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Fred Jones Part 2

by Lindby

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"Fred Jones Part 2" is a tune by Ben Folds which we used to cover all the time at shows in college, and have always loved to listen to and play. Here is a recording of the song that we started while recording "Drive" and just recently got around to finishing. Hope you enjoy it!


Fred sits alone at his desk in the dark
There's an awkward young shadow that waits in the hall
He's cleared all his things and he's put them in boxes
Things that remind him, life has been good

Twenty-five years, he's worked at the paper
A man's here to take him downstairs
And I'm sorry, Mr. Jones, it's time

There was no party, there were no songs
'Cause today's just a day like the day that he started
No one is left here that knows his first name
And life barrels on like a runaway train

Where the passengers change, they don't change anything
You get off, someone else can get on
And I'm sorry, Mr. Jones, it's time

Streetlight shines through the shades
Casting lines on the floor and lines on his face
He reflects on the day

Fred gets his paints out and goes to the basement
Projecting some slides onto a plain white
Canvas and traces it, fills in the spaces
He turns off the slides, and it doesn't look right

Yeah, and all of these bastards have taken his place
He's forgotten but not yet gone
And I'm sorry, Mr. Jones, it's time.


released September 12, 2016
Nick Spurrier - Piano, Vocals
Nick Goodrich - Vocals
Ali Grant - Vocals
Kyle Claset - Vocals

Mixed by Arthur Figgis at The Larch Studios
Mastered by Ryan Lee at Crystal Clear Sound


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Lindby Fort Worth, Texas

Indie Rock / Jazz / Electronic / Nerd / I IV V7 I / Love Your Mother.

Lindby is an Indie Rock Band based out of Fort Worth, TX with an eclectic sound ranging from rock to jazz to folk to classical. From fugues to funk, Lindby's got it!

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