The furnace burns, the baby turns
She cries when she's hungry
The morning paper will knock the door
To interrupt their slumbers

Are you satisfied tonight, oh, trader's wife?
Does he neglect you?
Crawling bar stools and touching the girls
As you wash their smell from his clothes

They shoot the horses when they're too old to race
And so, my dear, is there room in bed for me?
The setting Sun has eteched lines upon this face
Shades of red of a furious defeat

Are you satisfied tonight, oh, trader's wife?
As he thinks to you:
"I don't know you anymore,
And I can't breathe in this apartment"

Sleep, my Sweetie, let the days expire
They've outnumbered you
Hold me sweetly, like the days we bled with love
A red so deep we sunk
We sunk...


Lyrics submitted by jephque

A Red So Deep Lyrics as written by Clint Frederick Schnase, Matthew Ryan Maginn, Ted James Stevens, Tim Kasher

Lyrics © ROUGH TRADE PUBLISHING, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

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    ahh..i love this song, especially the "are you satisfied tonight..." part..great beat to the song too

    Supriyaon July 03, 2002   Link
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    and tim kasher does it again.

    rxqueenon July 20, 2002   Link
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    Don't you just love the outro?

    MetalFaceon September 07, 2002   Link
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    Hold me sweetly, like the days we bled with love A red so deep we sunk We sunk...

    ...wow... i've never seen this scenario tackled in a song, but it's done incredibly. a cheating husband, what a dick..

    _belovedon September 13, 2002   Link
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    this is the best cursive song. kthx.

    xjkxon April 16, 2003   Link
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    You know behind the part where he's singing "they shoot the horses..."and someone's singing something behind him? what are they saying?

    ruchlaxon April 30, 2003   Link
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    they are saying "the bull the bear the bull"

    this song has made me dance too many times to remember. Deffinately the best song on Domestica.

    woodwellon May 13, 2003   Link
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    Woodwell, all of the domestica CD makes me dance

    empty_desk_seaton June 08, 2003   Link
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    is it wrong to want to sing along to tim's songs about his terrible marriage and subsequent divorce? because if it is i don't want to be right....."I've decided tonight, i'm staying alive, just kicking and screaming"

    tiki_12on June 22, 2003   Link
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    woah. i get all shaky just reading the lyrics

    proximaon May 06, 2004   Link

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