"Sun Down" as written by and Wes Montgomery....
i wanna stand
on the moutain that's way up there
connecting all the street lights shining
heading off to light up
who knows where

and i wanna know
if you've ever felt the same way too
throwing up your hands
and putting down all the things
that you were supposed to do

Well the future's got some missing teeth
seems the world, at any second
could be a memory
at sun down

and i wanna skip
all the spaces where the air gets thin
taking all the backstreets
avoiding where the ends meet
--up again

and i wanna know
well if you ever felt the same way too
staring at the plans
since you know you weren't ever
really planning to do

well, the ghosts are picking up the scent
seems the locks on all the doors won't be relevant
come sun down

i wanna walk
with the feeling that i'm getting somewhere
moving to a new moon rising
it could be miles before
i start to care

and i wanna know
well if you ever felt the same way too
sticking out your head
for anyone or anything that
you might hold on to

they put money in those big accounts
seems the price on what it all means
can get the cheque to bounce
at sun down


Lyrics submitted by solvent_d

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    General Commentthis song is beautiful.
    DarlingClementineon August 27, 2008   Link
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    General Commentit's "staring up at plans"
    I love this song :)
    Amandolinon October 07, 2008   Link
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    General CommentAmandolin - Gosh, that was simple! Tks. Amended.
    solvent_don October 22, 2008   Link
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    General Commentdoes anyone else think he could be saying 'new horizon' instead of 'new moon rising'?

    that's the way i'm hearing...just wondering if anyone else though so as well...
    ontheroadon November 05, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI have the LP with the liner notes. It is in fact "new moon rising". Also also, you got this verse wrong and it's actually:

    Well the future's got some missing teeth
    seems the world, at any second
    could be a memory
    at sun down
    tyler_jameson November 30, 2008   Link
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    General Commentnearly three years later... haha, I think it's "sticking out your hand" not head. :)
    Amandolinon June 15, 2011   Link

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