When The Nights Get Long (Single)

by Gillian Grassie

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released December 5, 2013



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Gillian Grassie Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Gillian Grassie is an American singer-songwriter and harpist who splits her time between Philadelphia and Berlin.

"It’s rare to hear a young singer with such control and understated soulfulness, and even more rare to hear a harp provide such a deep percussive groove. I was immediately captivated by her sound.” - Grammy-winner Marc Cohn
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Track Name: When The Nights Get Long

Everybody wants somebody
when the nights get long
the heat turns on
I'm no exception to the rest
with clumsy mittened hands
and the best intentions

When Frost, he comes a-painting
all the window panes
in tiny slippered feet
Oh he's a joyful artist
like a four-year-old
he paints in shapes and whorls
or maybe lacy sutures
to mend all the broken hearts

Everybody wants somebody
when the nights get long
the heat turns on
and I've been waiting
oh so patiently
for something right
for sugar and spice
and all things very, very nice

And the cold it makes us bolder
I"ll just lean on your shoulder
since I'm shivering
Oh won't you please pull me nearer
and we'll dance to thaw our toes
a snowflake's on your nose
I guess I better kiss it quick

I don't have a wish list
I got too much stuff as it is
Don't worry about packages
because you're bundled like a present
your scarf's tied like a bow

Everybody wants somebody
when the nights get long
when the heat turns on
I'm glad you're with me