The Mistress Witch of McClure, Or, The Mind That Knows Itself (sufjan stevens cover, Sarah Adalyn edition)

by Nic Niggemeyer, Sarah Adalyn

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Sarah and I are going to start recording more! In celebration, we recorded a lofi version of one of my favorite Christmas songs. Enjoy, and look out for the new EP that Sarah and I are working on, and will hopefully have out by the end of February! :D

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And the winter moves about Illinois
When my sister picks a fight
With the Alexander boy
And my father locks the car by the store
Still we figure out the keys
And follow him once more
Oh my God, we see it on the floor
The woman on the bed
The ankle brace she wore
Stones and sled
It could have been some other
The mind that knows itself
Has a mind to serve the other
But we run back, scratching at the door
Scratching at the door

If I'm hiding in the sleeves of my coat
When my father runs undressed
He's pointing at my throat
And my brother has fit in the snow
And the traffic stops for miles
We take him by the elbow
Oh my God, the shuffling and the floor
A mind that knows itself
Is a mind that knows much more
So we run back, scrambling for cover
The mind that knows itself
Has a mind to kill the other
(Oh my God, no one came to our side
To carry us away from danger)

Oh my God
He left us now for dead
He left us now for dead

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released December 21, 2013

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Nic Niggemeyer Stockton, California

Nic would like you to think about the horizon for a bit, and maybe the first last-person-you-cared-for, and maybe how they're a lot of like. Stuck in Mudville, he'll send his thoughts out, in hopes that someone will hear them, and feel the same... because that's a conversation, and he likes those. Enjoy... and feel. ... more

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