Home on a Spare

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    The debut album! Released in April 2014, these are our favorite MBG songs from our song-a-month series. 12 tracks of folk-rock goodness.

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lyrics

Come on back inside
the fire's growing cold
And i can't say i'm sorry all night
My judgment is clouded
I meant to be true
But the truth is, i'm high as a kite
You and me don't always
Get what we want
Sometimes we don't get
Nothing at all
And I'm well aware I ain't
All you deserve
And maybe we aren't built for the long haul
But i thought we were building something good

You'll have to forgive me
If i don't open up and share
Honey i'm just trying to
Make it home on a spare

When I was a young man
I read about love
Bout the thunder and lightning inside
Daggers and poisons and ships lost at sea
And kingdoms destroyed over pride
But the love that I found never looked like those
It was colder and meaner and harder to break
Sometimes it warms you and fills you inside
Sometimes it strikes like a snake
But i'm holding on i'm holding on to you

I'm sorry for the lean years
And I'm sorry for the cold
For all i couldn't put on the shelf
Told myself you never needed those things
But i was just fooling myself
And maybe you had a few lovers before
Hell, maybe you had a few since
But come on back inside and i'll do what i can
Try to be your brokedown prince
Just don't ask so much of me

(Davis)
Produced by Doug Davis and MBG
Mixed and engineered by Doug Davis
March 2014

Jerry Chapman: bass
Doug Davis: guitars, Hammond M3, vocals
Corky McClellan: acoustic guitar
Les Slate: lead vocals, drums

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from Mediocre Bad Guys, released April 18, 2014

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Mediocre Bad Guys Mt Airy, North Carolina

Mediocre Bad Guys are a group of veteran musicians from the Triad and Mt. Airy music scenes that originally got together for informal jams and small club gigs. Over the last few years, the band has focused their attention on songwriting and have recorded a growing number of singles, all of which are available to stream here. ... more

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