When You Were Young

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A relaxed summer groove about days gone by.


Distant mountains in an antique land.
Girl dancing on the sand.
Held the future in your hand,
Back then when you were young

Star light shimmered on a wine dark sea.
Felt the touch of history.
Thought you knew philosophy,
Back then when you were young

Your heart restless as a wheel,
Always looking for another heart to steal

Sickle moon drifted ‘cross the sky,
Shadows made for an alibi.
You never stopped to wonder why,
Back then when you were young.

Time flies just like an arrow,
Laying waste to days gone by.
You can never call them back,
No matter how hard you try.

Your heart can’t be shamed,
Always looking for another heart to tame.

Youth was what you had to spend,
Every day like a brand new friend.
Seemed that Summer would never end,
Back then when you were young.

Your heart will never learn,
Always looking for another heart to burn.


from Left Hand of Darkness, released August 8, 2013
Roger Hurn: acoustic guitar & vocals
Alex Marshall: electroacoustic guitar & vocals
Dan Cooper: bass guitar & percussion



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Greenstick trace their origins to a rock & roll band. Alex took up the drumsticks of his late father to complete the reunion of the fabled Grim Down South. Soon after Alex and Roger (GDS bass player) grabbed guitars to form a dynamic songwriting partnership with singer Hayley, whose songs range from driving to whimsical with memorable lyrics and sweet harmonies. ... more

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