tell me there's a light

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verse: C Em x3 F G
chorus: C Em F F x2 C Em F Dm Dm G G

long lost highway / come back someday
say what you want to say / when you're back
rain fall curtains / we were best friends
i'm not certain / you'll come back.

tell me there's a light,
shining out for us tonight
tell me there's a light
for you...for you & i

i am submerged / there's an ocean on the earth
& it's heavy & it hurts / & it takes its toll
so give back an ocean / i know you've been broken
& all that's unspoken / & still i stole
your heart...

[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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