Alan Gillis (Gulliver)

Alan Gillis (Gulliver)

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Country - Rock | Chester le Street, England, United Kingdom
Total Song Plays: 12,878   
Member Since: 2006
   Last Login: 10/20/2021

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Story Behind the Song

After numerous remixes I think this one is as good as it's going to get. I built the song around a repetitive chord sequence and then made a point of recording it when my voice was a bit husky, to try and give it a different sound to my norm. As usual I'm a little unsure about the genre.

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Lyrics

These Chains (words and music by Alan Gillis)

Thoughts of perfect love that we knew
Haunting me, haunting me
I hang on every word you said - the plans we made
To stay right here forever - always together
And I can't let go - I'm not ready to let you go

Chorus

I've got chains around my heart
I'm captive to the life that we shared
I can't move on - I can't move on
I'm your prisoner
No-one can see the bars that keep me here
But I can't move on, I'll always be here
I can't move on from these chains

Since you've gone, I'm just a hollow shell
Of the man I used to be
Remembering all the things we said
You made me believe that we'd always be together
Lovers forever and
I can't let go - I'm not ready to let you go

Repeat chorus

outro

I've got these chains around my heart
Chains around my heart
I'm your prisoner
I've got these chains around my heart
I can't move on
I've got these chains around my heart
I can't let go - I'm your prisoner

© 2020

Song Length
4:48
Genre
Blues - Country
Tempo / Feel
Slow (71 - 90)
Lead Vocal
Male Vocal

Subject Matter
Heartbreak

Language
English
Era
2000 and later

Lyric Credits Alan Gillis
Music Credits Alan Gillis
Producer Credits Alan Gillis
Performance Credits Alan Gillis all voices and instruments