Monkey's Tail

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    Drums played by Sam Winwood.
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lyrics

I’m hanging down by a monkeys’ tail
Cutting out a cardboard self
As you kid-napped the conversation
Revealing the crack in our shell

Open the window
Drag the sky and ocean back to blue

Your story is as long as a 10-car train
Mine’s like a kid on a bike
I can’t wait to let it pass me by
& fade into the dead of night

Over the rainbow
My mind has gone with the cuckoo bird that’s flown
Open the window
& I’ll ask the wind directions of its’ own

I could swear you shrunk to small size dog
As you’ve really got something to bark
Justifying your place in it all
To hide your fear of the dark

It maybe a passing thing I know
But when ears are dead there’s nothing none can do
I'm gonna climb out this window
And skip this night and so tomorrow start anew

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from Shifting Sands, track released January 15, 2013
Written, recorded by Alex Seel other than...
Drums played by Sam Winwood. Recorded at Little Hailings Studio (engineer: Luke Oldfield).
Upright Bass by Arnulf Lindner

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Alex Seel London, UK

Music has led Alex Seel from Devon to London to Ireland and back to London again. Through his wanderings, Alex has picked up a beautifully crafted, warm, rootsy song-writing style with thought-provoking, subtle lyrics and a gift for acoustic guitar finger-picking.

Next release - 22/3 ‘Satellites/Grass Is Greener’ from the album ‘Spell On A Tin Drum’ (Release: 17/5). alexseelmusic@gmail.com
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