These Old Woods

by Miniver Sail

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released April 2, 2013

Mixed and mastered in Hamilton, ON.
Artwork by Jamie Poirier.



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Miniver Sail is a folk band hailing from Hamilton, Ontario.

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Track Name: Diamonds
So you're looking for stones, when you're standing on a gold mine.
And you want to go home, cause she's stuck there in your mind.
And the weather gets cold, so you trek it out on your own.
Just trying to find home.

When will you realize, that holding her tight, won't turn her to diamonds.
Oh I can see it in your eyes, you're really searching for gold but you don't seem to realize...
That i'm standing right here.

So when you give up on diamonds, and you come searching for gold, I swear I won't hide it.
Track Name: Jidkova
Way up in the old woods,
where the rivers run and the spirit's good.
Drinking whiskey out of tin cans,
with the fire flowing down my hands.

We got lost the only way that we knew how.
Hours passed as the moon sank down.

Started dancing by the fire,
and she joined in cause she understood.
Cathedral stars on the horizon,
made this shield my home the way a house should.
Track Name: Sea Song
We're broken and we know it,
why are we trying not to show it?
Keep breaking, every day.
Like the whitecaps on the bay, bodies as they sway, keep breaking every day.

Salt spray that won't sting my eyes, the truth tastes more bitter than lies, sometimes.

My dreams got lost out in the bay, and the words of my tongue in the tide, most days.

If I had a boat i'd get out of here. Set my sails and get carried away.

We're broken and we know it, why are we trying not to show it?
Track Name: Shadow and Light
Hello there my dear I find you,
silhouette of the sun behind you.
Charcoal on your hands, reminds you of the places you've called home.

And in the waning light of Thursday,
you grab a beer cause you got thirsty.
And like an ad i'd find, on T.V. you wink at me and drink it slow.

Shadow and light are the only things, the only things keeping your,
keeping your tired hands from trembling, from trembling.
Shadow and light, are the only things on your mind.

Six-thirty and the roads are quiet.
Crooked grin but I don't buy it.
Cause everyone knows, you hurt most, when you hide it
when you try not to let it show.