Six O'Clock News Lyrics

Kathleen Edwards


publisher: ©Peermusic Publishing, BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Kathleen Margaret Edwards
album: Track 1 in album Failer
release date: 2003-1-14
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length: 4:37
electric guitar: Jim Bryson
slide guitar: Fred Guignon
banjo: Keith Snider
organ: Dave Draves
percussion: Peter von Althen
drums: Peter von Althen
bass: Kevin McCarragher
acoustic guitar: Kathleen Edwards
mix: John Whynot
producer: Dave Draves, Kathleen Edwards
recording: Dave Draves
vocal: Jim Bryson

Cover Art


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Copper on the corner and he loaded two rounds
And I can't cross the line to talk you down
And Peter, sweet baby, where'd you get that gun?
You spend half your life trying to turn the other half around

And I tried to come clean, but I guess its no use
Your face is all over the six o'clock news
They cleared the streets and then they closed the schools
I can't even get inside

Did you lose your head when the FARM went down?
or was it when your daddy died after he moved to town
And I know your mama calls you good for nothin'
She says her baby is a Failer and she don't want you callin'


And I tried to come clean, but I guess its no use
Your face is all over the six o'clock news
They cleared the streets and then they closed the schools
I can't even get inside

and Peter, sweet baby, there's just something that I gotta say to you
I'm gonna have your baby this coming June
We could get a little place down by Gilmour Park
You could do a little time and save my broken heart

And I tried to come clean, but I guess its no use
Your face is all over the six o'clock news
They cleared the streets and then they closed the schools
I can't even get inside

I tried to come clean, but I guess its no use
Copper went ahead and he just shot you through
Now you're lying dead on the avenue
I can't feel my broken heart

And I can't feel my broken heart

Track Listing

  • 1 Six O'Clock News
  • 2 One More Song the Radio Won't Like
  • 3 Hockey Skates
  • 4 The Lone Wolf
  • 5 12 Bellevue
  • 6 Mercury
  • 7 Westby
  • 8 Maria
  • 9 National Steel
  • 10 Sweet Little Duck