Always want the same thing I wanna stay alive listen Pray for what you've got. And print the money at home Light is Drainin lyrics buy track If I were to take you, take you in my arms, now hear me I would surely lose you.
If I were to want you. I'd come calling, yeah I'd come calling If I were to love you, really really love you I would surely lose you And if you, and if you wanna know love You will seek it, you will find it If I were to have you, what Los Angeles - Emily Wells - Promise (CD) having someone else?
The process of making "Promise" was this internal conversation, which I tried to extend through books and a chronic watching of Pina Bausch films. The often repetitive, agonistic, and emotional nature of her work felt akin to my own practice as performer and as Los Angeles - Emily Wells - Promise (CD), building on layers of repetition, disrupting, Los Angeles - Emily Wells - Promise (CD), then building again. Watching her work projected bluntly on the wall gave me a sense of companionship in the studio, particularly when I had reached a point in the record when all the things I thought I knew about making a record turned back on me in a stampede.
These finished recordings and their live counterparts take their time - and in doing so ask for a bit of grace. I returned often to an interview I'd watched with the light artist James Turrell where he says, "…not everyone will sit in a darkened room for ten Los Angeles - Emily Wells - Promise (CD) before they begin to see.
When writing, when recording, there is a period where everything is in service of the song, Los Angeles - Emily Wells - Promise (CD) at times unconsciously. As the song begins to take form, however, its role shifts: the song is in service of the life it feeds.
How then to convey a malleable "you," interchangeable with the self, with the friend, with the lover, with the listener, the future? There were songs and albums too, and whether wordless compositions or modern pop they all stood for the same end: engagement with the self, the friend, the heartbroken, the story, the listener.
And of course through all of this there remains, for me, the meditation on all the actual people and times in my life, still present inside each song. Los Angeles - Emily Wells - Promise (CD) Emily Wells. Streaming and Download help. Report this album or account. If you like Emily Wells, you may also like:. Strangers by Marissa Nadler. Her most consistently good album. Bury Your Name by Marissa Nadler.
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