Atlantic Street

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Lyrics

 

Trouble down Atlantic Street

Keep your head down low

Picking up the pace as we go

Moonlight shines through broken glass

Splintered in a rage

riddled in the cracks: a concrete page

 

And I want you to be alright

I want you to be alright

 

Hurry through the whistlin’ wind

Keep your eye on me

Grabbing at the things we never see

Building on a shaky past with little left to spare

But I know you and I know you care

 

And I want you to be alright

I want you to be alright

Thinking now of sunrise light

You upon the bed

Strange things last night I said

beyond the way of crooked luck

the path is still untread

with street signs we never read

 

And I want you to be alright

I want you to be alright

 

Burning through the orange light

Sheltered in the cold

A story that’s never told

 

Wrote a song to separate

the sounds inside my head

where emotion weighs like lead

further still the road ahead is choking on the sky

and the sad dreams that always die

 

And I want you to be alright

I want you to be alright

 

(From the album Seven Years Now)

music & lyrics by James Houlahan

published by Gumbo Luvah Music