Civil Twilight

Reunion Tour, The Weakerthans

Contributors
Bass, Vocals, Keyboards: Greg Smith
Guitars, Vocals, Pedal Steel, Keyboards: Stephen Carroll
Drums, Percussion, Vibes, Glockenspiel, Keyboards, Banjo, Loops: Jason Tait
Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards: John K. Samson
Lyrics

My Confusion Corner commuters are cursing the cold away
As December tries to dissemble the length of their working day
And they bite their mitts off to show me transfers, deposit change
and I can't stop finding your face in their faces, all rearranged
and angry like you never were;

And I ease us back into traffic
dusk comes on and I wonder why
I'm always remembering you
in civil twilight

For the most part, I think about golfing and constantly calculate
All the seconds left in the minutes, and so on, etcetera
Or recite the names of provinces and Hollywood actors;
Oh, Ontario! Oh, Jennifer Jason Leigh!
This part of the day bewilders me.

Streets slow down and ice over,
Dusk comes on and I struggle stop-to-stop
To stop thinking of you at civil twilight

Hey, every other hour I pass that house,
Where you told me that you had to go
I wonder if the landlord has fixed the crack,
That I stared at, instead of staring back at you.

My chance to say something seemed so brief, but it wasn't.
Now I know I had plenty of time
Between the sunset and certified darkness
Dusk comes on and I follow the exhaust
From memory out to the end of civil twilight

More fun poster art...

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@theweakerthans

Here's another gem of a poster for a 2009 run. http://t.co/I5LC6ZTmVI

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Here's another gem of a poster for a 2009 run.

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@theweakerthans

Nice poster from back in the 0's http://t.co/zgoPPhTtUg

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@theweakerthans

John K. Samson & Jason Tait debut new songs with Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers (@WpgContemps), May 7-9, http://t.co/JvIdrCZDSk

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@theweakerthans

John K. Samson has some solo acoustic shows in europe coming up: http://t.co/A4RPjZMbq0

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@theweakerthans

#Winnipeg - We'll have a garage sale at @ThomBargen on Feb 8. Come down and get your hands on some rare merch. http://t.co/EWtEd7yRFk

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WINNIPEG - We found a lot of rare tour merch, CDs, Vinyl, DVDs, and posters in our basements and decided to have a garage sale. Come on down to Thom Bargen coffee & tea between 10:00 am - 1:00 pm on Saturday, February 8th and check out what we have to offer.

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@theweakerthans

John K. Samson & Jason Tait debut new songs with Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers (@WpgContemps), May 7-9, http://t.co/JvIdrCZDSk

See Original

@theweakerthans

John K. Samson has some solo acoustic shows in europe coming up: http://t.co/A4RPjZMbq0

See Original

@theweakerthans

#Winnipeg - We'll have a garage sale at @ThomBargen on Feb 8. Come down and get your hands on some rare merch. http://t.co/EWtEd7yRFk

See Original

WINNIPEG - We found a lot of rare tour merch, CDs, Vinyl, DVDs, and posters in our basements and decided to have a garage sale. Come on down to Thom Bargen coffee & tea between 10:00 am - 1:00 pm on Saturday, February 8th and check out what we have to offer.

See Original

More fun poster art...

See Original

@theweakerthans

Here's another gem of a poster for a 2009 run. http://t.co/I5LC6ZTmVI

See Original

Here's another gem of a poster for a 2009 run.

See Original

@theweakerthans

Nice poster from back in the 0's http://t.co/zgoPPhTtUg

See Original

Nice poster from back in the 0's

See Original

@theweakerthans

A cool old file we found by local artist Marcel Dzama. http://t.co/r0b2Io1mv5

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