Left A Friend Behind

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Drove through threads of lightning
It lit up farms and fields
My baby in the backseat
You behind the wheel
Dylan's singing angry words
Mosquitoes got me good
Hair went curly hours ago
I'd turn back if I could

Left a friend behind today
Been thirty years if it's been a day
But I remember Missy's laugh
And when she left I felt like half

Rainbow arch approaching
Pulls us into town
Old buildings stand like elders
Whose words you should write down
Closer to the city now
A sister waits for me
No one knows what Moongirl does
The quirkiness of me

Left a friend behind today
Who had me solved inside a day
Kindest spirit, strongest heart
Who led me to a brand new start


from Love Always Happens, released February 14, 2013
from the album Love, War + PRopaganda, released 31 August 2012
Words by Lena Montecalvo
Music by Jeffrey C. Martin & Mike Trebilcock
Lead vocals • Lena Montecalvo
Guitar • Mike Trebilcock
Fiddle • Matt Coleman
Pedal Steel • Kim Deschamps
Bass • Carrie Ashworth
Drums • Dave Simpson


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