Stare

by Pedestrian zero

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I started this song a few years ago and mumbled a few phrases over the chords. It popped up on random when I was listening to music and I decided to finish it. I didn't actually have a clear idea as to what it was about, I just liked the imagery. Reading through afterwards, I think it might be about loss. But feel free to interpret it how you will.

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I thought I saw your eyes across the room
and everything became a little hazy
I’m never sure these days of what I think
or know or what might come of all my dreaming
But every now and then I feel the floor
beneath me lurch and I’m tumbling, tumbling, tumbling

And as I stare at the fire for hours
Caught under the stars in their silence
Half-hearted sighs at the memory of all that was lost
That night was ours but now I'm holding court alone

And now it's time to find a better way
Than the road I've been following lately
To find a braver face and brazen out
all my mistakes; and find a little meaning
But every now and then I feel the floor
beneath me lurch and I’m stumbling, stumbling, stumbling

All night long
I guess something's wrong
Feeling drawn and tired

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released April 12, 2017
Written by Toby Hawkins
with additional music and arrangement by Paul West, Pud Greenlees, Cec Harding and Gareth Cousins

Musicians
Paul West - Drums
Pud Greenlees - Bass
Gareth Cousins - Piano
Cec Harding - Vocals
Toby Hawkins - Vocals, acoustic guitar

Production
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

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

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