Are You Lightning?

from by The Sapwoods

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Looking out the pane of my window and all I can see
The blue bird floating on the breeze
College girls pile out of their dorm rooms young and so carefree
Living it up without me

Hey! I want to live it up
Don’t wait for me
Hey! I want to live it up(repeat)

Are you lightning? Do you strike and go?
You once were boiling now you’re icy cold
You were young and you didn’t know
That you were lightning you trickle fast and flow

Common ground yet between us
Summer nights fancy free
Sound of sneakers pass points A to B
Now you’re on your way to see me
We masquerade on quiet seas
Lightning edge as sharp as the letter Z

Oh ohh ohh ohhh ohh oh
Strike swiftly or you’ll never know


from Peaks and Valleys, released June 10, 2014
Shawn McVicker-Saxophones in Chorus and Solo



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The Sapwoods Iowa City, Iowa

The Sapwoods are a Midwestern Rock and Roll band hailing from Iowa City. The music they make has a strong focus on song- writing, energetic drumming, catchy melodies, jangly to nasty fuzzed out guitars, punchy organ and wiggly keys, classic pop inflections, vocal harmonies, and a wandering sway from one style to another all the while maintaining the sound that the band makes collectively. ... more

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