Alan Gillis (Gulliver)
Song for you
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Lyrics
Song for You (Words and music by Alan Gillis)

Intro
This song is dedicated to a dream that can never come true
The dream is the love of my life
This song is for you

Verse 1
If I could open up my head to show the wilderness
My thoughts must struggle through
You?d know the way I try to find an end
I need you now my friend
This song is for you; this song is for you mm-m, mm-m

Verse 2
How could I break the bond I?d tied so long ago with love?
I thought I?d found my life
My song I?d sing for her alone but how
The key has changed and now
This song is for you; this song is for you mm-m, mm-m


Bridge 1
Bit by bit I put it all together
Someone must share the pain
With nothing else to gain but memories
Of perfect love, beneath the blossomed trees
And this song is for you

Verse 3
I love you now but she once had it all and is she to blame?
Left alone each night I?m gone
And you are there
So sweetly ? Angel
You can make me sing
This song is for you; this song is for you mm-m, mm-m

Bridge 2
Bit by bit I straighten out my mind
Though you can tear my heart out
There?s no other part that you can free
?Til I lie dead beneath the blossomed tree
And this song is for you
This song is for you

Coda
This song is dedicated to a dream
This song is for you

© 1978
Description
Short Song Description:
Slow rock - forbidden love. home recording.
Long Song Description:
Slow rock - 90bpm - a sentimental poignant story of forbidden love written from the perspective of a musician, often away from home and family. A singer/songwriter type of song. Home recording.
Story Behind the Song:
I watched two close friends get into an impossible situation, and tried to get inside his head. Written some time ago but this version recorded 2011.
Credits
Lyric Credits: Alan Gillis
Music Credits: Alan Gillis
Producer Credits: Alan Gillis
Publisher Credits: Alan Gillis
Performance Credits: Gulliver (Alan Gillis) - all voices and instruments
Label Credits: Gulliver
Metadata
Song Length: 4:10
Primary Genre: Rock-General
Secondary Genre: -
Tempo / Feel: Slow (71 - 90)
Lead Vocal: Male Vocal
Subject Matter 1: Heartbreak
Mood 1: Heartbreaking
Similar Artist 1: James Taylor
Language: English
Era: 1970 - 1979