• Artist: Robert Oakes
  • Title: The Unknown
  • Genre: Folk
  • Mood: Sentimental/Ballad
  • Speed: Medium Slow (63-78)
  • Instruments: Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Strings
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 10/6/2011
  • Lyric themes: Fear, Truth Honesty, Sentimental, Loneliness
  • Lyrics: There is a silent space between Each word What we say and what we mean What is said and heard It's so hard for us to speak Our truth Because it leaves us feeling weak But you and I can speak in silence We share this fear of the unknown But keep this fear from becoming violence I know we both feel so alone We fill our heads with big ideas To make us feel strong And then we prize them more than life Even if they're wrong But But you and I ...
  • Keywords: simple, acoustic, gentle, Heartfelt, Organic

About Robert Oakes

Robert Oakes

Tyringham, MA United States

i've been writing songs and playing music for pretty much as long i can remember. maybe it all started when, as a kid, i would help my father, a singer and drummer, carry his equipment into bars and clubs and wedding halls and set up for his gigs. or maybe it was when i'd watch my grandmother, who was totally unschooled, sit down at the piano in the family room and belt out old-time songs ...

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