The Vine

from by I Am the Albatross

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Tell me,
What does the great world know
Of the old and unfamiliar roads?
The unknown country gathered around me
Running in my bones?
The river & the moon lead home
Through the ashes, ruins, sand & stone,
The shape and shadow, the rumble & the rattle
That I follow.

The riddles as they roll and wind,
The nerves as they unbind,
The fever as it flowers in the strangling hours
On the weary vine.
The curse of all remembering,
The pain of not forgiving them
For the tides that forced us out again
We kept moving, moving
Out of the light and out to the edge...

Sweeter than anything
Sweeter than everything
Sweet as it used to be
The scent of the memory
Leading us here to be
Like wild wolves, roaming a burial ground.
Lonesome, & chasing a white wind down.
Hungry, hollow, & howling out,
Like wild wolves chasing a white wind down.


from Lonesome Son, released August 7, 2015



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I Am the Albatross Austin, Texas

I Am the Albatross combines the backwoods mysticism of old-time American folk songs with the savage spirit of rock, punk and psychedelic noise. Heavy Americana, Gothic Folk, Western Psych, Desert Garage, Rock n' Roll.

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