Something There

by David Paul Jones

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Inspired by Samuel Beckett's poem 'Something There'. Lyrics are non-literal - a style often found in David Paul Jones's songs and vocal works.

'Long, leisurely, dreamy, endlessly beautiful... richly romantic and rapturously nostalgic' (The Herald).

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released September 18, 2002

Voice & Piano: David Paul Jones
Voice: Carolyn Murray-Hamilton
Soprano Sax: Steve Kettley
Cello: Donnie Gillan
Cello: Lucy Borthwick
Cello: Robin Mason
Double Bass: Carole Melrose
Percussion: Neil Sommerville

Recorded at Castlesound Studios, Edinburgh on 9 Sep 2001
Engineered by Philip Hobbs and Calum Malcolm
Artwork by John Haxby
Released on Linn Records
Buy here: www.linnrecords.com/recording-something-there-cd.aspx

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Track Name: Wondering About The Rose
crostro hkyein scramo
crostro cro
crostrayk breay
hkyein kwadeekul
hkyein maro
cro hkyein maro
Track Name: Contemplating A River
hkyein dro
saro
seen dres sol
cheerleeup lero
cheerleeup lerongro
mzeron
grosmo
gres tiray
grokmoltiro
gromts fray
dindrakmo

sarosa

hkyein scramo don mesaro
hkyein bramed saro
crominstro

hkyein bramed saro
hkyein bramed zeemwro
crominstro

rosa

deartrom seecro
cheershflyindro
cheerup dicrau
cheershflyindro

rosaro

deartrom seecro
cheershflyindro
cheerup dicrau
cheershflyindro

saro

so
contemplate the river’s source
the river’s source sa sussed source

contemplate the river’s rose
the river’s rose sa sussed source
rivaro
rivarosa

yurupleeay
cheerupleeay

so
river’s susst so
river’s rosa

the river’s sussed the source
the river’s rose arose
contemplate this source:
the river’s road

hkyein bramed saro
hkyein bramed zeemwro
crominstro

rosa
Track Name: The Sun Comes & Goes In The Land Of Woop-Woop
mistree ladontol
mistree ladon robago
see rain grow

mistree ladontol
mistree lasrof long ago
mistree lies untold
see rain grow

welcome how
yurup le strau
verindrau

weerol bau haro
yurup le strau
verin dropeegen
weerol cro

redin how
yurup le strau
verin dropeegen
weerol cro
weerol probabo
weerol cro

wup-waoh

with a hamnus leringo andgo
trau
take a hand and let it go andgo
trau
let go

work your magic
let it grow and grow
try
work your magic let it go and glow
try
and glow

woop’s sun come go
wup-waoh

oh what for sailor?
oh what crosatro
mehrum wup-waoh

say mehrum
cro
seeng garlinro
sing Carolyn rosincro

rorushin
rush raoh

wup wupa
yur uplestrau

wup wupasun come go
wup-waoh
Track Name: Love: That Smiling Fugitive
it scatters
your words are: come closer
and I come closer
still it scatters
on

drumdrambroko
yurasa rosa
gromtsfrey
dermankro
hkyein makoro
hkyein trembo tharo
hkyein trembo

fla

and sorrow sighed at the sight of snowshines’ sign
shine on
and scatter
on

fla
Track Name: An Introduction To The Art Of Flying
wondero the roses grow
wondero
draumo
whisper
wondero
whispero
draumo
let it go
and wonder

you wonder: how many roses do figure?

watch the way the rose
cheerupleeay
and while away it all
cheerupleeay
figure it all

fla

and how the rose arose
cheerleeup discrau
and how the rose arose
drau

fla

and while away it all
cheer all
cheer up
and fly

crostro hkyein bramed
crostrocro
crostrayk breay
hkyein kwadeekul hkyein maro
cro
hkyein maro

fla

winter waved his hand
to a summer sun so far off
he whispered and he wondered
and wondered…

it’s how the rose arose
drau
it’s how the rose arose
cheerhappyoday

fla