blue

by Chris Taylor

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twist 07:48
THERE’S A TWIST IN MY SPIRIT, TWIST IN MY SOUL TWISTING & SHOUTING WITH THE ROCK AND ROLL I’M TIED AND TWISTED ALL OVER YOU I’M BRIGHT YELLOW BUT I’D RATHER BE BLUE REPEAT IS IT THE DARK ENGINE OF STARDOM THAT DRIVES ME? THE PROMISE OF WHAT’S TO COME? CAN I EVER REALLY GET A GOOD SLEEP AT NIGHT? GRATEFUL OF WHAT I’VE DONE? DO I REALLY WANT THE WORLD’S ATTENTION? DO I WANNA PAY THE PRICE OF FAME? DO I REALLY NEED EVERYONE TO LOVE ME? EVERYONE TO KNOW MY NAME? THERE’S A TWIST IN MY SPIRIT, TWIST IN MY SOUL TWISTING & SHOUTING WITH THE ROCK AND ROLL I’M TIED AND TWISTED ALL OVER YOU I’M BRIGHT YELLOW BUT I’D RATHER BE BLUE THERE’S A MOTHERLESS BLACK HOLE OUT THERE SUCKING ALL MY INSPIRATION LIKE A CELL PHONE CALL FROM SATAN’S WIFE PISSED OFF AND FRUSTRATED YEAH, YEAH, YEAH… COME ON, COME ON TAKE IT YEAH, YEAH, YEAH… COME ON, COME ON TAKE IT THERE’S A TWIST IN MY SPIRIT, TWIST IN MY SOUL TWISTING & SHOUTING WITH THE ROCK AND ROLL I’M TIED AND TWISTED ALL OVER YOU I’M BRIGHT YELLOW BUT I’D RATHER BE BLUE IT’S ALRIGHT, IT’S ALRIGHT MUSIC IS THE CHANNEL TO YOUR SPIRIT MUSIC IS THE GATEWAY TO YOURSELF MUSIC IS THE ENGINE TO YOUR SOUL I NEVER WANTED ANYTHING ELSE MUSIC IS THE CHANNEL TO YOUR SPIRIT MUSIC IS THE GATEWAY TO YOURSELF MUSIC IS THE ENGINE TO YOUR SOUL I NEVER WANTED ANYTHING ELSE THERE’S A TWIST IN MY SPIRIT, TWIST IN MY SOUL TWISTING & SHOUTING WITH THE ROCK AND ROLL I’M TIED AND TWISTED ALL OVER YOU I’M BRIGHT YELLOW BUT I’D RATHER BE BLUE THERE’S ANOTHER TWIST IN THE TALE A KNIFE BETWEEN MY SHOULDER BLADES ALL THE SINS THAT I’VE CONFESSED ALL THE FAILING PLANS I’VE MADE THERE’S ANOTHER TWIST IN THE TALE A KNIFE BETWEEN MY SHOULDER BLADES ALL THE SINS THAT I’VE CONFESSED ALL THE FAILING PLANS I’VE MADE THERE’S A TWIST IN MY SPIRIT, TWIST IN MY SOUL TWISTING & SHOUTING WITH THE ROCK AND ROLL I’M TIED AND TWISTED ALL OVER YOU I’M BRIGHT YELLOW BUT I’D RATHER BE BLUE TWIST AND SHOUT, LET IT ALL HANG OUT KNOCK YOURSELF OUT COME ON, COME ON TAKE IT I’M BRIGHT YELLOW, BUT I’D RATHER BE BLUE
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surrender 04:45
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burn the way 04:32
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upside down 03:57
UPSIDE DOWN (INTRO GUITAR D C G D 2X) VERSE 1 D C YOUNG MEN… WILL SEE VISIONS G D OLD MEN… WILL DREAM DREAMS CHILDREN… WILL SEE THE FUTURE WHAT COULD IT MEAN, WHAT COULD IT MEAN? VERSE 2 SEE WONDERS IN… THE SKY ABOVE ME SIGNS… ON THE EARTH BELOW JOY IS CALLING…. FROM THE INSIDE OUT WHAT DO I KNOW, WHAT DO I KNOW? CHORUS Am C LIKE A RAGING WIND, LIKE A WILDFIRE G D POUR OUT YOUR SPIRIT WITH A BURNING DESIRE Am C LOVE HAS JUST MOVED INTO TOWN G D TURN ME UPSIDE DOWN, TURN ME UPSIDE DOWN VERSE 3 D C LOVE STANDS… RIGHT BEFORE ME G D HE STANDS… AT MY SIDE NOTHING LEFT… TO SHAKE ME CHANGE MY LIFE, LORD CHANGE MY LIFE CHORUS Am C LIKE A RAGING WIND, LIKE A WILDFIRE G D POUR OUT YOUR SPIRIT WITH A BURNING DESIRE Am C LOVE HAS JUST MOVED INTO TOWN G D TURN ME UPSIDE DOWN, TURN ME UPSIDE DOWN SOLO VERSE CHORDS: D C G D 2X CHORUS Am C LIKE A RAGING WIND, LIKE A WILDFIRE G D POUR OUT YOUR SPIRIT WITH A BURNING DESIRE Am C LOVE HAS JUST MOVED INTO TOWN G D TURN ME UPSIDE DOWN, TURN ME UPSIDE DOWN CHORUS Am C LIKE A RAGING WIND, LIKE A WILDFIRE G D POUR OUT YOUR SPIRIT WITH A BURNING DESIRE Am C LOVE HAS JUST MOVED INTO TOWN G D TURN ME UPSIDE DOWN, TURN ME UPSIDE DOWN Am C G TURN ME UPSIDE DOWN… UPSIDE DOWN… UPSIDE DOWN
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STEP OF FAITH VERSE 1 G F#/D Em D I WALK UP TO YOU WEARING A MASK THINKING I CAN HIDE MY FACE PRETENDING THAT I’VE GOT IT TOGETHER WHEN THERE’S SO MUCH THAT I WANT TO ERASE CHORUS C G JESUS WILL YOU MEET ME HALFWAY? AND HELP ME TAKE A STEP OF FAITH Am C IT’S NOT EASY… IT’S NOT EASY VERSE 2 G F#/D Em D I’M NO LONGER STEERING THE WHEEL I’M NO LONGER TAKING THIS ROAD I’M DON’T WANT TO BE A BACKSEAT DRIVER DOWN THE ROAD MAP OF MY SOUL CHORUS C G JESUS WILL YOU MEET ME HALFWAY? AND HELP ME TAKE A STEP OF FAITH Am C IT’S NOT EASY… IT’S NOT EASY VERSE 3 G F#/D Em D (IT ALL BOILS DOWN TO) FAITH, FAITH, FAITH FAITH, FAITH, FAITH FAITH, FAITH, FAITH FAITH, FAITH, FAITH →SOLO: VERSE CHORDS →REPEAT CHORUS →ENDING HALF - VERSE G F#/D Em D I WALK UP TO YOU WEARING A MASK THINKING I CAN HIDE MY FACE END ON G
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it's alright 05:56
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credits

released November 3, 2011

Produced by Byron Spears & Chris Taylor
Recorded at Spears Recording August and September 2011
Engineered and Mixed by Byron Spears
Eugene if it wasn't for you... there would be no blue.
Thanks to Bruce Neher Disc & Dat in Monument, CO

The Blue Band:
Chris Taylor - all lead vocals & guitars recorded live, keyboards, harmonica
Onel Jimenez - saxophone, vocals
T. Justin Schneider - 8 string bass guitar
Laura Marie - vocals
Megan DeYoung - vocals

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My name is Chris Taylor. I play music and create visual art and find joy in the process.

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