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back to the start

by David Rylands

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    Limited to 100 copies on 180 gram black vinyl in gatefold jacket.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Back to the Start via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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This album contains music record over the period of 2014-2019. All song re-mixed for this vinyl release.

The songs |- 12-Western Girl and 13-shut the door -| did not fit on the vinyl but are included as the digital extras.



released June 20, 2019

all music written and recorded by DR
additional vocals by Rebs and Kane
mastered by William Bowden

dedicated to my girls rebs and lil without whom none of this would have be possible.

special thank you to the fabulous False Peak label for supporting the work and making the vinyl copies a thing.


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Track Name: get it together
one of these days I’ll get it together one of these days I’ll be for you one of these days I’ll get it together get it together get it together get it together get it together when I’m lying in my bed at night and I’m feeling alright all I think about is talking to you on the phone baby I’m a man now what do you know I’m the one for you and I’ll let you know that it’s time to get together and I want to show you everything I love about you all the time time to get together
Track Name: my level
the girl in the street and the kid on train the world at my feet don’t matter to me it don’t matter to me it don’t matter to me this is my level the way that I think and the words that I speak the air that I breath when I wake from a dream the sand on his feet the waves and the trees don’t matter to me it don’t matter to me this is my level down home I’m gonna leave me alone
Track Name: what you want
hold me in the morning when I wake up it’s alright hold me in the morning it’s alright my day was going alright my day was going just fine my day was going alright my day was going just fine I can tell you what I feel now I can’t tell you what to do what you want what you’re really gonna get I want you tell me I want then you came along and we got together then you came along you’ll be here for ever I need a friend
Track Name: bum along
I fall in love now you know with nothing at all hi hoe there’s something involved when nothing gets old what you say how you been what you want where you going what you said to me you go and get anywhere I know there’s something involved the rivers are cold years landing on and on there all you own someone will say you better watch out down in the city home you want more tea you’ll never know you wanna be along with me come on over
Track Name: witness
where do we go when he’s broken tell me where do we sit in his eyes and when our bodies fall to the moment will he be what we longed for him to be why can’t we all be loved why can’t we all be loved I’ve led a lonely life it’s bitterly cold to touch you I’ll hold a witness to love
Track Name: back to the start
please don’t cry when I go to leave the room you know I love you and I’ll always be true I’m going down to the train and ride it back to the start feeling tired today as I look at the garden and think wait for me my friend I know that winter’s coming I feel my heart go cold dirty skin low light watching insects late bloom dirty skin like sand birds of friend wait for winter time back to the start I am
Track Name: springboard diving
up down going up coming down falling out moving on springboard diving into the sea you and me cut your hair through the water empty heart caving in
Track Name: urban realities
cold out keep on unsure worn in bird feet stuck teeth fix bee noise leaf good wrong ant gap sleep flat taste bone night friend cold again frame vent card head shoe bed face dirt heap calm feet sleep tree shoe bed card friend worn none turn wait feel old keep head back plate full bed need again flat thumb smoke king rain wrong stuck in night friend cold again face
Track Name: 9. fabulous now
when we come to the end will you bank on your friends or will you go it alone hey we can be fabulous now no need to try real hard girl we can be fabulous for life baby I’m old but I’m happy and I can see right through your eyes I can’t believe it’s happening I cant believe I’m here now I wanna tell you bout the things you do I’m gonna fly soon don’t worry about the end don’t worry about the man who’s cutting down everyone we gonna be real high real high
Track Name: holiday
we can play on a holiday we don’t have to work on a holiday you can wet your face on a holiday you don’t have to hurry too ra lay we will play on a holiday all are in common come run with me pork and shoulder lam cuppa tea I’m learning down you roll too ra lee and we will play on a holiday find our way on a holiday it’s you i love and you love me oh too ra lay
Track Name: bury my dues
I’m gonna be responsible can I believe in you because it meant we were true hey yeah I’m alright I’m fine yeah right hey yeah alright won’t lie chose right well I’m in love with you gonna bury my dues ah yeah gonna call don’t wanna be let down and no I ain’t home there’s no lights forget about us
Track Name: shut the door
open the window to a busy street Monday sun in the day boys will be boys will be boys will be girls under the ladder with stollen food eat sleep Pitt St below the arcade behind that door things stay the same shut the door baby don't say a word
dark at night carrying secrets take note of corners in the room laugh for a moment at a memory of you the wind the rain back in the room shut the door baby
we're getting comfortable in here open your eyes and you will hear me can we wait a little longer til daddy comes to town shut the door

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