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I stay up after the kids are finally down And my wife is deep asleep Sit in the dark Put a record on It’s the only time I’m free Alone with bourbon and my thoughts Or joined by the ghosts of friends I’ve lost Wandering the halls of memory…
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Everything is a minimal gray Here in Pelican Bay There is no escape Here in Pelican Bay This house is full of people I never get to see Been living here for years They still don’t know me Just waiting out my days Here in Pelican Bay…
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(One day he just didn't pick up the guitar. Too tired after work, or uninspired. He turned on the TV. A year passed. The strings went rusty and black. He looked over at it, leaning in the stand. Did he even remember how any of the songs went?)
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She said most of the stars up there Have been dead for a billion years And all that light and heat Dissipated unseen Isn’t that the most perfect thing? Dead stars... She said all those stars you see Have been dead for an eternity All…
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Lost in the angles and the tangle of the streets Chasing hits and stealing bits and paying for our dreams Spent our nights going deaf and going too far Burning up days in a California noir We were just Broke kids Trying to get fixed Broke…
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I was out walking Walking in the city one day I heard the wind calling Calling my name Under the hot August sun I went wandering west With my boots and my gun and a guitar across my chest Come a ti yi yippee yi yay! Come a ti yi yippee…
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Blue the light that shines on me Watching you on the screen Blue your eyes and blue the scenes Replay, rewind, recurring dream Blue the nights I sit at home Scanning, surfing all alone Blue the color of the bruise Thinking of my time with you…
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Overnight the world went fake Everything has been replaced With pale imitations Gray reflections The food has no taste Surrounded by automatons Programmed not to see what's going on Cheap props and flimsy sets A tired plot and bad effects…
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I pinch myself but I don't wake up I cut myself but I still feel numb The drugs The drinks It's later than you think I starve myself but the weight won't lift I beat myself up and I can't stop it Then you appear Tell me what I need to…
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Lazy day in Vegas She just appeared So elegant, intelligent Grinning from ear to ear She had that killer style Looks that turn your eye I liked the way she rolled When I asked her what her name was She said “Tumbleweed, They call…
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*Rap/Hip-hop with glitchy electronic beats.* It's 20 years since this started up Let me tell you how it was: a 4-track Radio Shack tape deck Hissing overdubs I tried to get it down Record what I had to say I thought I had all the time…
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*A true story. Marasmus. The Duke University Talent Identification Program.* **_Chris Fudurich_** *played some guitar and gave some good guidance on this track* In 1969 an experiment was devised 20 babies were kept alive All alone They…
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*Rap/Hip-Hop with electric piano* I start off each morning with my favorite drug Cook it up in the kitchen and take a slug Coffee so black it helps me to wake Prepared to attack the problems I face Maybe it's keeping my blood pressure high…
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*Memories, memories before the end. Sounds like* **_David Sylvian_** *and* **_Fennesz._** *Ambient guitar and vocals* I remember sunshine I remember you I remember laughing Do you remember I do I remember driving I remember the…
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*The boat left without me. Sounds like* **_David Sylvian, Fennesz, The Cure_**. *Ambient guitar and vocals* Stayed under too long I guess I lost track of time Why didn’t you think to check If I was alright? There’s not too much sun…
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Walking alone in late February Thinking on friends I’d lost John and Sean and Christopher Ryan, Ian, and Mark Some of them fell to fever and drink Some to women or song One of them made it to the good life But all of them are gone All…
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James Michael Taylor said

Such pathos. We could collect all the Ghost Town songs on Alonetone and have a very interesting album.

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Breathe You made it home alone at last Keep it underground and inconspicuous Need is a thing you can't believe When there's no vice, there's not much left of man The exception is the rule and there's no doubt You've been taken in and…
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The Proods said

This is a GROOVY track, man.

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Every Monday in a clean white shirt Greeting strangers with a smile Believing things are for the best Not stressing about the rest Searching for some kind of grace To wipe the scowl from my face Waiting for the day I'll hear them say…
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Gene Eric Mann said

Intriguing lyrics. Especially digging the bass. Good mix down/mastering job!

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Lazy day in Vegas She just appeared So elegant, intelligent Grinning from ear to ear She had that killer style Looks that turn your eye I liked the way she rolled When I asked her what her name was She said “Tumbleweed, They call…
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Telecaster?

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We’re closed now Keep off My land The plains turn to sand That’s what the wire said I hear trains coming Smoke in the sky Lines in the sand That’s what the wire said Ghosts of voices Chant numbers and code Steel lines in the sand…
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i have so much to learn from listening to this work.. the patience and swirling tapestries, you are in no hurry to get across this desert

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Modern electronic rock and ambient. Vocals, synthesizer, guitar, bass, and computer.

Anu has been creating music for more than three decades. He studied electronic music under Jon Appleton and Christian Wolff.

He is a pioneer and expert in the Internet music industry, and one of the creators of the Rhapsody Music Service.

He created and taught “A History of 20th Century Music” at the Duke University Talent Identification Program.

Anu currently lives in San Francisco, California and composes, produces, and performs regularly.

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