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Xavier Rudd - Dark Shades of Blue Shiver


  • ISRC:NLB390800017
  • Recorded:2008 Studios 301 - Byron Bay, AUS
  •  ©2008 Xavier Rudd / Salt X Rcords Ltd. Under Exclusive License To Anti Inc.
  • Choir, Chorus:Maxine Willard
  • Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Stomp Box:Xavier Rudd
  • Choir, Chorus:Carmel Echols
  • Choir, Chorus:Rob Giles
  • Choir, Chorus:Clydene Jackson
  • Background Vocals:Banula Marika
  • Choir, Chorus:Oren Water
  • Choir, Chorus:Wil Wheaton


Coming up strong, beyond comprehension
Feeling it again, shiver through my system
Can push it all away, change my opinions
Coming too string, a door needs to open

Came through her again, from a sister bearing message
Directed inside, deep within the chambers
Feeling it again, shiver through my system
Coming up strong, beyond comprehension

And the wind, brings changes in direction
Of leaves and seas and journeys of souls
So much of lives spent running away from moments
But the right moments they catch you in the end

He’s been climbing now, for years beyond his time
Searching around,
Searching high and low for support of some kind
Feeling alone,
Feeling lonely on his quest for reasons why
Pushing him back,
Seeking reasons for the rage that he was dealt
Where are they now,
who are the people that have shaped his higher self
The higher he goes,
The more he questions all the punches that were thrown
Pushing him back,
To the fragile place he feels and knows so well
Spinning around,
In the fragile place he feels and knows so well

He is climbing up the mountain searching for the other side
Seeking shelter from the rain and from the pain he feels inside
He sees that now is time to move on, time to let the ropes come loose
See your father is too old and he may never let you through
And the anger and resentment, will only churn you up inside
But you are on another level, and they will only deny
And you will see it in your young hearts as they give you what they know
And it will always come around, and it is time to let it go
Let it go