from by Nate Laban



We met instantly in love
We said that we would dance until we reached the solemn ground
The drugs and lack of employment
Split the seams to all the love that we had found
I heard they were hiring policemen
To finally clean up our town
I'd get you back one way or another
We will dance till we hear last sound
Tijuana do not shoot me down

The head's they were hanging up on high
Evil in the tunnels dug up under town
I pray to my lord to protect me
I kill for my lover's heart as it pounds and pounds

I offer my people protection
Risking my blood spilled as I'm bound
There is no safe life how they're living
Under trigger of a leader's false earned crown

Tijuana do not shoot me down

Last night was the darkest I have seen
Bullets raining til our people lay there drown
Grown children kept on firing
Until one had hit your simple gown

I sat the wet death in my arms
And damned the whole world with a frown
I rose and ran back toward the cartel in tact
Tijuana please don't shoot me down


from The Loon, released March 1, 2011



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Nate Laban Dover, New Hampshire

Nate Laban is a musician from Portsmouth, NH. He currently plays in Nate Laban & Sam Hill and also in Nate Laban & Eric Ott.

He's been doing this for awhile. Then again, we've all been doing this for awhile, haven't we?

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