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track 06 from "live at dublin st. church", recorded on april 2, 2011.


verse: D6 D6 G A7
chorus: G A7 D6 G
bridge: (C G D6 D6) x 2 C G D6 Em C G D6 D6 G A7 D6
D6 [xx0202]

hey scarecrow i'm not gonna hang around to watch you rust
blind sunshine beating down from dawn 'til dusk
has put the fear of god beneath my wing
these farmer's daughter's hearts will hear me sing
that freedom is a place out in the fields

and underneath the moonlight
between the cornrows high
that's where they steal

some sleepy towns they never seem to sleep enough to dream
and everybody leaves at age eighteen
half return with hard and mangled hearts
the other half return as spare parts
they remember i'm out in the fields
the waterfall & the old mill
they turned when you were born and they are turning still
the whispered secret rumour song...
it used to strike you dumb but now you sing along
now you sing along
and freedom is a place out in the fields

and underneath the moonlight
between the cornrows high
they climb down from their bedrooms
rubbing sleep from their eyes
they lie amongst the green & gold
and watch the dark blue sky
out in the fields
that's where they steal.


from live at dublin st. church, released November 23, 2011




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