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released May 7, 2017

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Songs Of Dave England, UK

David Kingston is a singer/songwriter, guitarist/multi-instrumentalist, former Hare Krishna devotee (Divyasimha SRS, 1980 - 94), 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
Chorus
Ego - sense of I
I identify
Persona project disguise
Always you inside (personal)

Verse 1
No matter
Which hat wear
Character
Stage actor

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

Repeat Chorus (individual)

Verse 3
No matter
Direction
Objective
Perfection

Instrumental

Repeat Chorus (emotional)

Outro
Always you (personal)
You remain you (individual)
Always you (emotional)
You remain you (eternal)
Track Name: As Progress
Chorus
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

Instrumental

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

Chorus
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

Instrumental

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

Verse 1
Is instinct they say
Predisposition
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
Preoccupation
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 ...

Instrumental

Repeat Chorus
Track Name: Dreaming
Chorus
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

Instrumental

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

Repeat Chorus
Track Name: Child
Chorus
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

Instrumental

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

Instrumental

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
Chorus
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

Instrumental

Repeat Chorus to fade
Track Name: Only By My Will
Verse 1
Only by my will
Implausible
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

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

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

Repeat Chorus

Instrumental

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)
Chorus
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
Divinity

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

Instrumental

Repeat Chorus x2
Track Name: Two Bird
Verse 1
The judgement passed
No more judgemental
So celebrate
A sacred friendship

Verse 2
Many become
Collaboration
See positive
Take inspiration

Verse 3
Contribution
As individual
Conditioned soul
Pre-disposition

Chorus
Being explore
Within without
Believe in everyone
Two bird on a tree

Verse 4
Blinker vision
Of self awareness
Yet remain divine
As one and different

Repeat Chorus

Instrumental

Verse 5
Beyond the veil
See bigger picture
In dark and light
Find spark of splendour

Outro
Two bird on a tree
Two bird on a tree see
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

Chorus
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

Instrumental

Verse 4
By my self
On my own
Sometimes I feel so alone
Can you relate?
Are you my people?
Track Name: Is This? This Is!
Chorus v1
Is this? - this is for you
Know your point of view
This is - is this for you?
Impose - represent

Verse 1
Down to how you see - who you think you are
How you understand hand of God in this

Verse 2
What you believe true Vishnu attitude
Sacred positive - cold indifference

Chorus v2
Is this? - this is for you
Own your point of view
This is - is this for you?
Impose - represent

Verse 3
Down to how you choose understand your truth
How appreciate one and difference

Instrumental + spoken word
Is this? This is! ... perhaps the main disposition difference between uttama and madhyam adhikari? What do you think?

Chorus v3
Is this? - this is for you
Admit point of view
This is - is this for you?
Impose - represent