Amos Zimmerman & the Riverband

by Amos Zimmerman

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released June 20, 2010

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All songs written by Amos Zimmerman
Produced by Amos Zimmerman & the Riverband

Gon Amir - Drums, backing vocals
Amitai Vilk - Bass, backing vocals
Tom Harnoy - Electric guitar, acoustic guitar
Amos Zimmerman - Acoustic guitar, piano, harmonica, vocals

Recorded by Matan Ashkenazi at Ozen Musicalit Studios, Kibbutz Ma'abarot, Israel, 2009
Mixed by Ofer Eshed
Mastered by Doug Van Sloun at Focus Mastering Studios, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Cover art by Jonathan David

Additional musicians: Matan Ashkenazi (backing vocals, keyboards, accordion), Yair Vermut (keyboards)

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Amos Zimmerman Tel Aviv, Israel

"Zimmerman has the ability to craft an original sound that rises above his already towering influences." -For Folk's Sake, UK

"...the top Americana record out of Israel in many a year." -Americana UK, UK

"Painful lyrical honesty and a sweeping, addictive sound that takes you far away from the oppressive Israeli heat." -NRG Ma'ariv, Israel
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Track Name: Patience
There's that girl in the street
She's been there for twenty years
I think she's staying there
Maybe for a while

And then there's me in my bed
But I can't sleep coz I'm afraid
I might not make it through
The battles in my head

If we all just agree
What a dull world it would be

Patience could be the end of us
Before we even began
And I don't what to make of us
Am I the only one?

There's that boy, he's twenty now
He looks familiar somehow
But he's just a ghost
He never really lived at all

And then there's me on this stage
My eyes are closed coz I'm afraid
I might not help you to
The outsides of your cage

If we all just agree
What a dull world it would be

Patience could be the end of us…
Track Name: Unheard
This is the day we'll be taking back the power
If all goes well we'll be kings within the hour
And first against the wall the hypocrites and the cowards

This is not the weight of the world
This is not the color of my words
And it's driving me away
Driving me away unheard

This is the style that's been out of style a long time ago
But it's worth the while to convince myself you're mine, you know
And first we take Manhattan then we take tomorrow

This is not the weight of the world
This is not the color of my words
And it's driving me away
Driving me away unheard

And far from here
I can really be me again
Can't you understand?

This is the day we'll be taking back the power
If all goes well we'll be kings within the hour
And first against the wall the hypocrites and the cowards

This is not the weight of the world
This is not the color of my words
And it's driving me away
Driving me away unheard
Track Name: Less Than Whole
Everybody's gotta watch the show
Everybody's got the right to know
And speak their minds
And claim that they're not blind

Everybody wants to be a star
Everybody's willing to go far
And sacrifice
The things that won't suffice

And I don't know if I feel that way
I don't think that I could betray
All those feelings I've gathered along
It's just wrong
I'll be here playing my songs

Everybody's gasping for some space
Everybody's looking for a place
To call their own
And sit in their own throne

Everybody wants to be a star
Everybody's willing to go far
And trade their soul
For something less than whole

And I don't know if I feel that way
I don't think that I could betray
All those feelings I've gathered along
It's just wrong
I'll be here playing my songs
I'll be here playing my songs
Track Name: Ten Thousand Rhymes
You said you're worth
Less than I love you for
But walk out the door
And I'll love you more

You said you're not
Who I think you are
But run from my love
And you won't get far

Nothing you say
Nothing you do
Could make me decide
To give up on you

Ten thousand times
Still that same old sting
And ten thousand rhymes
That just don't mean a thing

Nothing you say
Nothing you do
Could make me decide
To give up on you
Track Name: Window
All of that precision to be used in every sound
I get bored, I get bored
And all of these decisions to be made in every round
I get lost, I get lost

And the fire that could take me
To the place that used to break me settles down

Kiss me now 'fore you go
Teach me how, I need to know
Slip me out your window

Underneath the surface there's a weakness I have found
And I get scared, I get scared

And getting up is harder when you're laying on the ground
I get lost, I get lost

But the gloom of my condition
Gets a higher defintion when you're gone

Kiss me now 'fore you go
Teach me how, I need to know
Yeah, I need to know
Slip me out your window
Track Name: Consequences
Washing your face on a warm summer night
Waiting for her to discover
Wasting your breath on excuses in vein
Takes her too long to recover

And it seems
Sadness has never been so sore
And it feels
She's never been so hurt like that before

Wearing your shoes in the midst of a brawl
Missing the silence once hated
Listening to words flying over your head
Anger is well overrated

And it seems
Nothing she's saying's getting through
And it feels
She had been talking forever to you

Don't look back
No second thoughts
You don't always get where you planned to
We were one
But now we're just the same
Well I'm not sure if that's good anymore

And it seems
Sadness has never been so sore
And it feels
She's never been so hurt like that before
Like that before
Track Name: Wearing You Down
Well, this could be interesting to see
How this life is draining all your energy
But it's up to you
Up to you still

She's the road you're walking on
And the one that sings your song
She's the hope that pulls you through
And the rope that strangles you

And she's wearing you
Wearing you down

In a time of loneliness you're free
But you fake your happiness when you could be
Together with
Together with her again

She's the road you're walking on
And the one that sings your song
She's the hope that pulls you through
And the rope that strangles you

And she's wearing you
Wearing you down
Yeah, she's wearing you
Wearing you down
Track Name: No Spark
There's some weight on your shoulders
You have felt it before
And the smoke on the water
Starts to spread to the shore

There's no spark in your eyes
You never thought that you could lie

There's nowhere to go
There's no light that shows
There's no river flows
And I, I don't want to know
Track Name: Moments
Captured in a moment
leaning up against the door
You turn it open
Bellring of the paper boy
Throws one on the floor
You're leaning over the floor
You're leaning over

The paper says that it's okay
After all, the problems aren't here to stay
And you await the day
You could say
I've had enough
I wanna throw it all away

Picture in a magazine
Exaggerated joy
You flip it over
Moments being captured
Like an everlasting toy
That's never broken
A toy that can't be broken

The picture tells you it's okay
After all, the problems have to go away
And you await the day
You could say
I've had it all
And now I'll never want to stay
Track Name: Lonely
Pay attention boy
You could learn a thing or two
Like how to win a war
Or how to sleep in your own shoe

Lonely, life is passing by
Lonely, not afraid to die

If I'm bound to lose
I might as well go out with style
And if I have to choose
It will always be a smile

Lonely, life is passing by
Lonely, not afraid to die
Track Name: Over & Over
There's a way
There's a way that leads me out
Out of the blue

And there's a sound
There's a sound that takes me back
Into the black

Over and over again
It's a picture I cannot explain
And nothing seems right when you're all alone with yourself

Little by little we die
There is more to it than meets the eye
And everything's right when we're finally gone