Shosha Capps

Monday 01 August, 2011 at 7:54 am

Shosha (pronounced Sasha) Capps from Davis, CA should appear in the dictionary next to the definition of ‘Raw Talent’. Vocals + guitar. Pure and simple. You just can’t beat songwriting that’s this honest and creative. Here’s why:

How We Go




Lyrics

Half-way round the world from you,

Folded up inside my room

I won’t be home for Christmas so you’ll have to send my presents to me

Half-way round the world from you,

Folded up inside my room

I won’t be home for Christmas

So you’ll have to send my presents to the moon.

 

I walk in different circles now.

I hold the things I love so high above the ground

You wouldn’t know me

If you’d been around to hold my hand

When I was 17

You were the first boy in my band

And I’ve learned a lot of things,

Maybe most importantly how to stand up on the moon

Without you.

 

There are things we say

And things we throw away

 

There’s a poem that you wrote the day I gave a stranger everything,

A line I never sang out loud that’s tied up in me anyhow,

A kitten in the kitchen that you found in a parking lot,

A field outside your hometown where I lost my faith in God

And all the lines I’ve drawn are softer now

I feel your heartbeat in the ground

The things I never said to you still matter if you want them to,

You know

 

I walk in different circles now

I say what I believe in front of any crowd

They wouldn’t know me,

Underneath a willow in the rain

Sleeping on the porch swing

While you play piano for your grandmother

 

And there are notebooks full of paper letters buried in my garden,

A hundred little melodies I should have put my heart in

And I know now that it doesn’t matter how we go

Tell me where and when

And I will love you once again

Without the crying at the end.

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