• Artist: John Wenger
  • Title: Open Up Your Eyes
  • Genre: Pop - Adult Contemporary
  • Mood: Laid Back/Groovy, Sentimental/Ballad
  • Speed: Medium Fast (95-130)
  • Instruments: Acoustic Piano, Real Drums/Drum Kit, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Strings, Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 1/1/0001
  • Lyric themes: Frustration, Communication
  • Lyric hook: Open up your eyes, just so I can see you and what you're not saying
  • Lyrics: Low lights, a haze of smoke Six of us are squeezed in More beer, another joke Here for everyone who can You’re there, smiling Hiding in your silence Open up your eyes, just so I can see you In what you’re not saying Open up your mind just so I see into The cards that you’re not playing I’m hungry, I’m hollow But there’s no words for me to buy That I speak, and you swallow That could make you come alive But go on, smile on I still got my eyes on you Is this all a game of hiding To keep me somewhere cold, outside your heart, To chase forever, trying to break through to you? Show me where you are Open up your eyes Open up your eyes Open up your eyes Open up your eyes, just so I can see you In what you’re not saying Open up your mind just so I see into The cards that you’re not playing
  • Keywords: Ballad, Bass, Desire, Organic
  • Ending type: End Sustain

About John Wenger

John Wenger

Baltimore, MD United States

Seeing Red

After dropping out of the Peabody Conservatory (call it irreconcilable differences) John pursued a parallel music career as a composer, a songwriter, and a performer. He sung for Mars Hill, wrote and produced the debut release of Orphan Project, and also scored for the History Channel, TLC, National Geographic, and a dozen short independent films.

Peter Nissen, a Producer for Team Productions for the TV Show “Tyrants on Trial” on the History Channel, said, “When I ...

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