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If you're following on "Mixbook" you'll immediately recognize this song as first cut, side two. This was my original vision for this album. Yep, my first vinyl release. My last excursion being a song called "Fields Of Flanders" on the Waterfront Compilation double vinyl LP back in '84. This song started with the basic 'A' bounce and the music basically wrote itself. The lyrics (well, the first couple of verses) were part of a whirlwind story novel of sorts. Ten verses became two. And you'll never know just how much fun I had recording the riffs and guitar passages ...
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lyrics

When you stare with the blues
I’m a little bit more than a bit confused
When I reach for a glass
I squeeze too hard and I cut my hand
So I fall to my knees
Pick up the pieces that are easy to see
Somehow, something still gets left behind -

If I think I might drown
I grab at straws when I’m going down
On the edge or the brink
I’m a lit cigarette in your kitchen sink
With the funk that I’m in
Put a hole in my heart with a safety pin
If there’s a heart with clothes out on the line -

It’s mine, mine, mine
Mine, mine, mine
Mine, mine, mine
It’s mine, mine, mine

It’s only all mine…
You know it’s all mine
It’s only all mine
Mine, mine, mine

All the threats and abuse
I just shrug it off ‘til I’m ready to move
Find a soul - paint it black
Give your momma a heart attack
Call you up on the phone
I’ll tell you all my sins until you’re deaf as stone
If just one voice sends shivers down your spine -

It’s mine, mine, mine
Mine, mine, mine
Mine, mine, mine
Mine, mine, mine

It’s only all mine…
You know it’s all mine
It’s only all mine
Mine, mine, mine

Oh -

It’s mine, mine, mine
Mine, mine, mine
Mine, mine, mine
Mine, mine, mine

Mine, mine, mine
Mine, mine, mine
Mine, mine, mine
Mine, mine, mine (a whole lot of his)

credits

from Slouching Towards Bethlehem (RM), released December 1, 2008
RJ: Lead & Backing Vocals, Acoustic & Electric Guitars, Bass Guitar
Kevan Van Keith: Drums & Percussion
Sid Perez: Electric Guitars, Keyboards & Stylus Percussion

Lyrics & Music (c) 2008 Robert James
Angry Lion Publishing SOCAN/ASCAP
A division of Horace Media 2018
horacemedia@gmail.com

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Robert James Wetaskiwin, Alberta

Robert is currently living in Wetaskiwin, Canada and has just released his 4th CD, "Satyr's Day Parade". No rest for the wicked. Turn (Works In Progress) is where you'll find him hard at work. Mixes will change. Eventually ten songs will be chosen for the next full length release. Title still undetermined. ... more

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