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I see the shadow of Henry's moustache now at eight in the morning
He'd always beat us by over ten metres, then tell his war stories
We'd be olympians; now he just coos to his favourite pigeons
He was my crony, but now I'm the only man left in the race

Anto and I, we fought for the heart of the platinum blonde
I lifted kegs while he ran second leg and passed the baton
He worked hard, he was willing
Now he forgets the names of his children
Well I do this for Tony, now I'm the only man left in the race

When old Jack shot that starting gun, we'd run, we'd run, we'd run
We were heroes for young and old
But I was ten off gold

You did your duty; you're still the beauty like the day we were married
And does this all matter? Well maybe it matters. Like jobs and like families
Love and war and survival; there's more than one way to skin up your rivals
But it gets a bit lonely when you're the only man left in the race

When young Jack shoots that starting gun, I'll run, I'll run, I'll run
I'll be a hero, maybe too old, but I will lift the gold

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Lie Ins Dublin, Ireland

Lie Ins are Mike, Ruan and Mark. We've had one album called Death to Lie Ins, which was amazing. We've released a bunch of singles, which are all even more amazing. Check them all out. If we continue on this trajectory, I dunno, beatification has to be on the cards. ... more

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