• Artist: James Houlahan
  • Title: Dreamin' Ghosts
  • Genre: Rock - Roots Rock
  • Mood: Down/Dark/Melancholic, Laid Back/Groovy
  • Speed: Medium Slow (63-78)
  • 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: 1/6/2010
  • Lyric themes: Personal Philosophy, Restless, Moving On Change Letting Go, Despair Misery, Communication
  • Lyrics: I’m dreamin’ ghosts that walk the hallways in my brainThey speak in silly tongues of rageElectric shadows tease the lines across the floorAnd the words they fall upon the pageAnd in the bedrooms of our mindwe cast a thousand dreams asidewe painted too grim a pictureIt fell well short of what’s outsideSorted tales of lovers left to their own fatethey always rhyme like a songan ocean flowing down and through your frozen heartwhere I am weak and you are strongAnd as the sun dips below the tideAll this folly brings to beara leaden weight that grows and hangs upon my backyour love leaves nothing left to spareWith you I seem to rise against the boring darkIt shudders deep within my bonesTogether now we dive into the swirling blueDisappear in froth and foamAnd as we’re borne inside the tidethrough maze on maze of murky deepI whisper in your ear my only wishYour only promise left to keep
  • Keywords: soulful, rock, Bass, Guitar
  • Ending type: End Sustain

About James Houlahan

James Houlahan

Somerville, MA United States

photo by Todd Lehman

James Houlahan is a singer, songwriter, and guitar player based in Los Angeles, CA. A founding member of Boston-area bands Dogs on Television and The Jody Grind, he is now performing on his own from a diverse catalog of original tunes. Drawing on influences like Jeff Tweedy and Neil Young, Houlahan is fascinated with combining traditional forms and simple melodies with evocative language and stark imagery. His debut album "Seven Years Now" was released on ...

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