Dear Avery Lyrics

The Decemberists


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Colin Meloy
album: Track 10 in album The King Is Dead
release date: 2011-1-17
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length: 4:52
drums: John Moen
shakers: John Moen
pedal steel guitar: Chris Funk
acoustic guitar: Colin Meloy
Wurlitzer electric piano: Jenny Conlee
bass: Nate Query
cello: Nate Query
background vocals: Laura Veirs, David Rawlings, Gillian Welch
vocal: Colin Meloy
composer: Colin Meloy
lyricist: Colin Meloy

Cover Art


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Dear Avery, I think of you only
Were you waving, were you dead on the vine
Oh Avery, I think of you lonely
But I could just grab you by the nape of your neck

There are times life will rattle your bones
And will bend your limbs
You're still far away the boy you've ever been
So you bend back and shake at the frame
Of the frame you made
But don't you shake alone
Please Avery, come home

Headstrong, you and your long arms
Listing lazily on the cusp of your tease
But you were my Avery and when you needed saving
I could just grab you by the nape of your neck

There are times life will rattle your bones
And will bend your limbs
You're still far and away the boy you've ever been
So you bend back and shake at the frame
Of the frame you made
But don't you shake alone
Please Avery, come home
Don't you shake alone
Please Avery, come home
Come home

Track Listing

  • 1 Don't Carry It All
  • 2 Calamity Song
  • 3 Rise to Me
  • 4 Rox in the Box
  • 5 January Hymn
  • 6 Down by the Water
  • 7 All Arise!
  • 8 June Hymn
  • 9 This Is Why We Fight
  • 10 Dear Avery