|Written by Ric Albano and Ron Simasek||Song Length: 5:57|
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Down in ‘Never-never-ever–been-that-ordinary’ land
Where the crossroads of forever stretch in infinite directions
Sound and light disseminate through tiny holes in the time-traversing van
Wait until the weather’s gettin’ better and we’ll revitalize the plan
Was it ever-ever-ever really alive and within your reach?
Odd journey, with no fortunes of note sustained
Could there have ever been a better bet laid on a surer thing?
Significance, upsets the balance in the happy fool’s ear
And I’m never gonna be here again, and I’m never gonna be there again
And I really haven’t been anywhere since then
What can you do when you show up late for…
Composition © 2003, 2005 Ric Albano and Ron Simasek
Composed on May 11, 2003
Recorded starting on April 8, 2005
at Saturation Acres, Danville, PA
Produced by Ric Albano
Engineered by Paul Smith
Mixed and Mastered in 2005
at Silver Spring Subterranean
Original Release: October 10, 2005
on Imaginary Lines I
Analysis: This a totally original song, fusing a melancholy power ballad with a precise, marching drum beat, revolving, almost funky bass line, and an excellent, bluesy, guitar lead. The vocals and lyric are almost secondary here, but still they portray the sad lament in the epilogue of a broken relationship. Further the song is asymetrical, nearly a mini-suite, with the story told in the form of a journey.
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