Dead Man's Suit

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lyrics

I came to in a cedar box
In a dead man's suit, on a bed of rocks and
O, this ain't my day
The fat, old officer who stole my clothes
Is just a wooden puppet with a growing nose and
O, his time will come
I came to this town of freaks
With a ten-dollar pistol and a losing streak
O, will it ever cease
Sisters on a blistered photograph
Tucked in my breast with a bitter laugh and
O, the curse is strong, son
Dug my way to freedom with a butter knife
Then fashioned me a sling from a broken kite
O, this is going to sting
The time has come for this forsaken man
To get back what's been taken
O, payback's a bitch
When all is said and done
When the kids have had their fun
Just wait until it's my turn
Light a match
Watch it burn

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from Tin Star Orphans, released March 17, 2014

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This is a renewed and reinvigorated Tin Star Orphans.
With a new beginning comes a new outlook. The band has parted ways with their record label in order to breathe more intimacy and passion into their work as they live and die for their music and for you, their fans. ... more

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