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Contest Submission for NPR's Tiny Desk Concert Contest.

See the video at www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQKx8WxOOLQ&feature=youtu.be

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Things have changed
You're much older now
You've got alligator teeth in your skin
But don't be short with me
For behind the smile
There's a quicksand that's tugging me in.

So let's walk through the garden together.
And let's smash all the flowers below.
And let's wade in a pond full of lilies
And let go.

(instrumental)

So let's wade in the pond full of lilies.
And let's sink in a bed made of clay.
And let's look at the moon through the ripples.
And let's stay.

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from Tiny Desk Concert Contest, released January 20, 2015
Written by Alyssandra Nighswonger

Guitar and Vocals: Alyssandra Nighswonger
Electric Guitar: Michael Patrick Vitale
Upright Bass: Benj Clarke
Trombone: Matthew Proffitt

Recorded at the Compound Studio by Antoine Arvizu

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The kind of music that makes you put down your beer and think about your mother.

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