Story Behind The Song

A foot tapping advice song from an older, more experienced woman to a younger woman about not getting involved with the 'wrong' kind of man.

Song Description

Woman advises younger woman on love & duplicity

Song Length 2:48 Genre Unique - General, Rock - Americana
Tempo Medium Slow (91 - 110) Lead Vocal Female Vocal
Mood Diplomatic, Cool Subject Masculinity, Bad Love
Similar Artists Tom Waits, Marc Ribot Language English
Era 2000 and later


You put a lot of trust in that man
But his kisses barely grazed your broken heart
And his hot hands strayed before you gave them leave
I guess I could have told you that part

You came off lightly, no lasting damage done
Next time I guess you're going to listen to my advice
If I told you once, I told you twice
There ain't enough salt to melt that ice

He's a cold man, he's cold up to the level
And he does his level best to seem less so
And he's fooled so many people so don't take it to heart
It isn't really such a body blow

He's a cold man, he's cold up to the brim
But it's those crystal eyes that make him seem so nice
Don't let him fool you, no, don't be taken in
There ain't enough salt to melt that ice

"There ain't enough salt to melt that ice." VERY clever. VERY catchy. The vocal is impeccably sung, very lounge-y. Great instrumentation.

Lyrics Kirsty McGee Music Kirsty McGee
Producer Kirsty McGee, Howard Jacobs, Barkley MacKay Publisher Touch Tones
Performance Kirsty McGee (guitar, voice), Howard Jacobs (percussion, drums), Nick Blacka (double bass), James Steel (electric guitar) Label Hobopop Recordings

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