Madness (with Remembrance prelude)

from by Melissa Axel

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my head is swimming
body aching
fueling fervor
running back

can't seem to stay on track
horizon stretching
distant still
ocean lapping
crashing through
madness, just let go
of me …

I can't breathe
in your arms,
I am lost
in the heavy
of you.


from Transition EP, released February 24, 2009
Words and music by Melissa Axel

MELISSA AXEL vocals, piano

Recorded with Mike Destito and mixed with John McVey
Mastered by John McVey at Coupe Studios in Boulder, Colorado
Cover art by Stacy Allen Hummel, Friends of 42


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Melissa Axel Los Angeles, California

Gorgeous piano, lush strings, and a fearlessly intimate vocal. Recommended if you like: Regina Spektor, Norah Jones, Tori Amos

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