Sounds & Words

The Far Side of the Fray

02:27
Dada Paradox
Ian M Roure

Story

Here's a health to Sir Tyler...Wat Tyler & the 1381 Peasants' Rebelion...

Ian: acoustic guitar, lead & harmony vocals, bass, mandolin (overdubbed twice)

Liza: melodica

Lyrics

All the banners have fallen & all swept away

Like the flags & the standards we hoped would hold sway

The cause seems so lost at the end of the day

Looking back from the Far Side of the Fray

 

Now it's back to the manor and knowing your place

Though we tried to win change the unjust won the day

Down under the feet of the rich we remain

Going on from the Far Side of the Fray

 

Here's a health to Sir Tyler and all he would save

If not in our time there will come a day

If the cause is worth winning some will find try again

And find a way on the Far Side of the Fray

 

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Lo Fi guitar pop & rock with psychedelic & folk-ish tendencies by Ian and Liza Roure 

"Ray Davies channeled through the prism of peak-era, mid-90s Blur...""Majestically Jangly"“Brilliantly lyrical, darkly funny”- New York Music Daily

Lucid Culture says "a missing link between Ray Davies & Robyn Hitchcock"

 

See also Tracy Island:

 http://lizasongs.com/