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#1120712 - 12/08/16 11:09 PM "All We Have Is Now"  
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This is a pretty cool global anthem/ballad based on the tough times we've all faced in this year alone, no matter how it's affected you or how you have seen it. It's been tumultuous, I know, and I'm glad with how this came out. Hope people like this and if you have anything to say as far as thoughts and/or critique feel free!!!
ęChelsea Lamb

ALL WE HAVE IS NOW

v1
I don't want to accept
The way that things have been.
The hardships that the world has faced just now
Just where do I begin?

v2
I want to let go of my life
And shrivel in the dark.
Cause nothing's seeming to work out
Someone provide me with a spark.

pre-chorus
Maybe if a candle comes my way
I'll see the light
I'll accept the hardships I've yet to face
If I keep my outlook bright...

chorus
All we have is now
I'm gonna live out loud
Take all my doubts and fears
Throw them in the depths to drown
I don't want to face another day
Dogged down by what people may say
No matter what I'm gonna go my way
Just embrace the moment with what it takes

v3
The tank is running low in the engine of patience
That powers my motivation.
Cause as far as I am deftly concerned
The cost for existing in peace has inflated

v4
From home to work and family and friends
The truth constantly battling lies
And no one knows where to look for help
Unless they know the reason why

pre-chorus
Maybe if we looked in souls of others
Being with the confusion and providing the sight
As the tragic fall of the world we know
Tries making us more and more blind
I say

chorus
All we have is now
I'm gonna live out loud
Take all my doubts and fears
Throw them in the depths to drown
I don't want to face another day
Dogged down by what people may say
No matter what I'm gonna do it my way
I'll embrace the moment with what it takes

bridge
I'll take all my tears about to fall
Gonna bask in the sun
Be at one with the tides in the ocean
Knowing I have a place in the motion

And if the world looks away in process
And if all I can do is let wholeheartedness surface
I just hope the worlds not too hopeless
And I'll pray best I can cause the power's in the potion

(instrumental break, then repeat chorus)

Last edited by ExileInVenus; 12/08/16 11:29 PM.

Art is the journey of a free soul.
-Alev Oguz

I'm not big on songwriting but I love making fine art/digital graphics.
http://www.chelsealambcreative.com

#1120777 - 12/10/16 12:46 AM Re: "All We Have Is Now" [Re: TheRebelMillenial]  
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You're a deep thinker, Chelsea, and have a real sense of poetry. I agree, sometimes it seems like nothing works out. All that matters is that we keep going no matter what. Function in the face of adversity.

#1121634 - 12/29/16 10:41 AM Re: "All We Have Is Now" [Re: TheRebelMillenial]  
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I like these lines in particular...

"All we have is now
I'm gonna live out loud
Take all my doubts and fears
Throw them in the depths to drown"

As John Prine said, blow up your TV, throw away your paper....


Colin

I try to critique as if you mean business.....

http://colinwardmusic.com/

http://rosewoodcreekband.com/



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