Modern Witch's Songbook (Full Album)

by Bells and Hunters

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released August 11, 2017

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Bells and Hunters Washington, D.C.

Formed in 2008 by Kelly Ann Beavers and Keith Fischer over a mutual love of creativity, song writing, and Jeff Buckley. Bells and Hunters has written dozens of songs and their eclectic sound contains elements of acoustic folk, garage rock, and spacey spookiness behind Kelly's soulful vocals. The band released their second album "Weddings and Funerals" on March 12, 2013. ... more

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Track Name: Time Bomb
You lay down your library book
give me that second to last look
I smile cause you have got a way
You wanta make your mark
I think I saw a spark
was just a needle in the hay

hey hey

I got a new song
It's called time bomb
and now it won't be long
cause it's a time bomb
and when our paths crossed
I could tell that you were lost
I didn't know that bomb
was ready to go off

When my workday's through
you're in my living room
your boots are hanging off the couch
but when I see you at the show
you act like you don't know
you've watched TV with me
you've watched TV with me

I got a new song
It's called time bomb
and now it won't be long
cause it's a time bomb
and when our paths crossed
I could tell that you were lost
I didn't know that bomb
was ready to go off

You check my fake ID
oh won't you look at me
it looks like you can read
my name my name my name
and when you walk on by
what did you say I sigh
I'm sorry it's loud in here
I'm sorry it's loud in here

I got a new song
It's called time bomb
and now it won't be long
cause it's a time bomb
and when our paths crossed
I could tell that you were lost
I didn't know that bomb
was ready to go off

Can I take you to a quieter place?

There are places
we can go
there are edges
we can fly off road
but if you stay here
I can drive
because your love
it keeps me alive

time bomb
and now it won't be long
time bomb
and now it won't be
Track Name: Bruises
I saturate your wires, they've got a nasty sound
and while your fighting fires, I'm working underground

Maybe it's all a ruse
Shouldn't have shown my bruises
Maybe you're right this time now
You, you're already on the news
maybe you'll say I do
Do whatever he choses now

In the river, by a field
they deliver, how you feel

Maybe it's all a ruse
Shouldn't have shown my bruises
Maybe you're right this time now
You, you're already on the news
maybe you'll say I do
Do whatever he choses now

There's a 737 and it leaves about eleven
and you can't quite keep your feet on the ground
I've got something for you
cause the doctor's back in town
So if you're in over your head
I'll be waiting by the gate when the planes touch down

Maybe it's all a ruse
Shouldn't have shown my bruises
Maybe you're right this time now
You, you're already on the news
maybe you'll say I do
Do whatever he choses now
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Track Name: Mexico
Did you find what you're seeking
did you really want to?
Now Uncle is weeping
there was nobody like you

You tell yourself it'll be alright
but you've been bringing knives to a gunfight
and that won't keep the wolves at bay

Your disguise is concealing
what you know to be true
As thick as a steel ring
a rattlesnake can't bite through

It's all a game when the odds are right
you've been counting cards and you've been here all night
and that won't keep the wolves at bay

Shut the door, it's gonna get loud
it looks like we're about to settle this right now
and you knew it could be no other way

Boy, you know, you gotta go to Mexico
Boy, you know, you gotta go to Mexico
Boy, you know, you gotta go to Mexico
Boy, you know, you gotta go to Mexico

You tell yourself it'll be alright
but you've been bringing knives to a gunfight
and that won't keep the wolves at bay
that won't keep the wolves at bay
that won't keep the wolves at
that won't keep the wolves at
that won't keep the wolves at bay
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Track Name: Sense of Time
Take down the burgundy curtain
lets start a fire
You know you oughta be working
you got one part truth
and fifteen thousand parts desire

Call attention everybody, it is my turn
It's not my birthday party
but if you don't blow those candles out
I swear this house is gonna burn

Somebody get a cup of ice
somebody call a cab
I gotta get her something nice
so I don't feel so bad

You play you're part honey
I'll play mine
The way you look at me funny
I think you're a dime
Countdown till your hearts on the line
I've got infinite hands
and no sense of time

This house my decadent words
and I was a liar
and now it's pouring out the window
and it rains and it rains and it rains and it rains

I envision everybody
and you discern
hon it gets messy at a party
if you don't blow those candles out
I swear this house is gonna burn

You play you're part honey
I'll play mine
The way you look at me funny
I think you're a dime
Countdown till your hearts on the line
I've got infinite hands
and no sense of time
Track Name: I Do
When all the stories have been told, you make me hot, they make me
cold. So, take your shot and then let's
Roll. I've got twenty five minutes in the meter.
If you won't let me finish, at least make me
A believer

I've got five on tonight as our favorite dance,
One foot in front of the other, and
Steam on the windows, the sun goes down
I do. I do.

I swear I meant to do all that I did to you. Take your chance, or I'll go where the wind blows the answer now. I do I do

Wait don't turn out the light I may come to bed in five. I gave all I had to the day, and this last loose ending is fate. Set your bag down next to the door; I don't have a goal you're nothing but scorrrrrrre.

I thought that fifteen minutes was the maximum flirtation. It seems like you are in it for the rest of our vacation. I'm clearing out my calendar, appointments out the window. Kinda like a talent or a joint, one hit and then go. I pass it to you like a ball, it's sporty when you got me. Nothing like it, 42's the answer, boy, I'm bossy. I'm saucy. You watch me. Haha you watch me

You watch me watch you I do, and I'm so with you, 42. It's early but I get the sense it's already tomorrow when. The time's the world it's ours a star I saw it, too, I wished on you. I bet you mighta guessed it, and when I aim I never miss, aquainted with the best. It's familiar as breathing. It's normal as air. I want you. Keep dreaming, and I'll take, the dare

I'm saucy. You watch me. Hahah, you watch me

I've got five on tonight as our favorite dance,
One foot in front of the other, and
Steam on the windows, the sun goes down
I do. I do.

I swear I meant to do all that I did to you. Take your chance, or I'll go where the wind blows the answer now. I do I do

When all the stories have been told, you make me hot, they make me
cold. So, take your shot and then let's
Roll. I've got twenty five minutes in the meter
Track Name: Eventually Memories
I've been thinking about days that've passed through time
Sitting on that porch inside of my mind
You back the car into the tree
Man those days passed innocently
It's ok, it's eventually a memory
Pull out the drive without starting the car
man we're not going very far

It's me and my baby outside on the lawn
We'll both be drunk before very long
The crowd tonight is 500 strong
and everything I say is wrong
It's ok, it's eventually a memory
If you're gonna write another Brian Wilson song
you better make sure everyone can sing along

Big league dreaming outside in the yard
I was chasing the trucks down Francis Lewis Blvd
counting steps down to the creek
until I get called into eat
In the mirror there's two of me
my favorite show is on tv
it's about as good as it can be
but soon it will be time to leave
it's ok, it's eventually a memory
it feels like we've been here before
it's like going around the block just to get next door
it feels like we've been here before
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Track Name: Honest Wife
Your eyes are staring in a dim way
you know the boys have got your back
what were you wearing here last Wednesday
everyone saw you look at that

If you free your soul
do you even know
you are solid
solid back
you are solid
solid black

and I walk in wearing a halo
you're something married to that
quick run in daring to day glow
baby I got a decent map

are you an honest wife?
cause my car's out back
are you an honest wife?
cause I'm solid
solid black

How bout a new straight forward answer
old rules are crumbling on the air
you're out with one face forward dancer
kneel down and pray and take this dare

If you free your soul
do you even know
you are solid
solid back
you are solid
solid black

and I walk in wearing a halo
you're something married to that
quick run in daring to day glow
baby I got a decent map

are you an honest wife?
cause my car's out back
are you an honest wife?
cause I'm solid
solid black

You are solid
solid black
and I'm solid
solid black
Track Name: Ghosts
I remember when we met
the Montagues the Capulets
I am here so take the bet
I can't replace it
Messages through atmosphere
there's all this pink and blue and clear
and I'm afraid the ghosts are here
and they can't help me now

So come in pass out shadows of doubt
these are my walls
and you walk through them
laughing no arms
sounding alarms
calling and falling from the tree out in the yard

It's alright you see them at night without the faces
they reveal their light if you are looking in the right places
but will you let them in

I remember when we met
the Montagues the Capulets
I am here so take the bet
I can't replace it
Messages through atmosphere
there's all this pink and blue and clear
and I'm afraid the ghosts are here
and they can't help me now

It's alright you see them at night without the faces
they reveal their light if you are looking in the right places
too dark to see so who scared who
do you know me do I know you
and will you let me in

The ghosts are here so be more clear
they're watching while you disappear
the ghosts are here but they're not clear
they vanish and they reappear

I remember when we met
the Montagues the Capulets
I am here so take the bet
I can't replace it
Messages through atmosphere
there's all this pink and blue and clear
and I'm afraid the ghosts are here
and they can't help me now
Track Name: Kid on a Bike
We opened this cabinet, we emptied it out
We broke a bad habit, we laid it all down
My favorite notebook
My favorite pen
Your ready set go kick
Lets do it again

I am shimmering red and gold like confetti
Someone's glistening hey let's go are you ready
You look like the view from my autumn hike
Where the color and the light shine through
and I feel the wind like I did back when
I was just a kid on a bike

It better be open, you borrowed my clothes
And I was not joking, so where did you go?
You gave me that quick glance
I gave you my name
You're doing that trick dance
stop playing that game

I am shimmering red and gold like confetti
Someone's glistening hey let's go are you ready
You look like the view from my autumn hike
Where the color and the light shine through
and I feel the wind like I did back when
I was just a kid on a bike

I am shimmering red and gold like confetti
Someone's glistening hey let's go are you ready
You look like the view from my autumn hike
Where the color and the light shine through
and I feel the wind like I did back when
I was just a kid on a bike
Track Name: Lady Luck
I hit the ten thousand mark and it helped me find the line
the walls were closing in andI was running out of time
the phone kept ringing past 3:45
and I might as well tell ya while I have you on the line
I might as well tell you while I have you on the line
I'm moving on

Well he lies and cheats but don't consider it a crime
the money in his pocket yeah you might know the kind
he's out there selling Sunday's where the darkness meets the land
but you don't need a preacher to help you understand
you don't need a preacher to help you understand
I'm moving on

Time ain't your bag of tricks, it is your lady luck
and we are feeling sick, the way this world is stuck
and we won't let the run of the mill toe the line
while the oceans fill and the sky dies

Down on the corner well I'm sure you've seen the man
the one dressed in denim with the cell phone in his hand
he just got the word that his life is on the mend
but you don't need a doctor to help you comprehend
you don't need a doctor just to tell you how to keep it moving on

Time ain't your bag of tricks, it is your lady luck
and we are feeling sick, the way this world is stuck
and we won't let the run of the mill toe the line
while the oceans fill and the sky dies

Time ain't your bag of tricks, it is your lady luck
and we are feeling sick, the way this world is stuck
and we won't let the run of the mill toe the line
while the oceans fill and the sky dies
Track Name: Bones Like Bricks
Before you start to worry
Let me tell you my side of the story
Last night I didn't see no bed
Don't you listen to what they said
Cause you're older now girl
You don't wear those tears so well
You're like lightning in a bottle baby
When it comes you can never tell

I don't need no ammunition
or guns to make you stay
Cause when I exhale
I blow you away

Looking through the mirrored glass
Tell me what you see in the past
This life ain't for the weak
This life ain't for the weak
but these bones are like bricks
these joints are like mortar
my head is thick
these bones are like bricks

I don't need no ammunition
or guns to make you stay
Cause when I exhale
I blow you away

Don't betray it
I won't say it
Hey, lets not take sides
I invite it
I won't try it
It could be the biggest lie

Beyond the circus act
Behind the clowns
I got a big idea
You top it now
Upside down

Before you start to worry
Let me tell you three sides of a story
First one I just don't know
Second one it may be so
Third one it's just a tease
it's the one where you see my leave

But these bones are like bricks

These bones are like bricks

I don't need no ammunition
or guns to make you stay
Cause when I exhale
I blow you away
Track Name: Last Thing (I Want You To Say)
Already over the line and then push it just a little more
Because it's Saturday night and you've never felt like this before
I don't what we're doing but I know that it can't be good
You got your one track mind on the move just like I knew you would

But you know that I want to hear you sing
you just gotta tell me one more thing

And it's the last thing I want you to say
it's the last thing I want you to say
And I don't listen well anyway
and it's the last thing, but I don't listen

And when you're tired, you can take my bed
and if you need to drive my car then I will walk instead
you need some money, well I got a job
and I would give ya give ya all that you want if it would get you to stop

But you know that I want to hear you sing
you just gotta tell me bout one more thing

And it's the last thing I want you to say
it's the last thing I want you to say
And I don't listen well anyway
and it's the last thing, but I don't listen


you just gotta tell me bout one more thing

And it's the last thing I want you to say
it's the last thing I want you to say
And I don't listen well anyway
and it's the last thing, but I don't listen
Track Name: Fairy Tails
like the way you dye your hair
I like the pretty clothes that you wear
your lips are red to match your shoes
and if it helps I like your husband too

All the girls want a fairy tail
All the girls want a fairy tail
All the girls, all the girls,
all the girls, all the girls
All the girls want a fairy tail

Girl in white dresses
bright camera flashes
snowflakes they fall
and I like your eye lashes

All the girls want a fairy tail
All the girls want a fairy tail
All the girls, all the girls,
all the girls, all the girls
All the girls want a fairy tail

An orchid, a sand dune
the weather, the hour
what I wouldn't give to
take you to my shower

I like the way you dye your hair
(all the girls want a fairy tail)
I like the pretty clothes that you wear
(all the girls want a fairy tail)
your lips are red to match your shoes
and if it helps I like your husband too
(all the girls, all the girls, all the girls, all the girls)

All the girls want a fairy tail
All the girls want a fairy tail
All the girls, all the girls,
all the girls, all the girls
All the girls want a fairy tail

All the girls, all the girls,
all the girls, all the girls
All the girls want a fairy tail