Jay Wilson

Jay Wilson

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Folk - Contemporary | Dublin, Ireland
Total Song Plays: 1,337   
Member Since: 2006
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Song Description

This song's groovy riff hides quite a frustrated lyric which lists some of the little things in life which might pass us by if we're not careful.

Story Behind the Song

I wrote this while undertaking a solo road trip along the N17 to Galway to see The Divine Comedy play. I had written the riff already and was just singing away to myself in the car when these lyrics started to come out. I actually used to wear glasses w

Lyrics

I want to be a man
I want to grow up
I want to take a stand
I want a messy life
I want dirty hands
I want a peace that I don't understand

In this myopic world we're just havin' a good time

I want to love God
I want to love my friends
I want to love my wife and my children
I want to eat real food
I want to take the bus
I want to give
I want to laugh
I want to trust

In this myopic world etc.

Song Length
3:50
Genres
Pop - Alternative, R & B - Contemporary
Tempo / Feel
Medium (111 - 130)
Lead Vocal
Male Vocal
Moods
In High Spirits, Troubled

Subject Matter
Conformity, Determination


Language
English
Era
2000 and later

Lyric Credits Jay Wilson
Music Credits Jay Wilson
Producer Credits Jonny Boyle
Performance Credits Jonny Boyle (guitar solo)