Blue Collar Killer

from by Callum Gentleman

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Wanted to get Simon Bridges to play drums & John Key to sing backing vocals but it didn't work out.

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Blue Collar Killer
Blue Collar Killer
Is it just a job to you

I say Blue Collar Killer
Blue Collar Killer
It’s just another job to do
It’s just another dollar for you

Yesterday’s dinner lies cold on the table in the kitchen where your wife is crying alone
She wonders when she’ll see ya
She worries bout the life you’re leading
Maybe you should run to her now

Blue Collar Killer
Blue Collar Killer
Is it just a job that pays
You kill us & you walk away
Killing is just what you do

Your daughter’s sitting freezing by the gates of the school
She is waiting for her daddy to drive her home
Maybe it’s time you clocked out form this shift
And you go to her go to her go go go

Go Mr. Killer
Blue Collar Killer
Maybe you’re just working too hard
I think that you’re taking this all too far

And I know you’re just trying to make ends meet
But why why why does that mean
That you have to end me

Surely today
Surely today your job’s not me

I say hey Mr. Killer
Blue Collar Killer
Am I just a job to you?
Am I just a dollar?
Am I just a job?

Blue Collar Killer don’t
Please Mr. Killer
Oh now hey Mr. Killer

credits

from Smoke, released August 3, 2018
Callum Gentleman - Guitar & Vocals
Sam Loveridge - Violin
Joel Vinsen –Electric Guitar
Carmen Kilss - Vocals
Oliver Harmer - Engineer
Ryan Green - Mix
Ben Delany – Mastering

Recorded at The Lab Studios
Mixed at Native Audio

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Callum Gentleman New Zealand

Tales told with a silver tongue.

Callum plays blues/folk noir with the odd dash of country. It’s Nick Cave meets The Smiths in a dark alley where they conspire to kidnap Bob Dylan and move to New Zealand. It’s Tom Waits sharing moonshine with Leonard Cohen at 4am ... more

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