I Hold the Fort

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I hold the fort
I'll ease the light
and I'll shut that door
behind you
behind you
oh I'm three steps
and hours
I retreat detached
most every night

I faced the war
but we've found a new fight
and as hard as I tried
the rift
it split
it split us in two
we're on different sides of life
me and you
the years lied to us too.

but I hold the fort
don't you know what that's like
to bed down on the floor
to grow tired
all alone

I might beg for more
but I'd waste my night
so I'll use that door
'cause after tonight
it just feels right


from Somnambule EP, released November 23, 2013
music and lyrics written by Mike Wall



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Espialist Montreal, Québec

Reveling in the dulcent sounds of acoustic shoegaze, slowcore, americana, and alt-country, Espialist is the moniker to denote creations of multi-faceted, deeply emotional singer / songwriter Mike Wall.The Somnambule EP was released in November 2013.

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