• Artist: Aaron English
  • Title: A Northern Sort of Silence
  • Genre: Pop - Adult Contemporary
  • Mood: Dramatic
  • Speed: Mixed
  • Instruments: Textures/pads, Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), Loops/Samples, Bass, Keyboards/Organs
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 4/19/2012
  • Lyric themes: Weather, Denial, Friendship, Self Destruction, Hope, Loneliness
  • Lyrics: We hold our wounds closed 'til the poison is set in the proudest vein Until the voice inside subsides and is mistaken for stillness again Then we abide in this white noise, in this riot of quiet, this faint refrain Like the tide and the endless rain A northern sort of silence Oh, I know the sun, it will come shining through Shining down on you to guide you through your darkness We are numb to the ceaseless rumble of the thunder and deaf to our doubts We fill our lungs with our reasons and fumble and hunger and like our peace loud We come undone when some memory of sun burns a breach through the agonied clouds I want to reach you before time runs out A northern sort of silence Oh, we're keeping secrets from ourselves, that's all Secrets, oh, that all along you know Oh, I know the sun, it will come shining through Shine down on you to guide you through your darkness Oh, my strange changeling, strangely change again I will swim with your tide, I will rust in your rain Until only you remain
  • Keywords: Bass, Guitar
  • Restrictions: May not be used in, or in the promotion of: Pornography

About Aaron English

In an episode of the Fox TV drama Bones, a character made a mix of “the six greatest break-up songs” and gave it to a heart-broken colleague. The mix featured songs from alternative-pop stars such as Sia, Mazzy Star, José González, Antony and the Johnsons…and a lone unsigned artist by the name of Aaron English.

In 2008, with two self-released albums and into their third national tour of the US, the Aaron English Band's bus was ...

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