A strange little song about acting.
I was thinking about other songwriters writing story-songs from the first person view of somebody else, real or fictional. I struggle with that, perhaps I’m not empathetic or creative enough. So I got to writing this song which maybe doesn’t quite get my ideas across but I like how it’s turned out anywa
I am closing my eyes And thinking of somebody else Imagining that I’ve become Someone who isn’t myself
Experiences I have had I might feel anger, I might feel glad I use my natural empathy When I’m thinking how to be Being somebody who isn’t me
I am closing my eyes And thinking of somebody else Imagining I have the life Of someone who isn’t myself
Different places, different times Some folks live lives unlike mine I have to look at things differently When I’m thinking how to be Being somebody who isn’t me