Hundred Days (Featuring Nick Petricca of Walk the Moon)

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LIMITED TIME PAY WHAT YOU WANT DOWNLOAD! In celebration of our return home to NYC show at Bowery Electric, this song is pay what you want.

The title track from our brand spankin new EP. This is also the title number of our experimental folk-opera of the same name. And we are very proud to have our dear buddy Nick Petricca, of Walk the Moon, lending his velvety vocal stylings on this track as the character "Max" from the opera.

lyrics

we are young
we meet for the first time
we look up and find
we've never had it any better
when we find he'll never get better
build the world and fight the time
i will never die

I make america, I
I am a universe, I
I'll never go away hey hey hey hey hey
I am a universe, I
I'm your man
I'll never go away away away hey

they say no
they don't believe us
break the hearts
and say goodbye
you will never die

i want
a hundred days
of bright light
hey hey away

a hundred days
you're my man
of bright light
away away hey!

we are stars (wait for me)
we can burn forever (i am running)
bang bang bang
never coming back again (I have something to)
Never coming back again (I should tell you)
i'll break it open, find the wind (wait for me)
i'll hold all of the shards that make her (I am running)
(kiss and wave and nod and smile and hug explain and lie and buy and and bye bye bye bye)] x2
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I have something to
I should tell you

on and on and on
I'll hold all of the shards that make her

i want a hundred days
of bright lights
hey hey away
A hundred days
you're my man
of bright lights
away away hey!

I make America i
i am a universe i
i'll never go away
hey hey hey hey
i am a universe i
i'm your man
i'll never go away
away away hey!

credits

from HUNDRED DAYS [EP], released June 20, 2012
Produced by Felix McTeigue and The Bengsons.
Recorded in Brooklyn, NY.
Engineered by Felix McTeigue and Drew Guido and Stewart Myers.

Abigail Nessen Bengson - Vocals
Shaun McClain Bengson - Guitars, vocals, piano
Nick Petricca - Vocals
Talia Mailman - Classical harp
Raymond Russell - Bass
Conor Meehan - Drums
Gang vocals by Lydia Benecke, Jamie Hamm, Pam Karlin, Dalane Mason, and Michael Hoch.

Copyright Shaun & Abigail Bengson, 2012. All rights reserved.

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The Bengsons New York

Husband-and-wife led band, The Bengsons, are rising stars of the NYC music and theater scene. Described by TimeoutNY as “quirky and radiantly emotive” and the NY Times as possessing "not only a tremendous musical talent, but a raw honesty, a sincere righteousness,” they blend rousing, all-join-hands group choruses with spry melodies over energetic, frenetic rhythms. ... more

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