• Artist: Pearse McGloughlin
  • Title: Partings
  • Genre: Rock - Indie Rock, Folk
  • Mood: Sentimental/Ballad
  • Speed: Medium Slow (63-78)
  • Instruments: Real Drums/Drum Kit, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 1/5/2012
  • Lyric themes: Moving On Change Letting Go, Soul Searching, Change, Friendship, Family, Loneliness
  • Lyrics: At the helm there’s a captain Guided by a misplaced starOn the mast a sailor’s fastenedit’s miles from anywhere.A lone soul on a riverWhen her skate comes offScuttled and mid-lake, soon the ice will thaw.BRIDGE D Cshrp B A ( walk-down based around D)‘OOO-oHHS!’CHORUS ( progression as verse, Rhythm emphasis on the ONE, two, ONE, two ….) When she went away You were crying and calling out her name, kindness cradled you brotherI cradled you thenHer voice in the halls Doors closing on their own Cracks in the wallsPaid you no heed at allVERSE Dust in your nailsOn your handsin your hair on your coattails from when the wallsCaved in with you withinwith you within BRIDGE D Cshrp B A ( walk-down based around D)‘OOOHHS!’CHORUS ( progression as verse with Rhythm emphasis on the ONE, two, ONE, two….) When she went away You were crying and calling out her nameAnd I cradled you brotherI cradled you thenHer voice in the halls Doors closing on their own Cracks in the wallsPaid you no heed at allPaid you no heed at all (Brother, Brother, brother, brother. ) repeat x 4 barsCrescendo G AAnd you whispered in her ear B D GYou’re the only reason I’m still hereG A B D GAnd why would I keep that to myself?G A BKeep that to myself brother (brother, brother)?
  • Keywords: simple, rock, gentle, Bass, Guitar, Heartfelt, Lo-Fi, Organic

About Pearse McGloughlin

Pearse McGloughlin

Dublin, Co. Dublin Ireland

Irish solo artist, Pearse McGloughlin, creates tender and haunting songs of forgotten moments and quiet reflection. Dreamy and atmospheric, his work has an organic aesthetic reminiscent of Mazzy Star or Grand Salvo, shot through with exuberant bursts of emotion. His debut album 'Busy Whisper' received widespread critical acclaim and made many ‘Best Albums of 2009’ lists.

Since the release of his debut, the video for 'Ways to Kill Werewolf', realised by Pearse's brother Kevin, won Best ...

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