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What kind of guy am I? What kind of girl are you? / What is that we do? To get under our skin / To forget where we’ve been / I want to be with you / I want to tie your shoes / I want to touch your hair / I wonder what you’ll wear / When we go away / From all the things we fear / From all the pain we hide / From all the questions we shove back in the back of the drawer so we never see, oh we never see, the day of light… / You’re a ray of light, you’re a ray of light on a long dark night


from Ghosts Be Free, released September 19, 2012
Sean Burns (vocals), Zach Gill (keys), Todd Sickafoose (upright bass), Aaron Kierbel (drums, tambourine), Courtney Browne (vocals), Joe Cohen (saxaphone)



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Professor Burns and the Lilac Field Berkeley, California

"Definitely headed to great places" says the San Francisco Chronicle of this Berkeley based, indie folk roots singer- songwriter. Prof. Burns is a rare musical bird with a rich history as a poet, historian, and college professor. Backed by some of California's best, the songs conjure a lyrical and musical vibe the likes of Iron and Wine, Bright Eyes, Ben Harper, Van Morrison, and M Ward. ... more

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