Old Pine

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Ben Howard

Benjamin John Howard (born 24 April 1987) is an English singer-songwriter, born in West London. He moved to Totnes, Devon when he was 8 and is currently signed to Island Records. Howard was raised by musical parents who exposed him to several of their favourite records from singer-songwriter artist… more »

Hot sand on toes, cold sand in sleeping bags
I've come to know that memories 
Were the best things you ever had
The summer shone beat down on bony backs 
So far from home where the ocean stood
Down dust and pine cone tracks 

We slept like dogs down by the fire side
 Awoke to the fog all around us
The boom of summer time

We stood  Steady as the stars in the woods 
So happy-hearted
And the warmth rang true inside these bones 
As the old pine fell we sang
Just to bless the morning 

Hot sand on toes, cold sand in sleeping bags
I've come to know the friends around you
Are all you'll always have
 Smoke in my lungs, or the echoed stone
 Careless and young, free as the birds that fly
With weightless souls now

We stood  Steady as the stars in the woods 
So happy-hearted
And the warmth rang true inside these bones 
We stood  Steady as the stars in the woods 
So happy-hearted
And the warmth rang true inside these bones 
As the old pine fell we sang
Just to bless the morning 

We grow, grow, steady as the morning 
We grow, grow, older still
We grow, grow, happy as a new dawn
We grow, grow, older still
We grow, grow, steady as the flowers 
We grow, grow, older still
We grow, grow, happy as a new dawn
We grow, grow, older still

Written by: BENJAMIN JOHN HOWARD

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Old Pine