Long Vermont Roads Song Lyrics

The Magnetic Fields


album: Track 2 in album The Charm of the Highway Strip
release date: 1994-4-18
popularity : 36 users have visited this page.
genres: Electronic Pop
styles: Pop Rock/Synth-pop/Indie Rock
length: 3:27
lead vocals: Stephin Merritt
composer: Stephin Merritt
lyricist: Stephin Merritt

Album Information

label: Merge Records
country(area): United States
format: CD
barcode: 036172935529
script: Latin

Cover Art

The Magnetic Fields The Charm of the Highway Strip cover art


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Your eyes are long Vermont roads
With a tacky song on the radio
And your eyes are toothless young men
In Tennessee in the rain again

And fireflies never go to sleep
And country songs never help you sleep

After all those trains and all those breakdown lanes
The roads don't love you and they still won't pretend to
After all those days on God-forsaken highways
The roads don't love you and they still won't pretend to

Your eyes are the Mesa Verde
Big and brown and far away


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Lonely Highway
  • 2 Long Vermont Roads
  • 3 Born on a Train
  • 4 I Have the Moon
  • 5 Two Characters in Search of a Country Song
  • 6 Crowd of Drifters
  • 7 Fear of Trains
  • 8 When the Open Road Is Closing In
  • 9 Sunset City
  • 10 Dust Bowl