Download / Stream to the New Song "Red Cow"

by Michael Almquist | April 27, 2015 | 19 Comments

Here is the first single of off our new album Pale Horses. It's called "Red Cow" and its about myriad of things like perception, Zionist, trains... ya know, kid stuff. Listen to it, let us know what you think, and if you like it share with your friends. Pale Horses comes out on Run For Cover Records June 16th. Pre-orders begin on May 4th exclusively through mewithoutyou.com and runforcoverrecords.com

Download
iTunes: http://apple.co/1DGUlQQ
Amazon: http://amzn.to/1DGV2te
Google Play: http://bit.ly/1P2cpu3

Stream 
Spotify: http://spoti.fi/1DwOpZi
Rdio: http://on.rdio.com/1z9o1Jv
Soundcloud: http://bit.ly/1QEwQ3J
Tidal: http://bit.ly/1AaGu3z

Lyrics to Red Cow
Before the Red Sea flood beneath a cornhusk dawn
we bid the Elkhorn run to a locomotive psalm
until the pale horse comes along a rail withdrawn
clanging loudward on. clanging loudward on.
We bid the Elkhorn run until the red cow comes
I was a steadfast son, with thoughts and hooves divided
and on the arid ground of thirsty Zion’s hill
cold waters tumbled down where the staff of Moses fell

what Pharaoh spell, what picture holds us now?

    Behold the snake of brass, the wind was blowing backwards
          Behold a golden calf, blighted leaves of Law
    ♫  O for the land we knew before the frogs withdrew
in the fragrant pomegranate blooms where the tender locust flew ♫

Behind the milk-white tombs, behind the milk-tank cars,
 we passed the North Platte yard on silver tracks unguarded,
out past the sambar herds, out to the outcast birds
in the rust of open wagons, Lo! the Blessed Virgin’s likeness
We watched the green figs fall from the Nebraska sky
How much were even passive things responsive to our watchful eye!
And let there be no doubt: so many figs and pictures hold us

in the wells of livestock vans with shells and sidewalk sands
iron mixed with oxygen as per the laws of chemistry and chance
a shape was roughly human, it was only roughly human
     apparition eyes apparition eyes Knock Apparition Knock eyes apparition eyes

Was he a violent man? Well, he had his genocidal moments...
Or penned by fiction’s hand? To whom could that phrase not apply?
How much are even lifeless sounds responsive to our listening ear!
 what Pharoah now or Jew or picture holds us here?

 

 

We will also be on tour with Summer with Foxing. Check out the dates and pick up tickets here.

Tagged: Music, Pale Horses, Run For Cover

Comments


Jesus
November 14, 2015

Jesus

Hi, Neil! I know you are a potential deesgnir of fancy cars are you the PBJ artist? My favorite is the bird he bears a resemblance to you Maybe it’s the hat and the necklace? So now where are you two silly birds going with this? Happy landings!

Keaton Andreas
May 06, 2015

Keaton Andreas

I have been waiting to see mewithoutYou in concert for years!!!

June 25th…happy is not an adequate expression of the abundant joy I feel towards this moment.

Aaron Dowd
May 06, 2015

Aaron Dowd

The mewithoutYou tattoo I got on my right arm in 2008 was a good choice.

Alex Reiley
May 06, 2015

Alex Reiley

A song worthy of a million repeats, that doesn’t happen everyday

timbow neuhauser
April 30, 2015

timbow neuhauser

<3

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