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A Million Tears (a quartet collab)


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JLsTunes

 Genre: Ballad

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Description
Another collab, featuring the unmistakable talents of some iComp buddies of mine. I sent an acoustic sketch to Nadie, and after a couple of online chats, the song quickly took shape to its final form. I just love Nadie's lyrics and vocal delivery on this one. Her friend Svet was nice enough to lay down a tasteful bassline, and Balok's piano/cello was the icing on the cake.

Credits:
Nadie Keating: Music/vocals/lyrics
Svetlana Vassileva: Bass
The artist known as Balok: Piano/cello
Jay: Music/guitars/mix

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Lyrics
From a Darkened Room at the end of the stairway
Lies a box a box that holds my tears
I look inside and see my memories
and everything that I hold dear

From an empty chalice in a chapel
A lonely priest he breaks his bread
You'll find your comfort in religion
but only when your faith is dead

I have known these dark times
I have walked a lonely road
And I have cried a Million Tears
For all that live in Pain and Fear

From a tear stained pillow down on Broadway
the actress takes her final bow
The curtain won't be raised for her today
There'll be no encore from the crowd

I have known These dark times
I have walked a lonely road
And I have cried a Million tears
For all that live in pain and fear
Song Stats
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Comments: 2
Fans: 5
Plays: 113
Downloads: 180

Uploaded: Feb 22, 2008 - 06:55:34 PM
Last Updated: Feb 22, 2008 - 07:17:43 PM Last Played: Jan 06, 2019 - 08:01:14 AM
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Comments
ktb said 4132 days ago (February 23rd, 2008)
sometimes
I get overwhelmed by a track. Its depth and lyrical strength. The single sparse elements combining to create something much greater in total.

I also get overwhelmed by the fact that I might miss something this good, simply because so much gets posted here, and it proves nearly impossible to hear it all.
Check out my latest song called Blackwater (by Tokai)
said 4112 days ago (March 14th, 2008)
MasterPiece!
I'm speechless ..... Such a great vocal, great guitar playing and an amazing background .... WOW! Speechless .. KUDOS FOR ALL!! My deepest respect to you and for that work ....

Take Care
- Yeman A. Al-Rawi
Artist Info
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Name: Jay
Location: Central Coast CA United States
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I've never been in a band. I've never gigged. Up until very recently, I've never played live before anyone besides immediate family. And yet, a few years ago, I bought a Mac and started writing and recording. And the bands I've never been in, and... [see more]

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Genre Info
A ballad is a story in a song, usually a narrative song or poem. It is a rhythmic saga of a past affair, which may be heroic, romantic or satirical, political (affected by the previous three types mentioned, refers to either glorifying the exploits o

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