/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. Paying supporters also get unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app.
    Purchasable with gift card

      name your price

     

about

This song is something of an emotional adventure. At the time, this was probably my favorite song I'd done yet.

lyrics

When I ruminate like this, when I think about these times
I can't help but feel strange; I feel weak and insecure
This tale never ends, it's a path that never ends
No matter how far I follow or how often I stumble

We've been through a lot now, here and there and back again
And in this latest chapter I have really lost my way
This tale never ends, it's a path that never ends
No matter how far I follow or how often I stumble

Should I feel regret or a tinge of guilt?
Should I just submit and then call it a day?
Should I forge ahead and thus never let go?
Should I break down and cry or perhaps at least try?

It's too hard to keep this up, slowly losing my mind
Too complex and too confused, I must find a way out
I don't know what to do, I don't know where to turn
Should I find a new direction and just live with my mistakes?

It's over, it's done, I'm finally through
I can sleep, I can dream, I can live my life
It all comes back in the blink of an eye
It hurts to say but the time has come
My heart is released; it unfolds into shape
All things must pass but it's hard to end
I'm free from these chains of perpetual frustration
Free to look around and free to wake up
It's been a long ride and a hard one at that
One door has closed and another must open
I've followed that path and I'm done with that
I don't yet know which road to take

credits

from There and Back Again, released September 3, 2008

license

tags

If you like The Nowhere Man, you may also like: