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My grandfather drove a DeSoto
With an eagle perched above its motor
And its eyes turned from green to amber to red
But only when your right foot turns to lead


Sumner dealt the cards and Rolls Royces
Mister Tracy lived a life devoid of aces
So he flagged a ride downtown and bartered for a gun
First National was emptied in the mid-day summer sun


CHORUS:

Do you ever find it strange to be back in your hometown?
Pictures rearranged, bittersweet and incomplete
In this late autumn age, tell me how it all went down
Thoughts unfold on gravel roads, lives flash by at ten over


Marston made his way to the station
Drunken courage armed with a taste for vengeance
The brothers King lived by the book they wrote
With the help of wild friends they stayed afloat

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from IN SEARCH OF ISABELLA, released August 30, 2016
Trevor Smith: vocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass, Fender Bass IV, baby grand piano, Rhodes piano

Peter Himmer; drum kit, cabasa

Lyrics written by Trevor Smith

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Ghost Atlantic Seattle, Washington

Connecting through a "Bandmates Wanted" craigslist post that had remained unsuccessful for several years, Trevor Smith and Peter Himmer met in the summer of 2011 and started the highly collaborative project known as Ghost Atlantic. They have released three albums thus far, and are currently working on a fourth album at the beloved Acadia Recording Company, with a release expected in early 2018. ... more

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