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#1159064 - 11/30/19 11:15 AM The Rose of Sunrise  
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https://soundcloud.com/wabash-cannibal/the-rose-of-sunrise

The Rose of Sunrise

I was wrestling with a demon
On a bed of cold regret
Full of dread and dreamin’
Of my vices and my debts
I’d made crazy choices in the dark
I’d heard hazy voices in my heart
Morning seemed like it was dead to me
Then a silent echo said to me

“Lay the rose of sunrise over yesterday’s remains
Bury doubt in light that’s dancing through the windowpane
When you’re circled by the shadows of remorse or wrath
Let the rose of sunrise bloom along your path”


I could feel the darkness threaten
To remove the rising dawn
I was swearin’, I was sweatin’
As if hope and breath were gone
Then my thoughts hung quiet in the air
As if hell might overhear my prayer
Yet what haunts the helpless flees the light
In the instant that it sees the light

So lay the rose of sunrise over yesterday’s remains
Bury doubt in light that’s dancing through the windowpane
When you’re circled by the shadows of remorse or wrath
Let the rose of sunrise bloom along your path


I’ve seen blessings in disguise
Lucifer with counterfeit light
Sometimes it requires tearful eyes
To distinguish what’s wrong from right


And lay the rose of sunrise over yesterday’s remains
Bury doubt in light that’s dancing through the windowpane
When you’re circled by the shadows of remorse or wrath
Let the rose of sunrise bloom along your path


©2010 Cameron Earnshaw/Robert George


Nashville demos etc:

https://www.soundclick.com/bands3/default.cfm?bandID=431939

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Amazon Kindle books by Robert George you may enjoy:

1) Americana

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5) Wheel Sea

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#1159074 - 11/30/19 10:36 PM Re: The Rose of Sunrise [Re: couchgrouch]  
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Hi Robert,
As you no doubt know by now, I am one of your big fans. I love the way you paint pictures with your lyrics. This is no exception, and the music and vocal suits it well. It should be a winner in anybody's book.

#1159085 - 12/01/19 01:15 AM Re: The Rose of Sunrise [Re: couchgrouch]  
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I thought it was a great tribute to the "light, very good music and lyric not over done, and a pleasure to listen to. Lane


"Grace always pours from a closing wound"
#1159101 - 12/01/19 03:27 PM Re: The Rose of Sunrise [Re: couchgrouch]  
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Thanks guys. I've always been proud of it. smile


Nashville demos etc:

https://www.soundclick.com/bands3/default.cfm?bandID=431939

other demos:

https://soundcloud.com/wabash-cannibal

Amazon Kindle books by Robert George you may enjoy:

1) Americana

2) Teenage Graceland

3) The Will to Be

4) Fort Mystery

5) Wheel Sea

6) My One True Love
#1159112 - 12/01/19 10:00 PM Re: The Rose of Sunrise [Re: couchgrouch]  
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Hey Robert,

Perfect. Strong and subtle at the same time. A great listenable tune.

cheers, niteshift

#1159113 - 12/01/19 10:08 PM Re: The Rose of Sunrise [Re: couchgrouch]  
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Awesome lyric!!! smile

#1159140 - 12/02/19 01:25 PM Re: The Rose of Sunrise [Re: JAPOV]  
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Thanks again. smile


Nashville demos etc:

https://www.soundclick.com/bands3/default.cfm?bandID=431939

other demos:

https://soundcloud.com/wabash-cannibal

Amazon Kindle books by Robert George you may enjoy:

1) Americana

2) Teenage Graceland

3) The Will to Be

4) Fort Mystery

5) Wheel Sea

6) My One True Love

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