Background Man

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Written by Tim Jones
Produced by Chris Robinette
Mixed by Chris and Tim
Protest recorded live in NYC 11/12/2016

lyrics

I don't know how it went down
I bet that you do
While everyone was looking at you
The man in the background came through
Oh and it sure feels good
To get away with things untrue
Letting the background through
letting the background through

When you leave don't come back
Your presence we could not endure
Sitting silently you'll see
The man in the background who is he
Oh and it sure feels good
To leave it all behind again
Letting the background man come in
Letting the background man come in

You ain't sure if you're gonna fight
Background man may take your life

See you next life is what I say
If I passed you on the train
My voice you won't hear come to you
You let the background through
you let the background...

credits

from Dead and Gone, released March 28, 2017
Tim plays: acoustic guitar, lead vocal, background vocal
Chris plays: midi strings, background vocal

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Tim Jones Boone, North Carolina

Tim Jones is a songwriter from North Carolina. His songwriting is heavily impacted by the geographical and emotional atmosphere he inhabits.

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