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All The Wild Horses (Demo)
Written by Matthew Ryan

Sulphur climbs over William Penn
Couldn't bear to read the letters you sent
Quiet strikes only now and then
Once you've been had

She's a jewel in the back of my mind
I pull her out still from time to time
To recall that clearer simpler side
Between Walt Whitman and The White Noise

Downtown at West & 4th
I got two nuns behind me, one's divorced
The other just kind of fell of course
Now she's banking on eternity

All these things you drag around
Come and go until the deal goes down

Wild horses in my chest
Tomorrow knows you can only guess
Modern times more or less
Is the step you just took

Hey kid, I know it's hard
All is asunder and torn apart
But come sunrise you can start
To undo what all's been did

All these things you drag around
Come and go until the deal goes down


from This is the Hill (Free Single & B​-​Sides), released April 18, 2013
Performed by Matthew Ryan



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Matthew Ryan Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Matthew Ryan is experiencing a noisy renaissance. It began in 2014 with "Boxers" and now with "Hustle Up Starlings" we see the follow-through.
Produced by Brian Fallon, "Starlings" shimmers with silvery anthems & a captivating focus. The set clocks in at 40 minutes with no prevarication or bluster, just a celebratory noise alight w/ hearts, broken-in voices & poetry.
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