Turn of Phrase

from Crescendo of Silence by West of House

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lyrics

Just speak your mind
We’re running out of time
Running out of time
To try to find
A way to say goodbye
Say goodbye

We’ll never get it right
The perfect turn of phrase
If we wait for poetry
We’ll be too late
We’ll be too late

To say everything I need to say
It would take eternity
Just to scratch the surface
Just to write an introduction
Just to begin to paint the picture that is our masterpiece
Made perfect by our imperfections
And faultless within our faults
A symphony so complex that I can barely understand
Why you stayed after the orchestra tuned to A above middle C
Why you stayed with me

(Far to the west, chasing the sun
The end is the beginning
As we leave our house for home)

You are my port in the storm
You are the light in my darkness
You bore into existence three expressions of love
Without whom we are incomplete
And through each one we will live forever
A legacy that shouts loudly from the rooftop
The broken shall inherit the earth
The broken shall inherit the earth
The broken shall inherit the earth
And she will be made whole
And she will be made whole

(Far to the west, chasing the sun
The end is the beginning
As we leave our house for home)

And even though I have so little to give
in comparison to what you deserve
And what little I have could never be enough
I give it alI
I give it all
Wholeheartedly
Without condition
Without expectation
Without reserve
I give it all

(Leave our house for home)

I give it all to you

credits

from Crescendo of Silence, released September 4, 2020
Music: Erick Bieger / Kevin Huynh / Bobby Phillipps
Lyrics: Erick Bieger

Vocals & Piano: Erick Bieger
Electric Guitar & Piano: Kevin Huynh

Additional Background Vocals and Sampling: Bobby Phillipps

Produced by Erick Bieger
Recorded by West of House
Mixing & Mastering by Bobby Phillipps

Record label: Circle Six Records
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West of House creates genre-hopping music that provokes real conversations about the world around us and the human condition. They push the envelope with their sonic landscapes and bridge various elements from different musical styles to bring about something familiar yet entirely their own. ... more

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