Performer NEKO CASE

Dirty Knife – Neko Case

With its whiskered, wolven, ether pangs He locked the door And shut the blinds He laid down on the floor and he slept like iron While the dirty knife

The Needle Has Landed – Neko Case

Where the needle touched down Carbon planes draw a cage round the air force base Where the needle touched down My foot on the brake it’s ok to fly

Star Witness – Neko Case

Of oil that did run from the block Of a falcon sedan 1969 The paper said ’75 There were no survivors None found alive Trees break the sidewalk And

Furnace Room Lullaby – Neko Case

How come, how come I twisted you over and under to take you The coals went so wild as they swallowed the rest I twisted you under and under

Hold On, Hold On – Neko Case

I know it’s unkind but my own blood is much too dangerous Hangin’ round the ceiling half the time Hangin’ round the ceiling half the time Compared to some

In California – Neko Case

And all the places we used to go With the night falling down With the night falling down Now I’m living in Korea Town Waking to the sound of

Fox Confessor Brings The Flood – Neko Case

How can people not know what beauty this is I’ve taken it for granted my whole life Since the day I was born Clouds hang on these curves like

Alone And Forsaken – Neko Case

When blossoms unfold The pastures were green and Meadows were gold Our love was in flower as summer grew on A love like the leaves has withered and gone

Hex – Neko Case

Do you run to your window thinking a coyote might Be howling When you hear me knocking at your door again Do you tell yourself it’s only the wind

Margaret Vs. Pauline – Neko Case

Everything’s so easy for Pauline Ancient strings set feet a light to speed to her such mild grace No monument of tacky gold They smoothed her hair with cinnamon

People Got A Lotta Nerve – Neko Case

An elephant never forgets Standing in the concrete cave Swaying side and sing They walked over the ocean And thier dreams they dreamed awake Until the lights grew dim

Middle Cyclone – Neko Case

did someone make a fool of me ‘fore I could show ’em how it’s done? Can’t give up actin’ tough, it’s all that I’m made of. Can’t scrape together

John Saw That Number – Neko Case

Leather harness round his line His meat was locust and honey Wild honey lord, wild honey John saw that number Way in the middle of the air Cryin’ holy,

Deep Red Bells – Neko Case

His lightening threats spun silver tongues The red bells beckon you to ride A handprint on the driver’s side It looks a lot like engine oil and tastes like

Maybe Sparrow – Neko Case

The hawks alight till morning You’ll never pass beyond the gate If you don’t hear my warning Notes are hung so effortless With the rise and fall of sparrow’s