• Artist: Robert Oakes
  • Title: Before Us
  • Genre: Pop - Adult Contemporary
  • Mood: Laid Back/Groovy, Sentimental/Ballad
  • Speed: Medium Fast (95-130)
  • Instruments: Acoustic Piano, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 10/6/2011
  • Lyric themes: Soul Searching, Low Self-Worth, Longing, Loneliness
  • Lyrics: how do i go on feeling unknown? after so many years, i find myself here on my own and i'm trying to feel something i used to feel so somehow i can know that i'm still real there's no way to fall back to innocent sleep my eyes are wide open to the secrets that we couldn't keep and i'm trying to heal from all the time that i couldn't feel anything but numbness and unreal and i'm trying to remember who i was before us but time just makes memories of days it's so long ago now, i hardly remember the way back before us
  • Keywords: light, Ballad, Bass, Guitar, Desire, 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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