Dead Melodies

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Beck Hansen (born Bek David Campbell, July 8, 1970) is an American musician, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, known by the stage name Beck. more »

Where will you go 
When this day is over 
A gambler's purse 
Lays on the road 
 Straight to your door 
 Snakes have gone crazy tonight 
 Winding their way out of sight 

A laugh, a joke 
A sentiment wasted 
 Seasons of strangers 
They've come and gone 
 Doldrums are pounding, 
 Cheapskates are clowning this town 
Who could disown themselves now 

Engineer, slow down this old train 
 Cinders and chaff 
 Laugh at the moon 
 Night birds will cackle 
 Rotting like apples on trees 
 Sending their dead melodies... 
To me

Written by: Beck Hansen

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Dead Melodies