"Josephine" as written by and Annette Bjergfeldt Teitur Lassen....
Dreamt I was back with pirates and cats
In my Somerville
A girl, in the alphabet shirt covered in dirt
Lives on the hill

Well, my sweet Josephine
Are you still racing stray dogs across the old stream?
My neighborhood queen
Are you still kissing cowboys that cry, Josephine?

She stole my grandmother?s watch, a treasure to touch
To keep time to herself
Her mind was a very big house
We got lost there for hours until August fell

Well, my sweet Josephine
Are you still racing stray dogs across the old stream?
My neighborhood queen
Are you still kissing cowboys that cry, Josephine?

You say you're alright
"Josie it?s time you gotta get your feet on the ground"
But she says, ?No, but you see we have wings
It?s the funniest thing, it?s just that no ones knows"
No one knows, sweet Josephine

Well, my sweet Josephine
Are you still racing stray dogs across the old stream?
My neighborhood queen
Are you still kissing cowboys that cry, Josephine?

My neighborhood queen
Are you still kissing cowboys that cry, Josephine?


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"Josephine" as written by Annette Bjergfeldt Teitur Lassen

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    General Commenti think this song is about a girl that he once knew back in his childhood, it might have been puppy love, and he wrote a song about her, reminicing over his past
    glockenspielon May 01, 2004   Link
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    General CommentHaving seen Teitur live he explains this song. This is about a girl named Josephine who he knew. He described her as "crazy". He laughs about all the things they did during the summer.
    silversundanceron March 12, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song gives me the chills. Some dislike the way the Teitur tries to sing too high for his talent, but I think it gives a very raw feel. I feel that the lyrical content of this song is lesser than some of his other songs, but this one has a really interesting feel.
    JaredMon July 21, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI found this song looking up "Josephine" songs on Spotify. It is hauntingly beautiful. I was looking up Josephine songs for my brand new daughter. On a side note, it's "are you still racing stray DOGS across the old stream."
    SneezyDVegason February 24, 2012   Link

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