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The Things He Saw

from Before I Go by Ordinary Elephant

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Band of gold, spinning around
A finger on a hand that felt the sound
That rang through the dirt of a battleground
Across the sea in a foreign town

Worried hands trace his jaw
And that old El Camino with its every flaw
But a blank page is all he can draw
You'd swear he's never seen the things he saw

Pacing a yard starting to wilt
Brown and green, like a patchwork quilt
Picking up leaves the trees have spilt
Outside a house he doesn't know he built

Band of gold, spinning around
A finger on a hand that's bearing down
On a wooden cane dug into the ground
You'd swear he's never seen a thing in this town


from Before I Go, released January 6, 2017


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International Folk Music Awards 2017 Artist of the Year Ordinary Elephant captivates audiences with their emotionally powerful and vulnerable songs, letting the listener know that they are not alone in this world. "Two become one, in song...hand-in-glove harmonies surprise the listener with focused intensity and musical mastery," says Mary Gauthier. ... more


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