Don’t Look Back

Track 34  On  The Evolution of Noise  By  Wahray and Soul

Written by Ric Albano Song Length: 5:55
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1993
Lyrics
Danger lurks in every corner, everyone is warned to beware
Something sparks inside her eyes as though she doesn’t really care
Fearless, she walks through the room

Songs echo the endless night, songs of bitter hard despair
She fights off the evil plight, strong revenge upon the dare
All alone, she conquers the gloom
Now it’s gone, yes it’s gone

A definite beginning, an uncertain end
The song of life goes on and on
A runaway train going around the bend
A purple-ish tomato and a shield of Tron
Sadly, they all exit the room

The obstacles of freedom no longer exist
Constructed by myself, with her help torn down
Shining days of glory, like sand in a the fist
The tighter that we squeeze, the faster it falls down
Madly, love has formed is cocoon
It goes on, on and on

Finally, no longer a memory
We two know, it is here for all plain to see
We’ve escaped the rude, the old, and the cold
Now we know the warm, the young, and the bold

Shacked up in a cottage way up in the hills
We exist, no longer slaves to commonplace
No longer do we worry about what we may have missed
Tearless, we live for today
Don’t look back, don’t look back

Don’t ya, don’t ya, don’t ever look back
Resist temptation, give history a smack
Make it a point to don’t ever look back
Don’t endear that sensation, it wasn’t that great in the past

Composition © 1993 Ric Albano
Publication © 2011 Cygnus Wave Music

Song Info
Produced & Engineered by Ric Albano
Composed on February 22, 1993
Recorded February/March/November 1993
on location & at Rathole Studios, Hazleton
Mixed in 2003 & Mastered in 2011
at Cygnus Wave Studios

Performers
Ric Albano
Piano, Keyboards, Vocals

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Analysis: This song is a rarity of several fronts. It was my first and only attempt to make a recording outside the confines of “Rathole” studios, as I brought my equipment to an apartment where I lived to record much of this (it was later finished at Rathole). Also, it is the only record made during a 20 month stretch from March 1992 until November 1993. Musically, it breaks through with all electronic instruments for the first, something that will be more widely adopted towards the end of Wahray and Soul.

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