Anchor

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lyrics

I've been here almost all my years
and all these roads lead back to here
So no-one seems to be aware
This anchor won’t hold me forever

Though this is where I was founded
I began to feel surrounded
Beaten up and shaken down
This anchor holds me to the ground
I was weak but getting stronger
I won’t stay here any longer
when I'm gone then
I'll be gone forever...forever

Its no wonder I feel uneasy
This place I fell won’t release me
Shows me hope but just to tease me
I won’t fall down on my knees
When I'm home from my 9 to 5
Music keeps my soul alive
if I stay here all hope dies
Can't you see the truth in my eyes?

It seems I've spent my life in jail
Now I'm goin' off the rails
This boat is ready let's set sail
This anchor won’t hold me forever
I've dreamed it, I've seen it
This freedom, I've been it
This anchor forsakes me
but it will never break me


I've been here almost all my years
ow at last it all seems clear
I've cut the chains, faced the fear
This anchor won’t hold me again

I wont fall down on my knee

credits

from King of Lies, released May 22, 2014
Words & Music by Taidhg Burke Neff

Taidhg Burke: Double Bass, Main Vocals
Frank Wieler: Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals
Marc de Zoeten: Rhythm Guitar, Backing vocals
Darragh Coakley: Drums , Backing vocals
Rajinder Singh: Udu
Paul Dunlea: Trombone

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The Calvinists Bantry, Ireland

The Calvinists are an original, energetic gypsy blues & alternative folk band from Ireland. Their songs, laced with infectious harmonies & driving rhythms draw inspiration from the spirit of gypsy music & American troubadours, the energy of punk rockers & the eerie voodoo of the Deep South.
Since their formation in 2010 they built a loyal fan base & a reputation for energetic live performances.
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