Clementine Song Lyrics

The Decemberists

credits


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Colin Meloy
album: Track 9 in album Castaways and Cutouts
release date: 2002-5-21
popularity : 37 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Indie Rock
length: 4:10
producer: The Decemberists
recorded by: Simon Widdowson
composer: Colin Meloy
lyricist: Colin Meloy

Album Information

label: Hush Records
country(area): United States
format: Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

The Decemberists Castaways and Cutouts cover art

Lyrics

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You slept in your overalls
After the wrecking ball
Bereft you of house and home
And left you with sweet ****-all
So we got in your car
With our kickabout hearts
And we hollared out 'sweet clementine'

Tell your mom to marry us
A candle to carry us
With cans on our bicycle fenders
So sweet and hilarious
And we'll find us a home
Built of packaging foam
That will be there 'til after we die

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Track Listing


Vinyl 1
  • 1 Leslie Anne Levine
  • 2 Here I Dreamt I Was an Architect
  • 3 July, July!
  • 4 A Cautionary Song
  • 5 Odalisque
  • 6 Cocoon
  • 7 Grace Cathedral Hill
  • 8 The Legionnaire‚Äôs Lament
  • 9 Clementine
  • 10 California One / Youth and Beauty Brigade