Away When You Were Here

Ben Folds Five


album: Track 9 in album The Sound of the Life of the Mind
release date: 2012-9-14
popularity : 6 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Alternative Rock/Power Pop/Indie Rock
length: 3:32
producer: Ben Folds and Joe Pisapia
drums: Darren Jessee
piano: Ben Folds
guest violin: David Angel and David Davidson
mixer: Joe Costa
recorded by: Joe Costa
bass: Robert Sledge
guest cello: Sarighani Reist
strings arranger: Ben Folds
guest viola: Kristin Wilkinson
composer: Ben Folds
lyricist: Ben Folds

Album Information

label: ImaVeePee Records
country(area): Germany
format: CD
barcode: 887254641025
script: Latin

Cover Art

Ben Folds Five The Sound of the Life of the Mind cover art


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Dad I know you were sad when you died
The mess that was left and my mother cried

And I miss you now
You're still lost in clouds
I can see through lifting haze

Comes through me, it goes in a flash
Oh and how much now should we pay for the past

And I love you now
When I'm lost in clouds
I was robbed and I was blessed
Cause it's not about you, not you, anymore

This morning I wake to be older than you were
You'd have lost that weight, you’d have gone so straight
You'd have saved my youth from that point of truth
But you were away, you were away even when you were


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Erase Me
  • 2 Michael Praytor, Five Years Later
  • 3 Sky High
  • 4 The Sound of the Life of the Mind
  • 5 On Being Frank
  • 6 Draw a Crowd
  • 7 Do It Anyway
  • 8 Hold That Thought
  • 9 Away When You Were Here
  • 10 Thank You for Breaking My Heart