Fort Collins

from by Ooraloo



I'm leaning my head against the frozen expanse outside the window
You're pushing the pedal and, as we advance, you change the tempo

She left us in August, my face like a faucet, the back of the car felt more like a coffin

Fear appeared

The snow on the pines and the mountains behind, it rushes over
(It rushes over)
The heater's on high but it's not melting a thing and I feel like I've never been older
(And I feel like I've never been older)

We pull up to the driveway and you put it in neutral and we listen to nothing and the silence is useful

Sometimes I wonder if I was designed
With nothing but iron inside
An inanimate tangle of pride
And soul

I slide, tracing a vertical line
From the top of my skull through my spine
Carving a canyon inside

Sometimes the simplest thing that I find
Is buried beneath a landslide
Tumbling down the incline

I lie and tell you I’m doing alright
You press on the gas and ignite
We move it ahead and rewind
And go


from Locales, released May 24, 2018


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A swirling blend of sounds both familiar and avant-garde, Ooraloo takes listeners on a lyrical journey with every song. Whether it's with catchy riffs, intricate rhythms or the tasteful layering of synths, guitar and vocals, these cosmic songwriters will entertain, comfort and keep you guessing in all the best ways. ... more

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