Drift Back

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Liner Notes

Collaboration (line swap) with Jeff Powers, a.k.a. Animalien.

Lyrics

I remember those days on my uncles' farm
Running around that tattered barn,
Those were the days....

The way imagination just ran free
Like a paperback novel fantasy
That was our way...

Looking back there now it makes me smile
Since then I've placed so many miles
Between you and I...

Now the farm is just a pile of sticks
And an old foundation of blackened bricks
But there's still - a picture… left in my mind...

Of the days - and the nights
We sat around those bonfires..
Though I try - as I might
I can't stop thinkin' 'bout those years

Though you may not be around no more
Well that can't change the way
You make me feel
When I let my mind drift back

The pictures flash by to make me feel
Like I’m watching my life on a movie reel
While I lie… awake, tryin' to go to sleep

The fridge is empty and so am I
I can't seem to catch that buzzin’ fly
‘Cuz I don't wanna hear, not a single peep.

But that fly reminds me of better days
Transports me back to my childhood ways
And the farm, the barn, it's all brand new...

In the midst of nostalgic reverie
Reality crashes down on top of me
And there's nothing, no there’s nothing
There’s nothing I can do...

All those days - and those nights
We went 'round setting bonfires...
Though I may try - I can't fight
'Cuz I'm still serving my 20 years

Though you may not be around no more
Well that can’t change the way
We were a team,
But now I'm flying solo

I can't get it out of my head.....
The pain the screams the sufferin’...
The faces flash of all the dead
Should have never stopped takin' my Ser-a-fem

[spoken: a.k.a. Prozac]

[instrumental break]

Of the days - and the nights
When we started all those bonfires..
Though I try - as I might
I can't stop runnin’ from those fears

Though you may not be around no more
Well that can't change the way
You make me feel
When I let my mind drift back

© 2008 Jeff Powers / Animalien and Brian Morse / AquaMunkee Studios