Shanteya and Jo
Land And Sea

1. From Here

VERSE
I can see those ocean eyes from here

Oh they touch me now and they drown my fears

And I, I can feel your warm embrace form here

Though you are far out there

I’m half a world away but I see you

I can still feel you from here

I’m half a world away but my night dream

Echoes through your day dreaming from here

We look at different sky, walk on different earth

Different ways of life, across these ocean tides

We look at different sky, walk on different earth

Different ways of life, across these oceans tides

And I, how I miss your miss your smile

I would fly ten thousand miles for you

How I wish to trace your smile

In the end I’d run those miles to you

 

MUSIC INTERLUDE

VERSE
Threading dreams from where I lie, silken vales shade my eyes

Silver dreams under my, night sky your light sky

Threading dreams from where I lie, as light dawns on your ocean eyes

Fills the space between your sun rise, my moon rise

I lay here, I pray her

I wait here ‘til I’ll run run run run back to you

I pray here, try not to cry here

Hope you will wait for me to come come come back home to you

Come come back home to you

 

Back to you oh hey hey, back to you oh hey hey

I will run run run run back to you

 

 

 

3. Have Hope

 

VERSE

My mother’s best friend she caught the disease, it carved out her insides

I went down to that big city, and I sang at her bedside, and a few weeks later she died

 

CHORUS

Hope hope, hope hope, hope hope, have hope

 

VERSE

My father’s sister she caught the disease, it’s eating her mind

We were blinded by distance we could not see, she tried to take her own life

CHORUS x2

Hope hope, hope hope, hope hope, have hope

 

VERSE

My family out there they’ve caught the disease, its spreading through war cries

It tears down their homes puts bullets in their souls with ease, oh my Lord its terrifying, so we’ll sing

 

CHORUS x4

Hope hope, hope hope, hope hope, have hope

 

 

5. Surrender

 

VERSE
When you’re falling down

Flying out

Out of bounds

All you need is rest

When you’re falling down

And the dancing fire fly lands on your skin

You are blessed

You are blessed

Face succumb to the frost

Starlight fight the distance

Brings forth the fogginess

Brings to life existence

 

CHORUS

[Ooohing] x4

Don’t let skeletons be your words

Don’t let talking be all that’s heard

Listen close release them ropes

Sister River let me swim

I bend I flex I’m falling down

I ebb I flow am freezing now

Feel the consequences of time

I breathe it in so I can breathe it out

[Aaahing] x4

 

VERSE

Breathe the deep

Meet what’s true

Let surrender wrap me up

Let there be trust

 

BRIDGE

With rain comes my inspiration

Guides me to deep pools drowns me in emotion

Drowns me in emotion

It breathes at its height in the night

The light brings with it a whole new sight

Brings with it a whole new sight

Reflections gleam minds do dream

Foresight climbs with a greater might

Climbs with a greater might

The rain in me moves with the thunder

Seeks a pilgrimage deep deep under

Deep deep under

Where down and up feel much the same

All living without a frame

Here there is no shame

Just truth in its rawest proof

Where only rain can soothe my mighty flames

Where only rain can soothe my mighty flames

 

CHORUS x8

[Aaahing]

 

CODA

I bend I flex I’m falling down

I ebb I flow am freezing now

Feel the consequences of time

I breathe it in so I can breathe it out

When you’re falling down

Flying out

Out of bounds

All you need is rest

2. Motionless

VERSE

I wanted to be saved from the safety

Given white, blank pages for drawing on

Now I’m confused for where I’m going

Cut into pieces I am torn torn torn

Between the Sun and the Moon

So tell me how am I supposed to choose?

You’ve come and gone with the mist

Like the swarming heat amongst sky scrapers

And like the sea leaves land all I see is a waving hand

As I stand motionless

 

CHORUS

Good bye for now or shall it be forever

This time we’ve spent together

Its beaming with light and colours so bright

But all that’s left is one lost letter

 

VERSE

I want you to tell me what your travelling eyes have seen?

Blood from the nights when we did not sleep

And tell me have you dreamed the dream that did or

Did you sleep motionless?


CHORUS

Good bye for now or shall it be forever

This time we’ve spent together

Its beaming with light and colours so bright

But all that’s left is one lost letter

 

 

4. Tracks

VERSE
He travels by day sleeps through the night

Under star filled haze he’s learned many rights

Shepherd boy tell me the story

Of the path before you hardly worn

Of the girl left behind you heart broken and torn

Feel your feel don’t stop moving on

Your eyes are wondering

Hearts meet and greet but don’t stop walking

Tell me of that hill too hard to climb

Of that river where you drink and spend your time

Tell me that song the old furs mourn

Most of all tell me what keeps you moving moving on

Your tracks are hardly hardly worn they are your tracks

 

CHORUS

With silence by his side he walks

With fear by his side he walks

With hope by his side he walks

With love by his side he walks

Body following behind he walks

Teacher whisper in his ear he keeps on walking on

 

POST-CHORUS
One step at a time, spirit is his guide

One step at a time

 

VERSE
To his dear father do you weep

Each night you pray before you sleep

Extra plate bare at the table

Chilled bed cold in the stable

You know his feet are scared but strong

You know his nights are short but days long

He is on his track

He is on his track

Boy on the street

You admire those cut feet

You cast dreams and tales through your mind

Around you are people tired and blind

But not the shepherd boy

Beneath he grime he shines

He is on his track

He is on his track

 

CHORUS

With silence by his side he walks

With fear by his side he walks

With hope by his side he walks

With love by his side he walks

Body following behind he walks

Teacher whisper in his ear he keeps on walking on

 

POST-CHORUS
One step at a time, spirit is his guide

One step at a time


BRIDGE
Ohhhing

 

CHORUS

With silence by his side he walks

With fear by his side he walks

With hope by his side he walks

With love by his side he walks

Body following behind he walks

Teacher whisper in his ear he keeps on walking on

 

POST-CHORUS
One step at a time, spirit is his guide

One step at a time

 

 

6. Give It Simple

VERSE

Give life to me simple now mmmh

Give it to me heart felt now come on people

Give it to me so full

I want it spirit filled

When you’re walking talking laughing

Whatever give it your loving

Good full belly laughter now

Not one of those giggly little things

Let them hear from the corners of their minds

Give me mountains to climb

Give me spirit of the wonderer

In all its shapes and forms to me it calls

 

CHORUS x2
In play and work let the world be my education

 

VERSE

Give me no dress to wear nuh-uh

I’ve got my own skin I’m comfortable in

Give me no shoes for walking in

Just my bare feet on the wonders of the earth gets me further

I need no tin whistle to blow in

Just my own voice with the wind

Give me no paper writing

I want stories from the people come on people

 

CHORUS x2
In play and work let the world be my education

 

BRIDGE

Oh-oh-oh let me go where the wind blows

What happened with connection to the soul oh?

I don’t know but people don’t let it go

Scrap the analysing calculating fussing with creating surface judgments

Just let it be or take it in your stride

Notice you’re learning from it

 

[Eyoh-oh-oh] x8

 

Mixed messages fill the mind

Crowded with judgement we are blind

Walk from the heart unite the tribe

Time alone time within building with fellow kin

Sisters and brothers dance free

In the river of humanity

These depths ‘re our home

For a short time alone

Not forever so don’t break the ice no

We are creators not destroyers

Come on employ this

Love for all that is

For the earth each other each spirit that lives

Oh spirit oh spirit I’m calling to you now

Feel the rhythm

Love the rhythm

Protect the rhythm

The rhythm of Mother Earth

 

CHORUS
In play and work let the world be my edu- education

Let the world be my edu- education

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