by Blue Dreams

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This is a "fun" song, if not a bit sarcastic. Yes, it is ludicrous that I should ask 2.75 a download, but since I never sold a single track on other sites, why should I pretend.


Music by Peter Mortensen
Lyrics/Vocals by T.J. Phoenix

You’ll find
I have no excuse for you
we’ve sunk so far down
no pretense
it’s true

What do we do
when the afterglow is gone

Just looking for reasons why
we should go on
line it up
I’ll play it straight
there’s no reason why
I should
try and pretend
the wisdom
eluding me again
all these years
we spent.

This is the point
where you gather it up
to collect
all the reasons why
you lost so much
so you regret
the reflection
in the mirror
not giving you
the satisfaction you thought it could
thought it would
Along, long time ago
the after glow
has faded away
you’re left with the reality
of the cold light of day
I know
that you would
like me to pretend
tell you all the reasons
it’s my fault and then
crawly across the floor
on my hands and knees
just to stare at your disgust
as the love leaves.

The afterglow is gone
no point in trying
to pretend.

Give me a piece of paper
I’ll draw you a map
I’ll indent
and give you
full quotations
as well
so that maybe you
the Afterglow
is gone.


released July 26, 2015
Music by Peter Mortensen, Lyrics/Vocals by T.J. Phoenix.All rights reserved. Copyright 2015



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Blue Dreams Portland, Oregon

T.J. Phoenix is a lyricist,composer,vocalist,multi-instrumentalist who is also one of the senior engineers on all her studio projects. Her main collaborators include: Peter Mortensen, Cait Collins, John MacDonald, David Joanes, Exile Pots, Adam Parker, Bruce Beerman, and an occasional cast of many other fine composers... She writes what she lives. ... more

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