Folding My Way To The Moon

from by Robert Childs Elastic Band

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(Words and Music - Robert Childs)

If I had a piece of paper
And folded it 40 times
It'd stretch past the moon
What an incredible climb
A simple piece of paper
Just think of the money we'd save
Such a simple solution
In this high technology space age

Folding my way to the moon
Folding my way to the moon
I could try for the stars in the sky
But my ambitions never reach that high
Give me a cool and starless night
On some natural satellite
I could sing off key
And play almost in tune
Folding my way to the moon

I've seen other planets
Other worlds and asteroids
I can't pretend I know them all
But some of them I'd avoid
On some it's what you own
Others it's what you seem
I just do whatever I can
And dream my possible dream


Some people find excuses
Recriminations and regrets
But the world still spins around
And the sun still sets

So I take a piece of paper
And try another rhyme
Pluck up another melody
And store them up for folding time
If you never try it
You'll never know what it's like
To be a paper mountaineer
Having the fold of your life



from Revenge, released April 20, 1994
Robert Childs - vocals; guitar
George Will - bass
Ren Forsaith - drums
Adrian Miller - keyboard; piano
Sean Mangan - clarinet

Engineer - Geoff Prideaux
Recorded at The Sound Workshop, Adelaide Festival Centre, South Australia.
Mastered by Neville Clark at Disk-Edits.



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Robert Childs wrote his first song when he was about 10, continued writing and made a couple of demo albums before he founded SCALA (Songwriters, Composers And Lyricists Association) in 1987. He released his debut album Revenge (with the Robert Childs Elastic Band) in 1994. He was awarded an OAM (Medal of the Order of Australia) for his services to music in 2004. ... more

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