Hand Grenades (single)

by The Successful Failures

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HAND GRENADES

There’s a bad moon comin
I hear the drummers drummin’, down the road
Hitchhikers thumbin, politicians running in circles I know
A little Spanish but not enough to manage
Living out here on my own
Tell me what’s the matter, send up another batter
I’m holding on, Holding on

I seen the sun rising
Over the horizon, it goes so slow
Really what’s the hurry, I fill my days with worry, piles up like snow
I’m just a nervous singer, I bite my fingers
Right down to the bone
My grip tightens, my knuckles whiten
I’m holding on, holding on

Holding on to this hand grenade
Holding on to the plans we made
Holding on to this hand grenade
Holding on to the games we played
Holding on, holding on

The home team’s losin
So much confusion, who’s even keeping score
Back at the museum of human beings, there’s a lock on the door
All these renovations are just imitations
Of what we done before.
Fast Eddie and Black Betty
Are holding on, holding on

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released October 8, 2021
Ron Bechamps - bass, vocals
Mick Chorba - vocals, electric guitar
Rob Martin - drums
Pete Smith - electric guitar
Grace Quackenboss - Hammond B3

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The Successful Failures Trenton, New Jersey

"The first thing you should know about The Successful Failures is that any attempt to plug them into one genre or another is very much a fool’s errand. Hailing from Trenton, N.J., the band deftly combines Americana, Pop, Rock, and enough of a dusting of Bluegrass that serves as an appetizer to the main course without overwhelming the entire meal." - July 2020, Rock is the New Roll ... more

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