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The Making Of A Saint

from These Boys by Keith Burke

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From Keith Burke's studio album "These Boys".
Words and Music by Keith Burke.

Recorded in Orphan Studios June 2015.
Produced by Gavin Glass.
Mixed by Scott Haliday.
Engineered by Peter Ashmore.
Mastered by Fergal Davis.
www.keithburke.com

lyrics

THE MAKING OF A SAINT
Written in January & February 2009

I’m trying to get out of this prison cell
I can’t stand the cold and I can’t take the smell
I’m biding my time ‘til the moment’s just right
I beat a man senseless without a fight

I’m trying to find my way out of a bind
I’ve got a woman outside of a decent kind
Waiting outside in a different kind of world
Trying real hard to be my girl

I couldn’t help but notice someone standing over
It’s a long time since I Lord, said a prayer
As the lights got lower and the voices faded out
There’s the making of a saint right there

Nothing in this world seems fair
Take it all away man I don’t care
I know I’ve only got myself to blame
It’s a false confession all the same

My head is right down and my nose is kept clean
The walls have ears and those ears are mean
On just one occasion I stepped out of line
But you can’t take more than a whole lifetime

credits

from These Boys, released March 3, 2016
Piano - Anja Kuncic
Fiddle & Backing Vocals - Sinead Madden
Bass - Dave Mooney
Drums - Dave Keegan
Cello - Ger Toal
Vocals, Harmonica and Guitar - Keith Burke

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Keith Burke Dublin, Ireland

Keith Burke is a Dublin based songwriter noted for his vocals and guitar playing. 2016 saw the release of “These Boys”, his third studio album. It led to concerts in Pittsburgh USA, Cairo Egypt and Beiruit Lebanon. Since then Keith has written and arranged a collection of new songs and is working with producer Anthony Gibney, bassist Dave Mooney and drummer Paul Byrne on the new 14 track project. ... more

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