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1.
Life 03:45
Life is a magical box of surprises a train that you never know where it stops the butterflies all across the sky There is a star that shines every night there is a light that never goes out and there’s a life where all your dreams can be true THIS IS THE POWER OF SOMETHING YOU COULD UNDERSTAND IF YOU SMILED IN A BEAUTIFUL MORNING IF YOU STARED AT THE SKY AND THE SUN THIS IS A MAGICAL MYSTERY TUNE IN THE AIR A WONDERFUL BAND ON THE STAGE PLAYING YOUR FAVOURITE SONG, A SONG ABOUT LIFE A summer of festivals, winter of gigs together we run through an ocean of sounds these are the things that make me feel alive A SONG ABOUT LIFE... A SONG ABOUT LIFE... A SONG ABOUT LIFE
2.
DO I DESERVE A CHANCE? DO I DESERVE A PLACE IN YOUR HEART? FLYING TOGETHER, GETTING AWAY... Missed calls on my phone, I can feel the killing moon and it reminds me of you, now you’re alone and I can’t help thinking of you all the time... Please, take me with you, so many places I’d like to go and I’ll take you with me, everything is so amazing DO I DESERVE A CHANCE? DO I DESERVE A PLACE IN YOUR HEART? FLYING TOGETHER, GETTING AWAY, GOING TO AS MANY COUNTRIES AS BIG AS OUR LOVE, AS BIG AS OUR TIME AS BIG AS THIS BEAUTIFUL MOMENT BETWEEN YOU AND ME I’m looking at you, even if you’re miles away, I feel you’re close and I can see your smile, I could spend a million hours talking to you DO I DESERVE A CHANCE? DO I DESERVE A PLACE IN YOUR HEART? WILL I SEE YOU SOON? SHOULD I FIND A NAME FOR OUR LOVE? FLYING TOGETHER, GETTING AWAY... DO I DESERVE A CHANCE? DO I DESERVE A PLACE IN YOUR HEART? FLYING TOGETHER, GETTING AWAY... FLYING ACROSS THE OCEAN, FLYING ACROSS THE SKY...
3.
Everything 03:16
Let me take you to a secret city in a secret place now you only need to close your eyes, smile and fly away Forget last night, enjoy the day I’m just looking for a better world, it could be just this one Let me take you to the secret land where everything’s alright Forget last night, enjoy the day NOTICE THAT EVERYTHING YOU DO IS BRIGHTER NOW NOTICE THAT EVERYTHING YOU SAY IS GOLDEN POETRY HOW FAR WE WERE (HOW FAR WE WERE) HOW CLOSE WE ARE (HOW CLOSE WE ARE) I’m afraid I won’t have anything as beautiful as you and perhaps this is the only chance I will ever have Forget last night, enjoy the day NOTICE THAT EVERYTHING YOU DO IS BRIGHTER NOW NOTICE THAT EVERYTHING YOU SAY IS GOLDEN POETRY NOTICE THAT EVERYTHING YOU DO IS BRIGHTER NOW NOTICE THAT EVERYTHING YOU SAY IS GOLDEN POETRY HOW FAR WE WERE (HOW FAR WE WERE) HOW CLOSE WE ARE (HOW CLOSE WE ARE)
4.
Come and see 03:35
Come and see it’s beautiful, it’s not so far away from you Can’t you feel it’s so wonderful, It’s all in your mind, it’s as magical as life itself AND LIFE IS SOMETIMES LIKE A LAKE WHERE ALL THE THINGS REFLECT, CAN’T YOU SEE AND FORGET? AND LIFE IS JUST A BUBBLE-GUM QUITE ELASTIC AND FUN, IF YOU LIVE IN YOUR DREAMS Come and see the twilight where the seagulls fly and rivers flow Realise that paradise can be black or white, can be right or wrong, it’s up to you (CHORUS) And it’s so easy but you cannot understand and it’s so crazy, but crazy things are sometimes just the funniest things to me (CHORUS x 2)
5.
For a star 03:55
I can’t hear what you’re saying, I can’t see where you hide I don’t want to play that stupid game I’M AFRAID I’M LOOKING FOR A BETTER OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE YOU DANCE I’M AFRAID I’M WAITING FOR A NIGHT IN THE COUNTRY FULL OF LIGHTS FOREVER AND EVER THE STARS ARE BRIGHTER TONIGHT FOREVER AND EVER I WILL TAKE THEM IN MY HANDS I can guess when you’re behind me, I can freeze when you’re around Now I want to see you belong to me Waves are dying in the shore, birds are flying far away where do they go? where did you go? I’M AFRAID I’M LOOKING FOR A BETTER OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE YOU DANCE I’M AFRAID I’M WAITING FOR A NIGHT IN THE COUNTRY FULL OF LIGHTS FOREVER AND EVER THE STARS ARE BRIGHTER TONIGHT FOREVER AND EVER I WILL TAKE THEM IN MY HANDS I don’t care about the morning, I don’t care about the dawn I don’t want to play that stupid game I can hear what you’re saying, I can see where you hide I just want to play your stupid game
6.
DON’T THINK TWICE Nothing to do, nowhere to go tonight, another horror film it follows you, but you don’t realise... you can’t get rid of it ...and if it’s you, your fears dressed in blue and then it’s fine, today your dreams will shine Having wine on a Saturday night with some friends around a killing moon on a lovely sky shining all night long ...and if it’s you, your fears dressed in blue and then it’s fine, today your dreams will shine ...and if it’s you, your tears dressed in blue and then it’s fine, today the sun will shine DON’T THINK TWICE, IT’S YOUR TIME JUST DECIDE, IT’S YOUR LIFE MAKE UP YOUR MIND DON’T THINK TWICE, DON’T THINK TWICE Tired of doing the same old things, but you seem to have fun tired of your ordinary days? get yourself a chance ...and if it’s you, your fears dressed in blue and then it’s fine, today your dreams will shine Thinking of making up your mind, that’s not easy when you try It’s the way you can change your life into something beautiful DON’T THINK TWICE, IT’S YOUR TIME JUST DECIDE, IT’S YOUR LIFE MAKE UP YOUR MIND DON’T THINK TWICE, DON’T THINK TWICE
7.
This is the end of something, something that I never thought I’d see why did it happen? why did we allow them to be like this? what do you think of? now these times need a change How can we still believe the ones that stole our money and our dreams? why don’t we fight the ones that grabbed our votes with promises and lies? what do you think of? now that everything is done WHAT CAN WE DO IF OUR TIME IS OVER YOU KNOW IT’S TRUE, AND OUR TIME IS OVER WHAT DO YOU THINK OF? WHAT CAN WE DO NOW THAT IT’S DONE? Is this the end or just the start of something really beautiful All we can do is trying to reset the things we dreamt someday start over again... today! pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa... pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa... pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa... pa-pa-pa-pa... WHERE CAN WE GO? WHAT CAN WE DO IF OUR TIME IS OVER YOU KNOW IT’S TRUE, AND OUR TIME IS OVER WHAT DO YOU THINK OF? WHAT CAN WE DO NOW THAT IT’S DONE? WHERE CAN WE GO? WHAT CAN WE DO IF OUR TIME IS OVER YOU KNOW IT’S TRUE, AND OUR TIME IS OVER WHAT DO YOU THINK OF? WHY DO YOU MIND? WHAT’S YOUR OPINION NOW THAT IT’S DONE? WHAT DO YOU THINK OF? WHY DO YOU MIND? WHAT CAN WE DO NOW THAT IT’S DONE?
8.
How lucky... how lucky you could be how long... how long does it take? All the distance left seems so far away from here How much... how much did you have to pay? why... why did you choose this way? All the things you miss, all the things you see all the way you do riding for a dream... for a dream IN THE MORNING YOU START TO RIDE AND THE SUNSHINE WILL LEAD YOUR EYES IN THE EVENING YOU KEEP ON TRYING TO ARRIVE ON TIME AND YOU LEAVE ALL YOUR STUFF BEHIND WHILE YOU WAIT FOR A BETTER TIME BUT YOU SUDDENLY REALISE THAT THE DAY IS DYING How lonely... how lonely this could be how sorry... how sorry you can feel All the things you miss, all the things you see all the way you do riding for a dream... for a dream IN THE MORNING YOU START TO RIDE AND THE SUNSHINE WILL LEAD YOUR EYES IN THE EVENING YOU KEEP ON TRYING TO ARRIVE ON TIME AND YOU LEAVE ALL YOUR STUFF BEHIND WHILE YOU WAIT FOR A BETTER TIME BUT YOU SUDDENLY REALISE THAT THE DAY IS DYING IN THE MORNING YOU START TO RIDE AND THE SUNSHINE WILL LEAD YOUR EYES IN THE EVENING YOU KEEP ON TRYING TO ARRIVE ON TIME AND YOU LEAVE ALL YOUR STUFF BEHIND WHILE YOU WAIT FOR A BETTER TIME BUT YOU SUDDENLY REALISE THAT THE DAY IS DYING ...AND YOU LEAVE ALL YOUR STUFF BEHIND WHILE YOU WAIT FOR A BETTER TIME BUT YOU SUDDENLY REALISE THAT THE DAY IS DYING
9.
Back again 07:41
Mr. Sand is back again, Mrs. Sea misses him Winter’s long and they are so alone Summer’s been a lovely season, people lying under the sun and they have been so happy all the time the clear skies, the holidays, the lazy days and Summer passed away MR. SAND AND MRS. SEA ARE BACK AGAIN WITH YOU AND ME MR. SAND AND MRS. SEA ARE BACK AGAIN, AND THEY’RE STILL SO HAPPY And now the beach left them alone, the weather on the coast was worse Autumn came, Winter’s bound to arrive Now the things have changed a bit, loneliness is back again but Mr. Sand and Mrs. Sea remain Their love’s strong, it’s never gone, they’re back again with you and me MR. SAND AND MRS. SEA ARE BACK AGAIN WITH YOU AND ME MR. SAND AND MRS. SEA ARE BACK AGAIN, AND THEY’RE STILL SO HAPPY THEY’RE BACK AGAIN AND THEY’RE STILL SO HAPPY

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released October 20, 2017

Lyrics by Rafa Skam.
Music written by Rafa Skam, and performed by The Yellow Melodies.
Produced by The Yellow Melodies.
All songs recorded between PM Studio (Murcia - Spain)
and Rafa Skam’s home studio, except “Don’t think twice”,
produced, recorded and mixed by Raúl de Lara at Ama Estudios.

Engineered by Pepe Moreno at PM Studio.
Mastered by María del Mar Soto at PM Studio.

Artwork by Ángel Ninguno
Photography by Rafa Skam

The Yellow Melodies are:
Rafa Skam: vocals, guitars, keyboards, synths, glockenspiel and arrangements.
Pilar: bass and backing vocals.
Carlos Abrisqueta: keyboards, guitars
José Ángel: drums and percussion.

Additional musicians:
Mª Mar Martínez Sánchez: Keyboards on “Come and see” and “The urban cyclist”.
Juan Antonio Ross: Backing Vocals on “Flying together”,
Guitar on “Our time is over”, and Moog Prodigy on “Back again”.
Pepe Hatman: Percussion on “Come and see”.
Raúl de Lara: Guitar and Keyboards on “Don’t think twice”.
Pepe Ludeña: Viola and violin on “Don’t think twice”.
Leandro Martínez-Romero: Piano and Mellotron on “Our time is over”.
Jerónimo de Moya: Trombone on “Back again”.
Antonio Sánchez: Trumpet on “Back again”.
Marcos López: Saxophone on “Back again”.

Thanks to: Isabel Cañavate, Ángel Ninguno, Antonio Pérez Valcárcel,
Wally Salem, all the musicians above, our families and friends.

www.yellowmelodies.com

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The Yellow Melodies Murcia, Spain

-THE YELLOW MELODIES are an indiepop band from Murcia (Spain).
-We have released 7 albums and some EPs and singles in different labels.
-We have supported bands such as THE LADYBUG TRANSISTOR, EMMA POLLOCK (ex-THE DELGADOS), NORTHERN PORTRAIT, etc...
-We have played some important Spanish festivals and have sold records all around the world, even in Japan!
-We'd love to play in your city!
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