Oh Canada Lyrics

Kathleen Edwards


publisher: ©Peermusic Publishing, BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Kathleen Margaret Edwards
album: Track 9 in album Asking for Flowers
release date: 2008-3-4
popularity : 4 users have visited this page.
electric guitar: Greg Leisz, Kathleen Edwards, Colin Cripps
bass: Paul Bryan
percussion: Gary Craig
drums: Gary Craig
Hammond organ: Benmont Tench
mix: Jim Scott
producer: Jim Scott, Kathleen Edwards
recording: Jim Scott
composer: Kathleen Edwards
lyricist: Kathleen Edwards

Cover Art


sponsored links
Oh Canada
I stand on guard for a lot
But just last week a white girl was shot
Outside a shopping mall
Yea, it's written in the press
That your sweet little town
Has lost it's innocence

It's not the year of the gun
We don't say it out loud
There are no headlines
When a black girl dies
It's not the lack of a sense
It's called ambivalence

All still in their lanes
Under rush hour lights
There's one head to a car
But you act so surprised
When the snow don't come
You can't swim in the lakes
Now it's hotter than hell
In a bed you won't make

It's not the lack of a sense
It's called ambivalence

Up on the hill
Is the best real estate
Just to get in
You have to sell off your faith
'Cuz in the valley below
There is crack and young girls
But you don't have to believe
What stays out of your world

Track Listing

  • 1 Buffalo
  • 2 The Cheapest Key
  • 3 Asking for Flowers
  • 4 Alicia Ross
  • 5 I Make the Dough, You Get the Glory
  • 6 Oil Man's War
  • 7 Sure as Shit
  • 8 Run
  • 9 Oh Canada
  • 10 Scared at Night
  • 11 Goodnight, California