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Sleeping on Fire

from Living in the Future EP by Carpet Farm

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Waking up on a Saturday with nothing to do but make a fun song. Every toddler who has heard it likes to dance to it.


It’s hard to get to sleep when you’re on fire
Hard to get to sleep when you’re on fire
The problem with burnin’ when you’re tired
It’s the problem with burning when you’re tired
Smoldering skin and the blood boiling within
It’s hot now
It’s hot

It’s hard to dance when you’re sitting on a wire
Hard to dance while I’m sitting on a wire
You got arms for wings you’re not a flier
Those aren’t wings you got you’re not a flier
Fall to the ground with the sky all around
You drop now
You drop


from Living in the Future EP, released January 10, 2010
Nate Otto- vocals, synth, claps
Scottie Walker- beat, guitar, kazoo, toy piano, claps




Carpet Farm Chicago

Carpet Farm has been recording together for nearly two hundred years. Former bandmates in Wendigo, Carpet Farm really came to be a dozen years ago when Nate moved to Chicago and Scott remained in Lawrence Kansas. After years of trading files through the mail and the internet and making annual visits to each other's locales, Carpet Farm finally began releasing music in 2010. ... more

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