Luck and Drive

by OldJack

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1.
WHY WOULD YOU GO I HEARD THEY PAVED IT ALL LONDON, PARIS FORGOTTEN LONG TIME AGO I JUST WANNA ROLE ON OVER YOU KNOW HE WAS A SOUL THAT LEFT WITH THE WIND A LONG TIME AGO NOW IT'S 3:15 ON A WEDNESDAY AND I'M FINDING IT HARD ENOUGH SO I WRITE YOU ODE TRY TO TELL YOU YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL JUST LIKE TONY AND ANNIE DOWN BY THE SEA THE WAVES PULL US UNDER MAYBE IT'S YOUR MOTHER MAYBE YOUR UNCLE, MAYBE YOUR DADDY OR MAYBE IT'S ME BUT IT AIN'T YOU ONLY JUST THE IDEA MAKES YOU LONELY SEASON CHANGE TWO WEEKS AND A DAY IT CAN SEEM SO LONG NOW IT'S 4:18 ON A FRIDAY AND I'M DIGGING A HOLE UNDER THE MOON SO I WRITE YOU ODE TRY TO TELL YOU YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL JUST LIKE TONY AND ANNIE DOWN BY THE SEA OH AND ANNIE MARIE WELCOME TO THE END
2.
I PUSH MYSELF RUB MY RABBITS FOOT PERSEVERE KNOCK TWO TIMES ON WOOD IF YOU'RE HEARING THIS TONIGHT IS IT RIGHT PLACE OR RIGHT TIME THINK I CAN TELL YOU WHY IT'S JUST LUCK AND DRIVE I KEEP A HORSESHOE BY THE DOOR BURN A CANDLE AT BOTH ENDS THERE'S A BUNNY IN THE YARD MY FINGERS CROSSED PLATES IN THE AIR IF YOU'RE HEARING THIS TONIGHT IS IT RIGHT PLACE OR RIGHT TIME THINK I CAN TELL YOU WHY IT'S JUST LUCK AND DRIVE BROUGHT US HERE TONIGHT SO HOW DID WE GET HERE HOW'D YOU GET THERE HOW MANY LIVES THE BLOOD, THE SWEAT, THE TEARS IF YOU'RE HEARING THIS TONIGHT IS IT RIGHT PLACE OR RIGHT TIME THINK I CAN TELL YOU WHY IT'S JUST LUCK AND DRIVE BROUGHT US HERE TONIGHT
3.
The Sea 06:15
SOME DAY REAL SOON I'LL WAKE YOU'LL BE GONE BUT I WON'T BEG YOU TO STAY I WAS RAISED THAT WAY SOME DAY REAL SOON THEY'LL WAKE YOU'LL BE GONE THEY'LL ASK WHERE'D YOU GO I'LL TELL EM YOU'VE GONE HOME IT'S A SHAME THAT THERE'S AN OCEAN IN BETWEEN LEAST NOW IT'S THE SEA NOT YOU AND ME THAT'S TO BLAME FOR ALL THE DISTANCE IN BETWEEN WE CAN TRY LIKE HELL BUT JUST CAN'T BLAME THE SEA SOME DAY REAL SOON YOU'LL WAKE IN THAT OLD PLACE AND YOU'LL WONDER WHAT HAVE I DONE AND I'LL WHISPER.... SHHH IT'S A SHAME THAT THERE'S AN OCEAN INBETWEEN LEAST NOW IT'S THE SEA NOT YOU AND ME THAT'S TO BLAME FOR ALL THE DISTANCE INBETWEEN WE CAN TRY LIKE HELL BUT JUST CAN'T BLAME THE SEA WE CAN TRY LIKE HELL BUT JUST CAN'T BLAME THE SEA THE SEAS NOT LISTENING
4.
Eye to Eye 04:20
WAKE ME, WHEN IT'S MORNING CAUSE THIS DAYS TO LONG AND THERE'S TOO MUCH GOING ON I JUST CAN'T FIND THE WORDS REST YOUR HEAD TOO BABY WE'LL TALK AGAIN COME DAWN SEE THERE'S TOO MUCH GOING ON AND I JUST CAN'T HEAR YOUR WORDS SEE I CAN BEAR ALMOST ANYTHING I CAN BEAR THE WEIGHT OF THE WORLD BUT I JUST CAN'T TAKE IT BABY I LIE AWAKE SOME TIMES WITH US ALL ON MY MIND AM I DOING IT WELL? BEING A GOOD MAN? SEE I CAN BEAR ALMOST ANYTHING I CAN BEAR THE WEIGHT OF THE WORLD BUT I JUST CAN'T TAKE IT BABY WHEN YOU AND ME, JUST CAN'T SEE EYE TO EYE
5.
Rearview 06:16
THERE'S GOLD IN THEM HILLS HITCH YOUR WAGON TO A HORSE AND GO JOIN ALL THE FOOLS, KILLERS , THIEVES, AND VAGABONDS THERE'S A NEEDLE IN THE HAY WHERE ALL THE DREAMERS PLAY YOU KNOW, ALL THE FOOLS THE LUCKY AND HAVE IT ALLS THERE'S A SONG IT THAT GUITAR AND YOU ALL KNOW IT WELL IT'S A SONG ABOUT THE FOOL AND ALL THOSE THINGS HE SAID CAUSE WHEN IT ALL COMES DOWN AND YOU FALL BEHIND WILL YOU BE THE ONE YOU THOUGHT YOU'D BE IN THE REARVIEW THERE'S A SKY THAT'S FULL OF STARS BUT I'M DOWN HERE ON THE GROUND DOWN HERE WITH THE FOOLS DANCING IN MY LOVERS ARMS CAUSE WHEN IT ALL COMES DOWN AND YOU FALL BEHIND WILL YOU BE THE ONE YOU THOUGHT YOU'D BE IN THE REARVIEW
6.
SOME STARS THEY FALL OR NEVER GET SEEN AT ALL SOME THEY JUST FADE AWAY BURN OUT AND GO BLACK CAN YOU FEEL IT COMING BACK? THE REASON IT ALL BEGAN THAT LOVIN' WITHOUT A PLAN IT'S TOO LATE TO TURN BACK SOME STARS THEY SHINE BURN OUT BEFORE THEIR TIME HOLD YOUR WISHES AND DREAMS SO TIGHT LEAD SAILORS THROUGH THE NIGHT CAN YOU FEEL IT COMING BACK? THE REASON IT ALL BEGAN THAT LOVIN' WITHOUT A PLAN IT'S TOO LATE TO TURN BACK YOU, MIGHT BE A MOON MAYBE A STAR? MIGHT BE MY ROCK 'N' ROLL YOU, MAYBE A MOON MIGHT BE A STAR? BUT YOU'RE LEADIN' ME HOME I DON'T WANT TO FALL THE VIEWS TO NICE FROM HERE COULD I STAY A WHILE? WON'T YOU LET ME? PLEASE, DEAR? YOU, MIGHT BE A MOON MAYBE A STAR? MIGHT BE MY ROCK 'N' ROLL YOU, MAYBE A MOON MIGHT BE A STAR? BUT YOU'RE LEADIN' ME HOME
7.
Your Weight 05:48
I KNOW YOU THINK IT'S MY FAULT LIKE I WROTE THE WORDS TO THAT SONG I GUESS I SHOULD SOME BLAME I KNOW YOU THINK I SHOULD BE SORRY FOR THAT REASON I AM BUT I CAN'T SHOULDER YOUR SHAME SO YOU CAN KEEP YOUR OLIVE LEAF THERE'S NO BRANCH AND NO TREE BIG ENOUGH FOR HER, FOR THEM, OR FOR ME OH CAN'T YOU SEE? THAT'S ALL YOUR WEIGHT I KNOW YOU THINK THAT IT'S MY FAULT TOO BLIND TO SEE WHO WROTE THE WORDS TO THAT SONG OH NO, I WON'T SHOULD YOUR SHAME THAT'S ALL YOUR WIEGHT ALL THOSE MISTAKES THOSE BRIDGES IN YOUR WAKE THAT TIME SHE YELLED
8.
Downtown 03:30
9.
Planes 08:31
THERE'S A HOLE IN MY HEART HAS A NAME, JUST LIKE YOURS THERE'S A HOLE IN MY SOUL HAS A FACE, JUST LIKE YOURS A PLANE FLIES OVERHEAD ONE MORE TIME AGAIN AND THERE'S WOUNDS THAT JUST WON'T CLOSE AND THERE'S MILES, BUT NO ROADS A PLANE FLIES OVERHEAD ONE MORE TIME AGAIN CAN YOU SEE ME, FROM ON HIGH, WHILE i WAVE? YOU PASS ME BY AGAIN LOOK DOWN THROUGH ALL THE CLOUDS, WHILE I WAIT STILL WAITIN' NOW IT'S ALL IN VEIN AGAIN A PLANE FLIES OVERHEAD ONE MORE TIME AGAIN THERE'S BOY WHO'S TRAPPED INSIDE HIS MIND STARING AT THE SKY A BOY WHO'S TRAPPED WATCHING PLANES FLY BY WON'T YOU SET HIM FREE?
10.
I BEAR WITNESS TO THE CHANGING SEASONS THE DIFFERENCE SEEMS TO BE HER ONLY REASON SO I COUNT THE DAYS UNTIL SHE, COMES ROUND AGAIN THE SENTENCE SEEMS TO RUN ON AND ON LIKE THE DISTANCE FROM THE DUSK UNTIL THE DAWN SO I COUNT THE WAYS SHE, KEEPS ME ROUND AGAIN WHEN YOU SAY GOOD MORNING IT'S A GOOD DAY GOOD MORNIN' G'DAY SO I BREAK DOWN LEARN HOW TO SYMPATHIZE NEVER KNEW JUST WHAT IT LOOKED LIKE, LOOKIN' THROUGH YOUR EYES YOU GOT ME GOT ME SPINNING ROUND AGAIN YOU TAKE MY BREATH AWAY WHEN YOU SAY GOOD MORNING IT'S A GOOD DAY TOUCH WITHOUT A WARNIN' IT'S A GOOD DAY WHEN I SEE YOU SMILIN' IT'S A GOOD DAY WHEN YOU SAY I LOVE YOU

credits

released October 27, 2017

Music written by OldJack
All lyrics by Dan Nicklin
Produced and Recorded at Henley Row, Stoneham MA by Dan Nicklin and OldJack
Vocals Recorded by Will Dailey at Henley Row
MIxed and Additional Production by Sean McLaughlin at 37ft Studios
Mastered by Greg Abate @ Neon Audio

OldJack is
Hugh Wyman-Guitar
Derek Feeney-Guitar
Nate Leavitt-Acoustic and Vox
Jim Collins-Bass and Vox
Paul Gallo- Drums and Vox
Evan Harriman- Keys
Dan Nicklin -Vox

Additional players
Jason Meeker- Percussion
Kelly Davis -Vox
Jess Collins- Vox
Erica Mantone- Vox
Ian Kennedy -Violin
Rachel Barringer-Cello

Luck and Drive Logo by Nicole Small

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