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Bird on the Wire (single)

by Robert Deeble

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  • All albums in original packaging + various singles & poster art. Includes out of print releases not available elsewhere.

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    • BELOVED (ltd edition digipack)
    • Heart Like Feathers (ltd edition book bind) w/DVD
    • This Bar Has No One Left *(out of print except in box sets)
    • Thirteen Stories (ltd edition digipack)
    • Earthside Down *(out of print except in box sets)
    • Days Like These *(out of print except in box sets)

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    • Boots of Spanish Leather
    • Veni Emmanuel
    • Me I'm from LA Where Nothing is Sacred (Live EP)
    • The Motorcycle EP
    • Letters From an Expatriate (Live EP)

    + Collection of poster art & flyers from 1990-Present
    ++ each box individually numbered and signed

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(by Leonard Cohen) Like a bird on the wire, Like a drunk in a midnight choir I have tried in my way to be free. Like a worm on a hook, Like a knight from some old fashioned book I have saved all my ribbons for thee. If I, if I have been unkind, I hope that you can just let it go by. If I, if I have been untrue I hope you know it was never to you. Like a baby, stillborn, Like a beast with his horn I have torn everyone who reached out for me. But I swear by this song And by all that I have done wrong I will make it all up to thee. I saw a beggar leaning on his wooden crutch, He said to me, "You must not ask for so much." And a pretty woman leaning in her darkened door, She cried to me, "Hey, why not ask for more?" Oh like a bird on the wire, Like a drunk in a midnight choir have tried in my way to be free. © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC (Recorded and published by permission)

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Recorded in memory of Leonard Cohen. Available on Spotify and all major platforms.

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released December 3, 2021

released January 20, 2021
written by Leonard Cohen
Piano and vocal Robert Deeble
Cello Sydney Metcalf
Recorded and produced by Nathan Yanccino at Ballard Bait Shop
Photography by Nyree Watts
© Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC (used by permission)

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Robert Deeble Seattle, Washington

"Beautiful music for the sake of beautiful music" Seattle Weekly


"Deeble's authentic lyrics, along with stunning instrumental arrangements, make this album one of his strongest"
Performer Mag


"Few of his albums are more intimately honest than Heart like Feathers..." Stereo Inversion


"I'm not sure I'd want to start rowing toward a deserted island without it." BLURT (9 out of 10 Stars)
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