Steve Dafoe - Songwriter
Love And The Leaving (Rock - Alternative Pop, Pop - Alternative)
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Lyrics
LOVE AND THE LEAVING
( STEVE DAFOE 2007)
(COPYRIGHTED)

CHORUS :

Fmaj7 C Cm7 (or go to G)
LOVE......LOVE .......LOVE AND THE LEAVING
LIKE LIFE.......LIFE.......THEN DEATH AND THE GRIEVING
LIKE ONE......ONE.......ONE TO THE OTHER
THAT'S THE WAY THEY ARE........
G A
LIKE YOU AND ME
G Fmaj7
YOU AND ME

VERSE 1:

5th Fret + 7th Fret (High "E") 3rd Fret + 5th Fret (High "E") (Alternate High E)
I BREATHED MY FIRST KISS WITH YOU IN THE PAST
YEARS OF US GROWING UP IN THE PLAYGROUND

C Fmaj7
WE LAUGHED AND FOUGHT JUST THE TWO OF US.....
A SIMPLE LIFE DURING THOSE SIMPLE TIMES

5th Fret + 7th Fret (High "E") 3rd Fret + 5th Fret (High "E") (Alternate High E)

WE HUNG ON TIGHT...CAUSE IT WASN'T GOING TO LAST...




VERSE 2:

5th Fret + 7th Fret (High "E") 3rd Fret + 5th Fret (High "E") (Alternate High E)
THEN CAME THE DAY YOU LEFT WITH UNCLE SAM....WAY TOO FAST
I WAS JEALOUS THAT YOU WOULD NOT COME BACK

C Fmaj7
I WAS HATEFUL THAT YOU COULD NOT COME BACK.
A COMPLEX LIFE IN A VERY COMPLEX TIME

5th Fret + 7th Fret (High "E") 3rd Fret + 5th Fret (High "E") (Alternate High E)
I HUNG MY HEAD, 'CAUSE I KNEW IT WAS GOING TO LAST




VERSE 3:

5th Fret + 7th Fret (High "E") 3rd Fret + 5th Fret (High "E") (Alternate High E
YOUR DEATH IS JUST ONE OF WAR'S SHAMEFUL CRIME'S
MY LOVE IS NOW GRIEVING YOUR LIFELESS FACE

C Fmaj7
YOUR RIGID BODY IS ALL THAT REMAINS OF THE YEARS
OF PLAYING AND LAUGHING AND LOVING IN THE PLAYGROUND

5th Fret + 7th Fret (High "E") 3rd Fret + 5th Fret (High "E") (Alternate High E
JUST LOVING AND BEING IN MUH SIMPLER TIMES........

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Reviews

Nice guitar playing. Enjoyed the pan of parts of guitars. Could hear this in a film in a "parting scene."

- Douglas Branson aka dB+1

Easy on the ears and performed very well.

- Ricky John Brown

Description
Short Song Description:
Genre: Rock - Alternative Pop, Pop - Alternative Pop

Mood: Down/Dark/Melancholic, Sentimental/Ballad

Speed: Medium Fast (95-130)

Instruments: Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin)

Track type: Lyric - Full

Lyric themes: Anguish Desperation, Breaking Up Saying Goodbye, Broken-Hearted, Love Lost, Missing a Loved One

Keywords: acoustic
Long Song Description:
Acoustic
Ballad
Contemporary
Pop


Mood: Down/Melancholic
Mood: Dramatic
Mood: Hopeful

140 BPM
Story Behind the Song:
Professional Review by Aremi Legard, Bremen, Germany

Wonderful song - very prof! You made a cool work. Your voice is very good and you can use it. That your song is made only with guitars is great. The mastering could have a bit more workout and the guitarsound on the left side is not really in the mix (pan and volume). But this is not really a problem.
Only the originality is in the middle, but I think you know by yourself, that your song is more mainstream.
All in all you made a great song and I wish you the best
for your work and future.
Garibaldi
Credits
Lyric Credits: Steve Dafoe
Music Credits: Steve Dafoe
Producer Credits:
Publisher Credits: Steve Dafoe
Performance Credits: SD
Label Credits:
Metadata
Song Length: 3:10
Primary Genre: Rock-Alternative
Secondary Genre: Pop-Alternative
Tempo / Feel: Medium Fast (131 - 150)
Lead Vocal: Male Vocal
Subject Matter 1: Pain
Subject Matter 2: Life
Mood 1: Stressed
Mood 2: Heated
Similar Artist 1: Leonard Cohen
Similar Artist 2: Billy Joel
Language: English