Bad Country Song [Single]

by David Ullman

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Sometimes life feels like a country song Your dog done dies, and your woman moves on You don't know how you’re gonna get along When your life feels like a bad country song My story starts last summer when me and my gal got hitched The priest double-booked the church-hall, that goddamned son-of-a-bitch Her daddy called me up and told me to break the news It was the week of the wedding; there was nothing we to do Sometimes life feels like a country song Everything was going our way, but suddenly it all went so wrong Thanks to our friends and family we managed to pull it off Had ourselves a shotgun wedding like a bad country song We had a Beagle named Turtle, and he was seventeen He was best-damned hound-dog the world has ever seen He was old and ornery, but he seemed to be doing just fine He made it through our honeymoon, but then he had to say goodbye Sometimes life feels like a country song We drove him to the doctor, but we didn’t get to drive him home It was a long-time coming, but I still can’t believe he’s gone And he ain’t never coming back like a bad… country song Now all I need are some shit-kickin’ boots A little bit o’ steel-guitar, a shot of whiskey and some honky-tonk blues I don’t wanna walk the line or run a country-mile Just wanna write a song I can sing with a wink and a smile As if that weren't enough, my wife took a job out west We knew it would suck to be apart, but we thought it would be for the best You see, it was a great gig teaching at a college where she got a degree But I don't give a damn 'bout that no more; I want her here me Sometimes life feels like a country song My dog done died, and now my wife is gone I don’t know how I’m ever gonna get along 'Cause my life feels like a bad country song
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Sometimes life feels like a country song Your dog done dies, and your woman moves on You don't know how you’re gonna get along When your life feels like a bad country song My story starts last summer when me and my gal got hitched The priest double-booked the church-hall, that goddamned son-of-a-bitch Her daddy called me up and told me to break the news It was the week of the wedding; there was nothing we to do Sometimes life feels like a country song Everything was going our way, but suddenly it all went so wrong Thanks to our friends and family we managed to pull it off Had ourselves a shotgun wedding like a bad country song We had a Beagle named Turtle, and he was seventeen He was best-damned hound-dog the world has ever seen He was old and ornery, but he seemed to be doing just fine He made it through our honeymoon, but then he had to say goodbye Sometimes life feels like a country song We drove him to the doctor, but we didn’t get to drive him home It was a long-time coming, but I still can’t believe he’s gone And he ain’t never coming back like a bad… country song Now all I need are some shit-kickin’ boots A little bit o’ steel-guitar, a shot of whiskey and some honky-tonk blues I don’t wanna walk the line or run a country-mile Just wanna write a song I can sing with a wink and a smile As if that weren't enough, my wife took a job out west We knew it would suck to be apart, but we thought it would be for the best You see, it was a great gig teaching at a college where she got a degree But I don't give a damn 'bout that no more; I want her here me Sometimes life feels like a country song My dog done died, and now my wife is gone I don’t know how I’m ever gonna get along 'Cause my life feels like a bad country song

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Originally made available in the demo version on NoiseTrade.com, "Bad Country Song" now features the full band treatment--including "Bushmen" guitarist Larry Griffin on pedal steel.

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released June 10, 2013

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CREDITS:

David Ullman - Vocals and Rhythm Guitar
Brian Ullman - Slide Guitar, Bass
Brian Yost - Drums
Larry Griffin - Pedal Steel

Recorded & mixed by Brian Ullman @ Killa B Studios in Rittman, OH
Live Drums recorded by Brian Yost in Northfield, MN
Mastered by Adam Boose at Cauliflower Audio, Lakewood, OH

Photography by Matt Olson

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