Lyrics

CRAZY RIVER
(Recorded February 28, 2020)

Floating down this long crazy river
From the mountains, down to the sea
I’m reading this slow water
A billion years of history
I’m rolling I’m rolling I’m rolling
With spirits tonight
I’m going I’m going I’m going
To a place that has no time

Down to Vegas on through the border
Senorita’s calling out to me
Round the fire a full moon rising
Through the smoke of this fine weed
I’m rolling I’m rolling I’m rolling
With spirits tonight
I’m going I’m going I’m going
To a place that has no time

Every time I close my eyes and wonder
Where we’ll end up where the miles lead
We keep moving until we shake out
Our lives and our destiny
I’ll find my soul lose control
Of everything we left behind
I’ll take a ride on this moonlit night
To a place that has no time

I’m rolling I’m rolling I’m rolling
With spirits tonight
I’m going I’m going I’m going
To a place that has no time

Steve Louw

WIND IN YOUR HAIR
(Recorded February 29, 2020)

She gave me diamonds, she gave me dirt
She gave me back, my torn shirt
She gave me some things that I don’t really need
She can give me nothing, yeah just watch me bleed
I look down the road I see you standing there
With sunlight on your face and the wind in your hair

Take me in darling, hold me close to your heart
You’ve always been, yeah the one
Right from the start
You’ve always been, a sight for my sore eyes
You’ve always seen, right through the lies
I look down the road I see you standing there
With sunlight on your face and the wind in your hair

She can give me love, and a heart that’s mine
Take it all away from me, at any time
I’ve walked with you, through snow
across burning sand
I’ve walked through deep water
I reached dry land
I look down the road I see you standing there
With sunlight on your face and the wind in your hair

Oh darling take me in, hold me close to your heart
You’ve always been the one

DON’T WAIT
(Recorded February 29, 2020)

Been driving backroads lost and out of sight
I can see the glow of faint city lights
Been wearing clothes that don’t fit
I’m moving slow feeling half lit
Don’t leave it too late
‘Til you’re standing in front of hell’s gates
With a pocket full of loose change
Feeling lost and strange

You can call me ace or you can call me king
If I can find a place that’s out of this wind
Draw you a map I’ll explain
That the road back may be filled with pain
Don’t leave it too late
‘Til you’re standing in front of hell’s gates
With a pocket full of loose change
Feeling lost and strange

If I’m a shadow of my former self
Well I’m still better off
Than being someone else
I’ve seen people do things
That they can’t explain
I’ve seen bad and good
Even seen dry rain
Don’t leave it too late
‘Til you’re standing in front of hell’s gates
With a pocket full of loose change
Feeling lost and strange

This concierge looks more dead than alive
Says the only way out of here is when it’s bone dry
Think I’ll drop a gear down into four-wheel drive
One thing’s clear it’s just great to be alive
Don’t leave it too late
‘Til you’re standing in front of hell’s gates
With a pocket full of loose change
Feeling lost and strange

TRAIN DON’T RUN
(Recorded February 27, 2020)

The wind blows across empty plains
That hold so many bones
The rails glow years since the rain
Horses roam on broken stones
Train don’t run round here no more
Train is gone for us all

Put down a coin on the track
Saw silver turn through black
Seeds thrown all come back
Haunt the earth broken and cracked
Train don’t run round here no more
Train won’t come for us all

I can help you cross if you’ll let me
Spirits roam across this broken land
What’s been lost you can see
Count the cost can’t understand
Train don’t run round here no more
Train is gone for us all

Steve Louw

SEVEN ROSES
(Recorded February 27, 2020)

I had it all, I had nothing left to do
I let it fall, right through
My fingers, oh no, it lingers then it goes
Figures you never know, when you got it good
Seven roses on your heart, seven ways for us to part
Seven days have been so hard without you
Seven roses on your heart
Seven ways how to play these cards
Seven days have been so hard without you

Won’t you let me explain, I know it goes against the grain
Who knows if this pain, will be understood
Since you left me I’ve been looking back
Down this lonely one-way track
I can’t see through the black, a trace of you
Seven roses on your heart, seven ways for us to part
Seven days have been so hard without you
Seven roses on your heart
Seven ways how to play these cards
Seven days have been so hard without you

Just like the sun and the moon
Always one going to shine on you
Who knows if that’s true, or if they’re gone for good
I’m sitting here marooned
On a dark and stormy afternoon
I would leave this cool saloon, if I could
Seven roses on your heart, seven ways for us to part
Seven days have been so hard without you
Seven roses on your heart
Seven ways how to play these cards
Seven days haven’t been so hard without you

GET OUT OF MY HEART
(Recorded February 28, 2020)

I’d rather walk than drive another mile with you
More dead than alive I need room to move
To get you out of my heart won’t you let me be
Right from the start you let me bleed
Keep you out of my heart
Keep you out of my mind
Since we’ve been apart
I can see I was blind

No way of knowing if this turns out bad or good
Got to get going I’m heading for the woods
Keep you out of my heart
Keep you out of my mind
Since we’ve been apart
I can see I was blind

You set me free and I keep crawling back
Only thing that we do, stay on this one-way track
Keep you out of my heart
Keep you out of my mind
Since we’re apart
I can see I was blind

I’m lying across this cold empty bed
I’m not feeling lost, I’m sleeping like the dead
First time since the start, that I got peace of mind
Stay out of my heart
For the last time
Keep you out of my heart
Keep you out of my mind
Since we’ve been apart
I can see I was blind

THE LOST AND FOUND
(Recorded February 28, 2020)

We played all night turned up loud
I sang to you, saw you in the crowd
Drank too much cheap red wine
Making love under the pine
Only thing to do, get down to the lost and found
It’s the kind of thing you’d do
Leave my heart laying around town

You’d been burnt, ripped my heart
Yeah you’d been hurt, torn apart
Your heartbeat it don’t make a sound
I’m on the street one foot on the ground
One thing left to do, get down to the lost and found
It’s the kind of thing you’d do
Leave my heart laying around town

On the bus misunderstood
I’d had enough you’re just no good
I looked you up and you put me down
Cashed out my luck and I left town
One thing left to do, get down to the lost and found
It’s the kind of thing you’d do
Leave my heart laying around town

I was ready to deal with the devil again
If you would heal me, I’d take a little pain
What I was looking for but I couldn’t find
Just a little more before I lose my mind
Only thing to do, get down to the lost and found
It’s the kind of thing you’d do
Leave my heart laying around town
It’s the kind of thing you’d do
Leave my heart laying on the ground
It’s the kind of thing you’d do
Leave my heart laying around town

HEADLIGHT DREAMS
(Recorded February 29, 2020)

She was from the country
Country I’d never seen
Took me to places that I’d never been
Called me a dark horse
She was one of a kind
I look out of this window
I’m right back in that time

Hard to know, hard to see
We were running blind, we were running free
With nothing, but our dreams
In the pockets of our jeans
They’re lit up in the headlight beams
Through this dirty windshield you can see
them gleam

I’d been told about her
She lived beyond the law
I don’t know what I was thinking
And let myself in for
I took your communion
And I set out to find
The promise of redemption
That was hardly well defined
Hard to know, hard to see
We were running blind, we were running free

With nothing but our dreams
In the pockets of our jeans
They’re lit up in the headlight beams
Through this dirty windshield you can
see them gleam

Up here in the mountains
Above the clouds
The sheep are lazing
Nights the dogs howl
You left my heart
Times you’re back in my mind
It was a dangerous situation
We were running blind

Hard to know, hard to see
We were running blind, we were running free
With nothing but our dreams
In the pockets of our jeans
They’re lit up in the headlight beams
Through this dirty windshield you can see
them gleam

Hard to know hard to see
We were running blind
We were running free
Oh with nothing, nothing but our dreams
In the pockets of our jeans
Hard to know hard to see
We were running blind
We were running free

The band in the studio

HEAVY WEATHER
(Recorded February 28, 2020)

I’ve been down this road long before
Cause I don’t know what I was looking for
Coming heavy weather, that’s not turning back
I’ve crossed rivers that were just dry sand
Asked for deliverance from this promised land
Coming heavy weather, that’s not turning back
It’s been this way since before the flood
Plains cracked and stained and dried in blood
Coming heavy weather, that’s not turning back

My eyes can see into the gloom
It looks to me like one step from doom
Coming heavy weather, that’s not turning back
Well I don’t know which one is worse
This coming storm or this land’s curse
Coming heavy weather, that’s not turning back

The leather walked out my shoes
Hear people talk ‘bout the dry spell news
Coming heavy weather, that’s not turning back
The nightjar is calling a sweet lonesome sound
My soul is falling tumblin’ down
Coming heavy weather, that’s not turning back
Coming heavy weather right down this track
Coming heavy weather, that’s not turning back

QUEEN BEE MAYBE
(Recorded February 27, 2020)

Cold as hell, nothing I can do
In deep water with no room to move
In a house of smoke and mirrors
Getting out will be hard
The hand I’m holding’s dealt
From a stacked deck of cards
You’re a queen, my queen bee maybe
I’ll stick with you, ‘til the sun goes down

You hang me out to dry, I’m flapping in the wind
Won’t you come on let me back in
Just to take a last look around
I’ll taste your honey I’m coming down
You’re a queen, my queen bee maybe
I’ll stick with you, ‘til the sun goes down

Crawling through the jungle without a map in my hand
Crossing muddy waters to get to dry land
Been to hell and back to get closer to you
This hand I’m holding it might lose
You’re a queen, my queen bee maybe
I’ll stick with you, ‘til the sun goes down

Hell got no fury better than you
There is only one thing I got left to do
Getting back to you is going to be hard
I’m glad I got to stack these cards
You’re a queen, my queen bee maybe
I’ll stick with you, ‘til the sun goes down

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