By The Way

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"By The Way" words and music Alice Despard
Track 1 on MOSAIC EP
Release date December 31, 2015


By The Way

I run on the high wire
My ear to the ground
The net shivers, shivers
in the air, in the air all surround
But I fall, I fall, I fall
without you

I crawl down the highway
My knees scrape the ground
I feel all your creatures
Fill me up with your breath
All around
But I drive, I drive, I drive, without you

When you come on the tone
will you sing me?
When you come on the cloud
will you reign o'er me?
When you come with your rod
will you strike me?
When you come on the back of the colt
will you lift me up?


from MOSAIC EP, released January 1, 2016
Alice Despard: guitar, vocals, balalaika
Evan Pollack: percussion
Les Doerfler: bass guitar
Grahame Davies: grey eminence, recording engineer
Scott Anthony at Storybook Sound: Mastering




Alice Despard Group Washington, D.C.

The Alice Despard Group is Alice Despard, Les Doerfler, bass and Evan Pollack, drums. Alice's other groups include Hyaa!, the Beggars, Whirligig, Chutes & Ladders, Vauxhall Wagon, Sport Turned Spectacle, and Free Guns At Midnight.
Alice was owner and bartender of Galaxy Hut nightclub in Arlington, VA. She resides in Stonington, CT.
MOSAIC EP is ADG's first release since Thinning of the Veil 2003
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