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lyrics

rule of thumb
the damage could already be done
but most likely it's a false alarm
siren sounds and stampedes
remind me to stay calm
and remember we are only young

so dig yourself up
old bones old bones
come on we're letting them get away
too afraid to make a big fool of ourselves
we've become withdrawn and more prone to decay

so I'm telling you now if i catch you alone i'll break all your teeth and make you walk home

rule of thumb the damage could already be done
but most likely its a false alarm
siren sounds and stampedes
remind me to stay calm
and remember we are only young
and though leaving as soon
we are far from as doomed
as the few who refuse to believe
that conceived down a backstreet
in a taxi on the back seat
they're only just finding their feet

rule of thumb the damage could already be done
but most likely it's a false alarm
siren sounds and stampedes
remind me to stay calm
and remember we are only young
and though leaving as soon
we are far from as doomed
as the few who refuse to believe
that conceived down a backstreet
in a taxi on the back seat
they're only just finding their feet

so dig yourself up
old bones old bones
come on we're letting them get away
too afraid to make a big fool of ourselves
we've become withdrawn and more prone to decay

and as successors we are forever
uncovering ruins
revealing un-doings
though what kills them off
may well be the death of us too
let me slave to the needs that
i have to believe i am saving you
since all that we've got
is to think we're invincible
since we are not

rule of thumb
the damage could already be done
but most likely it's a false alarm
and it won't take it's toll
until the day you're so old
you forget you are only young

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from White Holes Of Mole Hills, track released February 15, 2010

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Ruth established her own unique sound and signature guitar style whilst busking in doorways on detuned guitars. Simce then Ruth has gone on to tour alongside legendary artists such as Ani Difranco, Dar Williams & Hamell On Trial. Ruth’s flair for off-kilter arrangements has led her to collaborate with respected international producers & release four critically acclaimed solo records to date. ... more

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