Graylit

Graylit

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We are Graylit... a four-piece alternative band based in Nashville. We have recently completed our debut album, an independent release called The World's Out Late, and we hope to see you on the road soon.

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Biography

Graylit is a four-man independent alternative band based in Nashville, Tennessee. Members include Jefferson Yount (vocals, keys and guitars), Michael Williamson (vocals and bass guitar), Christopher Yount (lead guitar and percussion), and David Leon Card (drums and percussion). The band’s name is a play on the meaning of ‘gray literature’ expressing each member’s desire to maintain their musical integrity in all their work together. Graylit has independently released one album (The World’s Out Late) and two singles (Take It and an acoustic version of Weather Report) to date.

Lyrics

Polite

Written By: Graylit

i'm some place in fort kent
starting to fade into canada
maybe i'll leave it today
face on a carton
tell me it isn't about anyone
it just isn't the same
but you're not the same

we've stopped being polite
it's killing the starlife dreaming
when we were friends
life keeps moving
but i'm still loosing myself here
somewhere between the beginning and the end

it's alright, it's a problem
never you mind who was wrong
and you don't know
no no you don't
so lower the faders
are you endeared up there on the rooftops
it's not the same here
and even if you were here
you're not the same

we've stopped being polite
it's killing the starlife dreaming
when we were friends
life keeps moving
but i'm still loosing myself here
somewhere between the beginning and the end

From the First Train

Written By: Graylit

in this town, everybody talks the same
we watch the streets through all the buildings
you never smile until you're leaving it
neither do i
neither do i
in this town, it's a shame cause you get comfortable alone
and we get crowded by the way we spend our nights inside
but no one's laying down
cause we know full well that we're never gonna leave this town

i'll be watching all the street lights turn red, dear
from the first train out of here
i'll be watching all the dreamers disappear
from the first train out of here
i'll be watching all the street lights turn red, dear
and keep all of the people here
i'll be watching when the lovers fade away
from the first train

headed out of this town
down the quake and past the fault
we're laid, scattered across the lawn
you look and say we're hiding the faintest stars
but that can't be true
because it's all we ever are in this town
we're proud and mostly blind between the fear and the elegance here
sometimes none of us back down until we're backing down
and we're liars and we're leavers that are staying in
but saviors only come for some of us here
and there's hardly any takers, but

i'll be watching all the street lights turn red, dear
from the first train out of here
i'll be watching all the dreamers disappear
from the first train out of here
i'll be watching all the street lights turn red, dear
and keep all of the people here
i'll be watching when the lovers fade away
from the first train

you say that we should go
you say it
wait
oh, no
no, no
it's not the smartest thing
you say that i'll get by just like everybody else
and i'll be watching all the street lights

but i'll be watching all the street lights turn red, dear
from the first train out of here
i'll be watching all the dreamers disappear
from the first train out of here
i'll be watching all the street lights turn red, dear
oh, and somewhere around where we go and we stay,
i can almost see you fade
from the first train train out of here

listen, i can't see anything around this town in the first place
we stay cause we never change around this town

Tangled

Written By: Graylit

let's get tangled in years
let's start here
in the wake of a grin and a wave goodbye
i'm fine
i'm always fine with the wait
i forget swimming through pairs of lips and eyes
yours and mine
i forget
but i could begin again

yeah, i could begin again
with a grin and a wave goodbye
goodbye

Discography

The World's Out Late - Debut EP 2009
Take It - Single 2008
Weather Report (acoustic version) - Single 2008

Set List

Prelude
Wars
Polite
Streets to Life
Stay
Hollywood
Tangled
After the Years
Currents
America Was Burning