THE EMPLOYEES



Workin For The Man
1999

Recorded 1997-1999
Alesis ADAT digital 8-track
and Protools digital multi-track
King of Beef - New York City
The Loft - Brooklyn, New York
Words and music by Tylor Durand and Justin Ferren
Engineered by Tylor Durand
Illustrations by Tylor Durand


In All Directions

As the options expand
In no dimention
The option becomes a point
As the options expand
In all dimentions
The point becomes a line
As the options expand
In two dimentions
The line becomes a circle
As the options expand
In three dimentions
The circle becomes a shere

And you are here

As the options expand
In three dimentions

You are here

Tylor Durand: Electric guitar / Drums
Justin Ferren: Vocal / Electric guitar
Mark Shepherd: Bass


Electric Tune

Tylor Durand: Bass
Justin Ferren: Electric guitar / Fender Rhodes


Hoyt-Schermerhorn

Walk down
To my train
The G train
Don't miss the train
Ride the train
To my transfer
Transfer
Transfer at Hoyt-Schermerhorn
Hoyt-Schermerhorn
Cause I'm a filter
Filter
For impurities
Impurities
Insecurities
Take your insecurities
And make them my own
Filter
Transfer
Hoyt-Schermerhorn
Schermerhorn

Tylor Durand: Bass / Electric guitar / Maracas / Cardboard box
Justin Ferren: Vocal / Fender Rhodes / Toy accordian / Plastic bucket


The Morning Ritual

Tylor Durand: Acoustic guitar / Bongos / Pot lid
Justin Ferren: Electric guitar / Tamborine / Shaker


Next Days

She grew up strong
But the next days were so long
She forgot who she was
And she took the very next bus

She's got one thing on her mind

These things that she dreads
Are only inside her head
And she can't go west
And put them to rest

She's got one thing on her mind

And it's like this all the time

Tylor Durand: Vocal / Acoustic guitar
Justin Ferren: Electric guitar


Submercible

Tylor Durand: Drums / Electric guitar
Justin Ferren: Electric guitar / Dulcimer
Mark Shepherd: Bass


Get Rid Of Him (And Get With Me)

Hey baby why you with that dork
You think he's bacon but he ain't even pork
I'm gonna tell you something important now baby so listen closely

Get rid of him and get with me

Oh yeah

Hey baby why you with that fool
Yeah he's a mechanic but he ain't got a tool
Got a little advice for you girl I ain't gonna say it too many more times

Get rid of him and get with me

Hey baby why you like this jerk
Yeah he's got a job everyday he's at work
I'm only gonna say it one more time so you better get it right this time

Get rid of him and get with me

Tylor Durand: Vocal / Electric guitar / Bass / Drum machine
Justin Ferren: Vocal / Electric guitar / Maracas


Hogs & Hefers

Tylor Durand: Drum machine
Justin Ferren: Lap steel guitar


Bending

Tylor Durand: Acoustic guitar
Justin Ferren: Lap steel guitar


Little Sister

Talking out loud now
Braids in your hair
Waving your hand
Saying hello
Ready to go

Little sister

Times are easy
Sometimes hard
I'm so proud
To say who you are
Your gonna go far

Little sister

I know your strong
But if you ever need help
You just name it
What'll it be
Jessica Lee

Little sister

You know what you want
And your making your way
I'm so happy
That you found a man
To fit in your plan

Little sister

I look for you
As a sweet little girl
I catch a glimpse
Your waving goodbye
A smile in your eye

Hello sister

Tylor Durand: Bass / Congas / Shaker
Justin Ferren: Vocal / Acoustic guitar / Electric guitar


New Orleans

Tylor Durand: Acoustic guitar
Justin Ferren: Dobro


You Leave Me Blue

You leave me blue
That's what you do

You take away my happiness
And leave me an old shoe

You leave me blue
That's what you do

You take away my happiness
And leave me a dirty old shoe

Don't want that dirty old shoe

You leave me blue

Tylor Durand: Electric guitar / Fender Rhodes / Percussion / Zither
Justin Ferren: Vocal / Acoustic guitar / Electric guitar / Percussion


Parade

Tylor Durand: Acoustic guitar
Justin Ferren: Dobro


Deliver It

Tylor Durand: Bass / Hand claps
Justin Ferren: Banjo
Dave Banjoya: Acoustic guitar


Nyack Kyack (Demo)

Here I'm sitting in the city
Feeling kinda shitty
On a sunny day

Hey I'm going up to Nyack
Gonna take my kyack
On a sunny day

I'm gonna see if my girl is there

Hey I'm headed up the river
Working off a shiver
On a sunny day

Hey I'm passing by the seagulls
Working off my love handles
On a sunny day

I'm gonna see if my girl is there
I'm gonna see my girl so fair

Hey I'm pulling into Nyack
Paddling my kyack
On a sunny day

Hey I'm gonna get my rocks off
When I get my socks off
On a sunny day

I'm gonna see if my girl is there
I'm wanna see my girl in her underwear

Justin Ferren: Vocal / Acoustic guitar

Nyack Kyack

Here I'm sitting in the city
Feeling kinda shitty
On a sunny day

Hey I'm going up to Nyack
Gonna take my kyack
On a sunny day

I'm gonna see if my girl is there
I'm gonna see her long red hair

Hey I'm headed up the river
Working off a shiver
On a sunny day

Hey I'm passing by the seagulls
Working off my love handles
On a sunny day

I'm gonna see if my girl is there
I'm gonna see her form so fair

Hey I'm pulling into Nyack
Paddling my kyack
On a sunny day

Said hey I'm gonna get my rocks off
When I get my wet socks off
On a sunny day

I'm gonna see if my girl is there
I'm gonna see my girl in her underwear

Tylor Durand: Vocal / Shaker
Justin Ferren: Vocal / Acoustic guitar / Fender Rhodes / Tamborine


Swamp Meet

Tylor Durand: Acoustic guitar / Cardboard box / Shaker
Justin Ferren: Acoustic guitar / Electric guitar / Maracas
Dave Banjoya: Banjo / Toy accordian


Friday Night Fights

Tylor Durand: Drums / Electric guitar / Shaker
Justin Ferren: Bass / Electric guitar


The Man Who Works With His Hands

Well he's gettin' up early
With a cup of coffee
He's got no reason
He's got no glory

He's the man who works with his hands

Haulin' boxes in the mornin'
Loadin' crates in the evenin'
Washin' windows in the daytime
He's got no time to be sidelined

He's the man who works with his hands

When he works alittle overtime
He spends his money on a bottle of wine
Forgets about the weekday
Leaves his life of work behind

He's the man who works with his hands

Tylor Durand: Vocal / Electric guitar / Drums / Banjo / Hammer and pot / Cardboard box
Justin Ferren: Electric guitar / Saw and wood


Red Light Blues

Tylor Durand: Acoustic guitar
Justin Ferren: Banjo


Justin's Revenge Of The Lollypop

Tylor Durand: Tamborine
Justin Ferren: Dobro
Ross Kauffman: Maracas


Cajun Cookin

Welcome one, welcome all
To the big fat pig show
Today, today only
We've got the biggest goddamn pig you've ever see
It's so fucking big
Well goddamn it's a big ass pig I gotta tell ya

Tylor Durand: Vocal / Maracas
Justin Ferren: Toy piano
Bob Bianchini: Toy accordian


It's An Avalanch

Tylor Durand: Drums
Justin Ferren: Electric guitar


Acoustic Tune


Tylor Durand: Acoustic guitar / Electric guitar
Justin Ferren: Dobro / Fender Rhodes


It's A Riff

Tylor Durand: Drums
Justin Ferren: Electric guitar

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