American Frost, Robert Frost

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An autumnal tune. A seasonal smash hit--right up there with "Monster Mash."

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American Frost, Robert Frost

Halloween’s come near &
shaken loose masks & guises.
Colors bleeding clear,
rattle off old surprises.
& the fuse now tucks itself in
& the fuse now tucks itself into the frozen Earth.

Left behind for dead &
tossed aside for lead & labor.
Now Winter’s falling fast &
fat upon downed leaves &
fat upon downed leaves &
heavy on the trees &

Frost is in the air &
settled on grass & houses.
Children warm their hearts,
buoyed by kitchen circumstances.
Charmed by innocent romances &
warmed by fire dancing hearths &
the feel of woolen feet.

Bury my heart cradle & crib.
Bury my head ladle & rib. [Chorus]
Bury me hope in open sky.
Holy laughter ‘til the day I die.

Keep your future health in amber frozen.
Keep your hired hands worn clean.
Keep your tired eyes on the future-present.
Keep the curried locks picked free.

[Chorus]

credits

from Caber Toss, released October 10, 2011
Songwriters:
Christian Arial/Terrell Brady

Musicians:
Christian Arial: Vocals, Percussion
Terrell Brady: Backing Vocals, Acoustic 6-String Guitars, Piano
Alan Greenall: Drum Kit
Tommy Mortensen: Upright Bass

Additional Musicians:
Jeremy Asay: Mandolin

Recorded At:
Midnight Records, Salt Lake City

Produced By:
Isle of Skye (Christian Arial/Terrell Brady), Kent Rigby

Engineer:
Kent Rigby

Mixing:
Christian Arial, Kent Rigby, Terrell Brady, Mark Smith

Mastering:
Christian Arial, Kent Rigby

Published By:
Lucky Stiff Music

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