Green

from by Jelena Ciric

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lyrics

Black thumbs, blue hands,
stuck in a city you can't stand.
Strangers staring in the streets.

You rent a room, the drawers are bare.
You're only ever there
to hide your secrets in the sheets.

And in the darkness they can't see you're green.

You sit on barstools spinning tales,
dirt under your fingernails.
You drink and smoke and swear.

You go where you are led,
empty heart or empty bed,
wearing that sweet smile that you wear.

And in the darkness they can't see you're green.

There's time to dig and time to sow,
time to ripen nice and slow,
time to spoil away your prime,
time and time and time.

credits

from Places (EP), released May 1, 2015
Jelena Ciric - vox
Stephen McHale - guitar
Andrea Fraenzel - bass
Sergio Martinez - percussion

Engineered and mixed by Misty Jones

Mastered by Timothy Shull Jr.

Written and arranged by Jelena Ciric

Recorded, mixed, and mastered at Berklee Valencia, Spain.

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Jelena Ciric Toronto, Ontario

Like Regina Spektor meets Joni Mitchell with a healthy dose of Serbian folk, Jelena Ćirić's fresh, original sound pays homage to the rich, traditional music of Serbia, where she was born, and the songwriting tradition of Canada, where she grew up.

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