Shipwreck Off The Coast

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Our fifth single Shipwreck Off The Coast. This track is about being in a beautiful place but having mental health issues that prevent you from enjoying it to the fullest.


It's that barnacle latched
On the side of a boat
That gave you a smile
You've forgotten the price
Of this dreamlike paradise
You needed that tropical buzz

You're a city girl at heart
But maybe here it seems awfully dark at night
Diving headfirst
Into the vodka
It's party time

That woodland footpath lifts you
Unseen by others
Umpteen times you've wondered how
Enticing is the sunshine
When all there is to do
Is dance

Here it is unlimited
All the happiness and spirits
You could want
That shipwreck off the coast
Is just a metaphor
For all your ghosts

That shipwreck off the coast
It's just a metaphor for all your ghosts

It's ok to be a faker
When you've got monsters in your head
Feeling like a skyscraper you need to climb
This plight never goes away
Even in the sunshine
Surrounded by stunning scenery
But you're questioning and running from this blame

You put on yourself
So aloof and alone
Maybe you need some help
Is this proof
Are you prone
You're just a shipwreck off the coast

You're just a shipwreck off the coast


released April 9, 2018


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Experimental Indie Folk Duo

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