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Danger. Danger.
I'm getting old and maybe a little bit stranger.
So danger. I'd like to welcome you to my mid-life crisis.
You know admission's free, but you're not allowed to save me.
Just strangers.
Text me back a little later tonight. I said later. Much later.
I'm trying to get shit done.
You know that I'm no fun.
I'm not sure what happened.

Dial up the color of the roadside snapshot.
I need a reason to stick around.

Hater. I'm a hater.
I don't like anything that makes me feel stupid,
so waiter, would you be so kind as to fetch me another martini?
Cuz you know this therapy is so damn expensive.

Filter everything through black and white,
soften all the edges, so I can get some sleep.
I thought that I'd walk fearlessly through life,
but it seems I've lost my moxie.
It's a first world problem.

Follow me into my big, black cave.
We're really off the grid now.
We can go around naked.
I never thought I'd throw it all away,
to feel like I'm still breathing.
It's a first world problem.
First world problem.
First world problem.
Frist world problem
It's a first.

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from Some Girls EP by Alien Knife Fight, track released October 18, 2016
Lyrics written by Monique Ortiz ©2016 . Music written by Monique Ortiz, Brotherguy Music PubCo, SESAC & Michael Howard, Shopdog Music, SESAC ©2016. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Produced & mixed by Mark Deutrom.
Engineered by Chico Jones at Ohm Recording Facility, Austin, Texas.
Mastered by Jeff Lipton at Peerless Mastering, Boston, MA
Assistant Mastering Engineer: Maria Rice
Monique's custom bass builds by Kenny Woodson at Saddle Tramp Custom, Austin, TX.

Monique Ortiz: vocals, 2-string slidebass
Michael Howard: drums

Very special thanks to Chris Dillon, Robert Martinengo, Jerome & Lisa Deupree.
Cover photo and design by Monique Ortiz ©2016.
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Vocalist / multi-instrumentalist Monique Ortiz is the front woman of Alien Knife Fight, A.K.A.C.O.D., and Bourbon Princess. Currently she is working on new AKF and solo material.

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