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Treading Water


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Hickling_Stan

 Genre: Acoustic

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Sometimes it's ok to be treading water. it just depends on the pond your in at the time!. Another one done live so a few timining issues but it got the feel of the song
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Treading water

I feed my son and my father
Through a plastic cup
One life is beginning
One is almost up

I wish I’d known him for longer
I wish I’d known him before
All the stories he told us
All the things he saw

I might be treading water
But I’m happy in my pond

Sister works in a bar now
For far too many hours
The locals come to flirt with her
Time is running out

Mother travels the world now
She’s on an endless cruise
Don’t know what she’s avoiding
She’s gonna have to choose

I might be treading water
But I’m happy in my pond


© Mark Spruce 2008
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Plays: 35
Downloads: 69
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Uploaded: Dec 02, 2009 - 04:36:40 AM
Last Updated: Dec 02, 2009 - 04:36:40 AM Last Played: Mar 21, 2017 - 06:16:50 PM
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Feter said 2910 days ago (December 3rd, 2009)
Treading Water
Lovely alt/folk groove here ..the sound of the
mando here just authentic ..give heavy beats and
mood to the song ...deep and thoughtful vocal
work ...kudos ...thnx alot for sharin !!!!
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MarkHolbrook said 2879 days ago (January 3rd, 2010)
Pretty darned good
for live... You have some complex interactions there. I can accept and actually like the timing difficulties. Very cool tune and you arrived at pretty good over all sound too!
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T_Being_esq said 2853 days ago (January 30th, 2010)
You do write a good tune
Very nice one too. Again it all blends very well. It could develop with maybe a flute or female backing vocal, oh and a cool bass line (acoustic), but it is just great as it is.
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dantimmermans said 2666 days ago (August 5th, 2010)
love the mando
this is neat strummer, and the instruments are nice and clear. great lyrics, too.
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Name: Mark and formerly Steve
Location: Arlesey Bedfordshire United Kingdom
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Hickling Stan started as Steve and I back in 2007. We had a great creative 5 years writing songs together, posting on here and playing live in the East Midlands.I moved away south in 2013 and let MJ lie dormant for a few years until the muse came bac... [see more]

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