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I tried to go into hiding
But the wolves - they always find out
They slip, silent, in dark corners
Their teeth gleam in my darkest night

I desire that bright shining gold
Even though those green eyes are staring from behind
So the problem, you see, is not naivety
But a damned stalemate
With me stuck in between

Hell and heaven met for coffee
They just couldn't decide
Which wayward direction I was pulling into
If the water I'm treading isn't good for swimming
'Cause my head's above the water
But the footing begins to falter
And the rain falls overhead

'Cause I know just what I'm doing
I watch as I fall every time
I've heard every answer before
It's easier said than done
Easier whispered on the back pew
Than shouted from an alleyway


from Roots and Wings, track released March 20, 2012




Erin Dalton Johnson City, Tennessee

"...Dalton's arrangements of original compositions are nothing short of inspired, while her velvet voice leads the heart down an emotional highway. "Wolves" is a relatable case of vices and demons watching for the first sign of weakness, while in "A Dusty Waltz", Dalton smoothly taunts "Dust is all I can breathe." Vastly diverse yet tasteful blending... - Joe Booher (NewFound Road - Rounder Record ... more

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