• Artist: ted mccloskey
  • Title: Swimming Again
  • Genre: Rock - Pop Rock, Rock - Indie Rock, Pop - Pop Rock
  • Mood: Up/Positive
  • Speed: Fast (130-160)
  • Instruments: Real Drums/Drum Kit, Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), Bass, Keyboards/Organs
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 1/5/2012
  • Lyric themes: Denial, Frustration, Tired Fatigue
  • Lyrics: Swimming Again (mccloskey,© 2009) I try to keep it to a gentle rain. No one likes a flood or a drought when in doubt I try to keep it to steady buzz I gotta find my own plateau, not too high or too low But then I blink for a second and I start swimming Almost content for a second and then I start swimming Almost myself, whatever that means, then I start swimming I heard her voice; it pulled me under Then I start swimming again I try to keep it in the present tense I can’t live in the past, or the next, or the last I try to keep it ambiguous I don’t have much to say, I look good wearing gray I try to keep it in a lower case I don’t want to stand out; I’m polite, I don’t shout I try to keep it to a gentle rain. No one likes a flood or a drought when in doubt
  • Keywords: peppy, cheerful, upbeat, energetic, happy, rock, Bass, Building, Guitar, Garage, Lo-Fi
  • Ending type: Build

About ted mccloskey

Ted McCloskey's One Night Bland is a sprawling 23-track romp that serves up a snarling type of rock and roll that just isn't made anymore.

On it, he explores characters lost and not-likely-found anytime soon; if at all. The songs develop in a series of rapid-fire, pulsating, exposed nerve-endings that hit with focused power, using previously unearthed, glam-influenced, loud, electric guitars, and a stony glare aimed squarely at the target; day-to-day malaise.

The fake, unhappy, cartoon figures ...

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