Want to Believe 2020

from The Best of Patrick Ames by Patrick Ames

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Want to Believe - A remix of han an old Ames song, from the album Standard Candles. It's dope. It's rock/blues/soul rolled into one biting song of social commentary, the soullessness of technology, and the number of people who devote their lives to the constant Silicon Valley toys and gadgets. Lyrics add contrast with the soul-infused melody and backup lyrics about digital detox. - patrick

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Want to Believe
© 2016/2020 by Patrick Ames, All Rights Reserved

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Everywhere you look / there's extreme poverty
Take that man in the new Mercedes / driving down the street
He work in Silicon Valley/ he own nice cars and clothes
But every night he lie awake / Am I just a drone?
He wants to believe
In something other than technology

Assembly get harder / the older she get
Herr boss shout louder / when her quota ain’t met
Human machines in China / they can’t break down
Make those shiny gadgets you can’t put down
She wants to believe
In something other than technology

Everybod bod wants to believe?
In something other than technology

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from The Best of Patrick Ames, released June 1, 2020
Chana & Mikaela Matthews: vocals
Jon Ireson: Producer
Patrick Ames: Guitars, vocals, MIDI Guitar Synth

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Composer Patrick Ames continues to evolve his lyrically potent signature cocktail of junkyard blues on the riveting new single “Help People Up" from the new LP "The Virtualistics".

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