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A simple Folk-Country/Americana toe tapper that’s both light and campy yet manages to be oh so heavy.  Taken from the 1998 LP – Through the Trees, “Weightless Again” by The Handsome Family may just leave you feeling a bit bi-polar.

A steady tambourine & kick-drum 1 -2 hold it down from front to back while a dancing elephant strut bass riff keeps you swaying side-to-side like a drunken’ sailor's first steps on dry land after a lengthy voyage. (see me most Saturday evenings). The highly addictive key lead and hook keep me coming back time and time again, and with lyrics like these, you can’t help but sing along?

“This is why people OD on pills and jump from the Golden Gate Bridge. Anything to feel weightless again.”

I hope you find this one as fun as I do.

lyrics

We stopped for coffee in the Redwood forest
Giant dripping leaves, spoons of powdered cream
I wanted to kiss you but I wasn't sure how
Like those Indians, lost in the rain forest
Forced to drag burning wood wherever they went
They had all forgotten how to start a fire

This is why people OD on pills and jump from the Golden Gate Bridge
Anything to feel weightless again

Those poor lost Indians when the white man found them
Most died of TB, the rest went insane
In our motel room, you're drinking Slice and gin
Reading Moby Dick on the other bed
Remember the first time we slept together
You said it felt like when you learned to float

This is why people OD on pills and jump from the Golden Gate Bridge
Anything to feel weightless again

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About The Curator - Jesse Albrecht

Jesse Albrecht  - Music to Curator

A lover of “dark” art. Graphic artist by day, musician at heart. Co-founder, Front-man, guitarist for the Alternative Rock-Folk band “Morosity”.  Jesses’ currently living the small town life in Somewheresville, Wisconsin, where he owns/operates a small business and home recording studio. You can find out more information about Jesse and Morosity at http://www.morosity.com/

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