• Artist: Lara Herscovitch
  • Title: Letters From a Ghost
  • Genre: Folk
  • Mood: Sentimental/Ballad
  • Speed: Medium Slow (63-78)
  • Instruments: Acoustic Piano, Real Drums/Drum Kit, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Percussion, Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 3/31/2011
  • Lyric themes: Storytelling, Peace, Soul Searching, Optimism, Morality Tale, Courage
  • Lyrics: I’m gonna walk across this bridge; they’ll swim, you fly 5,000 ways to get to the other side As the hero will tell when you reach out your hand to someone else You help yourself 3 billion tears 3 billion more who’s keeping score (chorus) Here we stand, hand by hand side by side Why not eye to eye The mail piles high ‘cause a nightingale keeps bringing letters from a ghost in a Birmingham jail I believe the good doctor would Not want us to sit where he bravely stood It’s a matter of heart, a matter of time If we’re still dreaming the dream stays alive 3 billion smiles 4 billion more who’s keeping score (chorus) Fear dives in and courage climbs back out We’re all staring alone at our swords in the stone (chorus)
  • Keywords: simple, gentle, Bass, Heartfelt, Organic
  • Ending type: End Sustain

About Lara Herscovitch

Lara Herscovitch

Durham, CT United States

Lara Herscovitch is “captivating” (Smother.net). “A remarkable performer” (WSHU Profiles in Folk), “one hell of a find” (New Haven Advocate). A unique and engaging singer-songwriter, Lara’s music is an original blend of contemporary acoustic/folk with pop, Latin, jazz, and blues influences. “Delicious” (Indie-Music.com), smart, poetic and witty, Lara “masterfully” (Womenfolk.net) merges soulful melodies with “perfect wordcrafting” (New Haven Advocate) and “keen intelligence” (The Chronicle). She is “inspiring” (Manchester VT Journal), “fresh and invigorating” (Music Morsels), ...

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