Iron & Wine - The Devil Never Sleeps
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The Devil Never Sleeps Lyrics

Dreaming again of a train track ending at the edge of the
sea
(Big black cloud was low and rolling our way)
Dog at the barbed wire barking at my buzz cut friends and
me
(Sound of a switchblade shining in the summer rain)
No one on the corner had a quarter for the telephone
Everybody bitching, There's nothing on the radio

Dreaming again of a city full of fathers in their army
clothes
(Chattering boys and a chicken at the chopping block)
All of us lost at the crosswalk waiting for the other to
go
(Didn't find a friend but, boy, I really bought a lot)
Someone bet a dollar that my daddy wasn't coming home
Everybody bitching, There's nothing on the radio

Dreaming again that it's freezing and my mother's in her
flowerbed
(Long dead rows of daffodils and marigolds)
Changing her face like a shadow on the gravel, this is
what she said
(Blood on my chin still chewing on a red rose)
No one lives forever and the devil never sleeps alone
Everybody bitching, There's nothing on the radio

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Songwriter(s): Samuel Ervin Beam
Copyright: Sam Beam Music
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