For Them

from The Next Life by Mike West

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lyrics

As the fire dies and we say our goodbyes
I hear the ghost of me say
"All the battles we've lost and wars that we've one
Go on to define us some day"

We'll let this summer pass and move on at last
To the seasons that make us age
But at least I will know that the older we grow
In a chapter we shared the same page

I remember the days we were young and unashamed
Immortal at least for a while
But as time did march with our bodies now scarred
By love and loss in our style

The embers will fade but the memories remain
Of a youth where we howled at the moon
And with no regrets I will clear all my debts
And lament we went too soon

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from The Next Life, released August 7, 2020

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Mike West Liverpool, UK

Not Country Enough.
Not Blues Enough.
Not Folk Enough.
Too Heavy...

A call to arms for those open minded folks who don't care about genre. They care about music.

Mike West is a Bastard Country Musician from the North of England. His grounded storytelling and existential lyricism with the driving rhythms of his guitar can captivate crowds wherever he plays.
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