• Artist: Steve Shaw
  • Title: A Time For Need
  • Genre: Pop - Adult Contemporary
  • Mood: Sentimental/Ballad
  • Speed: Medium Slow (63-78)
  • Instruments: Real Drums/Drum Kit, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), Horns/Woodwinds/Brass, Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 10/6/2011
  • Lyric themes: Self-Empowerment, Mourning, Morality Tale, Sentimental, Hope, Optimism
  • Lyrics: It’s the time for you singers For you poets and you priests It’s the time for you lovers It’s the time for the seeds of love It’s the time for you parents For your daughters and your sons It’s the time for understanding It’s the time we’ve become love Do you remember when we were just twenty one And you held your ideals so strong They were simple and easy and so black and white And now you don’t know who you are and you’re 34 And you buried your mother in the spring of the year And your mortality slapped you around And you realize you need her more now than you ever did And without her you don’t think you can tell up from down And when you were 16 and a beautiful girl As you sipped on your strawberry wine Guns and Roses was all the rage What a beautiful age Now that time’s past and your white knuckle grip Is wrapped around old father time And you sit and count your worry lines It’s the time for you singers For you poets and you priests It’s the time for you lovers It’s the time to believe of love It’s the time for outlaws For you rogues and you thieves It’s the time for you wanderers It’s the time for the need for love
  • Keywords: light, Ballad, Bass, Brass, Guitar, Desire, Home, Organic

About Steve Shaw

Steve Shaw

St. Louis, MO United States

American singer/songwriter Steve Shaw continues to evolve with his songwriting and recording direction. Shaw writes from a very personal level, as his songs are filled with both pain and understanding; hope and despair. He questions spirituality, religion, and politics. Raised in a middle-class, Catholic family that was deeply rooted in the union trades, Shaw often champions the working class and the social aspects of the poor versus the rich; the powerful versus the powerless. With ...

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