I was a Wave

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I was a wave curling up,
Man, what were you thinking of?
I don't owe love to anyone.

Rise up, the sun will take you on,
and no one will know when you're gone;
You wake up
And roll in
You wake up
And roll in

I heard you sighing like the dead;
The new world had gone to your head
Didn't think fast like you should've

Said I'm a dead weight on your life
'cos I'm there and I just wouldn't die
Well guess what?

I feel my heart slowing down
'cos I feel the ocean call and
Today I drown

Hey, did the newcomers take your place?
Oh no.
Fucking each other like nothing's changed
Oh no.

I couldn't breathe, backwater slums;
No looking back, that time is gone
You feel the world rattling on, rattling on
I wasn't safe, there in your love
This world is cruel, they want your blood
I don't believe we'll ever be done.

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from The War for Bohemia, released March 2, 2013

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Raven Underground Brighton, UK

Raven Underground is the solo project and current obsession of Brighton musician Tom Rhys. Looking to take on a slightly more mellow sound, the music of Raven Underground is a mix of mellow guitar lines and electronic synths and beats. Tom is the writer, performer, producer and engineer on all tracks. ... more

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