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We were drivin in the country woods and we didn't know why we were there.
Well maybe we were runnin from the big city or maybe we were runnin to the mountain air.
And then we came upon a cabin of a diner and oh, how they did stare.
I said "Hey...
what's the quickest way to your Motel 6, out in these sticks?"
Said "Hey...
we're feelin kinda weary, we been drivin all day and we need a place to stay."


And they said "Baby there aint no shortcuts on your way.
Baby there aint no highways in these parts.
You know baby gonna have to drive yourself down every little windy road,
If you really wanna get to where you're goin."

Well I was sittin on the therapist couch and I didn't know why I was there.
Well maybe I was runnin from the big issues or maybe I was runnin to a listenin ear.
And then I came upon a maze of emotion and oh, how I did fear.
I said, "Hey...
what's the quickest way out of this mess to that happiness?"
Said "Hey...
I'm feelin kinda weary, I been cryin all day and I need a little break."

And they said "Baby there aint no shortcuts on your way.
Baby there aint no highways in these parts.
You know baby gonna have to drive yourself down every little windy road,
If you really wanna get to where you're goin."

Well I was sittin in the meditation hall and I didn't know why I was there.
Well maybe I was runnin from the noise outside or maybe I was runnin to the stillness there.
And then I came upon greed, hatred and delusion and oh, how I did fear.
I said "Hey...
what's the quickest way to freedom and love, how do I rise above?"
Said "Hey...
I'm feelin kinda weary I've been sittin all day with my mind in disarray."

And they said "Baby there aint no shortcuts on your way.
Baby there aint no highways in these parts.
You know baby gonna have to drive yourself down every little windy road,
If you really wanna get to where you're goin."

If you really wanna get to where you're goin.
If you really wanna get to where you're goin.

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from Time & Pocket Change, released April 1, 2011
HEATHER MALONEY (LEAD & BACKING VOCALS, WURLITZER, TENOR GUITAR)
NORM DEMOURA (DRUM PROGRAMMING, MALLET-ED BASS, KEYS, LOOPS, KICK & CHAIN, SHAKERS, CIGAR-BOX GUITAR)
JOSEPH BOYLE (SLINKY, BACKING VOCALS, ACOUSTIC GUITAR)

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Heather Maloney Northampton, Massachusetts

"Terrific... Maloney's lyrics cut to the chase" (Huffington Post)

"Extremely talented song writer and incredibly great singer." (Jonny Lang, Grammy award winning artist)

"Definitely deserves to be recognized." (Unveiled Arts, NYC)

"This album is incredible, I'm blown away." (Jay Moberg, WUMB Boston Radio)

"Stunning folk rock..." (Worcester Magazine)
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