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COLLECTING YOU
Indigo Girls


i could paint you in the dark

cause i've studied you with hunger

like a work of art

and these are very secret days

i collect my information

then i stowe it all away

call me

when you breeze through

to your appointments

the work you do

call me

i'm collecting you


the pleading prayer and hairshirt sting

my hair-trigger love and faulty spring

motivation smokes a name

i don't like that smile applied to me

so blindly just the same

call me

when you breeze through

to your appointments

the work you do

call me

i'm collecting you


turning up my collar

(turning up my collar)

to an unseasonal chill

you ask a favor

you know i will

and the rain comes a surprise

we fly across the railroad ties

i feel the danger

the foolish thrill

oh yes i will


what it will or won't be then

the shutter pre development of the of the ink full in the pen

mind the minds eye's trickery

cause you might picture killer beautiful

much more than it might be

call me

tell me

what you're up to

what you'll do

call me

i'm collecting you


i would be foolish

to think that i

could turn it off

and stay alive

the way i live

when you switch on

hand on the dimmer

(my hands you)

give me just a glimmer

(in the glimmer)

give me just a shadow

(just a shadow)

of hope around the edges

agony and rapture

forever uncaptured


take these secrets to your grave

drug across your landscape

and buried in your cave

(your piling up)

your piling up and out of sight

(out of sight)

every try to add it up just feels like counting shades of light

call me yeah

tell me

what you're up to

what you do

call me

i'm collecting you


hang it in my window

let it complicate my view

the separation

the glass of you

but i can paint this picture


INDIGO GIRLS

The Indigo Girls are Amy Ray and Emily Saliers. They met on the playground in grammar school in Decatur, Georgia, USA, and have been playing together since high school.

Their first release in 1985 was a seven-inch single named "Crazy Game", with the B-side "Everybody's Waiting (for Someone to Come Home)". That same year, the Indigo Girls released a six-track Extended play album named "Indigo Girls", and in 1987 released their first full-length album, Strange Fire, recorded at John Keane Studio in Athens, Georgia, and including "Crazy Game". ... Read More