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Hollis (hope to come back)

from Songs The Animals Taught Us (2006 album) by Roommate



We will dance in an empty room the only light from the crescent moon leaked through the tiniest window. We will dance to the samba that bleeds from the holes in the walls. We will crawl to the ceiling drop and float in the breath of the ghosts of our children's children's children in the smoke from our dreaming. You will sleep on the river's bank in a blanket of sorrow far away from the hollow that filled up your old days. We will find you and guide you away from the bad places. We will sing through the fog songs the animals taught us. We will sing through the rain all the way to our new days.


from Songs The Animals Taught Us (2006 album), released April 18, 2006


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Roommate began as a Kent Lambert solo project in NYC in 2000 and has been an ever-mutating Chicago band since 2004. The band's 2015 album MAKE LIKE was described by [sic] magazine's Tim Clarke as "astute, economical, meticulously performed and produced, and deeply affecting, both lyrically and musically." ... more


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