The Civil Wars
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The Civil Wars were an American musical duo composed of singer-songwriters Joy Williams and John Paul White. After releasing a live-performance album and a four-song EP, their full-length album Barton Hollow was released in 2011. The band won the Grammy Award for Best Country Duo/Group Performance and Best Folk Album in 2012. Williams and White met in 2008, during a song-writing session or "writing camp" at a music studio in Nashville, Tennessee. According to Williams, the idea for the band's name came as she "was driving around town looking at all the Civil War monuments.
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- LyricsYou only know what I want you to
I know everything you don't want me to
Your mouth is poison, your mouth is wine
You think your dreams are the same as mine
Ooh, I don't love you but I always will
- LyricsShe was more like a beauty queen from a movie scene
I said, "Don't mind me but what do you mean I am the one
Who will dance on the floor in the round?"
She said, "I am the one who will dance on the floor in the round"
She told me her name was Billie Jean as she caused a scene
- LyricsIt's not your eyes
It's not what you say
It's not your laughter that gives you away
You're just lonely
You've been lonely, too long
- LyricsWhy are you so far from me?
In my arms is where you ought to be
How long will you make me wait?
I don't know how much more I can take
I've missed you
- LyricsOoh, ooh
I'm a dead man walking here
That's the least of all my fears
Ooh, underneath the water
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