• Artist: Lee Alexander
  • Title: Miles Between
  • Genre: Pop - Adult Contemporary
  • Mood: Sentimental/Ballad, Dramatic
  • Speed: Medium (78-95)
  • Instruments: Acoustic Piano, Real Drums/Drum Kit, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), All Other, Bass, Keyboards/Organs
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 7/20/2012
  • Lyric themes: Truth Honesty, Biblical Reference, Soul Searching, Morality Tale, Existential Quandry, Hypocrisy
  • Lyrics: On the outside Looking in One could easily buy Any tale that they spin Words fail outside the law Of their context And promises Mean nothing at all So stave the speech And save it for another day There must be a thousand miles between The things you say And what you mean It’s a joke This thing that you’re after Do you get closer to it, Or does it make you run faster? Where’s that second face you found Do you hide it somewhere Till it’s, “too late For apologies now.” If Martin Luther Could see what you do He’d write a long dissertation And nail it to you Fools line your coffers well And you’ll need them Just to pave Your own road to hell
  • Keywords: Ballad, Bass, Guitar, Desire, Organic

About Lee Alexander

Lee Alexander in studio

Perhaps Houston Press writer Nicholas L. Hall summed it up best when he wrote, “Listening to multi-instrumentalist Lee Alexander is a lot like taking a leisurely stroll through about a century of American popular music...Alexander has earned a reputation as both a strikingly original voice and an able torch-bearer for a broad handful of American musical idioms, layering Nilsson-esque pop-standard fare, dusty country ballads, the occasional bluesy stomp, touches of jazz classicism and damn near ...

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