Small Lives

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we live small lives
under bright lights
that we're disguised by
and i don't recognize my own
my own

mother make me brave
i'll be grown before this tree is tall
this is the new world
we live in the new world
light make me new again
we are the fragile ones and so it is
we walked in the moonlight
you whispered my name once
i wanted to follow
but you're not there anymore
no you're not there anymore
and you don't even know who you are

lightning in the sky is feather light
come up for air now, you're dining with the wolves tonight
it's ok, it's alright, there are rainy endings to perfectly purple nights
i met you here like a lover, out of love
we both know it's over and it's done
come out from the covers, we were addicted to each other

fade fade faster
as quickly as you came
you're someone i used to know
and i still hear you whispering my name
my name

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from Overgrown, released August 3, 2013
written and performed by: Carly Howard
guitar: Carly Howard
bass, add'l orchestrations: Tyler Phillips
harmonies: Kevy Bergman
violin: Gillian Rivers
cello: Kim Vogels
drums: Matthew Baranello and Jeff Gretz

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Carly Howard Brooklyn, New York

Carly Howard is a Brooklyn-based theatre artist and singer/songwriter. This is her first album release. Overgrown is based on her last theatre piece about a vegan plant eating a guy. Expect to hear trumpet, violin, cello, clarinet, ambient guitar, and girl on girl harmonies. What?! ... more

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