Brian Ó hEadhra has been writing his own material for over twenty years - Life is a collection of these songs, an eclectic mix of folk, blues, rock and ballads, with subjects dealing with love, mortality, politics and society.
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In a dream last night I saw a thousand horses
Striding across a plain
Their manes flowing free in the breeze
No barriers in their way.
Then a child looks up
With innocent eyes,
Asks why all things mist die,
What's the reply?
I never found out -
Then my dream ran dry.
It's life, life, life....
That's all it is.
I tossed and turned all night long
With the weight of life on my head.
No one said it would be like this,
No one ever dares.
I lie and wonder for hours on end
How we ever came to be this way,
And I say "Lord, if you're really up there
Send me a better day."
Love is the cure but also the drug,
I've walked on air when falling in love.
Though when the bough breaks
Oh how it aches
To re-enter the world alone.
released January 1, 2005
Music & Lyrics by Brian Ó hEadhra. Published by Anam Communications.