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 Posted: Wed Jul 28th, 2010 12:46 am
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alytrain



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The Everyday Inn is the place I fell in love with songwriting.  June of this year, my husband and I spent 4 nights there for a music festival, listening to great bands all day.  In the evening the musicians staying at the Everyday Inn would gather outside their rooms and play songs with one another until the wee hours of the morning.  I was smitten.  Nonetheless, the Everyday Inn is a real dive of a motel.  And while I wanted to write a song about it, I knew, to do the Inn justice, it couldn't be pretty.  So here it is:

LAMENTOF THE EVERYDAY INN

© 2010 Amber Train

V1

A glance held just a little long

Touch of color rose on her cheek

still it took a while to happen

Since neither he nor she were free

 

Her husband's on the road again

When she got caught out in the storm

So she called her friend to get help

who sent her man with no alarm

CHORUS
:

Now three towns over and once a week

He checks in first and gets the key

She pulls around back and feels alive again

In the artful embrace of the Everyday Inn

V2

That first afternoon hell was heaven

They drank wine drownin out their sin

Gave no thought to outside that room

didn’t think through what they’d began

 

She begged him to do things to her

She’d never let her husband do

She cried when they had to go home

Lied swearing that she’d be true

 

Chorus:

Now three towns over and once a week

He checks in first and gets the key

She pulls around back and feels alive again

In the artful embrace of the Everyday Inn



V3
:

 
A month passes by just the same

‘Cept he starts whisp-rin he loves her

But the panel walls have got so dreary

She’s starting to feel smothered

 

He begins getting dumb reckless

Getting drunk and calling her home

To her it ain’t sweet just tiresome

she plans to tell him, soon, she’s done

But til then,

CHORUS
:

Three towns over and once a week

He checks in first and gets the key

She pulls around back and feels alive again

In the artful embrace of the Everyday Inn

 

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Last edited on Wed Jul 28th, 2010 12:50 am by alytrain



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