Star Witness Lyrics

Neko Case


publisher: ©OBO APRA/AMCOS
album: No. 2 track in album Fox Confessor Brings the Flood
release date: 2006-3-7
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length: 5:17
acoustic guitar: Joey Burns
cello: Joey Burns
organ: Garth Hudson
piano: Garth Hudson
violin: Anne de Wolff
drums: John Convertino
double bass: Tom Ray
electric guitar: Paul Rigby, Travis Good
vocal: Kelly Hogan
lead vocals: Neko Case
background vocals: Neko Case

Cover Art


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My true love drowned in a dirty old pan
Of oil that did run from the block
Of a falcon sedan 1969
The paper said '75
There were no survivors
None found alive

Trees break the sidewalk
And the sidewalk skins my knees
There's glass in my thermos
And blood on my jeans
Nickels and dimes of the fourth of july
Roll off in a crooked line
To the chain-link lots where the red tails dive
Oh how I forgot what it's like

Hey when she sings, when she sings when she sings like she runs
Moves like she runs
Hey when she moves, when she moves when she moves like she runs
Moves like she runs
Hey there there's such tender wolves ‘round town tonight
Round the town tonight
Hey there there's such tender wolves ‘round town tonight
Round the town tonight

Hey pretty baby get high with me,
We can go to my sisters if we say we'll watch the baby"
The look on your face yanks my neck on the chain
And I would do anything
To see you again

So I've fallen behind…

Hey when she sings, when she sings when she sings like she runs
Moves like she runs
Hey when she moves, when she moves when she moves like she runs
Moves like she runs
Hey there there's such tender wolves ‘round town tonight
Round the town tonight
Hey there there's such tender wolves ‘round town tonight
Round the town tonight

Go on, go on scream and cry
You're miles from where anyone will find you
This is nothing new, no television crew
They don't even put on the sirens
My nightgown sweeps the pavement
Please don't let him die

Track Listing

  • 1 Margaret vs. Pauline
  • 2 Star Witness
  • 3 Hold On, Hold On
  • 4 A Widow’s Toast
  • 5 That Teenage Feeling
  • 6 Fox Confessor Brings the Flood
  • 7 John Saw That Number
  • 8 Dirty Knife
  • 9 Lion’s Jaws
  • 10 Maybe Sparrow
  • 11 At Last
  • 12 The Needle Has Landed