Phoenix

by Ryan Hobler

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Another long, long day indoors
The glass upon his nose
Looking out the window a million times so he's ready when she shows
He loves her all he can
But now she has met a man

But something's different when she gets in
But what the Hell is it?
A quick hello, a kiss, and she's off again
As he crumbles bit by bit
He does not understand
Why he feels so second-hand

Oh, he's alive whenever she's around
Sometimes you have to hold him down
And there's so much he'd say if words could just be found

She's been staying out all of the night
Yeah that's the tail of late
So he huddles up right next to her favorite coat and embraces his new fate
He loves her all he can
But he misses his dear friend

Oh, he's alive whenever she's around
But now she's off out on the town
And he's at home far from the city light and sound

Then she's home a couple days straight
A sad look in her eye
And suddenly from out of the ashes he is there right by her side
Yeah he loves her all he can
He loves her without end

Oh, he's alive now she is back around
He's risen up from being down
And there's so much he'd say if words could just be found

credits

released October 3, 2012
Ryan Hobler : Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Background Vocals
Erik Blicker : Bass, Acoustic Guitar, Background Vocals
Glenn Schloss : Drums, Percussion
Elliot Sneider : Piano

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Ryan Hobler New York, New York

Ryan Hobler is a singer-songwriter who plays simple, refreshing, and alive music in the folk-rock tradition of Paul Simon, Nick Drake, and Elliott Smith. His songs run the thematic gamut, ranging from love, defeat and resilience to stupidity, the absurd and mortality. Oh yeah and songs about cats and dogs. ... more

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