The connection between it and restless songwriter Joseph Arthur's shambling, conceptual album The Family is tenuous, but there. It's not that Granta influenced him, but that the stories he relates here extract some of the same truths, and more importantly, diverge from them.
You Wear Me Out Lyrics. [Verse 1] You're their mother Start being one I'm their father But I can't hold it down alone You should see them When they ask for you What should I tell them Since I can't tell them the truth [Chorus] Yeah You wear me out [Verse 2] You say you need them But you've been gone They have changed now Boy have.
Joseph Arthur Lyrics "The Family" Sister Susan, by the time she was four And the family was always glad you came Joseph Leon was taken first Mama, you know she lost her mind You Wear Me Out. Hold On Jerry. You Keep Hanging On. The Flag. Daddy, The War Machine. Search. Submit Lyrics;.
The Family's origins date to , before he released Ballad of Boogie Christ. Arthur purchased a Steinway Vertegrande piano that had been owned by a single family, and he wrote these songs on it. His liner essay reveals that until now his relationship to the piano was an ambivalent one, but it provided him a gateway to music.7/