The Man Who Used to Hunt Cougars for Bounty

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Originally released on "RPM0207" (2007)


Coming to the VU on a cold fall night,
Blending with the crowd in my trenchcoat and a tie,
Everyone will dance and we will rock and roll all night long.
The Fellows are opening for Jon and Ken,
Helping us to reach a state of teenage zen
As cool as anything that I knew.
I knew I was wrong.

And you wanting everyone you know to always be okay.

Follow you at night, we go across Red Square,
It's one in the morning and there's no one else there.
Kneeling in the fountain, I hear your whispers in the dark.
The viewing of the sky in telephoto lens,
Gave me the illusion we could just be friends
Now we're shaking hands, agree to always drift apart.

And I loved you so, even though you would already leave me.
You took a stand next to, "The Man Who Used to Hunt Cougars For Bounty."


from Songs, 1995​-​2010, released May 31, 2011




The Calculus Affair Seattle, Washington

The Calculus Affair is the solo project of Seattle musician Paul Mariz. Paul plays music out in the world as a member of The Rejections, a band made up of novelists and their trailing spouses (of which he is the latter).

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