• Artist: Scarth Locke
  • Title: not alright
  • Genre: Rock - Indie Rock
  • Mood: Up/Positive, Laid Back/Groovy
  • Speed: Medium Fast (95-130)
  • Instruments: Real Drums/Drum Kit, Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), All Other, Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 1/9/2013
  • Lyric themes: Bad Luck, Storytelling, Courtship Dating, Attraction/Sex Appeal, Nonsensical
  • Lyric hook: it's not alright
  • Lyrics: there’s been a mistake?an awful mistake? I must have missed my stop, she says?? She cries like a fallen angel?She spins like a broken top? ?And it’s not alright?? She tried filling her tires with helium to get it off the ground? And mounting a sail up on the roof and letting the wind push her around? And the invisible paint made it harder to find when she had to make a getaway? And the rocket boosters increased her speed, but they knew where she was by the sound that she made?? And everyone here speaks a different language? The consonants are sharper and the vowels are too hard? And she can’t run as fast and as free as she remembers? And after all of these years, she still lets down her guard?? And the assholes get her down?? You might think she’s crazy? But she might be right?When she says maybe all of us are too accustomed to this fight?? And all my well-worn wisdom and a dollar-twenty five? Will barely buy me coffee and yet I’m trying to save her life? It’s not alright??(there’s been a mistake…)?
  • Keywords: cheerful, lively, rock, Bass, Guitar, Garage, Lo-Fi

About Scarth Locke

Scarth Locke

Portland, OR United States

Fans of smart, hook-filled pop music that you'll respect in the morning! Scarth Locke has a signature blend of low- and hi-fi sounds, and unmistakable vibe—humble, spastic, heartfelt, and sly. Pulling one gem after another from his grab-bag of material-from foot-stomping blues to quirky funk to pretty waltzes and rocking pop music- he keeps things popping from beginning to end. He has had his songs featured on compilations along with those of Aimee Mann, Bruce ...

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