The White Of Gold

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"The White Of Gold"
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Klamath cover
Song by Mark Eitzel from the album Klamath
Released 2009
Format CD
Length 4:40
Label Self-released
Writer(s) Mark Eitzel
Producer(s) Mark Eitzel
Klamath track listing
  1. "Buried Treasure"
  2. "Like A River That Reaches The Sea"
  3. "The Blood On My Hands"
  4. "I Miss You"
  5. "There's Someone Waiting"
  6. "What Do You Got For Me"
  7. "The White Of Gold"
  8. "I Live In This Place"
  9. "Why I'm Bullshit"
  10. "Remember"
  11. "Antennas"
  12. "Ronald Koal Was A Rock Star"

"The White Of Gold" is the 7th song on Mark Eitzel's 9th solo studio album, 2009's Klamath.

Lyrics

She was always afraid
Her joy just something else to mourn
She even had a radio
That only broadcast thunderstorms
She took little pills for the planes
I guess that made her fun for a while
For her the friendly skies
Were like being put on trial
Everything here moves toward the invisible

You trust people when you know
Yeah, what kind of sinner they'll be
But the broken ones who give you love
Are the ones you never see
And she prayed all the time
It was the only thing she owned
God's one thousand and one strings
Told her she wasn't alone
Everything here moves
Fades into the gleam
Moves toward the invisible
Flowing downstream

I never planned to be a whore
I guess spare changing was too hard
Nothing left but who you are
And the millions that you scarred
Everything here moves
Fades into the gleam
Moves toward the invisible
Falling downstream

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