Transamerica Pyramid (Single Mix)

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A summery, sun-shiny feel-good anthem for San Francisco, because it needs it.

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It’s square at the bottom and narrow at the tip
Like the slave workers built for the pharaohs of Egypt
The descendants of the Mayans and the Inca(n)s
Drive by in the their Lincolns that they bought with the coffee that we sipped
On the back of a dollar there’s an eye that looks down on the squalor that we never knew
‘Cause the Transamerica Pyramid is where I first met you
The Transamerica Pyramid is where I first met you

There’s a bridge into town with tall orange spires
That from all around the globe people come to admire
And there's thousands of them every day who cross over the bay
By car or foot on their sneakers or tires
Everyone’s sons and daughters use it to cross over the water that’s sparkling blue
But the Transamerica Pyramid is what brought me to you
The Transamerica Pyramid is what brought me to you

There's a route through the Sunset where all the Barracudas
And the Mustangs having fun get going down Judah
With the slant sixes purring like the dance mixes during their way out of the sticks where they're setting the mood of
The feeling of the street where the boys and girls meet
And no car without Mopar will do
But the Transamerica Pyramid is what drove me to you
The Transamerica Pyramid is where I first met you

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from Transamerica Pyramid Single, track released March 15, 2011
Karla Kane: Lead Vocals, Percussion
Khoi Huynh: Bass, Piano, Guitars, Backing Vocals, Percussion
Charlie Crabtree: Drums, Percussion
KC Bowman: Guitar, Backing Vocals, Percussion
Angela Silletto: Percussion
Allen Clapp: Backing Vocals, Percussion
William Cleere: Piano, Organ, Backing Vocals

Featuring Mysore & The Masala Dosas

Music & Lyrics By: Khoi Huynh, Angela Silletto, Karla Kane & Charlie Crabtree

Produced by Allen Clapp @ Mystery Lawn
Artwork by Anna Saccheri

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The Corner Laughers Redwood City, California

Clever wordplay, magical melodies and heartbreaking harmonies. Front and center are heavenly vocals, jangly guitars, delicate ukes, a thunderous rhythm section and crystalline production.

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