Who Sang Gimme the Keys? Clutch

Clutch Book of Bad Decisions cover art
Release information
Release Date: 2018-9-5
length: 3:33
producer: Vance Powell
lead vocals: Neil Fallon
mixer: Vance Powell
engineer: Vance Powell
guitar: Tim Sult and Neil Fallon
percussion: Jean-Paul Gaster
drums (drum set): Jean-Paul Gaster
bass guitar: Dan Maines
assistant mixer: Mike Fahey
assistant engineer: Mike Fahey
assistant producer: Mike Fahey
writer: Neil Fallon, Tim Sult, Dan Maines, Jean-Paul Gaster
Squinting from blinding rays of the sun
Deep in the heart of July
There to perform for children of corn
Whose crops stood well twelve foot high
Three knaves remained to the end of the day
We refused their vile entreats
Standing our ground
We played for the ears between the harvester's teeth

Great plains, hardcore scenes
May not be the biggest but, lord, they're mean
And though my mind has been shot to hell
The details of that night I remember well

Gravel and locust, they swore to rope us
We did our best to steer straight
Trailer and hitch, straight into the ditch
Praying to Jesus and the holy saints
Despite the violence, sometimes I look back
A nostalgia begins to take hold
Wisdom of sorts is found in due course
In the rows of silver and gold

Great plains, hardcore scenes
May not be the biggest but, lord, they're mean
And though my mind has been shot to hell
The details of that night I remember well

Gimme the keys, they can keep the guarantee
Gimme the keys, and get the hell out of dodge

Hey man, we don't got your, we don't got your SM-57
Look dude, why don't you try some old-fashioned PMA

Through bloody butchers, we ran for hours
Then hours grew into years
Stalked by the fury of John Brown's eyes
And still the storm hasn't cleared
Despite the mileage, sometimes I look back
A nostalgia begins to take hold
Wisdom of sorts is found, of course
In rows of silver and gold

Great Plains, hardcore scenes
May not be the biggest but, lord, they're mean
And though my mind has been shot to hell
The details of that night I remember well

Gimme the keys, they can keep the guarantee
Gimme the keys, and get the hell out of dodge

Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 Gimme the Keys
  • 2 Spirit of ’76
  • 3 Book of Bad Decisions
  • 4 How to Shake Hands
  • 5 In Walks Barbarella
  • 6 Vision Quest
  • 7 Weird Times
  • 8 Emily Dickinson
  • 9 Sonic Counselor
  • 10 A Good Fire
  • 11 Ghoul Wrangler
  • 12 H.B. Is in Control
  • 13 Hot Bottom Feeder
  • 14 Paper & Strife
  • 15 Lorelei