Backroads

by Nico Rivers

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The first single off Tiny Death. Album available on May 31st. Visit NicoRivers.com for more info.

lyrics

Somebody open my eyes
I must be dreaming
I can't believe that
I'm all alone out here
chasing a hole in the sky
haunted by demons
begging for freedom
from a head full of doubt and fear

Hit like a cannonball
so I broke with the morning sun
didn't know what to do but run
to break my fall

Oh, oh bottle of sorrow take me home
back where I know the roads
I got all mixed up looking for a ghost
but she was never home

We've got the wisdom of years
can you help me reason
in the Garden of Eden
we all fight for air
pumping the pain through the gears
of greed, oh, crushing out weak bones
to dust and despair

Nothing but open roads
can't seem to make a move
I can't even lift my shoes
forget my soul

Oh, oh bottle of sorrow take me home
back where I know the roads
I got all mixed up looking for a ghost
but she was never home
Now You're all I've got so I hold you close
won't ever let you go
Oh, oh bottle I think I'm losing hope
won't you just take me home

Oh, oh bottle of sorrow take me home

credits

released April 4, 2017
Vocals, Guitar - Nico Rivers
Vocals, Guitar, Keys - Alex Giorgetti
Vocals - Emily Graham-Handley
Drums - Josh Strmic
Bass - Matt Schairer


Tiny Death was
Recorded by Zach Bloomstein & Nico Rivers in the Log House in Plymouth, MA and at Mad Oak Studios in Boston, MA
Wrtten by Nico Rivers
Produced, Mixed by Nico Rivers
Mastered by Jeff Lipton at Peerless Mastering, Boston, MA
Assistant Mastering Engineer: Maria Rice
Cover Art by Alec Hutson of Warbird Creative
© 2017 Gypsy Bones Productions

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Nico Rivers Boston, Massachusetts

Fueled by a volatile blend of emotion, experience, imagination and intuition, Nico Rivers has been haunting stages across the USA since his youth. His unique, one-man band performances are filled with a raw passion that captivates audiences of all sorts. Nico's sound blurs the lines between the singer/songwriter, indie rock and folk genres. ... more

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