Autumn is A Promise

from by Julia Feltham

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"Autumn is a promise" is a song written for the workers of Nova Scotian call centres, and for people who feel they squander their destiny to make a decent living.

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"Don't let it out" they might say
"Your work should never look like your play"
Then I feel I must convey: I ain't worked a day
I've never worked a day

So I'll pray I'll earn my keep
and that this Autumn is but a promise for spring

So "I'm sorry" They might say
"Well, your passion won't pay nor will your do-goodings.
So just make it with what we have made
to keep your darkness at bay just put your dreams away"

But I want to
play
and put my best parts
in the game

and you'll pray I'll earn my keep
But tomorrow it is , Oh yes tomorrow is

Not yesterday. Oh yes, and Tomorrrow is. Not. Yesterday.

So I'll let it out and I will say:
"Well my passion will pay
If I know my do goodings
and I'll make it with what I am made
To keep my nightmares away
I won't tuck my dreams away"

and you'll pray I'll earn my keep

but Autumn is but
a promise for spring

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from Julia Feltham, track released July 18, 2011
Recorded Mixed and Mastered at Whiskey Jack Audio
Engineered and Mixed by Andrew J.H. Gillis
Mastered by Jack Whiskey

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