The Wife, the Kids, and the White Picket Fence Lyrics

Fair to Midland


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Andrew Sudderth, Clifford Campbell, John Matthew Langley, Brett Stowers, Jon Dicken
album: Track 4 in album Fables From a Mayfly: What I Tell You Three Times is True
release date: 2007-6-12
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length: 3:29

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Mail order brides, turtlenecks, and trophy wives,
Had the ways and means to breach,
The borders of easy street,

And to blend right in,
We all surrounded them in a white picket fence,
Now both ends meet,

Sufficed to say there's a time and a place,
So I wait,
For the tug-of-war and who you'll pull for,
While between you and me from point A to point be is a fine line,
That burns at both our good ends,

Two peas in a pod, a battle axe, and a bastard child,
Took one step more and went straight to the source,
And to blend right in,
They opened fire with their rain checks spent to make ends meet,

Sufficed to say there's a time and a place,
So I wait,
For the tug-of-war and who you'll pull for,
While between you and me from point A to point be is a fine line,
That burns at both our good ends,

Go on, paint the whole town red,
I'd rather follow who cleans up the mess,
And so I wait,

Sufficed to say there's a time and a place,
So I wait,
For the tug-of-war and who you'll pull for,
While between you and me from point A to point be is a fine line,
That burns at both our good ends.

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 0 Tibet
  • 1 Dance of the Manatee
  • 2 Kyla Cries Cologne
  • 3 Vice/Versa
  • 4 The Wife, the Kids, and the White Picket Fence
  • 5 April Fools and Eggmen
  • 6 A Seafarer’s Knot
  • 7 A Wolf Descends Upon the Spanish Sahara
  • 8 The Walls of Jericho
  • 9 Tall Tales Taste Like Sour Grapes
  • 10 Upgrade^Brigade
  • 11 Say When