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Calexico - Algiers (Deluxe Edition) Hush


  • ISRC:USEP41226011
  • Recorded:2012 The Living Room Studio - Algiers, LA
  •  ©2012 Anti, Inc.
  • Drums, Percussion, Vibraphone:John Convertino
  • Vocals, Guitars, Upright Bass, Piano, Vibes, Keys, Accordion:Joey Burns
  • Trumpet, Vibes, Wurlitzer, Sampled Strings, Accordion, Theremin:Martin Wenk
  • Pedal Steel:Paul Niehaus
  • Upright Bass, Electric Bass:Volker Zander
  • Violin:Michael Fan
  • Violin:Rose Todaro
  • Viola:Joseph Pagan
  • Cello:Anne Gratz
  • Moog Synth For Pedal Steel:Chris Schultz


In the afternoon of orange blossom days
Hummingbirds rest above where we lay
You say it’s ok, no need to fret
The weight of it all will ease as we find
The balance in each step we make

Swinging back n’ forth in a palo verde tree
The wind in the needles hushes you asleep
Even with the strain, your heart remains
Don’t doubt why darlin’
In time you will find we’re alright we were born
Like the branch to bend and not to break

Reconcile and resurrect, tombstone rose
Growing up and over the gates to where our children play
The future wraps ‘round like vines
Inside these arms

Darlin’ will you say in our final embrace
Before returning ‘neath the clay
After all that your heart still remains