Erin Jordan and The Whiskey Romance
2008-09-00
Erin Jordan

Lyrics

Behind the leafy elms at the bottom of the drive Peering through those windows with squinty eyes The school boys walk by with their books and with their friends Never really knowing where the sidewalk really ends Beware of noises in the night Beware of little things that bite Beware of black widows And things that eat your heart away She said "I'm lonely - I thing you're lonely too" Why don't you just come inside and try some witches brew Dusty furniture and cobwebs everywhere A sad sad melody from the victrola by the stairs Beware of noises in the night Beware of little things that bite Beware of black widows And things that eat your heart away So come into my home - this dusty silver web Water for the thirsty and food for the unfed Forgiveness for the guilty and sleep for the tired Release from all your sorrows and all earthly desire Don't it make you sad - It almost makes me ill To think there isn't more to life Except to mate and kill Beware of noises in the night Beware of little things that bite Beware of black widows And things that eat your heart away
Erin Jordan and The Whiskey Romance
2008-09-00
Erin Jordan

Lyrics

The shards of glass are shimmering They shine like shiny diamonds on the curb We’re mining for rhinestones and chicken bones While the mice circle in herds Intoxication, growing stonger….. Insomnia, delirium, hysteria It’s all just in your head You opened up the book and now you can’t go back You can’t forget what you just read Intoxication, growing stronger….. Hold on longer……. Boarded up windows and for rent signs Overgrown lawns and two dollar wine The last few decades left this town to bleed And religion gets loud as the check get small Religion gets loud as the checks get small Religion gets loud Intoxication, growing stronger….. Hold on longer….. Hold on longer…. Now the lights are getting in You’re walking down that path again Falling through the cracks Of the side walk you thought you’d already passed Do you believe That this town is like a lover that you’ll never, never leave Do you believe That this town is like a love you’ll never, never leave Intoxication, growing stronger Hold on longer…. Hold on longer…. Hold on longer….. Hold on longer…..

Jane

03:40
Erin Jordan and The Whiskey Romance
2008-09-00
Erin Jorda

Lyrics

Jane parks with all the boys out on make out hill Jane parks with all the boys - now all the boys are ill Jane hemmed her skirt too high - too high above the knee She smokes in the ladies room and cheats on spelling beas Mother said I can not play with Jane anymore Mother went and changed the locks and then she changed the door She is not a nice girl - she'll never never be Play with Lynn or Mary Lou - play with Chastity She is not nice girl - she'll never never be Play with Lynn or Mary Lou - play with Chastity You won't get into college, son, if you go with Jane Harvard will reject you, son, and Yale will do the same Gonherea, Syphilis, Clamydia, the clap Don't let Jane kiss your cheek or sit down on your lap
Erin Jordan and The Whiskey Romance
2008-09-00

Lyrics

Unemployed on Monday A bit under the weather The diner is closed today So let’s just lay together Burn the piles of clothes on the floor And break the tea cups too We will dance in the ash We will dance in the glass And then start anew…. No light came in last night And the chemicals turned sour And the earth revolved around the sun While we slumbered through the hours Two stray cats fall in love under the moon We dig through the trash and chase all the rats And do as the stray cats do We did through the trash and chase all the rats And do as the stray cats do The weeds grow rampant in this seedy side of town The more they grow, the more you try to cut them down So we dive underneath the blue You won’t come back for air…. The coffee is as bitter as the waitress who brings it And I think there is a fly in your soup And underneath the fluorescent lights Your eyes are less and less hazel And more and more chartreuse The weeds grow rampant in the seedy side of town The more they grow the more you try to cut them down So we dive underneath the blue You won’t come back for air…..
Erin Jordan and The Whiskey Romance
2008-09-00
Erin Jordan

Lyrics

The day that Johnny rolled in to town It was the first day of winter or the last day of spring He showed up with nothing but a suitcase Filled with dollar bills and gin He was a habitual liar, but she didn't seem to mind Infact, she kind of secretly enjoyed that kind Tall tales, false names, false papers to back the claims But a charming devil a devil just the same Step right up and be the firt to walk straight down Better than just standing still in this sleepy town Underground you can't hear a sound so close the cellar door There's a shipment coming through Be a the platform by two I'll unload the cargo and you can drive the car This town will have never seen such a happening little barn Step right up and be the first to walk straight down Better than just standing still in this sleepy town But the lure of prohibition whispers than it sings The sweetness of all these forbidden things The gateway to temptation leads to worser sins You're better off to not unlock that door You're better off to not unlock that door Underground you can't hear a sound so close the cellar door... Step right up and be the first to walk straight down Better than just standing still in this sleepy town.
Erin Jordan and The Whiskey Romance
2008-09-00

Lyrics

You write me tortured love letters And I like it - yes I do We're drinking bourbon in the middle of the summer In a dark and smoky room You walk in and sit down on the empty seat You ask me what I drink - I say I drink here for free But you can still sit here and talk to me You wear fedoras and you sing pretty songs There's a mysterious scar beneath you eye You sleep on a twin bed mattress on the floor In a fourth story walk up in the barrio I've admired you up close and also from afar I've been staying on the south side dear Above a mariachi bar The devil took your will And an angel towed your car I guess this is a star crossed thing This is the pirate’s life and I will walk the plank My heart has sank again We are full of dispair and disease From living in the city instead of sailing the seas I've admired you up close and also from afar I've been living on the south side dear Above a mariachi bar The devil took you will And an angel towed your car I guess this is a star crossed thing
Erin Jordan and The Whiskey Romance
2008-09-00
Erin Jordan

Lyrics

Filthy hands, filthy floor, filthy faith and what's more We came to this place to be less pure We came to this place to wash ourselves clean And then become dirty once more You came from a place where there was nothing to do This town is like a great big circus to you We defied all the rules and broke the curfews And stripped off all there is to loose Now we are working on our masterpeices one day at a time The sun will keep us warm and the moon will make us shine These days are so significant but somehow they still pass You think you are Jack Kerouac I think I am Sylvia Plath I try to ween you off the bottle But you get so bored with water Boy, you are like such a toddler to me You try to ween me off depression but I say there is no more beautiful expression of never getting bored with your own pain..... We can't go back out through the front door Because the bread crumbs got eaten by all those crows So 1,2,3 - here we go And this harvest rain won't fall down drop by drop Cause when it rains in this season It pours down on us When it rains in this season it pours down on us The second hand keeps ticking on like it must And I feel the south wind blowing me back up north
Erin Jordan and The Whiskey Romance
2008-09-00
Erin Jordan

Lyrics

Fish are swimming past the window. Smoke is heavy in the air. Cupid's jagged arrow keeps missing the dart board, but he's far too tipsy to care. And all the lonley men are sitting at the bar - the lonley girls just stayed home. There are people in this world who never outgrow gills and we swim around eachother like tadpoles. Bloody mary, screw driver, mimosa....it's a bit too early for me. You like a good stiff drink early in the morning. I just order coffee with cream. It's getting too cold to be dining outside, but neither of us makes a fuss. I love it how you squrim when you see me smile at the baby at the table next to us. We're going on a joyride in our leaky boat with rocks tied to our ankles and ribbons on our toes and I will never ever row you over to my shores because I know you're an amphibian. A chemical experiement not contained in the lab. We are drinking beer and talking politics. The rain keeps falling down in Ukrainian town and you know I never wear galashes. Soon it will freeze, but it's warm under the seas and no one is making any waves. When you're stumbling through the talk and slurring through the walk there's always and excuse the next day. We're going on a joyride in our leaky boat with rocks tied to our ankles and ribbons on our toes and I will never ever row you over to my shores because I know you're an amphibian.
Erin Jordan and The Whiskey Romance
2008-09-00
Erin Jordan

Lyrics

She stood on the porch wearing red boots With the juice of some exotic fruit Dripping down her chin - she invited them in Just like the last time and the time before that He was the meanest man in the town Always pushing his guns around One hand full of coins and one hand full of snakes He slammed that door in a whiskey rage And she put ruby on her lips And she put honey in that dish And this may very well be the last sunset You'll see over Corpus Christi She was never well mannered or well tempered, just well read And she knew all the desert flowers and insects A whiskey on ice with a little sweet surprise You wanted a kiss, but you'll get a spider bite And she put ruby on her lips And she put honey in that dish And this may very well be the last sunset You'll see over Corpus Christi It didn't take long for all those flies to get stuck In all that gooey sweetness and bitter luck A slumber that would never end And they would never see those red lights again The border's not to far to go We'll cross it down to Mexico And this may very well be the Last sunset you'll see over Corpus Christi