The Thaw

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Lustily we roamed
And I was wrecked alone,
Gazing upon a perfect frame.

She was counting days,
Somewhere in the fade,
Caught in an artificial haze.

Swallowed by the past
Of songs and photographs,
An heir that she could barely breathe, we were three

Don't write it off,
The frame fades slow,
Here we part.

I let you go.

Jumped into a lake,
Soaking up the rays,
Me and my holy family

Hunting up a thrill,
Swallowing the pills
And drinking our lonely hearts to sleep.

Ragged, laid to waste,
Just looking for a taste
Of what it was like when we were free, we were three.

So don't write it off,
The pain fades slow,
Here we part.

I let you go.

Oh, Oh, Oh
I let you go.

Wandering across the face of some restless place, that godforsaken wasteland, where we made our home til winter came and buried us in snow. And every night you slept, I would sink into a bottle, I was only trying to hollow out a place where we'd escape that jagged faith, but you found grace in a cafe. Two fallen saints in an alleyway. Reveling in our victory. False sparks ignite in a Midwest sky above to guide us home. And now I surely know, I can't let you go.

Oh, oh, oh
I can't let you go.


from Fitness EP, released May 31, 2013
All music by Sports & Leisure.
Lyrics to Devil, Big Wind, Thief, and Ski Trip by Richard Dubourg.
Lyrics to The Thaw by Whitney Brown. The Thaw features vocals by Alexis Marceaux.

Ⓟ © 2013 Sports & Leisure L.L.C. (Member BMI)
All rights reserved. Unauthorized duplication is a violation of applicable laws. Lyrics used by permission only.

Recorded and mixed at Marigny Recording Studio in New Orleans, LA
by Rick Nelson and Jason Rhein.
Produced by Scott Hannan and Sports & Leisure.
Co-produced by Rick Nelson and Jason Rhein.
Mastered by Bruce Barielle.
Manufactured in USA.

Photograph for CD sleeve by Scott Hannan.
Album layout by Sky McElroy and Sam Randolph.
Published & Distributed by Rude Fox Records + Management.

Management Contact Info:
Sky McElroy
Rude Fox Records + Management



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