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The Wallflowers - "Roots And Wings" [Official Audio]

From the new album 'Exit Wounds," out July 9th (@New West Records). Pre-Order + Listen: http://newwst.com/exitwoundsID Vinyl + CD: http://newwst.com/exitwoundsID/new-west-records Amazon: http://newwst.com/exitwoundsID/amazonmusic Apple Music: http://newwst.com/exitwoundsID/applemusic Spotify: http://newwst.com/exitwoundsID/spotify Pandora: http://newwst.com/exitwoundsID/pandora Tidal: http://newwst.com/exitwoundsID/tidal Deezer: http://newwst.com/exitwoundsID/deezer LYRICS: You’re such a heavy bird You’d never get far on your own You’ll never have a use for your feathers While you’re hopping down the road You were born to walk the earth With your back against the cold You never had a purpose Till I wore you on my back like a coat You’re in your evening gloves You’re off the farm taking big city drugs No matter how far you get let it sink in I gave you roots baby I gave you wings I showed you how to swing And I showed you how to strut That’s my mojo you’re using That’s my wine getting you drunk Was I that broke you in I got you clean clipped and cut You’re a mule among horses I took you When God stood you up Now tell me who could do more Set myself on fire keeping you warm Now I’m off the hook he’s on your chin I gave you roots baby I gave you wings Now you’ve got your looks and your pretty things A new set of chances that I wouldn’t give If you’ve forgotten I’ll tell you again I gave you roots baby I gave you wings You’re such a heavy bird You’d never get far on your own I gave you roots baby I gave you wings I gave you roots baby I gave you wings You’re such a heavy bird You’d never get far on your own I gave you roots I gave you wings I gave you roots I gave you wings You’re such a heavy bird © 2021 New West Records, LLC
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