Big Parade

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The Lumineers

The Lumineers are an American folk rock band based in Denver, Colorado. The core band consists of Wesley Schultz on guitar and lead vocals, Jeremiah Fraites on drums, percussion, mandolin and vocals, and Neyla Pekarek on cello, mandolin, piano, and vocals, with added musicians for tours. Their self… more »

Lovely girl won't you stay, won't you stay, stay with me
All my life I was blind, I was blind, now I see Lovely girl won't you stay, won't you stay, stay with me
All my life I was blind, I was blind, now I see
 Fleet of black, fleet of black limousines
Ah tinted machines, here comes the cavalcade With the armored cars, armored cars like Barettas Flags on antennae designed to keep me safe, keep me safe

And oh my my, oh hey hey
Here he comes, the candidate Blue eyed boy, United States
Vote for him, the candidate  Diamonds cut, diamonds cut for the karats Plaster of Paris, the floats fill up the street And the beauty queens, beauty queens with the white gloves
All sick from the night clubs, they wave with pageantry, pageantry 
Oh my my oh hey hey
Here it comes, the big parade Marching bands and barricades Make way, for the big parade  Canvas covered, canvas covered in resin The violent men who dance the blood ballet
And the bookies say, bookies say it's the third round
Oh when Louie will go down, if he don't there's hell to pay, and hell to raise 
And oh my my oh hey hey
Here he comes, the welterweight Take a dive, for goodness sake
Or say goodbye to the welterweight  Catholic priest, Catholic priest in a crisis Torn between romance and Jesus, who will win the civil war
And he says I'm in love, I'm in love with a woman Yea this is my confession, I'm leaving, I can't a priest anymore, anymore 
And oh my my, oh hey hey There he goes, the man of faith Left the church for a fiancée
Let him love, a man of faith 
T.V. cameras, t.v. cameras and stage hands American Bandstand, electric guitars
And he's singin' songs, singin' songs for the lonely Well the girls with the room keys,
They know all his words by heart, by heart and they all sing
 Lovely girl won't you stay, won't you stay, stay with me
All my life I was blind, I was blind, now I see Lovely girl won't you stay, won't you stay, stay with me
All my life I was blind, I was blind, now I see
 Lovely girl won't you stay,
Oh oh oh oh

Oh my my oh hey hey
Here she comes by saving grace
Burn the car and save the plates She's arrived, my saving grace

Written by: Jeremy Fraites, Wesley Schultz

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

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