The Distance by The Black Lillies

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  • Artist: The Black Lillies
  • Title: The Distance
  • Genre: Country - Contemporary/Pop
  • Mood: Down/Dark/Melancholic, Sentimental/Ballad
  • Speed: Medium Slow (63-78)
  • Instruments: Real Drums/Drum Kit, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Strings, Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 4/19/2012
  • Lyric themes: Hope, Soul Searching, Missing a Loved One, Longing, Loneliness
  • Lyrics: Chorus Oh the distance, oh the time What’s the difference? It’s all in your mind Please tell me we’ll meet again We’ll know about it in the end Looking back now over the years Life’s just a moment, laughter and tears I saw you crying as no one deserves Your devils and demons flew in reserve Time will take what it will and we’re left to wonder I never knew her though I was her brother The pain left behind is too much to bear Day to day your pain we all shared (Chorus) Oh son of mine, look in my eyes You are young but you’ll realize No man is perfect of this I am sure You’ll find your own way like those before I can see them all in plain view Mothers and fathers believing it’s true Please do not linger, don’t make a sound Free for a moment as they turn around (Chorus)
  • Keywords: Bass, Guitar, Heartbreak, Nashville

About The Black Lillies

The Black Lillies

Knoxville, TN United States

The Black Lillies

Those familiar with the background of Black Lillies frontman Cruz Contreras are often struck with a single question when the man opens his mouth to sing:

Why?

Why, given the rich baritone that can range from languid to intense, from reverently hushed to brashly bombastic, did it take so long?

Obviously, he’s no stranger to music. He is the man who loaned out his initials to Robinella and the CCstringband, which flirted with national fame a few years ...

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