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July 4, 2006 9:39 AM

"In the dark she fakes another little death, and says she thinks that it'd be better if he left. With ashes floating on her breath, she lights another cigarette." Down-tempo alt-country with a cello. From Pocket Novel Mystery's "Eight Days in the Life of Grace."

posted by saulgoodman (14 comments total) 35 users marked this as a favorite

Somehow I knew I would like this just from the lyrics....
posted by jessamyn at 11:21 AM on July 4, 2006


Thanks Jessamyn... Can you tell I'm a frustrated writer?
posted by saulgoodman at 4:14 PM on July 5, 2006


Excellent song, lyrically and musically.
posted by edlundart at 8:30 PM on July 5, 2006


This song is so beautiful! How are you related to the band saulgoodman?
posted by onalark at 5:29 PM on July 7, 2006


Beautiful melody. Very reflective.
posted by muddgirl at 5:44 PM on July 7, 2006


i'm glad you like it. thanks for checking it out.

onolark: i'm the singer/guitarist.
posted by saulgoodman at 7:48 PM on July 7, 2006


Soothing tempo, beautifully written. Very nice.
posted by liquorice at 12:29 AM on July 8, 2006


saulgoodman: I just bought your cd from the cloud13 website. Thanks so much for sharing your music with Metafilter!
posted by onalark at 10:59 PM on July 11, 2006


thank you onalark, both for the kind words and for the support.
posted by saulgoodman at 9:41 AM on July 12, 2006


I liked this on first listen but now it's really grown on me and I'm luuurving it!
posted by ceri richard at 6:12 AM on July 22, 2006


Hm, a bit late and I'm not sure if you'll actually see this - but I downloaded this on a lark and put it on a playlist a few months ago. Since then, iTunes informs me I've listend to it 39 times, although I've definitely sung it to myself many, many more times.

I'm in love with this song. hauntingly melancholy lyrics with a beautiful melody to go with it. thank you so much for sharing :)
posted by Phire at 10:41 PM on November 13, 2007


Love it.
posted by ORthey at 4:58 PM on December 5, 2007


This is awesome.
posted by !Jim at 11:13 PM on December 10, 2007


oh, this is fierce.
posted by By The Grace of God at 9:31 AM on January 17, 2008


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