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Swiss Ann


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performers: Axis String Quartet:
Rob Thomas, violin
Marlene Rice, violin
Judith Insell-Stack, viola
Catherine Bent, cello
Jimmy Connors, guitar (on coda only)
Geoff Chirgwin, everything else (classical, electric guitars, vocals)
duration: 4 min 13 sec
pages of score: 36
recorded at: Columbia Home Studios, New York, New York
Lake Warner Studios, Hadley, Massachusetts
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mixed at: Lake Warner Studios, Hadley, Massachusetts
Charlie's Cabin Studios, Mount Desert Island, Maine<
mastered at: Broad Marsh River Studios, Wareham, Massachusetts
lyric:
Swiss Ann Swiss Ann Swiss Ann Swiss Ann
Your directional aptitude had me impressed
And then I went off in to a blast,
But not before I went and prematurely assessed
That our love should last
You have given me a sickness and now there
Is no Joy and no Hope
[No Liberty]
No, it's just Swiss Ann
Saturate my soul.

Ann, O, Swiss
[Girl in the deep night walking her bicycle]
Ann, O, Swiss
[Girl in the deep night walking her bicycle]
Ann, O, Swiss
[Girl in the deep night walking her bicycle]
Ann.
[Girl in the deep night walking her bicycle]


The perfumed residue of your
Over-soaping leaches in to the air.
This and the subtle bounce of your hair
Cling to me; cling from you to me

After hunting you down like that
You think me vain
And I'm just another well-fitted
Tile in the water
Closet of your brain


Ann, O, Swiss
[Girl in the deep night riding her bicycle]
Ann, O, Swiss
[Girl in the deep night riding her bicycle]
Ann, O, Swiss
[Girl in the deep night riding her bicycle]
Ann.
[Girl in the deep night riding her bicycle]

I can see you riding your bicycle with your long skirt on

My cardboard box.
Your crisp blue blouse
My chaotic smile
Your freshly washed hair
My unpunctual laughter
Your unscented face
My clumsy vernacular
Your muscular neck
My awkward gaze
Your facile hands
My obsessed craze
Your barrista aptitude
I'm just a small entry into your world
And the only one in mine


Ann, O, Swiss Ann.

I can see you torching my picture and forgetting me entirely.
All songs written, arranged, produced, mixed, and mastered by Geoff Chirgwin All material (C) and (P) 2002 Geoff Chirgwin.  All for-profit rights reserved.
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