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Strange Signs (feat. Goldenthread)

from FALLING UNDER SPELLS by James Combs

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About a day of hope and dread in modern Los Angeles.

lyrics

Strange Signs
There’s a drone in the canyon sky
With one red and one green eye
For four hours hear it fly
From afternoon right into night
2am – you’re awake in bed
all those crazy things he said
lit a fire in your head
left a belly full of dread

Strange signs darling
hard to know what’s starting
strange signs up ahead

So you write your daily song
Call to defuse the daily bomb
Go downtown with your home made sign
Fall right into the rabble line
You’re a face in the cheering crowd
And you shout it right out loud
A stone cold amazing sight:
A million voices come to life

Strange signs stirring
All the lines are blurring
Strange times up ahead

Home when the day is done
Just want to talk or have some fun
But he’s out there with his hot-mouth gun
Singing the devil’s favorite song

Strange signs darling
Hard to know what’s starting
Strange times up ahead, strange signs up ahead

credits

from FALLING UNDER SPELLS, track released May 27, 2022
James Combs - guitar, organ vocal
April Mann - vocal
John Would - bass, guitar, mix, master
Matt Hergert - drums

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Great Willow / James Combs Los Angeles, California

GREAT WILLOW: think close knit harmony singing inspired by the best of the classic Laurel Canyon cosmic-American-music tradition. It’s its own thing but finds some inspiration in the music of folks like Gene Clark and Gram Parsons. “Beautiful Twang” we call it. But the songs are also contemporary and highly personal - like a box of sun-bleached family photos.

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