Frightened Rabbit - Cheap Gold

from by Shelter Scotland

  • A physical songbook with lyrics from all 37 songs featured on Home For The Holidays. Also some notes and illustrations.

    Purchase includes an immediate high-quality download in a choice of format (MP3, FLAC and more).

    All proceeds from this release go to support Shelter Scotland, the housing and homelessness charity.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Home For The Holidays: A Christmas Songbook via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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Cheap gold drips from dressed up trees
Cheap gold lines the salted streets
Cheap gold, and a gift receipt
in case it’s not what she wants

Cheap gold; the ring on the familiar hand she holds
The cross on a necklace that he bought
wrapped in cheap gold paper
hoping it would be enough to keep her

Cheap gold and the tarnished silver snow
from a doorway two souls fall
into the Lothian winter
falling down like heavy drinkers
Take the steamed up taxi home
Suck a hip flask to stay warm
Ignore the hardened winter
Swap a kiss for a stiff ring-finger
the thought that counted has gone missing
You feel so cheap but remember this
It’s not for life it’s just for Christmas


from Home For The Holidays: A Christmas Songbook, released December 16, 2016
Words by Scott Hutchison, music by Frightened Rabbit.



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