Talk To Me

Story Behind The Song

This song is for Arika Rogers.....

Song Description

I wrote this song about a young girl who took her life at the age of 16. Her name was Arika Rogers. She had written me a letter telling me how much she loved one of the songs on our CD. After a show in Terre Haute, Indiana a lady asked to come back stage to speak with me. It was Arika's mother and she had came to tell me Arika had committed suicide. To this day I am haunted by this young gilrs death. I wrote this song for her.

Song Length 4:10 Genre Rock - Indie/Low-Fi, Rock - General
Tempo Medium Slow (91 - 110) Lead Vocal Male Vocal
Mood Heartbreaking, Moving Subject Suicide, Love for Child
Language English Era 2000 and later

Lyrics

Talk To Me:
by Danny Stultz
Talk to me..
You could have talked to me.

If I'd only felt you reaching
Ever sensed or shared your pain
I swear to you for all it's worth
You would never hurt again
But I can't help but feel
That you struggled to hold on
Your candle slowly flickered
And in one breath child you were gone

Talk to me
You could have talked to me
Was there some thing that tormented you
Something that ignited you
Well that something made my world explode

Daylight surrenders darkness
Weaving deep with the soul
Mine cries out from emptiness
I will never fill this hole
But life goes on because it has to
And we must surely find a way
To listen to our children
Understand what they say

Did you drop a clue on muted ears
Had your shell already cracked
And were there dark voices haunting you
Saying you could not turn back
I say talk to me

Talk to me
You could have talked to me
Was there something that tormented you
Something that ignited you
Well that something made my world explode
You could have talked to me
I would have talked to you...

I liked the vocal. Good use of backing vocals also. Nice guitar arrangment. Strong melody.

i loved this song. it has the the perfect match of real sounding emotion in the voice and good lyrics.
has a bit of a country vibe , liked the subtle backing.
quite traditional in its arrangement but it works

I liked very much your song!!! Very good sound with very well done instrumental arrangements! Your voice is wonderful and the lyrics very nice! Congratulations!

I really enjoyed this song. It would have been a great song for the Bee Gees in the 1960's.

Lyrics Danny Stultz Music Danny Stultz
Producer Mark Moseley Publisher Cartwright/Hill/Stultz
Performance Banders Row
This track is on 7 Member Playlists
Playlist Creator Playlist Name Date Added
Signal 30 Signal 30's 3rd Playlist 5/6/2015
David D. Mason My Top Songs 8/19/2014
michaelplatzer7967076 Cool 5/17/2014
Banders Row Danny's Favorite Songs 5/5/2014
Julia Schmidt My Top Songs 4/5/2014
Matthew Stemme My Top Songs 4/3/2014
Dave Barta. My Top Songs 9/10/2007
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