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lyrics

LONG LONG LONG

verse: D# D# Cm G#
chorus: D# (D# Bb) G# (G# Bb)

only the constant survive
not the weak with their lies
letting the ocean tides
yet they never decide
the permanent storm / has human form
exacting a terrible price
come on open your eyes / once they were closed...

[chorus]
long long long

never convinced / someone has since
told you the evidence
all you need is an inch
next to the end / trying to mend
suffering discipline
until nobody wins / really it's been...

[chorus]
[solo over verse]

violent lives / if we survive
vacate the constant past
each one will last...

[chorus out]

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from in the year you were born, released September 11, 2012

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the young novelists Toronto, Ontario

Exclaim! dubbed their first EP “unpretentious brilliance” and this Toronto-based folk-roots band has won critical acclaim ever since. Stephen Fearing described them as having “tight arrangements, great dynamics, and good songs with beautiful harmonies” and their live shows capture audiences with both barnstorming singalongs and heartbreaking folk ballads. ... more

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