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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

you’re just like your father, you’re headstrong
get away but you can’t get along
wanna lay low you wanna slip through the cracks
but your eighteen and pregnant honey there’s nothing subtle about that
you’re just like your old man you’re beautiful
got a heart like an ocean watch your eyes overflow
and are you just like you’re father are you will weak?
that’s something your dad always had in common with me
used to be they could offer us anything we’d say yes please
even if anything did knock us down to our knees
now i never knew your mother and i don’t expect we’ll ever meet
but are you just like your father and me do you already have sore knees at eighteen?
and if you’re just like your father well then you’ll survive
you’ll know how to find the well in the desert honey
you’re always gonna make it home alive
‘cause you’re just like your old man you’re beautiful
got a heart like an ocean watch your eyes overflow
fall 97 New Orleans
© 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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