Kiss Them

from by Body English

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

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    -beautiful vertically aligned cover art courtesy of Jenn Strauss
    -full color handscripted lyric book
    -the profound satisfaction of listening to music with your computer off
    -high quality audios
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I know you'll be an object either way
In a diner or an office or the big screen
But you'll be whored to more lovelorn boys this way than ever else
You can pride yourself on being seen
I wonder where you thought I'd fit in
To the breadth of your career
'Cause you'll never play anyone but the cutest thing they've ever seen
And so you'll have to kiss them, I fear

I know you'll be a long time in the south
With your current protagonist
And every head of casting has designs up on your mouth
There's lines right down the hallway to your lips
I can't begin to say the shame I experience
In accusing M of anything
'Cause we're in the same business when we go to punch the clock
You have to kiss them, we sing

It would be no different if we hung it up
Tomorrow and sat on all the royalties
When you say that it means nothing I believe you
As much as I believe your love can freeze
And though it's me who you made a promise to
Some comedian with a younger face will show
He'll say something awkward right off the top of the script
And you'll have to kiss him, I know

I know that you'll be leaving me
'Cause I can't tell the difference in the smile
That you show off in syndication or that you save for the boudoir
Between your matter and your precious style
But your fans are getting older just like you are
Just how long do you think you can keep them happy for?
'Cause when your hips and thighs and lips begin their downward slip
Then you won't have to kiss them anymore


from Stories of Earth, released May 13, 2016
Clint Degan - vocal, guitar
Cullen Corley - drumkit
Kirsten Lamb - upright bass
Daniel Harris - guitars
Tim Lillis - piano
Frank Hegyi - tambourine
Jordan Voelker - violin
Morgan Evans-Weiler - violin
Amy Alvey - violin
Isabella Mija Reyes - violin
Elizabeth Moore - viola
Daniel Lay - viola
Junko Fujiwara - cello
Christina Stripling - cello

Recorded by Jack Younger at Watch City Studios
Mixed by Jon Taft at New Alliance Audio
Mastered by Nick Zampiello at New Alliance East

Produced by Jack Younger and Clinton Degan

Song by Clinton Degan
Arrangement by Degan/Corley/Lamb/Harris/Lillis/Hegyi/Younger
Orchestral Arrangement by Clinton Degan




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