6 days of songs

by mle from florist

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  • FLORIST/ESIMEAUX SPLIT TAPE ~~ 2nd RUN
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    A hand dubbed cassette tape with 13 songs from florist and eskimeaux from the may5to12 project.

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1.
creatures of the sea you’re not real to me living water things don’t stop to think of me you could be pretend and i would never know that but i could be pretend and i could never know that i’m not in a sea i’m in new york city i’m right by the sea i’m in new york city but i am just as alone as the atlantic ocean i am just as alone
2.
gabby thank you for cutting my armpit hair the other day now i have to cut yours to make it a fair trade we go to the store today to get blister band-aids for susannah she’s got bubbles on her toes they’re filled with goo and they’re painful what do i do today? i’ll wait for felix to come home so we can go to the aquarium and kiss on the mouth by the fish in the tank and touch the stingrays but not die that day what do i do today? what do i do today? what?
3.
01:48
two ativan for the day i get another ct scan one cup of coffee and a leftover slice of pizza from last night wouldn’t this be easier if i never left my home wouldn’t this be easier if i stayed in the mountains alone a mom and a dad who always do their best but even they couldn’t stop me from near death you know what i’m glad i broke my neck it stopped me from thinking about the things that make me sad wouldn’t this be easier no it never would wouldn’t this be better no wait it never could
4.
01:38
grab me by my shoulder blades and hang me out to dry i’m a mess and i need someone to help me out with that eyes just like a skyline even when they’re wet and the window is foggy and the window has a tint a bed of flowers, stacks of wood, and a note a farewell letter from 100 years ago please remember to feed the cat please remember that i’m never coming back i was born in 1994 i was born in the 70s i was born in 1823 and you were born right next to me
5.
white light doorway here i am in the flesh again does this make you want to see me here again i’ll shout i’ll scream i’ll walk back but you’ll bring me in white light doorway please spare me please forgive my sins golden flowers metal diamonds on the wall i’ve not been there i’ve not been here please come quick i’ve stuck my head in the banister again i slid and pulled and chafed my neck i’m freaking out please come quick i stuck my head in the banister again but i just wanted to know what it would feel like with one part of my body alive
6.
01:12
it’s mothers day i love you mom i made some scrambled eggs i went outside and watched the birds like i know you did today i’m sorry i’m not there to eat some lobster and watch a movie later i’m sorry i’m not there to hang out in the living room with paul newman it’s mothers day i love you mom it’s mothers day but i love you everday

about

from a song a day project that emily did in may with eskimeaux, frankie cosmos, small wonder, and japanese breakfast. you can see the whole project here: may5to12songs.tumblr.com

these are the first songs that i wrote on guitar after not being able to play for 3 months because of an arm injury.

credits

released May 28, 2014

everything by emily sprague with the exception of vocal tracks by gabby smith and susannah cutler on "what do i do today"

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