Promising Actress Lyrics

John Vanderslice


publisher: ©Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
writers: John Vanderslice
album: Track 8 in album Cellar Door
release date: 2004-1-20
popularity : 3 users have visited this page.
length: 4:29

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In the seconds between the safety unlocks and the shot,
The story is clear of distortions and tears and you'll know why

we're on mulholland drive
Can you survive a look inside?

like a bomb in reverse, fragments of truth return:
The money's been paid out, the key's on the table
You've killed someone you used to love

yes I agree now, her story's a hoax
Recorded impulses laid, dubbed and cross faded,
It's just light replayed

still I ended on mulholland drive
Can you survive a look inside?

yes I can see now, they had nothing to do with a role refused
And sometimes a cowboy's just a man in a cowboy suit

Track Listing

  • 1 Pale Horse
  • 2 Up Above the Sea
  • 3 Wild Strawberries
  • 4 They Won't Let Me Run
  • 5 Heated Pool and Bar
  • 6 My Family Tree
  • 7 White Plains
  • 8 Promising Actress
  • 9 Coming and Going on Easy Terms
  • 10 Lunar Landscapes
  • 11 When It Hits My Blood
  • 12 June July