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Insomnia In Search of a Title (Breaking Orbit) 
30th-Dec-2008 09:23 am
Below is what I was working on when I couldn't sleep night before last. The lyrics and music are done, but the song is being stubbornly resistant to any title that I try to give it.

Any suggestions?

Words and Music: Bill Roper
Copyright 2008

If you’re tired of sitting ‘round and feeling blue,
Let’s put our heads together.
We’ll find a way in any weather.
There’s no need for looking ‘round for something new,
‘Cause nothing could be better
Than to spend some time with you.

When you’re going round in circles wearing ruts into the ground
And you’re searching for solutions to the boredom that we’ve found,
Let’s take that old remote and stop the TV for a night
And find a pair of candles and a match to give us light.

If the strains of modern living are enough to break your back,
Let’s take our conversation somewhere off the beaten track.
Let’s talk of bright tomorrows and of walks upon the moon
And folks who won the battle by not giving up too soon.

Let’s take a walk beneath a starry sky.
We’ll see that there is more than meets the eye.
And listening with a sympathetic ear,
We’ll find that there’s a better way to hear.

If we see the sun rise, ‘cause we’ve talked all through the night,
Well, things just might look better when we see them in the light.
The bits of life that made us blue may not have gone away,
But I’m happy that I’m here with you to face another day.

Nothing is too hard when I am here with you
And I’ll meet you in the morning
On the far side of the moon.
30th-Dec-2008 04:18 pm (UTC)
Breaking Orbit
28th-Jan-2009 11:01 pm (UTC)
Thanks! The first one was the winner. And exactly the feeling I wanted to convey. :)
30th-Jan-2009 08:49 pm (UTC)
I am honored. And happy to help!
30th-Dec-2008 04:35 pm (UTC)
Insomnia Companion
30th-Dec-2008 04:46 pm (UTC)
Nothing Better
30th-Dec-2008 04:50 pm (UTC)
This is really sweet. How about something like Translated from Portuguese?
30th-Dec-2008 05:06 pm (UTC)
The Other Road
30th-Dec-2008 05:27 pm (UTC)
We've Talked
30th-Dec-2008 06:04 pm (UTC)
30th-Dec-2008 06:31 pm (UTC)
Old Love Wonder Walk
30th-Dec-2008 06:35 pm (UTC)
30th-Dec-2008 11:52 pm (UTC)
You beat me to that.
30th-Dec-2008 11:36 pm (UTC)
Far Side of the Moon
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