Tracy Gibbons

Tuesday 14 February, 2012 at 8:28 am

It’s simply impossible not to believe Tracy Gibbons when she sings. Her lyrics are sincere, her voice is heavenly and when you add great melodies to the equation you end up with one incredible singer/songwriter. Here are two examples drawing imagery from water and fire:

Roman Candle

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Lyrics

You were my unfightable fire

I felt you burn beneath my skin

And it was life but it consumed me

I had no choice but to burn out in the end

 

We began in great momentum

You swept me up from off the ground

And it was nice to live on high for a while

But I had no choice but to burn out and come down

 

And there will always be those moments

Which belong only to you

When I’ll stop and remember

When the love comes through

 

You with your tendrils and your visions

You were my angel’s way to hell

You shot me straight into heaven

But I’d never land well

 

And oh, baby, you could push me

You never knew when to back down

And I loved the passion rising in me

But then it turned on you somehow

 

And there will always be those moments

Which will take me to you

Rubbing together we ignited

Alone I’m cold and blue

 

I guess I wasn’t quite what you expected

So I changed with pride

I tried to melt into your edges

You blew me out from inside

 

And I guess I was your habit ‘til you broke me

Now I must learn to live

How could you bleed me dry then ask me

Why I have nothing left to give?

 

There will always be those moments

which belong only to you

When I’ll wish I were blinded

‘Cause I’d still be with you

 

It was fire that sustained us

Until we ate ourselves alive

There is peace now in the ashes

Only your spark survives

Drift

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Lyrics

And so it starts all over again

I don’t know who I am without you

I’m in a fog when you’re not here

 

I drift around

A wayfaring ghost

A shadow at most

 

You always anchor me somehow

The safest haven I have found

Can I lay it all down awhile?

 

I drift and cast about

And I might capsize

But you pull the tides

 

I know my compass lies inside

And I will find True North in time

I’ve just gotta’ say

 

Even a compass needs a guide

And like a needle magnetized

I am drawn to you that way

 

I drift around

The water’s so deep

It’s all I can see

 

I drift and I’d be out

Alone in the night

If not for your light

 

And so I’m treading water again

Don’t know which way to go without you

Please be kind… shine

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