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Gathering Your Bones

from Nocturnal by Grey Milk

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The working title of this song was The Owl Song or more simply, Owl. It inspired the artwork for the Nocturnal EP and even the idea for making an EP to begin with.


I loved you at my worst
And I loved you to my best

Hooo hoo hoo hoooo
Hooo hoo hoo hoooo

I built you from my worst
With what's left of my nest
I know you're not my first
These feathers weigh heavy on my chest

Hooo hoo hoo hoooo
Hooo hoo hoo hoooo

Now I'm sifting through my stones
Gathering your bones
To rebuild you as I remember you
But I'm feeling so alone
This curse I bear has shown
My love cannot be one with one like you

It's just me and the moon
Singing a lullaby to you

Hooo hoo hoo hoooo
Hooo hoo hoo hoooo
Hooo hoo hoo hoooo
Hooo hoo hoo hoooo


from Nocturnal, released August 1, 2011
Grey Milk is Jesse Houle & Sean Watson

Written by Grey Milk & Katie Ferreira
Lyrics by Jesse Houle & Katie Ferreira

Jesse Houle - Acoustic Guitar, Vocals, Melodica, Glockenspiel, Claps
Sean Watson - Bass
Tim Denson - Vocals


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