Makeshift Christmas

by Apres Pompeii

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Set of Original Christmas Songs

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released December 17, 2010

All tracks written and performed by Apres Pompeii

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Apres Pompeii Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Apres Pompeii is currently entering a new era. Gospels is an ongoing project that will take form over the whole of 2013. With a full length album and seven EPs planned for the year, the path to its completion will undoubtedly be long and toilsome. This project’s focus is on the internal struggles and relationships that inform the way we interact with the world. ... more

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Track Name: Slipping in the Snow
Again the snow will fall/We’ll get caught up in the breadth of it all/I’ll pray for a reprieve/From the ice that’s coming down in sheets/And all I see is what’s in front of me/I need my home in the east/I need my rising sun/I need my manger of peace/I need the holy one/Another Christmas Eve/Another night on the run/From the one’s who love me so/The candles by my bed/Will light anew—anoint my head/Like slipping where you tread/Your feet will get ahead of you/You’ll try to fly but oh, your wings are wrapped tight/[Chorus]/Light a fire for me/I’m coming home/For Christmas morning/I’ll brave the snow/I don’t need any presents/Just catch me ‘fore I’m too far gone/[Chorus]/I need to go home.

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