Dark Waters EP

by Richard Dawson

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christoph aicken I love this E.P for many reasons, I was first struck by the beauty of "Wallflower", so soft and gentle with hints of melancholy it seems to take its time and work its magic delicately, there is a clear point of evolution in the song that seems to define a real mind state change in the emotions of the artist, it seems to be a deeply personal experience shared with whoever will listen, simply beautiful and real.
Every time i listen to this E.P I love it more and more deeply. Favorite track: Wallflower.
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released December 22, 2014

Everything: Richard Dawson

Cover Photograph: Chris Dawson



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Richard Dawson England, UK

Just making music whenever the mood and time allows me to.

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Track Name: Wallflower
Look at me now, dear
Where am I going without your ghost?
I fell in love with a wallflower
To my surprise
She says she knows it
Wants me to show it
And I can't lie

What am I now, dear?
Where can I go to without this shadow wandering around my feet
I fell in love with a wallflower
Black cloud surrounding me
Treading dark water
I know that I ought to
Let it show

You give me what no one else could before
All I do is try to prove everything wrong
Track Name: Who Are We Now?
Do you remember when the tide crept in?
We swam there to the island we'd never been.
Listened as the waves crashed over us
Never knowing of a change

Barefoot and care free
Who are we now?
Track Name: June
Come to the river where you heart sunk in like a stone
And drifted along the bed into my arms
Comfort in the hollow behind my bones
I'll find you there.

In June will I know you?
In June will you find me there?
Come on love
Come on love I'm holding on
Come on love
Come on love I'm holding on
Until June

Meet me there and I'll take you home
Oh when the fire burns in my soul
Don't let it go and walk alone
I'll keep you there.
Track Name: Cocaine
Cocaine love on my mind
Smoked out lungs and tired eyes
Grown awake, sick and drunk
I can't wash it away tonight

Give me something to hold
Give me something to know
I'll leave my body behind
Slipping in under the fold

Cocaine love in my soul
Loving I know
Sing another song and I'll go
I can't put it down tonight

But I'd give it up
For just one first kiss
But I'd give it up
For a love like hers

Cocaine blood stain my fingertips
The right love's hard to find
Jealousy burning in my soul
I'll leave my body far behind tonight
And in the morning I'll watch you go