Shadowlands

Story Behind The Song

The instrumental section was influenced by Dire Straits "Telegraph Road.

Song Description

We all try to figure why we are attracted to bad habits and bad moods. Your fears and mistakes must teach you to be strong

Song Length 3:04 Genre Rock - Classic, Blues - Modern
Tempo Medium Slow (91 - 110) Lead Vocal Male Vocal
Mood Worried, Annoyed Subject Darkness, Fear
Similar Artists Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty Language English
Era 1990 - 1999

Lyrics

Shadowlands

Intro
F#m C#m (x4)

A E
Why do I fear my shadow?
The one I?m scared to see
The dark side of my nature
A E G D/F# E
That always follow me

Why do I run so quickly?
To flee its evil grasp
Denying its existence
While drowning in its clasp

CHORUS
Bm D
If I could turn and face it
A
It would plague me never more
I?m scared of my sordid nature
Of what will come of me
Fears will motivate me to act with decency

But my lover is fear
Though hope?s the one I want
To save me from the shadow
And its seductive haunt

F#m C#m

CHORUS

© 1993 Charles W. Rinaldo
(703) 641-0589

Lyrics Whitman Rinaldo Music Whitman Rinaldo
Producer Whitman Rinaldo Publisher Rinwhit Publishing ASCAP
Performance Whitman Rinaldo Label Sonority Records
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