From the album The Past On Wings. Written by Arthur Wilson and Bob Shields. This song was placed in the semi finals of the UK songwriting Competition 2019. The song also scored 8 out of 10 in a recent Reverbnation Crowd Review and will be featured on the Reverbnation home page.
I had a drop D riff and the first line "Woke up with a thief". Bob had introduced me to the Felice Brothers and we were talking about there songwriting and "the brothers Felice" rhymed with "woke up with a thief" and we were off. The initial version had the drop d riff all through the verses and the chorus but Colin suggested we change to a more punchy motown style bass riff at the chorus and it works like a dream. I just love Ross's guitar sound and what a great solo, sounds like Cream or one of those late 60's bluesy bands. Like it, a lot!
The Roy Orbison song In Dreams has always been one of my favourite songs. I tried to write a song like it and it turned out like this. Nothing like it and not nearly as good.