God's Not Here Tonight

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God's Not Here Tonight

I poured a drink
And sat to watch the blue burn back to stars
And every thought was that blown up film
Of when you crashed our getaway car
Now all this talk
Don't add up to much
When you were counting on those friends
That let you down again
These prayers and songs
Get dark and long
Well If he cared then he just might 
But god's not here tonight

You've got some nerve to talk like this
Once you've turned to act like that
I lost some teeth while defending you
And you folded like a rat
Now all this talk
Don't add up to much
When you were counting on those friends
That let you down again
These prayers and songs
Get dark and long
Well If he cared then he just might 
But god's not here tonight...

- I don't care what you wanted, I don't care if you're scared -

This world gets hard on hearts that want
And hope for more than this
But like that sun that just disappeared
So will this ghost on my lips
Yeah all this talk
Don't add up to much
When you were counting on those friends
That let you down again
These prayers and songs
Get dark and long
Well If he cared then he just might 
But god's not here tonight...

-I don't care what you wanted, I don't care if you're scared-

Brian Bequette on Bass
Brian Fallon on Electric Guitar
Joe Magistro on Drums & Percussion
Matthew Ryan on Words, Silvertone & Vocals
Kevin Salem on Electric Guitar & BGV
All Available on Gang Vocals

Written by Matthew Ryan
Plastic Violin Music BMI
Copyright 2014

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from Boxers, released October 14, 2014

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Matthew Ryan Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Matthew Ryan is experiencing a noisy renaissance. It began in 2014 with "Boxers" and now on May 12th, 2017 we'll see the follow-through with "Hustle Up Starlings." 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. ... more

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