As I stepped in the river
I turned around and what did I see
I saw the black hole of my suspicion
I saw the monster of my own jealousy
Coming in after me

Cornflower you protect me from myself
Cornflower I don't trust nobody else

I am mean and unpredictable
I can bite the hand that's feeding me
I can even hurt you my friend
Because I can't seem to let things be
There's a demon inside of me

Cornflower you make me humble to my bones
Cornflower I'm afraid to be alone

I can't ask you to be my friend
I don't expect you to be there till the end
'Cause I can't guarantee my love wont hurt you
All the trouble I've been through
It's a wall between me and you
Even though it kills me to desert you

Cornflower I just want to do what's right
Cornflower I'll be leaving here tonight


from Perfection At It's Best, released July 27, 2019


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Illiteratty Vancouver, British Columbia

We play metafolk… meaning, original swing, European cabaret, celtic, rockabilly, a cappella, folk, world, pop, with sharp lyrics and up to five-part vocals.

Our instrumentation is for three to six musicians, and our full complement includes guitar, mandolin, violin, keys/accordion, upright bass and small percussion. Our music is funny, angry, idiosyncratic, intelligent, and extremely varied.
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