Grant Maloy Smith

Grant Maloy Smith

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Country - Americana | South Kingstown, Rhode Island, United States
Total Song Plays: 181   
Member Since: 2014
   Last Login: over 30 days ago
   Sounds Like: Lyle Lovett, Rodney Crowell

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Plays:

7

Song Description

A young woman contemplates bringing life into the world in a very poetic way.

Lyrics

Garden On The Moon
Words & Music © Grant Maloy Smith

Well, I've never had a fortune
I've lived in quiet means
I'm not one full of purpose
I shy from the extremes

But when light gives way to darkness
and it's quiet in my room
I think about my garden on the moon

I'll plant my garden on the moon
I'll build my garden on the moon
I'll plant my garden
You only reap what you have sewn
the lifeless earth will turn for me
I know

It's easy to be doubtful
It's easy to find fault
But what we need is mortar,
bricks and hands to build a wall

A wall to hold the rain in
but not to block the view
A wall around my garden on the moon

Chorus

So we started on the garden
with all our willing hands
We made a well for water
we worked and tilled the land

But when darkness turned to daylight
And we saw our first child bloom
We knew we'd built our garden on the moon

Chorus

Song Length
4:25
Genres
New Age - General, Folk - Americana
Tempo / Feel
Medium Slow (91 - 110)
Lead Vocal
Female Vocal
Moods
Serene, Joyful

Subject Matter
Love for Child, Madly In Love

Similar Artists
Enya, Alison Krauss
Language
English
Era
2000 and later

Lyric Credits Grant Maloy Smith
Music Credits Grant Maloy Smith
Producer Credits Grant Maloy Smith
Publisher Credits Grant Maloy Smith
Performance Credits Grant Maloy Smith & Sarah Copus
Label Credits Suburban Cowboy LLC