If Nothing Else Lyrics

Over the Rhine


album: Track 2 in album Films for Radio
release date: 2001-3-13
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length: 4:58
hammered dulcimer: Michael Aukofer
acoustic guitar: Linford Detweiler
upright piano: Linford Detweiler
Wurlitzer electric piano: Linford Detweiler
percussion: Don Heffington
drumset: Don Heffington
bass: Byron House
lap steel guitar: Jack Henderson
12 string guitar: Jack Henderson
guitar: Dave Perkins
lead vocals: Karin Bergquist
lyricist: Linford Detweiler
composer: Linford Detweiler

Cover Art


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I'm so tired in the mornings
I try to go back
I try to remember
The light appearing

Without warning
Tying up my hands
Like I'm good for nothing

If nothing else I can dream
I can dream
I'll never tell never tell
All I've seen
Right in front of me
Like the ghost of every thing that I could be

For the night sky is an ocean
Black distant sea
Washing up to my window
All the stray dog night owl junkies
Orphans vagabonds
Angels who lost their halos

If nothing else I can dream
I can dream
I'll never tell never tell
All I've seen

Right in front of me,
Like the ghost of every thing that I could be
In the cool and callous grip of reality

Words in my head
Like misfits after midnight
Begging for a light
Words left unsaid

They may never see the light of day
And that may be okay
If nothing else I can dream

Track Listing

  • 1 The World Can Wait
  • 2 If Nothing Else
  • 3 Give Me Strength
  • 4 Fairpoint Diary
  • 5 I Radio Heaven
  • 6 Little Blue River / In the Garden
  • 7 Goodbye (This Is Not Goodbye)
  • 8 Whatever You Say
  • 9 The Body Is a Stairway of Skin
  • 10 Moth
  • 11 When I Go