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"High Notes Are Murder"   Soundtrack

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IN A KID'S WORLD

Music & Lyrics © 2013 Barbara Reed

        In A Kid’s World 
        The days are filled with magic and dreams. 
        In A Kid’s World 
        Everything is colors and schemes.
        When we played together she led the way. 
        I was scared; I’d run away. 
        But she stayed—

        In A Kid’s World  
        The future’s just a distant dream 
        But the “in” crowd 
        It’s fast and fun and dangerously free 
        As we leave behind the world that we knew 
        We pretend we’re not afraid of the new 
        It’s never true--

        The roads we traveled wouldn’t be the same. 
        One exciting, one so tame. 
        Try to stop it, try to hold on to time— 
        But it goes on just the same. 
        In A Kid’s World  
        The toys so quickly change with the years. 
        Now it’s her world 
        Those toys have been replaced by her tears. 
        When she hurt she learned to keep it inside. 
        Just pretend, take it in stride. 
        It was a lie—   

        The roads we traveled couldn’t be the same. 
        Hers exciting, mine so tame. 
        Try to stop it, try to hold on to time— 
        But it goes on just the same. 
    

THE TEAR RETURNS TO ME

Music & Lyrics © 2013 Barbara Reed

        Once was a tear, simple and clear 
        Once in awhile had to appear 
        Maybe the same, but your name— 
        Makes it return to me 
        And fall so suddenly.   

        Softer than light, harder than night-- 
        This is the tear, often so near. 
        Maybe the same, but your name— 
        Makes it a memory 
        And that Tear Returns To Me.   

        Though it’s traveled for miles, 
        Searching out a smile, does it seem 
        An endless dream? 
        I can’t begin to say what that tear betrays. 
        Won’t somebody make it stay away?   

        After it falls, never recall— 
        What did it mean so tiny and small? 
        Maybe not the same, but your name 
        Makes it a memory,
        And The Tear Returns To Me.

    

(You Were) RIGHT HERE ALL THE TIME

Music & Lyrics © 2013 Barbara Reed

        Where’d these feelings come from? 
        They took me by surprise 
        You really turned my head around 
        When you looked into my eyes.

        Friends tried to tell me, but I 
        Could not see the signs 
        I took the longest road to get back home 
        And now I find--- 
        You’re RIGHT HERE ALL THE TIME.   

        Where’d these feelings come from? 
        That will not be denied 
        I’ve been goin’ in circles 
        No matter how hard I tried   

        It took me years to learn it 
        To not be swayed by glitter and gold 
        I took the longest road to get back home 
        And now I find—  
        You’re RIGHT HERE ALL THE TIME   

        Where’s these feelings come from? 
        I guess I’ll never know 
        All that really matters now 
        Is to let these feelings grow   

        Our love is a sweet surprise I would have missed 
        if not for you 
        I took the longest road to get back home 
        And now I find— 
        You’re RIGHT HERE ALL THE TIME. 

        I thought I’d have to travel 
        So I set my sights for far away 
        But your sweet love’s reminded me 
        Of what I knew, but could not see. 

        Don’t know why I fought it 
        When you’re everything a love should be 
        But your sweet smile’s reminded me 
        Of what I knew but couldn’t see—   

        Where’s these feelings come from? 
        You say they’re nothing new 
        All that really matters now 
        Is to let the love shine through   

        Guess I should have seen it 
        But I was busy running away 
        I took the longest time to get back home 
        And now I find— 
        You're RIGHT HERE ALL THE TIME
    

SHE SAW YOU COMIN’

Music & Lyrics © 2013 Barbara Reed

        She Saw You Comin’ 
        And her mem’ries all returned 
        She saw you comin’ 
        Her hate began to burn. 
        Her daddy’s death must be avenged 
        She’d finally get revenge 
        Mama’s tears, they gave her the nerve 
        You got what you deserved. 
        She Saw You Comin’ 
        Time to pay you back 
        She Saw You Comin’ 
        She launched a new attack. 
        Her daddy died a broken man 
        You might have saved him, but you ran 
        Now the truth, it gave her the nerve 
        You got what you deserved. 

        When you saw her comin’ 
        You knew she had you cold. 
        When you saw her comin’ 
        You knew your lies would all unfold 
        She had to make you pay the price 
        No matter how you rolled the dice 
        It was your cold heart that gave her the nerve
        You got what you deserved. 
    

THE CHILD IN YOU

Music & Lyrics © 2013 Barbara Reed

        It’s The Child In You 
        That I miss most of all.
        If I’m to lose the rest, 
        Leave me just the best. 
        It’s the sound of your steps 
        As they tiptoe out of sight— 
        Make me still recall 
        All those tears in the night.   

        It’s the shine of your eyes 
        That cannot be replaced. 
        And the feel is not the same 
        Of another’s touch of flame. 
        And your thoughts of the day 
        Gently soothe the way. 
        Make it feel alright 
        To live with you away. 

        Funny, though, I’ve always known it to be so. 
        The things you love become the things that make You go. 
        Why does it change? 
        It seems an evil is at work. 
        There’s no answer here in my heart. 

        It’s The Child In You 
        That trembles in the dark. 
        And your voice when it breaks-- 
        Someone’s words were just too sharp.
        We were there through so much, 
        Now it’s time to move and such. 
        If I’m to lose the rest 
        Darling, leave me just the best.
    

HOLDING ON TO MEMORIES THAT WILL NEVER BE

Music & Lyrics © 2013 Barbara Reed

        Looking back to younger days
I see it all so clear
I gave my heart and got it burned
When I was young and had no fear

What we’ve been through no one can know
Although the love was strong
How could it be so good at first
And how could it go so wrong?

Don’t tell me it’s alright
Or that you understand
Only I know what’s inside
I dealt the cards and played the hand

Hold on, let the memory live again
Hold on, make it happen once again
Hold on ….
Holding on to memories that will never be---


II.
The sweetest times I’ve ever known
Were spent in loving you
But the pain out-weighted the good
I know you feel the same way too

Now it’s time to let it go
Start our lives anew
Sometimes I wonder how you are
And will you remember too?

With feelings tangled up inside
We have to say goodbye
Some things aren’t meant to be
A million tears won’t tell us why

Hold on, let the memory live again
Hold on, make it happen once again
Hold on ….
Holding on to memories that can never be---


Hold on, let the memory live again
Hold on, bring it back to me again
Hold on---

Hold on, let the memory live again
Hold on,   
Hold on---
Holding on to memories that will never be—

    
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