Oceans Apart

from by Oakes & Smith



Love used to be
As easy as holding a hand
I knew that you could understand
Nothing was spoken
Yet something was open in me

But now it's all changed
The distance is starting to show
There's more in my heart than you know
We're both on our islands
And silently drifting away

We are oceans apart
And I am trying to swim to you
Come drain this waterlogged heart
Please, I'm trying to talk to you

I went out to sea
And landed on far, foreign sands
Strange faces in faraway lands
Speaking a language
No on back home understands

We are oceans apart ...

Just because my horizons are expanding
Doesn't mean I'm abandoning you
It's different but each day that passes,
I feel more at home here
Feeling somehow I belong
I wish I could bring you along
And show you how strong I've become
Exploring out here on my own


from First Flight, released November 19, 2013



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Oakes & Smith Tyringham, Massachusetts

Robert Oakes and Katherine Smith both hail from musical families and began playing and singing at an early age. They met in 2007 and immediately set to work collaborating on art and music projects. They formed this singing and songwriting duo in early 2010 and started performing in venues throughout the Northeastern US. Currently, they are at work on their debut full-length album. ... more

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