An Insult to the Present

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Do you remember when we were young? We took a bag of tricks. We threw it at the sun. Ran for the fields. Dug up a hole. Took a bag of tricks and filled with our souls. Ran for the cover. Ran for the shade. Ran for our lives that we’ll never live again. I can’t help to wonder if I’ll ever be the same as I sit here soaking up the sunlight. I’m not in the mood to fight. Did you imagine where we would be? The paths that we followed were charted in our dreams. We had one another. We had it to come. The choices we made: Were they right or were they wrong? Can’t help to wonder if now our chance has gone. As I sit here soaking up the sunlight, I’m not in the mood to fight. There’s no point looking back when it’s an insult to the present. There’s no point looking front when it might never happen.


from Spoiled and Nostalgic, released November 25, 2016
Written by Duncan Walsh and Selwyn Walsh in collaboration with David Naughton. Performed by The Watanabes with Ayumi Sato on bass, Tomoyuki Yamada on drums and Lensei Nishizawa on keys. Mastered by Frank Arkwright at Abbey Road Studios in London.



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The Watanabes 東京都, Japan

A Tokyo alternative rock band who enjoy flower arranging and banana milkshakes.

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