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Riff: Phosphorescent – “A Charm/A Blade”

Mar 20, 2013

Lay me down an bawl me out/Tell me everything’s been sold/Tell me everything, I’ll go

from A Charm/A Blade lyrics by Phosphorescent

Damn dude, what the hell did this girl do to you? Houck lays on his angelic brood thick as some keys and lap-steel keep him company until he rips off the bandage and demands wounds get healed, a walloping brass section coming in to soundtrack all the shit in his way, mastering his unique catharsis.

Riff by Gavin Paul

Gavin Paul is SONGLYRICS' resident Content Guru. Chicago-bred, New York-sculpted, his words and ideas have appeared in publications ranging from Spin and Rolling Stone to The Chicago Sun-Times and Arborist News.

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