prospects

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uh i recorded this in my bedroom through the spring of 2010 on my macbook, each song in one take and left it unedited and ok yeah. they ain't great but they're mine. be gentle on me, i promise to do the same.

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released May 20, 2010

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no Alps Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

just a kid witha ukulele (usually)
livin in west philly

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Track Name: my great weight
listening to nina simone on the drive home
my great weight is lifted
thanks to the smiles of my friends

i hope i can leave them
with more than a stack of cups
built to fall, by the time that mornin comes

and i'm happy now
knowin i don't have to dream
they tamed the wild beasts in my belly

i hope i can leave them
with more than a stack of cups
built to fall, by the time that mornin comes
Track Name: lawrence and his dirty hands
lawrence, be a strong man
those around you might not notice
but you'll know the difference

the more you work,
the more you learn,
the more you look like your father
as you get older

you might not think
you can be as good as him
but please don't worry about it

i wanted to write this as a letter,
but realized, that these words are worthless
until they're said
and turned into flesh
cos these words are skeletons, unless they're spoken

lawrence, take your dirty hands and go wash them
just like your mother always wanted
soon, your spirits will be lifted

the more you work,
the more you learn,
the more you look like your father
as you get older

the city of tallahassee will keep you safe
the city of tallahassee will keep you safe
Track Name: standing small
in the magic of the woods,
you won't take anybody's words

would you like me send you
sounds that see in the dark
to get you further from this town
from this town?

in the depths of my dreams,
you were covered in mud
standing amongst the grass
haunting me like the ghost you'll be

you stood small
for the first time
you stood small

you were wearing, you were wearing a necklace
made of rosemary roots, brambles wrapped around your foot
so each step you took, each step you took stained the earth
you stood small
you stood small
with your limbs loose
Track Name: pending cash transaction
your sister moves away
and you climb her bed

you get into the military
and your younger brother
sleeps in your bed all day

and when you mother passes away
you all climb in together
and you dream

you dream of the things she said
and you dream of the places she's been
and it goes on and on and on
until you all grow up too much