Sleepers Awake

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It's a wake-up call for procrastinators inspired by a song of the same title by the Incredible String Band.

lyrics

Sleepers Awake!

Sleepers awake! Before it's too late.
Put an end to your dreaming and plans.
Although some say it's wise to take your time,
The world will not wait as they slip through your hands.

The letters you'd write, the sorrys that you'd say,
The wrongs you would right given one more day.
The clock keeps ticking the time's getting late.
The world will not wait. Sleepers awake!

Don't live a life to another's plan,
You hold the future in your hand.
Time deals the cards but you choose what you take.
The world will not wait, Sleepers Awake!

©Duncan Whitehurst

credits

from Into the Light, released January 20, 2019
Duncan Whitehurst (songwriter, guitar, vocals)
Rebecca Whitehurst (violin, piano-accordion, vocals)
Jack Deere-Jones (double bass)
Harry Whitehurst (cajon)

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The Lucky 12 Wales, UK

Duncan and Rebecca Whitehurst started out as a duo over 30 years ago and were well-established on the folk music scene when they formed the 'almost-legendary' folk-rock band The Rainkings. The Lucky 12 sees them return to their acoustic roots, with Jack Deere-Jones on double bass and Harry Whitehurst on percussion, producing a remarkable set of beautifully-crafted new songs. ... more

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