older bros. never listen

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verse: G riff
chorus: D B7 C G
bridge: (C G) x2 C Cm B7 A7 Am

hey brother mine we've got sad smiles in these old pics
i'm sure we're fine we just need girls to check our wrists

i'm telling you time is slipping away

oh brother mine you pulled up stakes & put them back
spent your last time paying off your heart attack
i'm growing up & making waves & looking smug
you're showing up & your grave is freshly dug


dear brother you've got to hold on
i miss you most when you are gone
i need your love so darling listen when i say...


hey brother mine we got so grey so damn fast
back in grade nine we didn't bear this heavy past
oh brother mine we're running tied for second last...

[ch] x2


from goodnight, young novelist, released August 26, 2009




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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