• Artist: Alex Arrowsmith
  • Title: No Wonder
  • Genre: Rock - New Wave, Rock - Indie Rock
  • Mood: Up/Positive, Sentimental/Ballad
  • Speed: Medium Fast (95-130)
  • Instruments: Textures/pads, Real Drums/Drum Kit, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Bass, Keyboards/Organs
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 10/6/2011
  • Lyric themes: Anguish Desperation, Struggle Hardship, War, Communication, Longing, Reconciliation 2nd Chances
  • Lyrics: I didn't work this hard at coming all unglued To spend my time in solitude And when the time has come to bring it back Follow the sign ahead into the black It's no wonder that we feel so divided It's no wonder that you feel misguided And though you feel as if you're fixed in a trance It's no wonder that you're given a second chance Time can't help but close the door On a cold, never ending culture war I've seen the cracks and the fault lines show the hurt Down underground with my head stuck in the dirt You say to me there's a way of abiding I say there's no way of surviving I'm fighting no one Ain't got no battles Feel like a rattlesnake with no rattle
  • Keywords: Bass, Bright, Brit Pop, Garage, Lo-Fi

About Alex Arrowsmith

July 2010

Portland artist Alex Arrowsmith is known for wearing scrubs on stage, then subsequently being asked in 7-11 if he just got off work. But he’s also known for off-kilter Beatles-style pop, lush production, and prolific album releases. With a thirst for music production starting at a young age, Arrowsmith has fully self-produced and engineered every album of the 12 he’s released.

Arrowsmith’s music has an anything-goes attitude, with an inexplicable affinity for disarming textures and animal ...

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