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what is this world
where lambs are led to slaughter?
no matter how I thirst I cannot reach the water

but I don’t mind
breathing the scary air
no I don’t care
the scent of rosemary

i’ve got time
i ride my bike for miles
when I get home they’ll feed me
to the crocodiles.

but I don’t care
the winds in my hair
the trees are so high

the scent of rosemary
the scent of rosemary

i wait outside
holding the needle in my hand
say goodbye
the scent of rosemary
the scent of rosemary


released October 31, 2014
all sounds by John Kyle
music and lyrics copyright © 2014 John Calvin Kyle IV


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John Kyle Santa Cruz, California

John Kyle is a uniquely engaging singer/songwriter with dark yet uplifting music that’s been compared to R.E.M., Neil Young and Radiohead. He's gone from busking in Harvard Square for a living to performing music festivals, venues and songwriter showcases across the United States.

John is releasing new music and touring the U.S. during the coming months.
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