Oh My God

from by Amit Erez



Oh My God

I’ll sit in a train when the night is on
look through the window
straight at everyone
and I’ll know when they feel fine
or just trying to keep their mind
thinking ‘oh my god, what is that all about’

I’ll borrow a smile from a guy uptown
I’ll borrow a secret kept from everyone
and there’s a girl who sits and writes
you can tell that she’s so uptight
thinking ‘oh my god, what is that all about’

and the one at the side,
he’s an older man
rolling a smoke with his tobacco hands
probably thinking of his wife
blaming her for messing up his life
thinking ‘oh my god, I just could do without’

little kid sitting right outside
staring at me, that’s always how he hides
and he knows the ‘whens’ and ‘whys’
and he never wants to say goodbye
saying “I’m your god, you don’t need anyone


from Amit Erez, released December 19, 2007
Amit Erez - Vocals and Guitars
Or Bahir - Electric Guitars
Adam Scheflan - Electric Guitars
Ran Jurgenson - Drums
Dave Bareket - Bass

Recorded at "Kicha" Studio by Ronen Roth
Mixed by Meir "Big M" Amar
Mastered by Chris Geringer at Sterling Sound

Anova Records 2007




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