• Artist: THE PORTRAITS
  • Title: Poppy Song
  • Genre: Rock - Alternative Pop, Pop - Alternative Pop
  • Mood: Down/Dark/Melancholic
  • Speed: Medium Fast (95-130)
  • Instruments: Textures/pads, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Loops/Samples, Horns/Woodwinds/Brass, All Other, Keyboards/Organs
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 7/20/2012
  • Lyric themes: War, Time, Love Lost, War, Regret, Loneliness
  • Lyrics: Behind a smoky goodbye From Charing Cross Promises we knew could not be kept But tomorrow had to come It simply had to come Tell me, eternal green Under your endless sky How you are so serene Knowing all the truths you hide Crying smiles, hoping for more Words to last the rest of time, just in case Be strong, my love, he kissed my tears And stepped up to the train A sea of waves, of positives Tell me, eternal green Under your endless sky How you are so serene How you let those secrets die Tell me, eternal green Under your endless sky What does your silence mean? How did all the bloodstains dry?
  • Keywords: sad, Brass

About THE PORTRAITS

THE PORTRAITS

Lagord, Charente-Maritime France

"The Portraits create music that radiates such a warm glow
that words look dull and lifeless in comparison..."
JEFF PERKINS, BLOG CRITICS, MAR 2009

“The Portraits…is one of the most unique and haunting acts [who] write pop songs that are intelligent, multi-faceted and
inordinately above the pop throng.”
WILDY HASKELL, WILDY’S WORLD, FEB 2009

2009 is a big year for The Portraits. They’ve been variously dubbed “The Warm Acoustic Pop Breeze”, and “The New Beautiful South”. But ...

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