One in the Hand

by Sweet Crude

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This is a song about love, fidelity, and zombies.

Engineered by Rick Nelson at Marigny Recording Studio.


English translations in parentheses when applicable.

One in the hand, two in the bush
You got my queen, but I got your rooks.
The castle is soon falling
The sun is down and the moon's calling
No need to be so upset
This is as good as it gets

Arrete de me quereller, mon fusible est court.
(Stop bugging me, I have a short fuse)
On a pas du temps, ici viennent les morts.
(We're out of time and here come the dead)
It's gonna be a long weekend
it's cold and the boat's sinking
No need to be so upset
ceci est si bon qu'il peut-être
(This is as good as it gets)

Un dans la main, deux dans la talle
(One in the hand, two in the bush)
Ce jeu ici, ca va me faire du mal
(This game is hurting me)
Il est tard et on a besoin
(It's getting late and we need)
D'rester en vie jusqu'à demain
(To stay alive until tomorrow)
No need to be so upset
This is as good as it gets


released May 20, 2013



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Sweet Crude New Orleans, Louisiana

Indie rock Louisianais.

We are indigenous to South Louisiana. We would like to show the world that we can make progressive music that also embraces this region's French-speaking tradition. We are joining a small but fervent group of young Louisianians engaged in keeping the language relevant via art. Also we would like to drink whiskey and dance all the time. ... more


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