Don't Tell Me How To Lace My Boots

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from An Elephant On Your Keychain, released July 18, 2014
Should we make the bed or lay around instead?
Look up directions to the nearest trailhead.

When we hike we make sure to do it in stride.
We stay waterproof all year long when we ride our bikes.

Don't tell me how to lace my boots.
You were sick of me telling you what to do, weren't you?

When you know, you pretend like there is no end.
When you don't know, the sadness thickens and we get a little fatter.

Summer, Winter, Fall, you can have it all.
Why would you spring this on me?

Let's just go take off our boots.
Do nothing with me for a day or two, won't you?

When we try, there's an infinite amount of chance
If you don't wanna try, at least get up and dance and kiss.

I kept it up, kept it light.
You talk so heavy.



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John Black Band Portland, Oregon

Genre defying singer/songwriter, John Black was born in Ohio, USA in 1980. He toured with Los Angeles bands, Trainwreck and Sea of Air before he set his sights on his own project in 2012. John began planning his debut album, "An Elephant On Your Keychain" and formed John Black Band in 2013. He splits his time evenly between his successful dog-walking business and his real passion, music. ... more

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