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Slipping back to Falmouth off the cape
Haven’t had a drop but feeling great
And I heard the news that your chips were down
And you’re getting yourself straight
Can you bust a move like I bust a move?
You know I’m feeling great
’Cause when you’re in the dance
You gotta dance
And when you stop for a breath
You hope the room won’t be spinning
Immovable luck can tip your way
And if you give it a chance you know that things can just
Be beginning---like flowers, like flowers, like flowers, like flowers,
If you stick around
We can work things out
Get some chicken and talk things over
We’ll get some tickets to the roller derby
Calling out her name as she smashes in the wall
It doesn’t matter
Slipping back to Falmouth off the cape
When I got your call I filled the tank
And I packed the trunk with your weathered ball
And your record crates
With your Killer Queen and your Aerosmith
You always had good taste
You always said that snakes
Shed their skin but they’re still snakes underneath
Will you answer when I’m buzzing
Immovable luck can tip your way
You can’t stop me, can’t stop me from coming
With flowers, with flowers, like flowers, like flowers


from We Already Have Birds That Sing, released April 13, 2014
Produced by Kenny Siegal and Life in a Blender

Don Rauf: vocals
Dave Moody: guitar
Mark Lerner: bass, backing vocals
Al Houghton: guitar, backing vocals
Ken Meyer: drums, cymbals, sound effects
Rebecca Weiner Tompkins: violin

All songs © 2014 by Don Rauf/Life in a Blender (Stingy Brim Publishing/ascap)
Recorded at Old Soul Studios, Catskill, NY by Kenny Siegal on a crisp fall weekend in 2013.

Otto Hauser: additional percussion
Kim Nicholas: trumpet
Sam Newsome: trombone
Bill Ylitalo: alto sax and former plumber at CBGBs

Horn and string arrangements by Mark Lerner


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For over 30 years, Life in a Blender has been the canvas for singer and songwriter Don Ralph's blackly comic landscapes. The group has released albums ranging from screaming punk to orchestrated chamber pop, and has brought the high theatrics of its live act to stages from Berlin to Austin to Toronto to Brooklyn and Seattle. ... more

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