A Murder of One Lyrics - Counting Crows

Counting Crows August and Everything After cover art
Credits
publisher: ©IMAGEM U.S. LLC
writers: Adam Fredric Duritz, Ben G Mize, Charles Thomas Gillingham, Daniel John Vickrey, David Lynn Bryson, Matthew Mark Malley, Steve Bowman
release date: 1993-9-14
genres: Rock Blues Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Alternative Rock/Soft Rock/Pop Rock/Indie Rock
length: 5:44
producer: T‐Bone Burnett
piano: Charlie Gillingham and Adam Duritz
lead vocals: Adam Duritz
vocal: Steve Bowman, Matt Malley, David Bryson and Charlie Gillingham
mixer: Pat McCarthy and Scott Litt
recording engineer: Pat McCarthy
guitar: Matt Malley and David Bryson
additional background vocals: Gary Louris, Maria McKee and Mark Olson
Hammond organ: Charlie Gillingham
additional engineer: Robert Hart, Howard Willing and Steve Holroyd
accordion: Charlie Gillingham
harmonica: Adam Duritz
additional: David Immerglück
drums (drum set): Steve Bowman
bass guitar: Matt Malley
additional guitar: Bill Dillon, David Immerglück and T‐Bone Burnett
executive producer: Gary Gersh
chamberlin: Charlie Gillingham
additional mandolin: David Immerglück
assistant engineer: Brant Scott and Mark Guilbeault
additional pedal steel guitar: David Immerglück
additional mandocello: David Immerglück
additional guitorgan: Bill Dillon
composer: Matt Malley, David Bryson, Adam Duritz
lyricist: Adam Duritz
Blue morning Blue morning
Wrapped in strands of fist and bone
Curiosity, Kitten, doesn't have to mean you're on your own
Your can look outside your window
He doesn't have to know
We can talk awhile, baby
We can take it nice and slow

All your life is such a shame
All your love is just a dream

Are you happy where you're sleeping?
Does he keep you safe and warm?
Does he tell you when you're sorry?
Does he tell you when you're wrong?
I've been watching you for hours
It's been years since we were born
We were perfect when we started
I've been wondering where we've gone

All your life is such a shame
All your love is just a dream

I dreamt I saw you walking up a hillside in the snow
Casting shadows on the winter sky as you stood there counting crows
One for sorrow
Two for joy
Three for girls and four for boys
Five for silver
Six for gold and
Seven for a secret never to be told

There's a bird that nests inside you
Sleeping underneath your skin
When you open up your wings to speak
I wish you'd let me in

All your life is such a shame
All your love is just a dream
Open up your eyes
You can see the flames
of your wasted life
You should be ashamed

You don't want to waste your life

I walk along these hillsides in the summer 'neath the sunshine
I am feathered by the moonlight falling down on me



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Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 Round Here
  • 2 Omaha
  • 3 Mr. Jones
  • 4 Perfect Blue Buildings
  • 5 Anna Begins
  • 6 Time and Time Again
  • 7 Rain King
  • 8 Sullivan Street
  • 9 Ghost Train
  • 10 Raining in Baltimore
  • 11 A Murder of One