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thanks to all involved in creating the track as well as to tiffany topol, scott stangland, cassidy shea stirtz, greg hirte, and kelsey henderson for their behind-the-scenes and before-the-recording help in and influence on it.

and thanks to lucas papaelias for this accompanying gem: vimeo.com/89049114


the heart, it overflows
stand by my lady, by my man
the heart, her courage grows
yet i'm terrified to overstay my welcome

his love, it comes and goes
treading lightly on its toes
he vows not to overstay his welcome

waves me over, shallowly to breath no longer

through my fingers, there he goes
like the rest of time to pass
since i've come and gone again
fall has seemed to slip my grasp

and as the moon has come and gone
though close at heart, he's gone along
it's how the story carries on
if our story carries on

waves me over, shallowly to breath no longer
waves me over, shallowly to breath no longer

not mine to take, to have, to hold
but my dear, you know you know
oh my dear, you know i know


released March 16, 2014
written by claire wellin

claire wellin- vocal, violin
jamie elman- piano
nolan bryan- acoustic guitar
paul quattlebaum- electric guitar
joel bunn- bass
johnny sneed- drums

recorded and mixed by justin guip
at levon helm studios in woodstock, ny
on a very green and very humid day in august

mastered by rob ruccia of uptown recording in chicago, il

art by kelsey henderson. see more at:



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