Brandi Carlile – The Mother (Evangeline)

Brandi Carlile – The Mother (Live)

 
 
 
 
 
 

Published on Dec 14, 2017

 
 
 
From the new album “By The Way, I Forgive You” available now: http://elektrar.ec/BrandiCarlileBTWIFY

Brandi Carlile – The Mother (Official Video) – YouTube

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Lyrics

Welcome to the end of being alone inside your mind
Tethered to another and you’re worried all the time
You always knew the melody but you never heard it rhyme

She’s fair and she is quiet, Lord, she doesn’t look like me
She made me love the morning, she’s a holiday at sea
The New York streets are as busy as they always used to be
But I am the mother of Evangeline

The first things that she took from me were selfishness and sleep
She broke a thousand heirlooms I was never meant to keep
She filled my life with color, cancelled plans and trashed my car
But none of that is ever who we are

Outside of my windows are the mountains and the snow
I hold you while you’re sleeping and I wish that I could go
All my rowdy friends around accomplishing their dreams
But I am the mother of Evangeline

They’ve still got their morning paper and their coffee and their time
They still enjoy their evenings with the skeptics and their wine
Oh but all the wonders I have seen I will see a second time
From inside of the ages through your eyes

You were not an accident where no one thought it through
The world has stood against us, made us mean to fight for you
And when we chose your name we knew that you’d fight the power, too

You’re nothing short of magical and beautiful to me
I would never hit the big time without you
So they can keep their treasure and their ties to the machine
Cause I am the mother of Evangeline

They can keep their treasure and their ties to the machine
Cause I am the mother of Evangeline
Ooooh…

Source: Musixmatch

Songwriters: Phillip John Hanseroth / Timothy Jay Hanseroth / Brandi M. Carlile

The Mother lyrics © Southern Oracle Music Llc, Southern Oracle Music Llc

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