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Sun Palace is now celebrating our 3rd CD, DESIGNED TO FLY! Along with Andriette Redmann (vocals, songwriting, drum loops, French horn, flute, co-producer) and John Rokosny (guitars, co-producer), we have a talented, international group of friends playing with us, from NYC & beyond.
Jerry Marotta, drums, percussion (Peter Gabriel, Paul McCartney, Elvis Costello); Tony Levin, bass (Peter Gabriel, Paul Simon, John Lennon); Pat Dinizio (lead singer of the Smithereens, sings duet with Andriette); Pierce Turner (Irish singer/songwriter called “Yeats on Skates”, sings duet with Andriette); Tony Geballe, guitar (DGM artist, Robert Fripp’s League of Crafty Guitarists, Trey Gunn Band); Fabio Pianigiani, guitar & mandolin (Italian jazz artist, guitarist/writer for punk star Gianna Nannini); Avi Pavlovich, Brazilian acoustic guitar (Israeli artist); Ian Smit, guitar& effects (Monkeyworks, experimental music); Marvin Dykhuis, guitar & mandolin (Austin’s Tex-Mex artist Tish Hinojosa), Pete Johnson, guitar, Jim Rokosny, guitar, Charlie Rokosny, Jr., percussion, Gregor Winkel, trumpet (German classical musician).
And our lovely singers, Betsy Long (England), Marise Redmann (Andriette’s sister), Kath Green (US/UK), Clodagh Bowyer (Ireland/US, daughter of Irish rock'n'roll legend, Brendan Bowyer), Kevin Okie (US/Mexico), Brendan O’Shea (Ireland), Mark Mandelbaum, and Tasha Jakush.
Engineers: Ron Shaffer (Mixer, too), Tony Geballe, Roman Klun (Canada).
CD Art design: Cat Blair-Timothy (Canada)
All songs are written by Andriette, except Dark Eyes, by Bob Dylan.

Sun Palace
is located in the East Village, NYC.

Andriette was raised in Fish Creek, Wisconsin (pop. 200), at her family’s artist colony/cherry farm/inn, which she calls, “…a combination of Three-Ring Circus, Bergman film and Fawlty Towers!"”  Following generations of musicians in her family, Andriette’s biggest influence, besides her unique parents and their Beatles, Bossa Nova and Boccherini records, was her glamorous aunt, Frances Martinsek/Miller, aka The Personality Girl, a popular accordionist from the 1930’s-70’s. “Aunt Fran started me singing for audiences when I was four; and when I was a preteen, she gave me her older silk, satin and chiffon gowns, which was thrilling. She knew hundreds of songs and I loved her stories about playing for luminaries like the Milwaukee Braves when they won the pennant, the Green Bay Packers champs, and the Chancellor of Germany. 

Years of singing in school and church were followed by performances in folk and blues clubs with Andriette’s parents in tow.  Upon adulthood, Andriette embraced world travel and musical exploration - country rock in Texas, jazz at Berklee College of Music in Boston, classical and dance at Hunter College, punk, electro-pop (including band Dancing Madly Backwards) and Bulgarian folk singing in New York City.  Soon after her arrival in New York, Andriette landed a recording contract with CBS Italia Records, her band performing in Italy alongside popular artists at the annual musicfest FestivalBar, broadcast on Italian TV. “Our life in Italy was 'Felliniesque’ - the wine, the food, the song, the situations, the extraordinary people – every moment was chaotic and surreal!”

After returning to the U.S., hard times struck Andriette, including the loss of her parents. She cherishes her time caring for them, alongside her sister and brother. “Nothing can prepare you for the extreme feelings of losing your parents, especially when it happens when you’re young. I felt I was looking down over the sharp edge of the world and gazing into a black, bottomless abyss." (Her musician brother John, loved by all, passed years later, after performing on Sun Palace's Give Me a Perfect World.)

Envisioning a silver lining, Andriette searched for meaning and the recovery of her spirit through music and esoteric/psychological/bodywork studies, modeled for awhile ("living the practicalities of the world of beauty") and became ordained leading to officiate at weddings ("honored to help the bonds of lovebirds"), started doing voice-overs mainly for charities, and fell in love with dancing the sacred Hawaiian Hula and the poetry of Rumi. She says,"Now I feel there's a reason for everything in life, and as if everyone I see is somehow a part of my extended family. And laughing is really important!" Andriette’s quest led to the creation of SUN PALACE.

John Rokosny is co-producer and guitarist of SUN PALACE.  As a New Jersey youth in New York City, John played in several punk bands, joined the Smithereens for a stint, and created and wrote songs for Rough Trade’s Carry Nation.  He was later the co-leader/songwriter of the room-crowding soul/rock band, The Thrill Cycle, fronted by Carlton J. Smith.  John created media company New York Music and Video Productions, and has worked with many talents, including Paul Simon and Bruce Springsteen.

SUN PALACE’s debut CD, INTO HEAVEN,  is ten songs reflecting upon the strange beauty that radiates from life and its passages.  It has received national exposure and critical acclaim; the song Your Hands Lie Open appeared in PSA Together In America and a TV commercial; songs from INTO HEAVEN were in heavy rotation on XM Satellite Radio; and all Borders Bookstores showcased the disc. SUN PALACE began touring with Smithereens frontman, Pat DiNizio, and performed with the Smithereens at BB King’s in NYC.

SUN PALACE released their second CD, GIVE ME A PERFECT WORLD, eleven melodic, harmony-infused, uplifting songs dedicated to love, questions and answers, and life's magic. GIVE ME A PERFECT WORLD has received critical praise, and is a top favorite on Magnatunes.com.  SUN PALACE performed songs from the CD live on syndicated Fearless Music Radio, with host Hilary Burton of MTV and One Tree Hill, and on WPRB of Princeton with magical host, Dr. Cosmo.  GIVE ME A PERFECT WORLD features special musical friends, including Jerry Marotta (Peter Gabriel/Paul McCartney/Elvis Costello) on drums, percussion and backing vocals, Pat DiNizio (Smithereens) on backing vocals, Tony Geballe (Solo Artist/Trey Gunn Band/Guitarcraft) Jane Scarpantoni (Bruce Springsteen/Lou Reed/REM) on cello, and Mark Brotter (HEM) on drums. SUN PALACE wishes to lovingly honor the spirit of Andriette’s late brother and gifted musician, John Redmann, who performed on the recording.

LYRICS

The INTO HEAVEN Recording

Into Heaven
Some birds fly south for the winter
Some birds stay here floating on a river
I seem only to dream in this weather
See the steam on the windowpane
Into Heaven I wish to sail, Into Heaven I want to fly
Trying to be the right way, ever
Never knowing if I’m making the grade
But I’d never wish the time away
Into Heaven I wish to sail, Into Heaven I want to fly
And I’d go right to you, and you’d go right through me
And I’d go right to you, and you’d go right through me, right through me
I keep wondering where the tide will take me
The waves are heaving now and calling me away
Into Heaven

There Once Was a Time
There once was a time when everything was alright
And I didn’t know you’d ever go away
Sudden circumstance, I learned how to cry
And I, too many times I lie, awake
And there’s nothing to be afraid of
Beneath this endless sky
At least that’s what I tell myself tonight
Will I ever understand why this might be?
And I once knew you, and I once knew you

Your Hands Lie Open
In this world of uncertain things, you always come through
In this time of undernourishment you feed me too
I have never been in love, but this is what I’m thinking of
Your Hands Lie Open, the gift you give to me
Your Hands Lie Open, we’ll see what we will be
I have always been alone, even with the ones I’ve known
Oh this fire is growing slowly from an ember to a flame
I am risking getting burned, and I don’t want to lose again
If you stay with me forevermore, I’ll always know right where I stand
And I’ll no longer have to wait for the gods to seal my fate
Your Hands Lie Open, the gift you give to me
Your Hands Lie Open, we’ll see what we will be

In Somebody’s Eyes
Taking me to water, I am swimming, surfing upwards
I wonder why I feel I’m in the sky,
Forever flying In Somebody’s Eyes
Then the waves come washing over
And what a surprise, I’m raining in the skies
And making lightning In Somebody’s Eyes
And every time I see your face
The wind rushes into my sails, making me race
I am sailing o’er your ocean, I am drinking your love potion
I wonder why I feel I’m in the sky
Forever flying In Somebody’s Eyes
And every time I feel your touch
I’m a whirlwind arisen and I’m thanking you much
I’m a whirlpool, I’m a cyclone, tidal waves come, ’cause you’re my own
I wonder why I feel I’m in the sky
Forever flying In Somebody’s Eyes

My Fortune
This is the story of me who told you that I sympathize with you
But I’ve a drive to go away, it’s bigger than us two
I must pursue My Fortune
I know that you’ve been kind but if I don’t leave I’ll lose my mind
I’ve got to find the catch, undo my latch
There’s something to win out there, I’ll win My Fortune
So I wandered forests at night and felt the breaking of the day
From a cliff I fell into the sea
Then I drifted all around the world ‘til I washed up on a beach
Where I heard a voice telling me: Love, Love, Love, Love
And in that moment I realized that in your eyes I see My Fortune

Are You Thinking of Me?
You used to criticize me
And even though it’s over now it seems sometimes I still can’t hear the truth
Inside I hold you
Even though you sold me down the river once or twice I can’t despise you
Underneath the river, deep below the earth, I am the fire
Burning for your love, longing for the truth, I am desire
Are You Thinking of Me?
You hold the key to the many things that I can’t see and even to a lovely treasure chest
Sometimes I dream of all the presents that I wished to give you but it’s too late
Underneath the river, deep below the earth, I am the fire
Burning for your love, longing for the truth, I am desire
Are You Thinking of Me?
You never told me any of secrets that you seem to hold so tightly to yourself
Now I am older and I still find it hard to lift a finger to help myself
Underneath the river, deep below the earth, I am the fire
Burning for your love, longing for the truth, I am desire
Are You Thinking of Me?

Path of Heart
For over a quarter of a century I’ve come to know my fears
For over a hundred hours now I’ve been looking at my years
They say time hurts no one, it’s who you are and what you’ve done
Facing facts as they present themselves to me I worry that I am lost
What if I’ve not been good enough and what will be my cost?
Can I find the passion that leads me to warmth?
Can I go slowly with faith and follow the Path of Heart?
I’ve seen fortunes lost and fortunes won and heaven knows what’s right
Can you help me with this mystery?
Can you help me dispel my night?
Can I find the passion that leads me to warmth?
Can I go slowly with faith and follow the Path of Heart?

Flying
Flying to another place, falling into space
Idealist one, I tried with you, I cried with you
And now you’re gone
And time forces me to live on, and ties me down
Oh and I know I went farther with you than with anyone, it’s true
Now I try to unearth where you are
Flying to another place, finding everyone was there
You bathing in something, my love

In a Canoe
Take me down to the river with you
‘Cause I had a dream we were In a Canoe
In the silence, in the motion, in that moment I knew
There could be no greater purpose In a Canoe
And everyone said you’re no one to me
But if they only knew what a moment could be, could be, could be
Some moments seem so perfect it’s like they’ll never end
But then the ride is over and you’re reaching dry land
So would you ever consider just holding my hand
For we may never glide together again
And everyone said you’re no one to me
But if they only knew what a moment could be, could be, could be

Skating Away on the Thin Ice of the New Day  (by Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson)
Meanwhile back in the year One, when you belonged to no one
You didn’t stand a chance, Son, if your pants were undone
‘Cause you were bred for humanity, and sold to society
One day you’ll wake up in the present day
A million generations removed from expectations of being who you really want to be
Skating Away, Skating Away, Skating Away On the Thin Ice of a New Day
So as you push off from the shore, won’t you turn your head once more
And make your peace with everyone
For those who choose to stay will live just one more day
To do the things they should have done
And as you cross the wilderness, a-spinning in your emptiness
You feel you have to pray
Looking for a sign that the universal mind has written you into the passion play
Skating Away, Skating Away, Skating Away On the Thin Ice of a New Day
And as you cross the circle line while the ice wall creaks behind
You’re a rabbit on the run
Silver splinters fly in the corner of your eye
Shining in the setting sun
Do you ever get the feeling that the story’s too damn real and in the present tense?
Or that everybody’s on the stage and it seems like
You’re the only person sitting in the audience?
Skating Away, Skating Away, Skating Away On the Thin Ice of a New Day

The GIVE ME A PERFECT WORLD Recording

Give Me a Perfect World
Give Me a Perfect World, where nothing goes wrong
Give Me a Perfect World, where we sing the same song
Give Me a Perfect World, where we live free and long
Give Me a Perfect World
There’s a place over the horizon where the sun of hope is always rising
Where the moon of dreams is always pleasing, where the stars are shining lights of reason
Give Me a Perfect World…
It’s a place where nature rules as king, with a harmony to everything
Where the heart is queen and all is fair, every being receiving love and care
Can you take this old world and make it move forward
Will you please grant my request, ‘til we have peace I cannot rest
Give Me a Perfect World…
It’s where science finds all remedies, and where beauty shines in all we see
And where spirit steers our destiny, lock of silver, turn the golden key
Give Me a Perfect World…

Round and Round
Write a letter to the universe, ask him what it was he planned
Did he mean to leave me lonely, will he let me understand
When my worries find me hopeless, threads of faith are wearing thin
His songs of love drift by my window, begging me to let them in
Round and Round, the ways of man meet the wheel of fortune
Letting free my strands of grief with every revolution
Somewhere there is gold and gleaming, right above my weary head
Love is closer than it’s seeming, between the moonlight and my bed
Round and Round, the ways of man meet the wheel of fortune
Letting free my strands of grief with every revolution
When my vision’s fading and I’m blind to what I’m seeing
I’m turned around and run aground to face what I am fleeing
One night the universe he caught me, dreaming all the dreams I’ve known
They slipped into his hands for keeping, seeds he knew that would be sown
Round and Round, the ways of man meet the wheel of fortune
Letting free my strands of grief with every revolution

There’s a Man
In my life I sometimes felt like I was drifting out to sea
All alone in dark, deep water, no one there to comfort me
By some grace I found safe harbor, stepped onto a golden land
Then a gift was given to me, someone there to hold my hand
There’s a Man who gives me pleasure, in my orchard he’s my treasure
He’s an apple, I’m a cherry, when he’s with me I am happy
Climb the ladder to the highest, to the top of this tall tree
Could this be that this is Heaven, how can Heaven be with me?
Oh how time can go so quickly, flying where we cannot see
But I’m lucky to be walking with the one who’s next to me
There’s a Man who gives me pleasure, in my orchard he’s my treasure
He’s an apple, I’m a cherry, when he’s with me I am happy

Going to California  (by Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant, altered slightly by A.)
Spent my days with a memory unkind, spoke too much and drank all my wine
Made up my mind to make a new start, Going to California with an aching in my heart
Someone told me there’s a man out there, with love in his eyes and sunlight in his hair
Took my chances on a big jet plane, never let them tell you that they’re all the same
The sea was red and the sky was gray, wondered how tomorrow could ever follow today
The buildings and the canyons start to tremble and shake, the children of the sun began to awake - Watch out!
Seems like the wrath of the gods got a punch in the nose and it started to flow
I think I might be sinking
Throw me a line, if I reach it in time I’ll meet you up there where the path runs
Straight and  high
To find a king without a queen, they say he plays guitar and sings of me, lalalala
Ride a white horse on the footsteps of dawn, trying to find a man who’s never been born
Standing on a hill in my mountain of dreams, telling myself it’s not as hard as it seems

Love Saves
Hey, I wonder why eyes can say little, and other times they seem to say so much
I like those soft looks inside the range of truth,
And I want yours now, and I want you to know
I’ve had a wild and frightened life, but I’m feeling fine with you
Seems like you were way inside your duties caught, and I could not
See you walk away from that
Walk to where we meet, at an innocent spot,
No danger in misty mountaintops
And I say we’re not the same, and I say we’re a lot the same
And I say Love Saves, Love Saves
Looking over to where the romance ends, oh I did pretend
That you were a force that couldn’t move me
Then you sailed me further than the wind could ever send me
Love Saves, Love Saves

Familiar Voices
Tonight, when the stars light up I’ll be listening for familiar voices
Ahh I love you, ahh I love you
I used to hear you say in a whisper, carried by the wind
Ahh I love you, ahh I love you
But no one ever told me what it means to love, then lose the one that you love
Ahh I love you, ahh I love you
Now I can tell you what it means to hurt, I heard I lost you in your words
Tonight when the stars light up, I’ll be listening for familiar voices
Ahh I love you, ahh I love you

Palace Welcome
Sometimes in a magic dream I’m a golden mystic queen
In a crown and flowers, dancing with my subjects for hours
Riding my sweet horse over vast lands, feeling time expand, expand
In my robes and on my throne, I am reigning, but not alone
All the souls around me help me out with love, like honey
Reading mighty books of wisdom, teaching me to see beyond illusion
My cup is full, can we fill yours
Open outside doors tonight so we can see the stars
Light candles, illuminate the room so bright
And feed the people with delight
Our Palace is your place and it’s right
New friends Welcomed in our hall see the jeweled sword on the wall
We say there’s no need to fear, it protects our body, mind and spirit
Like cutting through the dark, the sunrise sends its heavenly rays waking our eyes
My cup is full, can we fill yours
Open outside doors tonight so we can see the stars
Light candles, illuminate the room so bright
And feed the people with delight
Our Palace is your place and it’s right
Sometimes in a magic dream, I’m a golden mystic queen
In a crown and flowers, dancing with my subjects for hours

Man of the Severn Wave
My wild angel forever…
He walks along the Severn, it’s easy ‘cause he feels his way
Takes off his shoes and smiles at nature’s play
In the stream his ankles tease the wave
Unwraps his clothing, won’t hide, the river cools him inside
He jumps into the racing tide
Who is he, kind and brave, is he the Man of the Severn Wave?
No fear of danger, could he love this stranger?
The wave is rising so high, he rides into the wide sky
He’s swept away I watch him fly
Who is he, kind and brave, is he the Man of the Severn Wave?
Love’s ancient wilds, he takes me there
Who is he, kind and brave, is he the Man of the Severn Wave?

The Corridor
Walking down the darkness of The Corridor, walking
Hoping there are angels at your feet, stalking you
A door may open on either side, inviting you
And you feel yourself pulled into the light of the room
And it may frighten you
And the lessons you learn in the room aren’t what you asked for (that you can recall)
Or the people you meet or the questions you have to answer
As you shut the door behind you, you shudder and move on (a little more experienced)
With only hope pulling you forward, or is it just destiny?
You ask why do I have to walk this alone, what kind of trick is this?
If this is just physics, what’s this light in this room here?
And the lessons you learn in the room aren’t what you asked for (that you know of)
Or the people you meet or the questions you have to answer
Walking down the darkness of The Corridor, walking
Hoping there are angels at your feet, stalking
And as you remember the connections you made, with your heart and your mind
You wonder if they’ll be waiting for you, at the end of the line
And the lessons you learn in the room aren’t what you asked for (that you can recall)
Or the people you meet or the questions you have to answer

Show Me Your Wild Side
There’s never been anyone so good as you
You recognize what I’ve been through
You’re on my side, but so subdued
You give me shelter, now give me you
Show Me Your Wild Side, so free and wild
Tragedy’s no stranger to you, I’ve known
Nor is estrangement, you’ve been alone
And I know how much you’ve grown
But when you love me, don’t turn to stone
Show Me Your Wild Side, so free and wild
Show Me Your Wild Side, so free and wild
Come to life now, fear retreating
Body moving, heart beating
Sighs and cries out, now you’re breathing
Fire is freeing, life is fleeting
When I’m down, you hold my hand
We watch the sunset from the cool sand
And I’m glad for what we’ve planned
Before I make you my eternal man
Show Me Your Wild Side, so free and wild
Show Me Your Wild Side, so free and wild

Under the Moon
So far, or near
Who’s that rising
Always changing
Who’s bright
Wearing white
Who likes to hide?
Under the Moon
Under the Moon
Who travels
Always watching
Who never really leaves?
Under the Moon
Under the Moon
Under the Moon

The DESIGNED TO FLY Recording

I’m Designed to Fly
In life, day in, day out
It’s wings that I’m without
I sang the dust-to-dust dirge
‘Til I listened to these words
Oh I’m Designed to Fly
Yes I’m Designed to Fly
Trying to defy
To fall but not to die
So many in the streets come listen to this beat
Come dancing to this cry
Oh I’m Designed to Fly
Yes I’m Designed to Fly
For science, for beauty
For science, for beauty
I…
Ideas taste like wine
I underline
It’s all in the design
‘Cause I’m Designed to Fly
Yes I’m Designed to Fly
For science, for beauty
For science, for beauty
Oh I’m Designed to Fly
Yes I’m Designed to Fly

Peace
Peace, All Around the World, All Around the World
Peace, All Around the World, All Around the World
If you have some problems that seem very hard to solve
In your personal life with your friends and family involved
Think about the roots of what tied your heart into a knot
Pull the strings of fear apart and see how small the tangle got
It’s free, release
Peace, All Around the World, All Around the World
Peace, All Around the World, All Around the World
If we have earthly puzzles that seem very hard to solve
And we’re taking them personally with our friends and families
Let’s think about the roots of what got us tied into a knot
Pull the strings of fear apart and see how small the tangle got
And the fear disappears
Don’t let them say there’s not enough
When we are one, times can’t be so rough
Help free, have faith in the love you’re given
Give your love away, and it will be heaven
True heaven
Peace, All Around the World, All Around the World…
Give your love away, give your love away…

More Than You Might Guess

Here’s a message for you
From my heart to yours
No matter the places we’ve been
This time is ours
You are with me
I am with you now
There is something on my mind
I must tell you
No matter how you’ve been lately
I want you to know
I belong to you
You belong to me
What you mean to me
What you mean to me
Is More Than You Might Guess
More Than You Might Guess
Yes, it’s true
Thank you

Love Streaming Out (The Lament)
I see you’re with another girl
I wish that I were in your world, oh baby
I see the moonlight in your eyes
You came as such a big surprise to me
And no one knows my pain, my loneliness and rain
My Love is Streaming Out with no place to go
I want to know where you have been
And hear about the things you’ve seen, oh baby
You seem to look the other way
Oh how I wish that you would stay with me always
And no one knows my pain, my loneliness and rain
My Love is Streaming Out with no place to go
The time we spent together is hard to measure
Was it just a second or many years of pleasure?
Within the motion of this earth
I wish I knew what I was worth to you
We could watch the sun come up
We could be laughing, just be us, and learning
And no one knows my pain, my loneliness and rain
My Love is Streaming Out with no place to go
If I have to walk alone, I’ll do it with assurance
That you touched me once and I still feel your nearness
The fire started quietly
Will always burn inside of me, oh baby
My soul will follow where you lead
I'll try to win you what you need to be happy
And no one knows my pain, my loneliness and rain
My Love is Streaming Out with no place to go
And no one knows my pain, my loneliness and rain
My Love is Streaming Out…

Would You

Deep in the sea, would you be there with me
Where feelings run free
In trees with leaves of green, would you let us be seen
Let the rain wash us clean
Would you, would you
Would you, would you
Would I be safe in your eyes, where vibrations of spirits lie
Where we tremble inside
If I decided to fly, would you take to the sky
Would you make that flight
Would you, would you
Would you, would you
Following dark and unknown paths, would you take my hand
Wait and see where we land
Would you save my life, in the blackest of nights
Would you hold me tight
Would you, would you
Would you, would you
Yes, I would, yes, I would
Yes, I would, yes, I would, oh
Yes, I would, yes, I would
Yes, I would, yes, I would

Dark Eyes (by Bob Dylan)

Oh the gentlemen are talking
And the midnight moon is on the riverside
They’re drinking up and walking
And it is time for me to slide
Oh, I live in another world
Where life and death are memorized
Where the earth is strung with lovers’ pearls
And all I see are Dark Eyes
A rooster’s crowing far away
And another soldier’s deep in prayer
Some mother’s child has gone astray
She can’t find him anywhere
But I can hear another drum
Beating for the dead that rise
Whom nature’s beast fears as they come
And all I see are Dark Eyes
They tell me to be discreet
For all intended purposes
They tell me revenge is sweet
And from where they stand I’m sure it is
But I feel nothing for their game
Where beauty goes unrecognized
All I feel is heat and flame
And all I see are Dark Eyes
Oh, the French girl, she’s in paradise
And the drunken man is at the wheel
Hunger pays a heavy price
To the falling gods of speed and steel
Oh, time is short and the days are sweet
And passion rules the arrow that flies
A million faces at my feet
But all I see are Dark Eyes

Life Bubbling (A New World Everywhere)
Diamonds in the dark, the universe was nothing ‘til a spark
Flashing signs, lightning of life, wake to this sight
Millions of people move forward for peace
Millions of hearts beat together in dawns like these
Saving no more moments, letting thoughts fly freely
And speaking easily
Have you been resting, good, now it’s time to go
Spirits harnessed the way fast rivers flow
Life Bubbling from a spring
Light washing everything
Dreams carried through the air
A New World Everywhere
Following footsteps of dreams, the phantom points to the place
Invisible but I see his face
Take me down the road, change me gentle heart
Let me be where the magic starts
Life Bubbling from a spring
Light washing everything
Dreams carried through the air
A New World Everywhere
How many does it take to change the axis of the earth?
My spinning consciousness
Longing for justice, rides down a steep hill
Into a pool of promise
Dignitaries working with righteous soul
We laugh as we carry the load for all
Students on their way to school, showing off the golden rule
Boats heading for shore, fortunes better than before
Life Bubbling from a spring
Light washing everything
Dreams carried through the air
A New World Everywhere

When I Think of You
When I Think of You, stars revolve ‘round my head
Words dissolve, can’t be said
When I Think of You my mind’s awhirl, my heart is full
It’s carnival in Brazil
Ah, the magic in your eyes
Mesmerizes, and sends me to the skies
When I Think of You, party cakes taste so sweet
Lovers dance cheek to cheek
When I Think of You, fireworks fill the air
Laughing wildly without care
Ah, the magic of your skin
Makes waves of chills and thrills within
Of all the stories I’ve lived before
There wasn’t a moment when I felt love more
When I Think of You, horses run fast and free
Flying as they lift their feet
When I Think of You, favorite teams play the ball
Win their dreams, have it all this year
Ah, the magic in your ways
Inspires me to love you all my days
In all the stories I’ve lived before
There wasn’t a minute when I knew love more
When I Think of You, soft blue seas, balmy breeze
Sandy beach, palmy trees
When I Think of You, lights come on, night’s begun
Having fun, rising sun
Ah, the magic in your kiss
Who knew that it would feel like this

Hearing the Voices
Someone speaks a word, what’s heard becomes a new beginning
Like murmured lullabies, the stories of our lives start spinning
Hearing, Hearing the Voices
Hearing, Hearing the Voices
Poets tell the tales of how they’re yearning
Teachers speak about the things they’re learning
Presidents and journalists make comments
Lovers in the night make their promises
Hearing, Hearing the Voices
Hearing, Hearing the Voices
But what about the sounds that cannot be explained by science
The messages that seem to come between the sighs of silence
Truth blows in, the mystery bells start ringing
Spirits soar and more than birds are singing
Changes hum and rumble into view
A whisper ‘round the world says I love you
Hearing, Hearing the Voices…

Sahara
Sahara, open up your arms to me
Your body lies far as I can see
Sahara, you’re hotter than a fiery heart
And colder than a human word
Sinking slowly deeper
This is not the same as sleep
You call, I answer
In your arms I’m yours to keep
Sahara, you don’t pretend you’re someone else
You give relief ‘cause you’re yourself
Sinking slowly deeper
This is not the same as sleep
You call, I answer
In your arms I’m yours to keep
Mmm…
Sahara you don’t touch me, you don’t have to
I’ll slow become a part of you
Sinking slowly deeper
This is not the same as sleep
You call, I answer
In your arms I’m yours to keep

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