The Favourite Son

from by Rogue States

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  • Compact Disc (CD)

    1 of 500 limited edition CDs in cardboard digipak artwork.

    Includes immediate download of 6-track Rumours / Secrets EP in your choice of 320k mp3, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.

    No middlemen involved other than PayPal means your purchase allows us to keep making music, thank you!
    edition of 500 

     £5 GBP or more

     

  • T-Shirt/Apparel

    Men's limited edition black t-shirt with white logo plus immediate FREE download of 6-track Rumours / Secrets EP in your choice of 320k mp3, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.

    Includes 16 page digital booklet and free Second Wave video download.

    No middlemen involved other than PayPal means your purchase allows us to keep making music, thank you!

     £8 GBP or more

     

  • T-Shirt/Apparel

    Women's fitted limited edition black t-shirt with white logo plus immediate FREE download of 6-track Rumours / Secrets EP in your choice of 320k mp3, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.

    Includes 16 page digital booklet and free Second Wave video download.

    No middlemen involved other than PayPal means your purchase allows us to keep making music, thank you!

     £8 GBP or more

     

  • Men's limited edition black t-shirt with white logo PLUS limited edition CD in cardboard digipak artwork.

    Includes immediate download of 6-track Rumours / Secrets EP in your choice of 320k mp3, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.

    Includes 16 page digital booklet and free Second Wave video download.

    No middlemen involved other than PayPal means your purchase allows us to keep making music, thank you!
    edition of 500 

     £10 GBP or more

     

  • Women's fitted limited edition black t-shirt with white logo PLUS limited edition CD in cardboard digipak artwork.

    Includes immediate download of 6-track Rumours / Secrets EP in your choice of 320k mp3, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.

    Includes 16 page digital booklet and free Second Wave video download.

    No middlemen involved other than PayPal means your purchase allows us to keep making music, thank you!
    edition of 500 

     £10 GBP or more

     

lyrics

the ghost of the last great highway
danced like a drone on the air
living out of a bag from delta to drag
I was thumbing my way to nowhere
I was halfway from here to the shot glass
and halfway from feeling to numb
I was hanging my head for drink or for dread
when I found you my favourite son
but all I could feel was the humdrum
and all I could hear was the hum
everything that you said going over my head
in light of my favourite son

I need you like a planet needs a black hole
I need you like a lover needs to lose control
I need you like a heart needs to concede
I need you but you’re not what I need

the weight of the deadlock was lifted
the curse of the age was undone
the minutes grew still as if waiting until
the return of my favourite son
but all I could feel was the humdrum
and all I could hear was the hum
an though I wasn’t afraid I was starting to fade
to the sound of my favourite son

I need you like a planet needs a black hole
I need you like a lover needs to lose control
I need you like a hear needs to concede
I need you but you’re not what I need
I need you like a river needs to run dry
I need you like a bullet needs an alibi
I need you like the earth needs a bad seed
I need you but you’re not what I need

you are my favourite son
you are the only one
you are my favourite son

credits

from Rumours / Secrets EP, released December 20, 2010

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