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    Myshkin trying on a plethera of musical styles like pretty hats, with the help of some of New Orleans best players, and they all look good. Packaged in a jewel case with a 12 page booklet including all lyrics, and original collage artwork by Myshkin.

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lyrics

lips curled round that rural past
arms curved round that gunny sack
she ain’t never going back
she’s full of colored corn
wade out into that parking lot
cold steel sun riding over the truck stop
she’s blue as a baker she’s bright as a pepper
she’s full of colored corn
ships in loving anchor rest
trucks all turned to face the west
love is spurned love is tested
love is never scorned, colored corn
dollar spent and a coin tossed 
treasure that is buried can be lost
fish spin across that parking lot
never to be born
but treasure that is buried can be reached
flights fallen from air and vessels beached 
she is blue as a baker she’s bright as a pepper
she’s full of colored corn, colored corn
summer 98 Sydney Australia
© myshkin 1999

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from Why Do All the Country Girls Leave?, released January 1, 2000

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Myshkin Warbler Astoria, Oregon

Myshkin and an ever-evolving crew of restless gamblers—string, horn, drum, key, and and wave players. Passions range from tango to electronica, folk-noir to gypsy-swing to modern classical to rocknroll. Literate & spooky. Myshkin mostly plays guitars. When warm, she sings like a shiver down your chakras. Like a heart breaking all wide open. Like one in utter control of uncontrollable things. ... more

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