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Summer Camp blues (2017)

by Xavi Malacara

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The Bride 03:54
The bride wears black boots and a frail white silk dress and I drive a brand new car in Las Vegas a burning sky My love, the rain is over I run to you with two wedding rings When all bets seem lost Our love is all we’ve got You said ‘I'm your man’ From the highest tower you made a vow Be careful if you're playing a game I have a bullet with your name
Rat Race 02:52
Rats flee in a race Running to steal the time We were going straight to a train wreck As the banker loves the squatter We made the bet We loved the risk of a death foretold Whatever works, try again Can you hear our song of farewell? I received a beating I got it twice Agh! Till I took out my liver by mouth We laugh about everything We drank ‘Bloody Mary’ one time The truth ends up exploding in your face You went to the bathroom first I went after a while Someone banged on the door Our story is a roulette wheel Smelt like farewell but in the end you win again You were cheating you play with marked cards but I carry a gun up my sleeve There is no rest, no time to lose We’re doomed by fate end up like rats down the drain
Black Swan 03:28
I swam in the green lake A faint light beam shone My bare feet rested in the mud Every human being lives in a novel plot Just five minutes can change a life Suddenly you appeared your eyes outshone the day Seeking a bloody story you are the black swan before I met you I was a blind swordsman We are emigrants from a failed love You playing on a swing I wait my turn everything was broken you are the black swan you call to the moon at the doors of the dark I want to drown this strong feeling now I’m back to the river Now you are a song What we were is written you are the black swan you call to the moon at the doors of the dark we are emigrants from a failed love
Almost Blues 03:38
Almost Blues is nothing tragic There’s no reason to love When you're away I will know what to do No time to mourn. It could have been worst Now you stick to the past While on the radio plays our last song You treated me like a dog. After every kiss I received a snub Now you are taking the ashes of love You made me die you made me feel alive Almost blues. You left empty-handed At last love is an entropic game Almost blues Almost blues Almost blues Almost blues
Highway 49 03:14
Enemies 04:28
Walking with my enemy Steps beyond the sorrow and joy dark side of love is a must see Walking on the bustling streets like a bum around the town and you move like a cat on a hot tin roof Pain comes from the roofs through the smoke Night waits with a jaws of a wolf Enemy you know where we go Enemy our time is short Dying, love is dying Seeking the best way out Enemy you file your claws There’s no rest no relief for you I was wired to escape from your rage You kept pushing till the sea stopped Universe collapses and we don’t? Soft as the blade of a sword You talk to me like I was the one I realized too late that we are part of a lie Now I pray for no return It’s not hard to fill your space You are like the smoke from a cigarette You kept pushing till the sea stopped Universe collapses and we don’t?
Life is like a summer. A summer Camp Blues People goin' crazy. You and me too   I can’t be myself. No time to think Daily I go back home tired without reward   Dreams are dyin' going nowhere While you are turning in a fairground all day Would you kill a hopeless man? You can’t do it My love, I’m a fool without homeland   Please don’t go away. Please get back Oh listen! babe you know how I really feel   I’m a workingman victim. I was born just dead You can’t kill me. I was made to resist   It’s all you want to change my mind Don’t ever remind me where is my place solo You know babe. Love is a killing field Think about, there’s no trial to judge our mistakes Never hang out with someone of my kind you could lose everything in just one night You think love is a war to win And ‘eternal love’ becomes summertime Love is like a summer. A summer camp blues Love is like a summer. A summer camp blues
Fishbowl 04:13
Winter was cold I ran the ravine to the church There was a time When dreams would come true I dressed in a football shirt I used to play an old guitar From a flowery terrace I saw trains going to nowhere A yellow bird whistled through the window The turntable played a scratchy song I was free in a fishbowl. I was free I said one day I would go I lived in a sunny attic. Away from danger one day I will go One day I thought I could be a poet Life turned out short. I walked with bare feet My country changed turning the fishbowl Now I can write a poem I will come back I will come back When all ways are blocked


Recorded in Barcelona April 2016 in Slim Studios
Produced by Mario Cobo
Edited by "Huevos Frito" (2016)
Engineer Nestor Oñatibia
Songs by Xavi Malacara
Arrangements Tony Wilson

Malacara & Wilson Band are:

Xavi Malacara (singer, guitar, harp)
Tony Wilson (guitar)
Salva "Joker" (Drums)
Maxi Moscardi (Bass)


released January 2, 2017

Cover Jaume Roure

Work Art Dani Ballesteros
Coordinador & Fotografia Jofre Blesa
Una producción de Xavi Malacara para la obra de teatro “La Peixera”
© Malacara & Wilson Band @ Huevos Frito 2016


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Xavi Malacara Barcelona, Spain

They call him "Malacara". Musician based in Barcelona Songwriter bandleader, entertainer (Malacara Wilson Band, Karma Police, Milkers) Has placed him at the Americana music. His music transcends the confines of genre, continually challenging the notion that tradition-bearers fail to push musical boundaries. ... more


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