Monday, September 23, 2013

New Song: What I Can't Undo

I don't like the guitar solo in the middle. It sounds underwater and it doesn't really fit the song. Otherwise, however, I'm happy with how this one turned out. I added drums for the first time and tried to get a bit fancier with the mixing.  As you'll notice, I also made an actual video this time, with more than just one picture.  These are just random pictures I selected from my computer.

Enjoy!




I have seen the writing on the
Wall you left for me
And I know I had it coming but I
Swear I couldn’t be what you
Needed what you wanted what you
Thought a man like me should always be.

I know there are times when you
Feel your world implode and you
Think your hope for happiness has just
Eased on down the road but your
Happiness is not my own it’s
Yours and yours alone it’s not borrowed.
Happiness is just a dream, a dream
Like some old crazy scheme downstream.

If you ever wonder why the
World is so unkind or you
Wonder why your heart is always
Feeling left behind you should
Look into the mirror see things clearer
See the life you predefined.
Just look into that mirror just step
Nearer be sincere see what you find.

When I think of all the times I tried to
Be someone you loved tried to
Be the one who held on tight when
Push came down to shove
I realize there’s just one thing to do
Just let go of what I can’t undo.

Someday when you’re out there doing
All you plan to do and you
Think of me and what we lived
And what you put me through you’ll just
Smile and shake your head and go to bed
           Dream of the life you just outgrew
But I’ll still know the truth know how we
           Loved know how your promises fell through

When I think of all the times I tried to
Be someone you loved tried to
Be the one who held on tight when
Push came down to shove
I realize there’s just one thing to do
Just let go of what I can’t undo.

I have seen the writing on the wall.
And I know I had it coming. 

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Another New Song: The Drivetrain Turns

Last week, I posted my first effort at recording my own music here in the Cave.  Here is the lates effort.  Since a lot of people asked about the lyrics of the last song, I figured I'd go ahead and copy this song's lyrics so no one has to wonder.  Don't worry if my singing makes you cringe.  It makes me cringe too :)





the drivetrain has started turning again
but i don’t know where it’s taking me 
as it rolls along the way

it spins and spins and i go around in its wake
helpless and trying to find my way
in a world I don’t know anymore

the road unwinds and the drivetrain turns
and i’m wrenched and wound up tight 
the days slip by, and the night is brief
I should leave, I just might

The drivetrain has started turning again
But I don’t know where it’s taking me
I’ll just follow in my wake

the drivetrain gonna run me down
just scrape me off the pavement and dump me
because I can’t fight it anymore

I know there’s still a world around me
I don’t see it, I can’t hear it calling
I’m lost, and I need you to find me now

the road unwinds and the drivetrain turns
and i’m wrenched and wound up tight 
the days slip by, and the night is grief
I should leave, I just might

The drivetrain has started turning again
But I don’t know where it’s taking me
Guess I’ll follow in my wake

The drivetrain turns and I’m barely breathing
I can’t see at all, and I know that you’re leaving
I can’t feel at all, and my heart is left grieving again

It turns and it turns I don’t know what I’m thinking
I can’t see at all, please help me I’m sinking

I can’t feel at all, guess I’ll probably start drinking again.

Saturday, September 07, 2013

New Song: Dawn Breaks

As some of you may know, I recently got a new guitar and some recording equipment.  This is my first effort at recording my own music.  It's not great, but it's okay for a first attempt, I suppose.  I wasn't really sure what to do with my voice, so I went with something raspy.

Enjoy!



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