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City People

from Days and Nights by Sweet Soubrette

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    Days & Nights in high quality 12" vinyl LP format. Full-color jacket and printed sleeve with song lyrics.

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You’re city people
You like to live alone
You’re older than your parents were
When you were born

You know how time flies
But it’s hard for you to see
You wait for it to feel
Like an emergency

And you want to have his babies
But you know you won’t
You could call him up right now
But you know better so you don’t
There’s nothing wasted
Or at least that’s what they say
But you’re not getting any younger babe

We’ve all got secrets
And some are very small
You’re not too cool
For ordinary life at all

Sometimes you wonder
What you’re running from or to
And when you can’t keep running
What you’re gonna do

There’s a reason why you drink so much these days
Whisky blurs the lines of age
You’ve started seeing in your face
There’s no escaping
The kind of trouble that you’re in
The game you’re playing baby no one wins

And the boy you didn’t marry
Wouldn’t know you now
You could never quite explain it
You just had to leave somehow
There’s no returning
To any place where you were young
You’re not still waiting are you
For your charming prince to come
You’re not still waiting are you
For your prince to come


from Days and Nights, released January 1, 2011


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Sweet Soubrette Brooklyn, New York

Sweet Soubrette features the songwriting, vocals and ukulele of Ellia Bisker, whose dark, edgy "existential indie rock" has won fans' hearts and critical praise since the release of debut album Siren Song. She is joined by a talented backing band, often featuring as many as 8 musicians onstage. Sweet Soubrette's fourth album, Big Celebrity, was released in 2016. ... more

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