New Album!!

All songs Written and Recorded by Trevor Williams except where noted
Produced by Solomon Dorsey and J.P. Gilbert
Mixed and Mastered by Chris Sorem
Album Art by Evan K!
Technical Art Assistance by Dax Schaffer

1

Anasazi Highway

Trevor: Acoustic and Electric Guitar, Vocals, Ambient Sounds

Ben Peeler: Weissenborn Guitar, Steel Guitar

Solomon Dorsey: Drums, Bass

Alissa Nordmoe: Background Vocals

2

The Longest Train

Trevor: Vocal, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Noises

Solomon Dorsey: Drums, Bass, Keys

Lily Maase: Electric Guitar

Ben Peeler: Steel Guitar

Alissa Nordmoe: Background Vocals

3

'86 Cadillac DeVille(Anodyne)

Trevor: Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Harmonica, Tumbii, Rainstick, Tambourine, Bass

Tim Monaghan: Drums

JP Gilbert: Electric Guitar

Ben Peeler: Steel Guitar

Alex Hills: Keys

4

Me and Jeff(Train 45)

Trevor Williams: Vocal, Guitar, Harmonica, Ambient Sounds

5

Everyone’s a Lightweight(Except for me)

Trevor Williams: Acoustic and Electric Guitar, Vocals, Bass, Sounds

Alissa Nordmoe: Background Vocals

Ezer Lichtenstein: Drums

Alex Hills: Keys

Lily Maase: Electric Guitar

JP Gilbert: Electric Guitar

6

Stay Right Here With You

Trevor: Vocal, Acoustic Guitar, Bass

Leslie Stevens: Vocal

Alex Hills: Keys

JP Gilbert: Electric Guitar

Ben Peeler: Steel Guitar

Tim Monaghan: Drums

Crawford’s Bar Los Angeles: Crowd Noise

7

Matte White Beamer

Trevor: Acoustic and Electric Guitars, Vocals

Tim Monaghan: Drums

Alex Hills: Keyboards

Alissa Nordmoe: Background Vocals

Nick Gonzales: Background Vocals, Verse Melody

8

Margaret Mary

Trevor Williams: Vocals, Percussion, Bass

JP Gilbert: Acoustic Guitar

Ben Peeler: Weissenborn Guitar

Alissa Nordmoe: Background Vocals

9

Sonny

Trevor: Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Lap Steel, Noises

Solomon Dorsey: Drums, Electric Guitar, Tenor Guitar, Bass

JP Gilbert: Electric Guitar

10

Hotel Lafayette

Trevor: Vocals, Acoustic and Electric Guitar, Drum Programming, Tambourine, Ambient Sounds, Bass

Ezer Lichtenstein: Drums, Ambient Sounds

Brian Kamerer: Ambient Sounds

Alissa Nordmoe: Background Vocals

Solomon Dorsey: Background Vocals

Nick Gonzales: Outro Bass

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1

Anasazi Highway

We were born in the shadows of the sleeping Capulin, might have been a thousand dusty years ago

And our mother was the mountain she was ornery and mean and it was all that we could do for getting out of there

So we lighted out one Sunday rolling on a winter's storm and we floated all the way down into Clayton

And the streets were dark and empty and the courthouse sulked and loomed, but to us it was the stuff of revelation

So we hired on washing dishes down at the old Hotel you know the one with the pictures of the hanging*

And we lived on green chile and what we borrowed from the bar and it was always only just enough to make it

Ah but the folks all drank their coffee and smoked their big cigars and talked about the trains that they were taking

4:15 to Colorado, 9:05 to Santa Fe it was a big wide world out there beyond our station

Lai-de-lai stranded out along the Anasazi highway

We roll on, we roll on

Another Sunday pitching horseshoes at the road house on the route having no place else to quell these restless feelings

When we spied us this young cowboy all dressed up to go to town getting loud with all the whiskey he was drinking

So we jumped him after close took his belt buckle and his dough and we left him there a-bleeding in the moonlight

I wouldn't say it was the plan we never thought that far ahead, all we knew was in the morning we were leaving

We were out before the dawn, caught a trucker flagged him down, and he took us all the way to Tucumcari

And we brought that silver buckle to the first pawn shop we found just trying to see if we could raise a dollar

But the counter man was wise and he looked us in the eyes he said now wait right here while I just make a phone call

We took the hint and hit the road and it was not long you know before all we could feel was hope evaporating

Lai-de-lai stranded out along the Anasazi highway

We roll on, we roll on

*Pictures of the hanging of the notorious outlaw Black Jack Ketchum in Clayton, NM in the year 1901.

2

The Longest Train

When I set out alone it was Saturday morning I said I would call now and then

But I didn't call once and I cannot imagine what good it would do if I did

The longest train is coming to carry you away

If fire rains down on the red river valley and dries up the old Salton Sea

If everything sticks in the muddy grey twilight or you happen just to lose sight of me

The longest train is coming to carry you away

Well this is the sound of eternal returning they heard on the back side of the moon*

When we're better off dead we're still two hearts a-burning, but here in my dreams is no use

The longest train is coming to carry you away

The longest train is coming to carry you away

Somewhere I'll always be true, somewhere I'll have waited for you

Somewhere I'll always be true, somewhere I'll have waited for you

Somewhere I'll always be true, somewhere I'll have waited for you

Somewhere I'll always be true, somewhere I'll have waited for you

*Apollo 10 astronauts reported hearing "weird music" for an hour as they orbited the dark side of the moon out of radio contact with earth

3

86 Cadillac Deville (Anodyne)

Ive been thinking bout a face tattoo and an 86 Cadillac Deville

A fleur-de-lis, a hammer and sicle or a heart that says born to kill

And going down to the beach every day with my woman and a thirty pack of swill

Singing front to back, side to side, daddy, pinky ring working wood wheel

Cause I was thinking bout a pay phone call I was making right around aught 4

You said come on over baby, but then you passed out and you never made to your door

So I was sleepin on the train that night thinking how I was gonna show you what for

When I should have turned around, started making big tracks, and never tried to see you anymore

Anodyne

Anodyne

Anodyne

I had a dream so strange that the telling could make us both obsolete

Those men in grey caught ahold of Charlie Chaplain and they turned him into elbow grease

Ive been thinking bout a face tattoo and an 86 Cadillac Deville

A fleur-de-lis, a hammer and sicle or a heart that says born to kill

And going down to the beach every day with your woman and a thirty pack of swill

Singing front to back, side to side, daddy, pinky ring working wood wheel

Anodyne

Anodyne

Anodyne

4

Train 45(Me and Jeff)

Me and Jeff caught a train, hopped a freight, stashed away

Told my mom we were headed for the weekend to Duluth

And I know I'm her only daughter, but she's hardly ever sober

So I'm hardly even sorry for the ruse

We were out to find the truth, kick him in his crooked tooth

And you know the only spot that's left for all of that is New Orleans

So we got crust enough to pass, all dread and denim clad

And we sang she loves you big river more than me

And that old black smoke will rise from that train 45

And you can hear my whistle blow 900 miles

Summer came, summer went, I sobered up, I couldn't find a friend

And I spent more nights in the open than I'm happy to admit

And you won't believe me probably, but I never sold my body

Aw but I fairly doubt I'd tell you if I did

One year on I was gettin straight, every dollar I could scrape

Playing tunes for the tourists in the quarter every day

But out-of-towners robbed the squat, took my banjo, took my pot

And I had just about as much as I could take

And that old black smoke will rise from that train 45

And you can hear my whistle blow 900 miles

5

Everyone's a Lightweight(Except for Me)

Everyone's a lightweight except for me yeah, I had a thousand friends and they all turned out to be yeah

Everyone's a lightweight and everyone's a phony, I just drink a pint of Walker and end up at a Coney

Everybody freaks when you spend a night in jail, yeah, saying maybe take a minute, get yourself together

And you can keep it hid yeah but I know you got your stuff, And I don't have a problem I'm not yet well aware of

Tuesday the 26th, I went down alone and wildcatted all the way back home

So long to my sweet one as I drift behind the waves, I will insist that we meet again some day

And if by chance you contrive somehow to evade, I will still hit you up, hit you up now and then

I will still hit you up, hit you up now and then

Everyone's a lightweight except for me, Dad. I told em what you told me but they don't wanna hear that

Everybody bails when it gets a little real, huh. But everybody begs and everybody steals sometimes

Tuesday the 26th, I went down alone and wildcatted all the way back home

6

Stay Right Here With You

I must have told you a thousand times I was the rambling kind

And no warm bed or loving arms would keep me satisfied

But even though that lonesome whistle blows and just tears me in two

I'm gonna find a way to stay right here with you

I'm gonna find a way to stay right by your side

I'm gonna reach down deep and open my heart wide

And even though your loving can't quite shake me like it used to do

I'm gonna find a way to stay right here with you

Oh well you sing that leaving song like it just ate you up inside

But I know that tune so well that I could harmonize

And each time it comes around it feels like this should be my cue

Somehow I find a way to stay right here with you

I'm gonna find a way to stay right by your side

I'm gonna reach down deep and open my heart wide

And even though your loving can't quite shake me like it used to do

I'm gonna find a way to stay right here with you

Ah Honey darlin sweetheart sugar babe you know I've had enough

But each time you leave me I can't sleep I just get so messed up

So just until I sort out what's for birds and what's for true

I'm gonna hold onto that old time feeling and stay right here with you

I'm gonna find a way to stay right by your side

I'm gonna reach down deep and open my heart wide

And even though your loving can't quite shake me like it used to do

I'm gonna find a way to stay right here with you

7

Matte White Beamer

I got a matte white Beamer, yah they call me uncle drugs

I got a blissed out beamer, so baby tell me who you love

I got a quarter tank of gas, I got a pistol in the dash

I had a rolly submariner, but I sold em both for cash

I got a woman that'll claim me, if they lay me on the slab

She says that she could never blame me, oh but she don't know the half

Because her sister says she loves me, says I'm all she's waiting for

Ah but I owe their brother money, so I don't come around no more

And I can't count on anyone around here anymore

I got a real funny feeling, I'm going out of town awhile

And I'm talking ten thousand if I make a single mile

I see a Palm Desert trailer, I see the shores of Hudson Bay

I could be saving all my money or maybe pissing it away

And I know what you're thinking, that this is some type of a scam

Ah but you don't know my heart, man, you don't know who I really am

Cause like the T-1000, I will surely rise again

So when the bottle brush is blooming, go on and ask about me then

I can't count on anyone around here anymore

No I can't count on anyone around here anymore

I got a matte white Beamer, yah they call me uncle drugs

I got a blissed out beamer, so baby tell me who you love

8

Margaret Mary

Margaret Mary taught medieval French at the college on the hill and if it weren't for having died I know she'd like to be there still

Well she told us about the union days when they'd fought the Pinkertons, ah but that's so long ago now only she remembers when

Margaret owned her house in town and her brother's across the way and she took to holding on to things that most folks would throw away

It was stacked up in the living room it was piled behind the door and she left off having company cause they'd always ask what for

The snow was on the ground the day that her furnace finally kicked and although she told nobody well the chaplain he caught wind

And he sent a man to sort it but she wouldn't let him in and the blankets piled up on the bed but the cold would not relent

Well she took to staying up most nights at the diner near her house and she'd nap between her classes on the adjunct office couch

And she held on through another term though the winter'd took its toll and only Margaret was surprised that spring when they finally let her go

Walking home from church on wednesday night, she fell out on the ground and at the age of 85 she passed before the week was out

And they sold her home at auction 'cause she had no next of kin and they hauled her junk off to the dump so someone else could move theirs in

Well she never got her tenure, never held a PhD and she gave up thinking years ago true love would set her free

But Margaret taught medieval French at the College on the hill and if it weren't for having died I know she'd like to be there still

One day certain, one day soon, this old world is gonna get the best of you

9

Sonny

Ya'll know Sonny, my older brother's best friend

Always showed us what he could he was the definition of a sweet sweet man

Bout the time we finished high school, they were still just hanging round

He started coming unraveled, all we could say was such a shame

And then his little Annie left him, did her best to keep the kid

You could tell that he was shattered, but he'd never let you in

Well he started missing work, started making different friends

He's sleeping in the daytime now, and he never comes around

They said he moved to the east side, and he bought himself a gun

And now he's getting high, but he aint having any fun

Somebody saw him in the bottom, tearing copper from the wall

Said nobody calls him Sonny anymore, but then nobody ever calls

Sonny son, Sonny don't give In

It's no business of mine, my brother where you've been

Reckless heart, lord knows the shape you're in

To wake up in the cold every morning, go out and do it all again

He went and got him a job in North Dakota, up there working on the shale

Fitting pipe on a night crew, he said, least it kept him out of jail

He did alright for a month or two, looking better every day

But then they started talking layoffs and he was out of luck again

There was money on the table, there was hands up in the air

They said now hey man think it over, all he said was I don't care

Sonny son, Sonny don't give In

It's no business of mine, my brother where you've been

Reckless heart, lord knows the shape you're in

To wake up in the cold every morning, go out and do it all again

Lord I wish this was just a story, how I wish it was a dream

How I wish that everybody didn't already know just exactly what I mean

Sonny we're still thinking of you though you may be on the run

Just hope you know you are forgiven, no matter what you've done

10

Hotel Lafayette

When we came out west we were looking for something

What it was now is anybody's guess

You found a whole new you with a dude that wasn't me

I found the Hotel Lafayette

Ive been down at the Lafayette

35 a night for a sink and twin bed

I've been feeling real rough but I not dead yet

I've just been down at the Lafayette

I thought I knew blue till I ran across you

And your indifference showed me new depths

You threw me down a hole when you left me

And I haven't found the bottom of it yet

Ive just been down at the Lafayette

35 a night for a sink and twin bed

I've been feeling real rough but I not dead yet

I've just been down at the Lafayette

Well the manager came and he yelled through the door

He said boy you better pay what you owe

I said I would have paid today cause I just got my check

Aw but don't you know the banks were all closed

I ran out in the middle of the night

But you know I didn't have to run far

I just took a little stroll about a mile down the road

Where the sign says Lafayette park

And i've been down at the Lafayette

Looking for a spot for to lay my head

I've been feeling real rough but I not dead yet

I've just been down at the Lafayette

I've just been down at the Lafayette

I've just been down at the Lafayette

Lafayette...Lafayette...Lafayette

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