Pat Flanakin

Pat Flanakin

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Country - Alternative | Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Total Song Plays: 18,434   
Member Since: 2003
   Last Login: 5/23/2019

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Song Description

This is a song that describes the scene after the 1992 riots in Los Angeles. My wife and I were there and witnessed much of the town on fire, businesses closing down and commuters taking 6 hours to get home on a normally 15 minute commute; fear and panic

Story Behind the Song

My wife and I were in L.A. at the time of the riots and witnessed the smoke coming through our windows, the fear of the people, and the destruction of the businesses burned down and looted. The feeling of much of the people at that time was that LAPD oft

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Lyrics

BURNING EMBERS
┬ęPat Flanakin



VERSE
We stand among the ashes shocked and in a daze
We sift through souvenirs of promises we made

I reach my hand to you, but you just walk away
And say oh no

VERSE The streets are quiet now, the sky is hazy gray
The sun is breakin' through into a brand new day

And in my soul I feel a fraction of your pain
You say oh no

CHORUS
Burning embers, falling down
Streets of sadness, without a sound

No one listens, to skin of brown
I say to you what can we do
(I say to you what can we do)

VERSE
The air is ripe with the stench of poverty
This social structure imprisoned you not me

A hundred years have passed and you're still on your knees
I say oh no
- Chorus -
- Break -

VERSE
What can I do, what can I say to help a friend
Why can't I see beyond the color of your skin

It's such a crime to me that we can't start again
Oh no
- Chorus - 2X

TAG
I say to you, what can we do

Song Length
5:52
Genres
Rock - General, Unique - Soundtracks
Tempo / Feel
Medium Slow (91 - 110)
Lead Vocal
Male Vocal
Mood
Distressed

Subject Matter
Civil Rights, Race/Ethnicity


Language
English
Era
1990 - 1999

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