A Shock To the System

Track 31  On  The Evolution of Noise  By  Wahray and Soul

Written by Ric Albano Song Length: 2:57
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1991
Lyrics
I’m please to see you’re back in town
And I’m pleased to see you’re looking good again
It has been five years since I’ve seen your face
And you’re such a sweet surprise
I’ve haven’t felt this good since I can’t remember when

Time is our only enemy
Let’s fight it until at last our souls are free, you and me

A shock to the system which bound and gagged
The life we’d believed in our hearts that we’d obtain
All the system could provide was a lonely world, we fought it and won
And now we never have to face that challenge in this world again

Now life has such the magical touch
The gloom has been set free, yes indeed

I’m please to see you’re back around
In the kind of shape I’ve always hoped you would be in
The shock to the system hasn’t aged you much
You’re still beautiful as can be
It is time for forever to begin

Composition © 1991 Ric Albano
Publication © 2011 Cygnus Wave Music

Song Info
Produced & Engineered by Ric Albano
Composed on October 9, 1991
Recorded October 1991
at Rathole Studios, Hazleton, PA
Mixed in 2003 & Mastered in 2011
at Cygnus Wave Studios

Performers
Ric Albano
Keyboards, Drums, Vocals

Listener Guide
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Analysis: A very mood-centric song, based strongly on the repeating, diminshed piano chords which give it that weird vibe. The song may have come up a little short from its potential, due to the basic arrangement with no bass and the less-than-dynamic vocals.

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