From the Ground Up

by Laura Shigihara

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This is another Minecraft inspired track. But it also has to do with how and why people choose whether or not to rebuild significant things in their lives.

lyrics

"From the Ground Up"
by Laura Shigihara

(verse 1)
Yesterday it rained
Watched everything wash away
It took some time to dry
Before I could feel okay

I used all my tools
Foundation of clay
You kept digging this hole
But climbing's not my forte

(pre-chorus)
Take what you need
We can fight our enemies
But we have to hurry before
the world crumbles around us

(chorus)
Take my hand
We can build a land from the ground up
I don't even mind
leaving it behind us
Watch and wait and work until it all falls down

(verse 2)
Today the sky fell
Clouds in disarray
I put back all the blue
Before the sun could complain

There were stars everywhere
Zombies at my gate
Now that the end is near
Nothing left to do but wait

(pre-chorus 2)
Are we prepared?
Are we there?
Do you even care
Now I am afraid, but it's okay
The world crumbles around us

(repeat pre-chorus and chorus)

credits

released November 22, 2012
Composed/Performed/Produced by Laura Shigihara

A special thanks goes to "Slamacow Steven" for making a wonderful animated music video for this song. It was a pleasure working with him.

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