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Lyrics Album " Be Still " 

written by Riny Raijmakers



1. In Your Arms

I can’t imagine anyone

Ever loved you more

The way, the way that I do

I can’t envision, conceive,

Apprehend or believe

The years yet to come, without you


I can’t harbor the thought

Or fathom the plan

Our fate’s in god’s means

In god’s hands

I am convinced, but confused

A life without you is reduced

To half of the person I am


Is it written in the stars

By a puzzling force

My destiny’s a direful crusade

I’ll still fight windmills, fight gods

I’ll fight fate till I’m caught

In your arms, I’m at your command


2. Flying High

There’s a storm and it’s raging

Raging deep down inside

My soul, my spirit’s my shelter

No harbor, no need to hide


I will put up my umbrella

Like Mary Poppins I fly

Up to what some might call heaven

But it’s somewhere deep down inside


Yeah I’m flying high

Yeah I’m flying high


When you see me a-coming

In the darkest of nights

But I will draw you a moon

I might just paint you a light


So hold on to my umbrella

And like Mary Poppins we fly

Up to what some might call heaven
Somewhere deep down inside


We’re flying high

We’re flying high


Let’s get ready to rumble

Let’s roar into the night

Ride the rattling thunder

flash lightnings brighter than bright


So hold on to my umbrella

No harbor, no need to hide

My soul, my spirit’s your shelter

So climb down deep down inside


We’re flying high

We’re flying high


3. Dust and Cigarette Ashes

When he sings a song

He seems to be bursting out in tears

The road map drawn upon his face

Carries wrinkled souvenirs

He’s been searching for Paris

In the desert for years

Not trying to figure out

Why Paris disappeared


He’ll never answers questions

He questions, everything you thought you knew

He builds his sandcastles, tears them down

And says ‘that’s just what I do’

He doesn’t care about dying

Or at least that’s what he says

He’s a fifty year old man and

At 87 he still is


One night he’ll end up in a bathroom

Once more impersonating Travis

And all he’ll leave behind, all you’ll find

Is dust and cigarette ashes


When I look into his eyes

I see horizons I have never seen

The girls I’ve never met

The places I have never been

But when I hear him sing or harmonize

I close my eyes and I find

Paris in the desert

And Stanton on my mind


One night I’ll end up in a bathroom

Impersonating Travis

And all I’ll leave behind, all you’ll find

Is dust and cigarette ashes


4. Rainbow's End

I was wandering through mist, down the meadows

Down valleys, don’t know where, don’t know when

soared like a bird in the sky, left me wondering why

I left again and again


Knowing you’d hide at the rainbow’s end

Knowing you’d hide at the rainbow’s end


I fell in dirt and in ditches, my scars needed stitching

I hoped you could mend

one more broken heart, which was shattered apart

Hearts do break, they don’t bend


Tell me you’ll wait at the rainbow’s end

Tell me you’ll wait at the rainbow’s end

The rainbow’s end


I’ve been gone away far too long

I’ll be more than a friend

even if you’ve been waiting too long

I’ll be there at the rainbow’s end

the rainbow’s end


I was wandering through mist, down the meadows

Down valleys, don’t know where, don’t know when

soared like a bird in the sky, left me wondering why

I left again and again


Knowing you’d hide at the rainbow’s end

Tell me you’ll wait at the rainbow’s end

The rainbow’s end


I’ve been gone away far too long

I’ll be more than a friend

even if you’ve been waiting too long

I’ll be there at the rainbow’s end

the rainbow’s end


I fell in dirt and in ditches, my scars needed stitching

I hoped you could mend

one more broken heart, which was shattered apart

Hearts do break, they don’t bend


5. Down Right on my Knees

Here I am baby, when I’m feeling down

You’ll be here waiting, you’ll be around

I plea for prayers, I’m praying please

Down right on my knees


Here I am baby, I let my guard down

My walls have tumbled, razed to the ground

I plea for prayers, I’m praying please

Down right on my knees


Love me baby, when I’m not so sure

Your loving heals me, your love’s a cure

Against these blues I’m praying please

Down right on my knees


Here I am baby, no sigh, no sound

My eyes are asking, please stick around

I plea for prayers I’m praying please

Down right on my knees


Love me baby, when I’m not so sure

Your loving heals me, your love’s a cure

Against these blues I’m praying please

Down right on my knees


Here I am baby, when I’m feeling down

You’ll be here waiting, you’ll be around

I plea for prayers, I’m praying please

Down right on my knees


6. Be Still

Sometimes a sigh is just enough

To break the silence

Sometimes a hand,

sometimes a touch

sometimes a touch

Sometimes a spark is just enough

Enough to light my fire

And sometimes a

‘hush, don’t talk no more’

Be quiet, still, is all I desire


Sometimes I don’t need words

No fireworks, no rollercoasters and no thrills

Sometimes a spark is just enough

To light my fire

Sometimes

‘a hush, don’t talk no more’

‘be quiet, be still


Sometimes a smile is just enough

To get me through the day

Sometimes it’s just a sentence

Sometimes a word you say

Sometimes a minute’s just enough

Enough to last a lifetime

Sometimes I need a nighttime love

Sometimes a valentine


Sometimes I don’t need words

No fireworks, no rollercoasters and no thrills

Sometimes a spark is just enough

To light my fire

Sometimes

‘a hush, don’t talk no more’

‘be quiet, be still


7. Hep Cats and hep Kittens

Hep cats and Hep Kittens

Off-time jive in Fat City

Togged to the bricks

The Gin Mill’s smokin’ tonight


Pound those tubs, while your chops

From last night’s gig are still aching

Play a tune with your left hand

A walking bass with your right


What’s your tale, nightingale

What’s buzzin’, cuzzin’

Here’s a word from the bird

This cat’s meow’s out of sight


Get your boots on

Grandstand your ground grippers

While the bass player’s laying down

Some hot licks tonight


Hep cats and Hep Kittens

Off-time jive in Fat City

Togged to the bricks

The Gin Mill’s smokin’ tonight


8. Walking in Rainbows

I’ve been walking in rainbows

every song changes the color

I’ve been counting my blessings again

I’m no longer counting hours


I’ve been jumping in puddles of rain

the raindrops do not bother me

your smile has taken over my pain

the best gift you could have offered me


I am walking in rainbows

I am walking in rainbows

walking in rainbows


I’ve been running against the wind

The storm no longer frightens me

I hold on to these rainbows we built

and the colors, they do brighten me


I’ve been dreaming in the darkest of nights

the nightmares do not daunt me

I’ve been chasing the sparkling lights

It’s now rainbows that do haunt me


I am walking in rainbows

I am walking in rainbows

walking in rainbows


Be my red, be my blue, be my orange, be my yellow

My indigo, my green, my violet, be my rainbow


I am walking in rainbows

I am walking in rainbows

walking in rainbows


9. Kamboja Flowers

I will send you scents in your darkest hours

I’m still here

I´ll color your nights with yellow flowers

Above my left ear


I´ll be there for everyone to see

In the daytime

But at night I´ll spread my scent for you

Like the ghost of a flower


When the sphinx moth lands on my yellow petals

I’ll be your flame

With my fragrance, I will scent your temples

And be yours again


I’ll be there, in your darkest nights

Your darkest hours

When you smell my scent, you know I’ll always be

Your  Kamboja flower


If I ever fall down from the tree

And you’ll shed some tears

I will send you scents from Kamboja flowers

Above my left ear


10. Don't Bring me Roses

There’s nothing left to say

There’s nothing left to do

There’s nothing left to judge

And nothing left to prove

There are no tears to cry

There’s no blood left to spill

No longer ifs and whens

I mights or maybe someday we wil


Don’t bring me down

Don’t bring me roses

Go wipe the stains from your soul if they’re so hard to bear

Don’t bring me down

It was there right under our noses

But you made it disappear into thin air


There are no words to say

There are no songs to sing

There is no time to waste

And no hips to swing

There are no arms to hold

There’s no dance to dance

No longer mights and maybes

Or wheres and whens


Don’t bring me down

Don’t bring me roses

Go wipe the stains from your soul if they’re so hard to bear

Don’t bring me down

It was there right under our noses

But you made it disappear into thin air


11. Murky Waters

I am swimming in deep waters

My eyes closed, heart open wide

And I travel with the salmon

Hoping it will be my guide


From the sea towards the river

Towards the source where salmons die

I will return home my loved one

Just to be right by your side


And I swam a thousand miles

To be home by your side

Now let us swim in these murky waters

Tonight


I left home to answer questions

Now that I’ve aged I know I’ll find

All the answers in murky waters

And in the things I left behind


My hair turned grey, my vision’s changed

My eyesight’s worse and my muscles ache

But the spirit’s strong and it keeps on going

Never bends or never breaks


I swam a thousand miles

To be home by your side

Now let us swim in these murky waters

Tonight


12. Magic Carpet

The magic carpet holds no magic secrets

just one, it has no future, no past

the house unaware of the changing seasons

never aware that this won’t last


The ceiling never had any expectations

it never wanted to be the floor

the walls don’t feel connected to the windows

why do I want to be the door


The stairs never thought of climbing up, climbing down

the front door never finds the bell

why this road never wanted to be the sidewalk

is something I could never tell


The ceiling never had any expectations

it never wanted to be the floor

the walls don’t feel connected to the windows

why do I want to be the door


I’m circling round and round on roundabouts

once more I’m trying to make up my mind

which way to go and where are my whereabouts

not knowing what I’m trying to find


The magic carpet holds no magic secrets

just one, it has no future, no past

the house unaware of the changing seasons

never aware that this won’t last


The ceiling never had any expectations

it never wanted to be the floor

the walls don’t feel connected to the windows

why do I want to be the door


13. Half of who I am

I know I can’t compete

With half a broken heart

Two halves that kept your soul together

Now are tearing you apart

And when I wipe the tears you cry

I hope you understand

You’re half of who I want to be

You’re half of who I am


I know you’re all I want

And all I long for in a friend

But half this heart is broken

And I hope you understand

I need some time to cry these tears

And I need some time to mend

Till you’re half of who I want to be

You’re half of who I am


You’re half of who I am

You’re half of who I am

You’re half of who I am

You’re half of who I am


Every minute you are here with me

You say you need a little time

Being patient is a virtue

But that virtue isn’t mine

So I offer you my heart and soul

And I offer you my hand

Be half of who I want to be

Be half of who I am


Be half of who I am

Be half of who I am

Be half of who I am

Be half of who I am


If I give you some more time, you say

You know it might not take that long

I’ll surrender to your heart and soul

And I’ll sing with you this song

I will wipe the tears you’re crying

And I know you’ll understand

You’re half of who I want to be

You’re half of who I am


You’re half of who I am

You’re half of who I am

You’re half of who I am

You’re half of who I am

You’re half of who I am

You’re half of who I am