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Rising Star - Single

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Lyrics
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lyrics

Found myself in Memphis California
With the letter and a pistol in my hand
Mathilda said she'd meet me at the crossroads
The gravedigger didn't understand
Though I paid him well enough to stop complaining
When Mathilda came he looked at me in doubt
As she said “oh man, it must have just been raining"
I just raised the gun and start to shout

Can't you see
I ain’t doing this for me
But you, you could be, you could be...
My rising star!

When I opened up my eyes to let the light in
It seemed someone had quickly changed the scene
I could see that Cincinnati Kid was smiling
As he doused my letter down with kerosene
When I asked him where Mathilda had run off to
He mouthed the words “she’s sleeping with the man"
That’s when I knew the gravedigger had fooled me
But I guess these things don't happen as you plan

Can't you see
I ain’t doing this for me
But you, you could be, you could be...
My rising star!

You got the hit I had to feel
You got the love that made me kill
You got the high I can’t forget
And I got the voices in my head

You got the time to take the shot
You got the lie that got me caught
You got the cry that made me wet
And I got the voices in my head

You got the love to lead me on
This ain’t your door now ride the storm
Put down your pride and play the pawn
Bring out the guns and say your name
Funny the way we look the same
Now I’m alive it’s understood
That if you can, well then you should
It’s gonna make you feel so good
Oh now but can’t you see
That you could be...

My rising star!

credits

released January 27, 2017
Recorded at Pelican Lodge Studios, Antigua, West Indies

Music: Josh Winfield / Amy Banger / Reuben Chandler / Bruno Mestriner / Che Ferris
Lyrics: Josh Winfield

Vocals / Guitar: Josh Winfield
Keys / Backing Vocals: Amy Banger
Saxophone: Reuben Chandler
Bass: Bruno Mestriner
Drums: Che Ferris

Production: Josh Winfield / Reuben Chandler

Sound Engineering: Josh Winfield / Reuben Chandler

Mastering Engineering: Gaëtan Golembiewski

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