• Artist: Aaron English
  • Title: Santiago
  • Genre: Pop - Adult Contemporary
  • Mood: Dramatic
  • Speed: Medium Slow (63-78)
  • Instruments: Acoustic Piano, Real Drums/Drum Kit, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Strings, All Other, Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 10/18/2011
  • Lyric themes: Violence, Traveling, Storytelling, Political Criticism, War, Family
  • Lyrics: the pilot heard the bulletin he panicked and flew off again stranding three Americans stranded and in disarray an hour short of New Year's Day there came shouts and smoke from far away they wandered to the marketplace in search of food or friendly face some comfort in this city far from home the stalls were closed the streets were bare but they met a drunken padre there who said the rebels held Cathedral Square yeah hey... terrified they begged a ride to safety down the mountainside crowded in and fled the riots the city's roar soon fell away the cluck of startled hens beneath the hay the grind of gears the sway of stars they thanked him as the night rolled past the campesino laughed and with his finger drew a circle on the seat "it's like sitting round a fire you can't see the faces of the people sitting on the farthest side you can only feel the heat" yeah hey... at road's end the moon a sliver slipped into a quiet river cattle lowed and huddled on the shore the village slept the indignas dreaming off the ca–a rose and marigold naranja and the haze of copal "I have two souls one which wanders you're standing on the other one the rain that fell upon my father is the river of my sons and sure as this new day will dawn when the military comes tell them this is our home the road we're ever on" we are the memory of the road we're on and just as we have the right to our beliefs the road can name us pilgrims but it cannot name the path we'll keep a new year a new year new cup to catch the same tears pale in the January sun the road gathers itself and then gone like this moment just the past on its way to passing on yeah hey...
  • Keywords: Bass, Organic
  • 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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