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An acoustic-folk remake of the Corner Laughers classic. Inspired by the Corpus Clock in Cambridge, England. A song for the end of the world.

lyrics

Ants in the sugar bowl are something to behold

Shining in the silverware like little specks of gold

Milling through the sweetness like bees in honeycomb

You'll put it in your tea when we can bring some money home


Pendulum swings, energy's unlocked
Counting down the seconds like a grasshopper clock

Down by the river where the water meets the dock

We're rowing in the rhythm of the grasshopper clock


When I see a lovely flower I can't help but pick it

When you look to me for answers all you get is crickets



Stone on stone, brick upon the block

Munching up the minutes like the grasshopper clock
Wings take flight, people take a walk

And end up all together at the grasshopper clock


I saw the sky today, the colors made me feel so lowly
I saw the world outside my window below, turning slowly



When I see a perfect surface then I'll want to nick it

When you ask me for solutions all I'll give is crickets



Heartbeats start like small electric shocks
Going through the motions like a grasshopper clock

Round I go and on your door I'll knock

Saying meet me in an hour at the grasshopper clock



The world passeth away and lust thereof will vanish with it

They'll say it's for the best but I will miss it, oh, I'll miss it

When I find a puddle then I'll always want to kick it
When I try out new ideas all I get it is ...crickets

credits

from King's Daughters Home For Incurables, released October 6, 2017
Karla Kane: vocals, ukulele
Anton Barbeau: vocals
Khoi Huynh: acoustic guitar, bass

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Karla Kane & The Corner Laughers Redwood City, California

Clever wordplay, magical melodies and heartbreaking harmonies.

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