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The Turnaway

from InfraWarrior by Monica Richards

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    This is the full 14-Track InfraWarrior CD with a 16 page booklet created by Monica. The CD includes 2 more songs I am unable to provide through BandCamp: "We are the One" and "Like Animals".

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From a dream I had of my mother or possibly my sister.


I couldn't look to see her face
I dared not look - I just couldn't
But only rested my eyes on the shadow behind her as we made our way.

Sailors may have heard and turned their heads to look
At the vast open endless answer.
She says "I am with you."
Maybe that's true...

Two silhouettes on the sand, the sun shining brightly behind us.
It was morning
And with her heart she looked at me
It seemed she was about to speak of better times...
I dreamed she did speak to me, you see
Here I am and that's enough for now

Then the memory of her shadow turning
In tunnel vision like a silent home movie
Playing and repeating
Her shade spinning growing past her feminine shape -
A wave of hand on this rotation a quiet laugh on that
The profile for a moment, her shadow rising like a bird
Its wings stretching - the shape shifting - the tossing of her hair
Like a mare free and prancing
The moment played and replayed
While I stared transfixed dizzy
She flickered and I couldn' t remember exactly who she was or who she had been
I will see her again

This is what it's like when someone you love has gone
And you hope to see them in dreams
Though you never remember all you want to say...
It's always that way.

She said "I am with you."
That's enough for now.

I will see you again...


from InfraWarrior, released October 31, 2007
Paul Mercer: Violins and Violas, Davis Petterson: Percussion

All Music & Lyrics by Monica Richards
© & p Elyrian Music/BMI - 2006-2016

Mixed by Chad Blinman
Additonal Programming by Chad Blinman
@ The Eyesocket, Venice, CA


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Monica Richards Los Angeles, California

Best known for her musical work as half of the critically acclaimed duo, Faith and the Muse, and her own solo releases, Monica is a composer, writer and artist living near Los Angeles.

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