Tears Before Bedtime

by The Ragged Flags

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Back in the day, I was the man I had it all in the palm of my hand I could’ve showed you all the world Rolling on up with your flag unfurled You were the one, never in doubt Who’s stepping up and who’s stepping out? Sneaking around ain’t doing you good Ready to run I didn’t think you would Tell me why you can lie But you won’t cry, cry for me Burning down this broken town The biggest fire you’ve ever seen There was a time, there was a place All of the steps that I could retrace Breaking the mould, breaking the bed Back of the door beat me over the head Over the page, making the turn Don’t look down while you’re hugging the curve Talking it up, haven’t you heard? Same old voice for your new concerns Tell me why you can lie But you won’t cry, cry for me Burning down this broken town The biggest fire you’ve ever seen You won’t cry for me You won’t cry for me You won’t cry for me There’ll be tears before bedtime though, you’ll see I had it all in the palm of my hand I had it all in the palm of my hand I had it all in the palm of my hand I had it all but it turned into sand
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Back in the day, back in the day Back in the day when you gave it away Back in the day, back in the day Back in the day when you gave it away Back in the day, back in the day Back in the day when you gave it away Back in the day, back in the day Back in the day Back in the day, back in the day Back in the day Tell me why you can lie Tell me why you can lie Back in the day when you gave it away Back in the day when you gave it away Back in the day when you gave it away Back in the day when you gave it away Back in the day when you gave it away Back in the day when you gave it away Back in the day, back in the day Back in the day Back in the day, back in the day Back in the day

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From the album WHISKEY'S IN THE WATER, WATER'S IN THE WELL: theraggedflags.bandcamp.com/album/whiskeys-in-the-water-waters-in-the-well

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released September 27, 2019

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The Ragged Flags are:
James Goodwin - vocals, guitars, keyboards
Mark Aldworth - lead guitar, backing vocals
Chris Edwards-Dewey - bass, backing vocals
Paul Whibley - drums & percussion

Written & Performed by The Ragged Flags
Music by Aldworth/Edwards-Dewey/Goodwin/Whibley
Lyrics by Goodwin (©2019 Copyright Control)

Produced by The Ragged Flags
Mixed by James Goodwin
Mastered by Dave Shalloe
Recorded at Britannia Sound & Creative Music Studios, Essex

Sleeve Design & Photography by James Goodwin
Starring Emma Pocock
Vector Graphics by Vecteezy
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The Ragged Flags are a UK four-piece with their own distinctive sound incorporating the essential natural juices of rock, pop and folk with the lovely chunky bits of country and blues.

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