Driving South (feat. Lucinda Williams)

from by Walter Rose

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lyrics

"Driving South" by: Walter Rose
featuring: Lucinda Williams

My eyes tell me tales never seen
These shoes walk in lands I’ll never be
These empty bottles they just bind my feet
Something keeps me driving south where you might be

There's so many words I never had the strength to say
I feel your pain coming on my way
But there’s work to be done and there's lies to say
Little more seems to leave your mouth
And I can’t tell you what keeps me
Driving South

The sun only burns, won’t light my way
That Moonlight shines but she never seems to stay
My tongue’s been tied, my mind’s run a stray
I got nothing left but this head full of doubt
And I can’t tell you what keeps me
Driving South

So lock me up, gonna do my time
Cross my fingers, and blind my eyes
‘cause I’m bound in knots only you could tie
And I never did learn what you wanted taught
And it seems this love is gonna keep me
Driving South

credits

from Cast Your Stone, track released January 17, 2012
Walter Rose—Vocal, Acoustic Guitar
Lucinda Williams—Vocal
David Sutton—Upright Bass
Eric Heywood—Pedal Steel Guitar (solo)
Eric Liljestrand—Fender Rhodes Piano, Backing Vocal

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Walter Rose California

Warmth is the feeling you’re hit with as soon as you’ve pressed play on the debut Walter Rose album.

American Songwriter Magazine wrote that Rose’s previous EP sounded “as if it could have been released in 1975.” This carries over to Cast Your Stone, not only in the closeness of Rose’s voice and confessional lyric style, but also in the overall sonic experience.
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