Strange Wool

by The Farthest Forests

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    'Strange Wool' is the debut album by The Farthest Forests, a band formed by Anne Marple & Peter Squires of Eliot, ME in February 2011.

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released May 31, 2011

Written by The Farthest Forests (Anne Marple & Peter Squires).

Anne Marple - Lead Vocals, stomps, claps. Anne wrote most of the lyrics and melodies and a few musical parts.

Peter Squires - Guitar, trombone, toy piano, percussion, stomps, claps, back-up vocals. Peter wrote most of the music and a few lyrics & melodies.

Recorded by The FFs w/ GarageBand & Internal Mic on Peter's MacBook, February 1-28, 2011.

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The Farthest Forests Eliot, Maine

A two-piece band featuring Anne Marple on vocals and Peter Squires on music, The Farthest Forests were born of the lush woods and epic tides of the New England seacoast.

Using imaginative lyrics and creative instrumentation, the duo has forged a unique lo-fi sound that ranges from sparse and haunting to outright jubilant.
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Track Name: Run Through the Forest
we were walking in circles
looking for answers
all we heard were whispers though
are you confused?
take the left-hand turn
you never know, you might like it over there

run through the forest
run through the forest
get your feet all dirty
get your feet all muddy
run through the forest
run through the forest
take a look around
you might like it there too

if you stop and listen you can find all the answers
and a whole lot of nonsense too
but that can inform you,
don't be too worried
if you get confused
it could still be the truth
Track Name: rocksnsticksntreesnbones
gray stone, rainy day
mossy underbelly
baby hold my hand, baby hold my hand
i saw big gray clouds
yesterday upon the hill
that there little toad of mine told me not to cry
that there little toad of mine said "oh baby, you'll be fine"
you'll be fine

went down to the forest floor
caught myself looking 'round
only to be found
rocksnsticksntreesnbones
rocksnsticksntreesnbones
Track Name: The Salt on the Road
walking around town i feel so bold
i feel so giant for the first time in a long time
with my feet on the ground
pushing on down
stomping around
to crush up the snowflakes
my icy heartache melts with the salt on the road

walking around town i feel so bold
i feel so giant for the first time in a long time
wintertime drags on, but i'll do my best
to crush up them snowflakes
break up that heartache
and let you drift out to sea
and let you go

you're a memory long gone, long gone, long gone...

drift out to sea, let the ocean absorb you
what ails you still thrills you, they say
what thrills you might kill you
but who's looking anyway?
Track Name: I Hold You Dear
i went riding down to
a dark valley stretched below me
thinking of your perfect body
and your soft lips on mine

strings and things tied around my waist
holding close all that i hold dear
and i hold you dear

you said once that you loved me
truly or falsely, doesn't matter much now
you stood so defiant
braids whipping around in the dusty wind
so tattered and torn
of heart and of soul
what was your life like when you left me?
for i still hold you dear

i can still see your face painted on my mind's eye
like gold, like yesterday
you looked so lovely like you wanted some more
like you wanted me more
press your lips on mine baby, just one last time
press your lips on mine baby, just one last time
for i still hold you dear
Track Name: The Small Stuff
i got a call from my brother
said "life sure is a bummer"
i got a call from my mother
said "honey, shit is tough now"
but you were born to live
you were born to love
you were born to say
whatever you wanted to
whatever you needed to

so don't forget about the small stuff
cuz it's the stuff that makes it alright
don't forget about the small stuff
cuz it's the stuff that makes it alright
and remember to make things too
cuz making pretty things will make you
appreciate the rest of life
cuz we all know what life is like

i woke up at 2am
my heart was pounding like a runaway train
i woke up in the dead of night
i didn't know if i'd recover
i didn't know if i'd get better
but i heard you say
yeah i heard you say

don't forget about the small stuff
cuz it's the stuff that makes it alright
just don't forget about the small stuff
cuz it's the stuff that makes it alright
and remember to make things too
cuz making pretty things will make you
appreciate the rest of life
cuz we all know what life is like
Track Name: Baby Blossom
what's the matter, baby blossom?
chrysanthemums grow in the garden bed
got a pot of tea on the stovetop
to ease your pain

sometimes life grabs us when we're not looking
but if you just keep breathing
i promise you'll make it through

what's the matter, baby blossom?
don't you worry
i'll stay right here
'til you say okay
'til you're okay
Track Name: Dues
i flew through the desert into the sea
looking for balance, looking for me
never better, never worse
i got what i went looking for
ain't nobody can tell me
how to get where i'm going to
but i've got a beating pulse, i've got a pumping heart
i keep tearing down my walls
i'll keep keepin' on

i don't owe you anything, i done paid all of my dues

was tragic, the loss but you only live once
do what you can cuz it's all you've got
you never know what's around the corner
but trust me, the corner's always there
it's luring and murky and scary and gruesome,
but it sure ain't the end of the world

and i don't owe you anything, i done paid all of my dues

just keep on
Track Name: I Want it All
fence post fortress locks us into our secrets
what's mine is mine, what's yours is yours
but i see you now
and i can see you've got something under the surface
and i want it all, i want you all oh oh

chain link borders on your silky skirt
and i notice your footsteps falling close to my door
your tiptoes echo in my ribcage, replacing my heartbeat
and i hear it all, i hear it all oh oh

fence post fortress locks us into our secrets
what's mine is mine, what's yours is yours
and i want it all, i want you all oh oh
and i want it all, i want you all oh oh
and i hear it all, i hear it all oh oh
and i hear it all, and i hear it all ooooooooooooooh
Track Name: Wesley (I'm an Animal)
and all i know is i want to love you
i'm coming at you with my tongue and my teeth
you'll never know what's coming
i'm on the prowl
i'd love you like you like, but baby i'm an animal

i sleep my share
i eat my share
but the rest is you
you'd better pay me mind
and give me mine
and love me too

and all i know is i want to love you
i'm coming at you with my tongue and my teeth
you'll never know what's coming
i'm on the prowl
i'd love you like you like, but baby i'm an animal
Track Name: What Else Could You Ever Hope For?!
all you ever thought you could have
all you ever thought you could have
could be blown away
could be shuffled along an old dirt road
could be ripped apart
could be ripped apart

but it's not the only thing
it's not the only thing

there are butterflies in the spring
there are butterflies in the spring
we could build a treehouse in my backyard
sing lullabies to your dog
anything anything anything
anything you could ever dream

you can have it all
you can have it all

what are you so worried about?
what are you so worried about?
you've got dollars and you've got friends
you've got lovers and you've got food
what more could you need?
what else could you ever hope for?!