How Can I Miss You Folk-Rock

Released March 5, 2020

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Composition

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Brent Godfrey ("whenthemusicsover")
Gowen MI USA
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Words and Music

Sound Recording

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Raul R ("FIGSOUNDS")
Miami FL USA
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Drums and Percussion
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Brent Godfrey ("whenthemusicsover")
Gowen MI USA
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Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Mixing and Mastering
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James Fraser ("offthewall")
South Shields near Newcastle Tyneside United Kingdom
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Bass
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Chris Matthews ("BrokenBString")
Luton United Kingdom
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Slide Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Artist's Notes

I first started writing this song influenced by the book "Gun Love:  A Novel" by Jennifer Clement.

It then evolved and I finished it during a 2 month truck camping trip with my wife when we were in very close quarters

Lyrics

How Can I Miss You 

By Brent Godfrey   ©   2019            

 

Chorus:

How can I miss you if you don?t go away

How can I miss you if you decide to stay

How can I miss you tell me dear

How can I miss you when you?re so very near

 

Verse1:

I want to be worthy of death by living a full life

We just happen to be stardust riding the edge of a knife    

 

Chorus

 

Verse 2:

Put aside the fear of living.   There are risks you have to take.

It?s a mistake to be too careful.   Just take a leap of faith

 

Chorus

 

Verse 3:

When your chance comes you have to take it.   Don?t you think of me.

When you love somebody you have to set them free.

 

Instrumental Chorus

 

Verse 4:

You have your own dreams.   You need to conquer your own fears

We?re on a path together but sometimes directions veer.

 

 

Chorus   - Repeat last line 2 more times.