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Flotsam & Jetsam [feat. Claire Goss]

by pedestrian zero



This song is about planning ahead. Or rather failing to plan ahead. You have to imagine you're in some kind of John Wyndham novel - but maybe with less aliens - then you'll be in the right mindset.

Read more here: evertheoptimist.com/releases/pedestrian-zero/flotsam-jetsam/



Doesn't seem so long ago
The sky turned black; the thunder rolled
And then the wind began to blow
And the heavens opened

We never thought to build to last
Nor dreamed that it could come to pass
Lowland turns to floodplain fast
It may be senseless hoping

Dull as dirt the rising tide
It's perilous to step outside
Face the day, refuse to cry
Our bitterness but a token

But we sit and watch the waters rise
Turn and face the rain filled skies

Drag our feet, remember when
A summer's day could feel like ten
There used to be a wound to mend
Now there's nothing left unbroken

And now I sit on my back step
and watch the waters rise
And now I sit, head in hands
and watch the waters rise


released August 4, 2016
Written by Toby Hawkins
with additional music and arrangement by Paul West, Ally Goss, Claire Goss and Aaron Noordally

Paul West - Drums, backing vocals
Ally Goss - Bass
Claire Goss - Lead vocals
Toby Hawkins - Acoustic guitar, rhythm electric guitar, lead vocals
Aaron Noordally (theotherpartofmemusic.bandcamp.com) - Electric guitars

Engineered, produced & mixed by
Paul West at Awesome Source (www.awesomesourcemusic.com)
Mastered by Pete Maher at Pete Maher Mastering (petemaher.com)
Artwork by Eleanor Hawkins




pedestrian zero England, UK

pedestrian zero is the recording/performing name for Toby Hawkins. For more information check out evertheoptimist.com

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