The Wrecking Life

by Mack Hooligan

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Lyrics and music by Mack Hooligan (Michael Magoolaghan)
Arrangement by John Short III and Cliff Hillis
(c) 2017 - All Rights Reserved.



When you see her standing there
All decked out, with flowers in her hair
You know you're gonna fall from grace tonight
But you don't mind (you don't mi-ind)

Ah, ah, the wrecking life. (Lost in the garden)
Oh, oh, the wrecking life (Digging your own grave)

A drink in one hand, an arrow in her eye
The clouds are blood red and hanging in the sky
She had to pick you, but she won't say why
She won't say why-eye-eye

A demon figure with a serpentine tongue
It's the oldest story though she looks so young
How do you deal with an apple like that?
It's time to go, it's time to go-o-o


The sun is rising, the candle's burning down
She took your Eden, and turned it upside down
She broke your promises and didn't make a sound
Not a single sound, not one single sound



released January 17, 2017
Mack Hooligan: Vocals, acoustic guitar, mandolin
John Short III: Bass, electric guitar
John Faye: Drums
Tom Curtis, Jr. and Cliff Hillis: Backing vocals

Recorded, mixed and mastered by Cliff Hillis at The Hacienda



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Mack Hooligan media, Pennsylvania

Mack Hooligan is Michael "Mack" Magoolaghan (vocals, guitar, mandolin, harmonica) and John "Shorty" Short III, (guitars, bass, drums, vocals). Mack has been playing guitar since he was 12 (back in the Protozoic era), most recently in and around the Philadelphia area. Shorty has been playing, recording and teaching music for close to two decades of his young life, also in the Philly area. ... more

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