back's to the wall Don't rain on me and spoil the fun Cos I've got enough love for everyone You and I are not the same, You and I are not the same But no, it don't matter no it don't matter No it don't matter no more The song is the same, but the singer has changed But it don't matter no more
8.
Are you in or are you out I'm on and off the roundabout I'm struggling to give in My chest is caving in If I make you moan am I welcome to roam? Are you out or are you in? This aint no sin You know, sometimes one is not enough But two aint too much You know my mojo's flown home while you're free to roam Still there's no place like home no there's No place like home You know my mama said don't ever click your heels together You could be my saviour (save me) We'll try a new flavour I recognise the things you need (what do I need?) Might make me/you bleed If I watch you moan am I welcome to roam? Still there's no place like home No there's no place like home You know my mama said don't ever click your heels together
9.
Bones 03:24
My bones are getting cold, I'm old, I'm old I've seen the way you look at me sometimes I tried to settle down in some sweet little avenue but couldn't find the space, I couldn't find the time But if I knew back then what I know now Would I even try Come lie with me til the sun burns and fades and dies I hoped that you might stay so much I tried to block your way An ugly face I tried hard to forget My love you offered much, but in the end you didn't touch me I may be back someday if things don't go my way But if I knew back then what I know now Would I even try Come lie with me til the sun burns and fades and dies I wish you could do what you do what you do what you did what you Do what you done to me..
10.
I got no friends, I run all day I kick and I punch til I get my way Is there any way, any way that you could save my soul I did my best, took a course in miracles I made a wish, crossed my fingers on a shooting star But my wish didn't travel too well I fell into bed with the devil And now I got no friends, I run all day I kick and I punch til I get my way Out in the valleys where the bombs rain down You won't catch me I won't make a sound Big boys swim and big boys fly Carry their toys til the day they die Now I'm a little ghost, a tiny voice in outer space You won't shut me up, can't you see I have no face? I made a wish, crossed my fingers on a shooting star But my wish didn't travel too well I fell into bed with the devil And now I got no friends, I run all day I kick and I punch til I get my way Out in the valleys where the bombs rain down You won't catch me I won't make a sound Big boys swim and big boys fly Carry their toys til the day they die I got no friends I run all day I kick and I punch til I get my way
11.
Whoop 02:44
She's got her backpack She's on her groovy train And if you follow her you won't come back the same She's wanderlust! Get on her magic bus Now that you've seen her you're a believer She'll take you all the way, there'll be no night or day Oh offer up and give and feel your spirit live She's the one, the only woman She's the one, the only woman The earth it shakes your body breaks Her eyes are like tectonic plates A shift between the light and dark You'd lose your life to feel a spark It's just so good, so good She's the one, the only woman She's the one, the one, the one She's got her backpack She's on her groovy train And if you follow her you won't come back the same She's the one she's the only She's the one she's the only No you won't come back the same
12.
Dream On 04:52
Lay beneath the sun and rest my head beside the stream And contemplate my universe and everything I've been Haters all a hating like there's no tomorrow Dig beneath the ground you'll soon unearth the sorrow Mother Earth is bleeding I can hear her scream Excuse me while I disappear, it's not my scene Dream on, dream on The world is gone The universe lives on Takers all a taking til there's nothing left They're shooting and they're looting from the treasure chest Oh lover keep on loving me all afternoon I pray to god it doesn't burst my pink balloon Dream on, dream on The world is gone The universe lives on And as I gaze upon the stars They shine for you, I smile for you Oh will you meet me at the sign just where The body meets the mind Perhaps we'll try again next time Haters all a hating like there's no tomorrow Dig beneath the ground you'll soon unearth the sorrow Mother Earth is bleeding I can hear her scream Excuse me while I disappear, it's not my scene Dream on, dream on The world is gone The universe lives on (I want to hold you, I want to hold you Forever yours, forever mine, I'll show you Come to my arms my love My love, dream on)

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The Greeners are a London based duo (and sometimes more), who use multiple instruments and intricate harmonies to build their sound.
Folk/Pop are James and Sonya's roots, but featuring deadpan, satyrical lyrics, setting black comedy about the world around us to ear-worm riffs and soaring melodies.

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released November 24, 2017

Mandolin/Electric Guitar - Alex Vann
Bass - Pete Bennie
Myke Vince - Drums & Percussion
Dorian Ford - Piano
Damian Grant - Drums
Robin Dalton - Trumpet
Alex Mugnaioni - Euphonium
Charlie Chambers - Electric guitar (Coming Soon)
Augustina Seymour - Cello

Recorded at Press Play Studios, London
Produced and Engineered by Tom Carmichael
'Wasting Your Time' Produced and Engineered by Andy Ramsay
Mastered by Noel Summerville at 3345

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