Music

Two-Faced Man [2004 song lyric]

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[As it’s Remembrance Day today , I thought I would publish on Facebook the lyrics to my 2004 song dedicated to George W. Bush, written shortly after the war on Iraq had been started]

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Starless in Gaza [song lyric]

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When you take the burdens of the world on your shoulders it’s difficult to feel like anything other than leaves falling as tears to the barren earth. Then all treachery and betrayal blends into one…

 

I’m bored and lonely said the voice
It came from my own head
I couldn’t hear a word at all
But I made out what it said

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A Trace of Sky [song lyric]

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This is yet another song about what happens when love and good feelings become suppressed and even twisted…

 

 

Searching for a reason
Trying to find the answer why
Brave hearts to believe in
Need to feel
something real
inside

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Full of Herself [song lyric]

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This is one of those sagas which came wrapped up in the tune. It’s about someone I knew many moons ago who should have become a lover but it couldn’t happen because of a major choice she made for herself in her teenage past. If you’re smart you can see what that choice was. Tragic. Still brings tears to my eyes. This is my favourite of all the songs I ever wrote.

 

 

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Winter Romance [song lyric]

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This is a song about why there is so much wasted (suppressed) love in this world. Difficult though it may be, we have to confront our inner demons and unfreeze that which is frozen within us. In fact, there are aspects of our selves to which we have no choice but to die if we want to live and love.

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Dog in the Manger [song lyric]

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She couldn’t have the one who she wanted
So she made sure that no one else could
The moment she saw competition
She got out her dark storybook

She watched him to see who he talked to
Like a hawk in the sky stalks its prey
She even included ‘potentials’
If she thought he might steal them away

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Death Star [song lyric]

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Your soul took the life from me right from the start
By brutally bleeding me dry
I wanted to run but I hadn’t the heart
Nor the wings that I needed to fly

Although it was plain that destruction was near
I had no desire to resist
I wanted the whole of you (nothing to fear)
When by your throbbing lips I was kissed

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