Otti Albietz: The Life We’ve Led So Far

Anxious picked guitar/vocal – fear, missing someone, strange life.

RIYL: Sufjan Stevens / Bright Eyes / Rufus Wainwright

1:02 ‘you‘re so merciful’; 1:14 ‘all the things that tore and broke/surely we meant it well.’ Sweet backing vox 1:53.

Alternate versions: Instrumental

Energy: medium Pace: fast BPM: 159 Explicit: no
Production style: road/quest, family drama, indie film
Mood: anxious, bare, breathy, brooding, close, delicate, edgy, fragile, lonely, melancholic, odd, quirky, regretful, reflective, ruminative, sad, serious, soft, sorrowful, strange, tense, unsettling, weird, whimsical, worrying
Lyrics:

– Our one soft conception, must be because we got laid.
– Blood filled complexion, sure we just meant it well.

– This is my one reply, please help me out I’m fearful of light.
 
– You’re so merciful you, I know we’re part of eachother.
– And all the things that tore and broke, surely we meant it well.
 
* And the life we’ve led so far has been so very strange.
* And the time it takes to see, it’s not too long for me now.
 
– You’re so merciful you, I miss your eyes a-circling.
– Look at this game we’re playing at, we’re symbolic whores, all of us.
 
* And the life we’ve led so far has been so very strange.
* And the time it takes to see, it’s not too long for me now.

Instrumentation: acoustic guitar, male vocal, backing vocals, percussion
Subject matter: needing, pleading, reflection, communication, mail, anxiety/worry, fear, light, wisdom/understanding, love, relationships, missing someone/being apart, playing games, weirdness, fragility, mercy, conception, pregnancy/birth, sexual intercourse, whores/prostitution, blood, eyes/eyelids/sight, face, time, getting over it/moving on, growth/regrowth, waiting, breaking, tearing
Meter: 4/4, 3/4 BPM range: over 140
Genre: Alternative Folk / Singer/Songwriter Style: acoustic, analogue, time signature changes
Publishing rightsholder: Pink Lizard Music Limited Publishing clears through: Pink Lizard Music
Master rightsholder: Otti Albietz under exclusive license to BBE Master clears through: Pink Lizard Music
Composed by: Otti Albietz (PRS) ISRC: GBEQT1203434