Counting Crows - A Long December Lyrics

Counting Crows Recovering the Satellites cover art
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A long December and there's reason to believe
Maybe this year will be better than the last
I can't remember the last thing that you said as you were leavin'
Now the days go by so fast

And it's one more day up in the canyons
And it's one more night in Hollywood
If you think that I could be forgiven I wish you would

The smell of hospitals in winter
And the feeling that it's all a lot of oysters, but no pearls
All at once you look across a crowded room
To see the way that light attaches to a girl

And it's one more day up in the canyons
And it's one more night in Hollywood
If you think you might come to California I think you should

Drove up to Hillside Manor sometime after two a.m.
And talked a little while about the year
I guess the winter makes you laugh a little slower,
Makes you talk a little lower about the things you could not show her

And it's been a long December and there's reason to believe
Maybe this year will be better than the last
I can't remember all the times I tried to tell my myself
To hold on to these moments as they pass

And it's one more day up in the canyon
And it's one more night in Hollywood
It's been so long since I've seen the ocean I guess I should

Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Catapult
  • 2 Angels of the Silences
  • 3 Daylight Fading
  • 4 I’m Not Sleeping
  • 5 Goodnight Elisabeth
  • 6 Children in Bloom
  • 7 Have You Seen Me Lately?
  • 8 Miller’s Angels
  • 9 Another Horsedreamer’s Blues
  • 10 Recovering the Satellites
  • 11 Monkey
  • 12 Mercury
  • 13 A Long December
  • 14 Walkaways


  • Credits
    publisher: ©IMAGEM U.S. LLC
    writers: Adam Fredric Duritz, Ben G Mize, Charles Thomas Gillingham, Daniel John Vickrey, David Lynn Bryson, Matthew Mark Malley
    album: Track 13 in album Recovering the Satellites
    release date: 1996-10-14
    popularity : 274 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Alternative Rock
    length: 4:59
    lyricist: Adam Duritz
    composer: Adam Duritz
    Album Information
    label: Geffen Records
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 720642497524
    script: Latin