• Artist: Steve Shaw
  • Title: Leaving Alexandria
  • Genre: Rock - Roots Rock, Pop - Adult Contemporary
  • Mood: Up/Positive
  • Speed: Medium Fast (95-130)
  • Instruments: 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: 10/6/2011
  • Lyric themes: Storytelling, Moving On Change Letting Go, Anger Hatred, Low Self-Worth, Modesty, Despair Misery
  • Lyrics: The day she left Alexandria I knew it wasn’t good She’s broken down in a broken place And it’s got her by the throat She rode across America and her parents were divorced She runs from what is dark she said she’s ugly to herself But she don’t see the things I see She don’t understand herself she’s crazy from the past She said when she cuts herself the blood she bleeds is black And there’s nothing to say And she can’t face another day if she stays She’s leaving Alexandria She thought they were so friendly but she knew it wouldn’t last Her hypnotist had told her she was paying for the past And she said, “Don’t you lie to me” And she bends, but it’s inside she feels She don’t understand herself she’s crazy from the past She said when she cuts herself the blood she bleeds is black And there’s nothing to say And she can’t face another day if she stays She’s leaving Alexandria
  • Keywords: light, cheerful, upbeat, positive, soulful, rock, Bass, Bright, Guitar, Organic

About Steve Shaw

Steve Shaw

St. Louis, MO United States

American singer/songwriter Steve Shaw continues to evolve with his songwriting and recording direction. Shaw writes from a very personal level, as his songs are filled with both pain and understanding; hope and despair. He questions spirituality, religion, and politics. Raised in a middle-class, Catholic family that was deeply rooted in the union trades, Shaw often champions the working class and the social aspects of the poor versus the rich; the powerful versus the powerless. With ...

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