Way Out West

Andrew Bird

Elder green is dead and gone
Lost his way going down
Don't know who he is or what he is done
But it sure sounds sweet rolling off the tongue
Yeah, it sure sounds sweet rolling off the tongue
If it was in an old hotel
That happened to be on fire
Maybe I'd jump or maybe I'd reconsider
Then I'd climb a little higher
Like an oily rag in a dusty corner
Like a box of matches near an open flame
I'd jump 18 stories from a burning fire
Sooner I'd face this world of shame
Yeah, I'd skip this town and
Jump a westbound train
Take these fingerlings from my fingers
Spoken with your breath
With white-washed eyes
And flies that linger
Seems rather forlorn and bereft
I said where you going with that sack on your shoulder Willie
As if I could have guessed
He says I'm gonna get the hell
Out of slag Valley and take a little stroll way out west…
I'd get so far away
From that old matchbox hotal
Man I'd skip this town
Jump a westbound train
Anything to get away from this shame

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  1. Three White Horses
  2. Imitosis
  3. Oh No
  4. Fake Palindromes
  5. Give It Away
  6. Armchairs
  7. Night Sky
  8. The Happy Birthday Song
  9. A Nervous Tic Motion of the Head to the Left
  10. Tenuousness
  11. Sovay
  12. If I Needed You
  13. Fiery Crash
  14. Anonanimal
  15. Tables and Chairs
  16. Some Of These Days
  17. Scythian Empire
  18. Plasticities
  19. Banking on a Myth
  20. Tea And Thorazine
  21. Don't Be Scared
  22. Lusitania
  23. Core and Ring
  24. Minor Stab
  25. Nuthinduan Waltz
  26. Too Long
  27. Wait
  28. Why?
  29. Action/Adventure
  30. Dark Matter
  31. Heretics
  32. Simple X
  33. Candy Shop
  34. Darkmatter
  35. Effigy
  36. Not A Robot, But A Ghost
  37. How YOu Gonna Keep 'Em Down On The Farm
  38. Nomenclature
  39. Skin Is, My
  1. Near Death Experience
  2. Lazy Projector
  3. Danse Caribe
  4. Orpheo Looks Back
  5. 11:11
  6. Happy Day
  7. Opposite Day
  8. Masterfade
  9. Measuring Cups
  10. MX Missiles
  11. My Skin Is
  12. The Naming of Things
  13. 50 Pieces
  14. A Drinking Song (In the Grande Style)
  15. Woman's Life and Love
  16. Beware
  17. Case In Point
  18. Cock O' the Walk
  19. Dear Old Greenland
  20. Eugene
  21. Fatal Flower Garden
  22. Feetlips
  23. Glass Figurine
  24. Gris-Gris
  25. Headsoak
  26. How Indiscreet
  27. Ides Of Swing
  28. Pathetique
  29. Satisfied
  30. The Confession
  31. Two Way Action
  32. Vidalia
  33. Waiting To Talk
  34. Way Out West
  35. Wishing for Contentment
  36. First Song
  37. I
  38. Lull
  39. Goth Olympians
  1. Weather Systems
  2. Spare-Ohs
  3. Cataracts
  4. Self-Torture
  5. The Water Jet Cilice
  6. Sic of Elephants
  7. Two Sisters
  8. The Giant Of Illinois
  9. Grinnin'
  10. Tin Foil
  11. Masterswarm
  12. Oh Sister
  13. The Trees Were Mistaken
  14. Fitz & Dizzyspells
  15. The Privateers
  16. Natural Disaster
  17. Souverian
  18. The Sifters
  19. Meet me here at dawn
  20. It's Not Easy Being Green
  21. A Woman's Life And Love
  22. Action / Adventure
  23. Being Green
  24. Fitz And Dizzy Spells
  25. Some Of These Days/chinatown, My Chinatown
  26. Tea And Therazine
  27. The Idiot's Genius
  28. Danse Carribe
  29. Eyeoneye
  30. Sifters
  31. Twa Sisters
  32. Spanish For Monsters
  33. Song Of Foot
  34. Orpheo
  35. Something Biblical
  36. Railroad Bill
  37. Spirograph
  38. When That Helicopter Comes
  39. Begging Questions
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