Sunday, October 12, 2014

Jackson Browne - The Long Way Around b/w Walls And Doors & Here

"When I was a kid everything I did was trying to be free...
Now I'm a long way gone down this wild road I'm on"
The Long Way Around

"There can be freedom only when nobody owns it
I'm going to say that again
Because I know you know it
There can be freedom only when nobody owns it"
(Written by Carlos Varela, translation by Jackson Browne)
Walls And Doors

"The city waking up off in the distance
They're all working on some other existence
But you don't quite seem to care
It's like you know they're not going anywhere"

"You wait for the tears to fall but they won't
You think you should know what to say but you don't"

Carlos Varela plays after Jackson translates the poem: