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I don’t wanna fail
I get up early and take my pills
The man I need to be
It don’t come naturally

It’s all so meaningful
When your back’s against the wall
Pick me up or lay me down
Just keep me around

Let’s go out and get it all
Bait it with prosperity
Remember me when I’m gone
And simplify me

Simplify me


from Light the World, released March 31, 2017



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Eli & the Straw Man Niagara Falls, Ontario

Eli & the Straw Man is a collective of seasoned musicians from Canada’s Niagara region. The band formed in 2014 and has since gained a reputation for their charismatic live performances and nostalgic yet modern sound. Six personas deliver the mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation of Indie Roots Rock shaped by gospel and folk influences. ... more

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