Always You

by Songs Of Dave

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2nd collection of songs from 2017


released May 7, 2017


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Songs Of Dave London, UK

David Kingston is a singer/songwriter, guitarist/multi-instrumentalist, former Hare Krishna organisation member (Divyasimha dasa SRS, 1980 – 94),and vegetarian of 35+ years.

David's songs are generally confessional or observational in nature, sometimes comedic or ironic, mostly of philosophical or theosophical subject-matter ... often in the form of imagined dialogue with God.
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Track Name: Always You
Ego - sense of I
I identify
Persona project disguise
Always you inside (personal)

Verse 1
No matter
Which hat wear
Stage actor

Verse 2
Role play
False ego
Big or small
Is your call

Repeat Chorus (individual)

Verse 3
No matter


Repeat Chorus (emotional)

Always you (personal)
You remain you (individual)
Always you (emotional)
You remain you (eternal)
Track Name: As Progress
Imagine future time
Where today seen backward,
Dark ages, where human race embrace
Technological advance as progress

Verse 1
Prize possessions
Must have gadgets
Latest version frenzy
Life believed enriched by

Verse 2
Life view through screen
Friendship like for like
No photo upload - did not happen
Timeline status validate

Repeat Chorus

Verse 3
Freedom promised
Always online
No time set aside personal
Face to face conversation lost art


Repeat Chorus
Track Name: Regardless
Verse 1
Sometimes mind despairs
At what species is capable
Sometimes I pull my hair
Hold head in hands at human being

Verse 2
Sometimes find I doubt my facts
My truth conviction absolutes
Sometimes simply mind reject
Will not accept is one of us

Desire recognise your face
Regardless character embrace you
My eyes see divine express
No matter how now manifest you

Verse 3
Sometimes I philosophise
Must somehow serves you self-forget
Sometimes pacify my mind
Need not relate before accept

Repeat Chorus


Repeat Chorus
Track Name: Spark Of Splendour
I, I sense your hand
Beautiful plan
Imagine a spark of splendour is manifest

Verse 1
Is instinct they say
In D.N.A
No love expression
Soulmate connection
All chemical say but

Repeat Chorus

Verse 2
Is evolution
Selection random
Copy mistake
Survival species
Is all there is preach but

Repeat Chorus

Verse 3
No journey progress
No quest resumption
From last left off
Sacred adventure
Divine expansion
Collaboration but ...


Repeat Chorus
Track Name: Dreaming
I only dreaming
Lay peaceful fast asleep
In hibernation deep
Oblivious this not reality it seems

Verse 1
Identify with time and place / space
Now all there is
Accept as if one life is all you get - fact

Repeat Chorus

Verse 2
Identify with colour skin worn
Country of birth body born
Species of life; struggle to survive

Repeat Chorus

Verse 3
Identify with family tree
With hat I place upon my head
Relational persona role play


Verse 4
Identify as cast asunder
As separated someone else
As fallen soul; as maya victim

Repeat Chorus
Track Name: Child
Older than time
Wise ancient being
Done this all before
Deja vu explore - child

Verse 1
You seem so innocent
And I believe yes you are
But not in tender years - argue always are

Verse 2
Perception immature
As if existence starts now
But feel emotional - already know how

Repeat Chorus

Verse 3
You seem so confident
As if you know who you are
Identify with flesh - I body concept


Repeat Chorus

Try pierce beyond the veil
Track Name: No Other
Chorus v1
There is no other - no one but you
Yet here I am
No sister, brother, father, mother
Yet there they stand

Verse 1
Say who am I?
Am I someone else
Individual - inconceivable
At the same time you?

Chorus v2
There is no other - no one but you
Draw a line in sand
No friend-adversary, them and us
Wipe the blood from hand

Verse 2
Say what's your plan
Reveal to me
Say what's your game play objective
Help me understand


Verse 3
Say why are we?
Many become
Divinity lost, or so it seems
Tell me mon ami

Chorus v3
There is no other - no one but you
Why do I forget?
No victim-aggressor / will against
Why my mind reject?

There is no other - no one but you
Track Name: Celebrate Your Divine
Let me celebrate your divine
Sacred by design
Raise my glass of wine
Celebrate your divine

Repeat Chorus

Verse 1
Though I may not understand you
Sometime mind may judgement pass
Say unworthy your objective
Misdirected human life

Repeat Chorus

Verse 2
Though I may not find attractive
May not be my cup of tea
Even senses cry disgusted
Eyes no see divinity

Repeat Chorus

Verse 3
Though my words may demonise you
Separate you, disconnect
Seek deny you human status
No blade of grass moves truth forget


Repeat Chorus to fade
Track Name: Only By My Will
Verse 1
Only by my will
Never force against
No matter evidence
Piled high I'm obliged
Feels like hands rope tied

Verse 2
Only by my say so
Can't conceive
Nobody impose
No matter how sure seems
Aggressor victim

Only by my will
Divine deep down sense is real - sorry

Verse 3
By your sanction
Every grass blade sways
Regardless distance create
Light / dark separate

Repeat Chorus


Verse 4
Only by my will
Cannot believe
Always by design
No matter random seems
Choice to choose freedom

Repeat Chorus
Track Name: Is This For You? (Revisit)
Is this for you?
Does this make sense?
Come down from fence
Is this for you?

Verse 1
Divine exists
God is personal
One and different
Including us

Verse 2
No path prescribed
Is up to you
How choose express

Repeat Chorus

Verse 3
May worship God
Or preach God's a myth
Faithful follower
Or as atheist

Repeat Chorus

Verse 4
No prejudice
Goodbye judgemental
For good by Vishnu
That's okay with me


Repeat Chorus x2
Track Name: Where Are My People?
Verse 1
By my self
On my own
Sometimes I feel so alone
That nobody
Can understand me

Verse 2
No one see
Same as me
What makes me tick others dismiss
Seems nobody
can speak my language

Isola ted cannot relate
where are my people? Worry
Re-check my watch - is getting late
Where are they?

Verse 3
Sad inside
Tear in eye
I ask myself the question why
My family
Do they forget me?

Repeat Chorus


Verse 4
By my self
On my own
Sometimes I feel so alone
Can you relate?
Are you my people?
Track Name: Waiting For The War
[Verse 1]
Are you waiting for the war?
Preaching humanity doomed
Just a question of time
'til society breakdown
Waiting for the war

[Verse 2]
Are you waiting for the war?
No compete in human race
Just a question of when
Do they push that red button?
Waiting for the war

Waiting for the war
Patiently believe sure
Convinced eyes see
Coming soon - number III

[Verse 3]
Are you waiting for the war?
Simple living in the hills
Is a tenet of faith now
They will self-destruct, just you wait!
Waiting for the war

[Repeat Chorus]


[Verse 4]
Are you waiting for your war?
Equate karma with Newton's third law?
Does it serve you believe fact
Collective sinful reaction real?

Waiting for the war
Waiting for the war, your war
Track Name: What If?
[Verse 1]
What if I am not my body?
If evolution dumb theory?
Life no chemical reaction?
I'm alive before conception?

[Verse 2]
What if I am soul eternal?
And what if God unseen exists?
What if you are version of God?
What if God's in everybody?

Is all connected to who you think you are
It all flows out from ego sense of I
The where I come from, when life started
Idea of other / who's my brother?
I better make sure not mistaken
Pull out rug from fact foundation

[Verse 3]
What if animals are souls too?
Just they wear different dress?
What if meat is really murder?
Am I prepared to risk maybe true?

[Repeat Chorus]

[Verse 4]
What if I am never victim?
What if no such thing as sin?
What if soul is never fallen?
What if life is divine role-play?

[Instrumental + selected chorus lines]
The where I come from, when life started
I better make sure not mistaken

[Repeat Chorus to FADE]

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