• Artist: Lara Herscovitch
  • Title: Lightning
  • Genre: Jazz - JazzPop/Light Jazz, Easy Listening
  • Mood: Down/Dark/Melancholic
  • Speed: Slow (45-63)
  • Instruments: Real Drums/Drum Kit, Horns/Woodwinds/Brass, Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 3/31/2011
  • Lyric themes: Sadness Depression, Frustration, Confusion, Despair Misery, Courage, Loneliness
  • Lyrics: This sleeping city’s bathed in rain and lamplight Tried to sell my soul but didn’t get a bite So I’ll be on the corner holding a kite Waiting for lightning to strike Your silence screaming the words never spoken I fall down on my pride and try not to feel so broken I told you don’t knock on my door, but I was joking So I’ll wait for the time, for the sign to flip from closed to open (chorus) Some get the storm, some get the eye Some get carried and some have to try No one knows why Pull the card from the bottom, watch the house fall down If no one’s near to hear the note does it make a sound Revolving door goes round and round… (chorus) Some get the storm, some get the eye; Some get carried and some have to try No one knows why This is my work, this is my way I’ll get there tomorrow if not today And if you’re not coming step out the way So I guess this is goodbye, guess it’s time we parted Cause you think I’m past my prime and I’m just getting started And I don’t mind a steep climb, I aint faint hearted But seeking a spark when did this street get so lonely and dark (chorus) Some get the storm, some get the eye; Some get carried and some have to try No one knows why I’m so sick of waiting for you to approve Gonna sit by and try to feel the life that makes my body move Til I finally find I’ve got nothing to prove This is my work, this is my way; I’ll get there tomorrow if not today And if you’re not coming step out the way And this sleeping city waits for daylight I tried to sell my soul but never got a bite So that’s me on the corner holding a kite Waiting… for lightning to strike
  • Keywords: jazz, Bass, Brass
  • 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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