Helping the kids out of their coats
But wait the babies haven't been born, oh oh oh
Unpacking the bags and setting up
And planting lilacs and buttercups, oh oh oh

But in the meantime, I've got it hard
Second floor living without a yard
It may be years until the day
My dreams will match up with my pay

Old dirt road (mushaboom, mushaboom)
Knee deep snow (mushaboom, mushaboom)
Watching the fire as we grow (mushaboom, mushaboom)
Old

I've got a man to stick it out
And make a home from a rented house, oh oh oh
And we'll collect the moments one by one
I guess that's how the future's done, oh oh oh

How many acres how much light
Tucked in the woods and out of sight
Talk to the neighbors and tip my cap
On a little road barely on the map

Old dirt road (mushaboom, mushaboom)
Knee deep snow (mushaboom, mushaboom)
Watching the fire as we grow (mushaboom, mushaboom)
Old (mushaboom, mushaboom)
Old dirt road
Rambling rose (mushaboom, mushaboom)
Watching the fire as we grow (mushaboom, mushaboom)
Well earned soul, oh

Ooh
Ooh


Lyrics submitted by Milkman82, edited by PepperAnn, cwhittic

Mushaboom Lyrics as written by Leslie Feist

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  • +2
    General Comment

    Mushaboom is a village on the southeast coast of Nova Scotia, about 75 miles east of Halifax. Presumably an idyllic location to settle down and live a quiet life.

    choirvandalon February 05, 2006   Link
  • +2
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    I absolutely love this song! It's definitely one of my favourite Feist songs.

    To me, this song has always been about living life to its fullest and enjoying everything you can. It's so cute, and Feist has such a nice voice!

    SailorGoldRabbiton September 29, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    beautiful about growing old with someone etc.

    hellobonjouron March 19, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    this song is great... the way her voice raises up and down. the bright eyes cover is good as well, although it doesn't match up to the original.

    brokenspoonson June 13, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    this song is so much fun great for long drives on summer days

    thetaste_ofinkon July 07, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    fun song, pretty voice

    drowningnoahon July 16, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I finally got a hold of it and, yes, it was lovely. I still like the original better. The only problem is, whenever I get the song stuck in my head, it plays back as Feist's music with Oberst's voice. shakes head

    EnervatedGraceon October 14, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I'm actually pretty sure Bright Eyes is the one covering... This is Feist's song.

    Southboundon December 10, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Southbound is correct. This was written by Feist and Bright Eyes covered it and released it on their "Motion Sickness" (its a live album)

    SMUSER17019091on December 17, 2005   Link
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    General Comment

    I really like this song.

    But I do not know what a "Mushaboom" is.

    Way_AEon December 24, 2005   Link

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