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We’re on the same ship together
Searching the open seas
Looking through the telescope
Gazing at the shoreline

And although it’s in our sight
The wind with all its might
Won’t let us get closer

And the land is love
Someone to hold you
And the land is love
Someone to hold you
Like a mother clutches a child
Through the night

I feel a strange camaraderie with you
We’ve been on these waters
But we don’t know what to do
To get us closer to the dry land
And stand on solid ground


Maybe someday
I might reach the shore
The shore


from Love Letters In Latin (25th Anniversary Edition), released June 28, 1996
D. Mike Bauer: lead vocal


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Bill Michalski Saint Louis, Missouri

St. Louis, MO songwriter Bill Michalski exorcises his demons in his new EP, CRANKY. By (almost) entirely eschewing the acoustic guitar in favor of electric and working with a crack live rhythm section, Michalski's songs reach a new level of energy. Mr. Michalski has been recording and performing music since his high school days in 1993. CRANKY is his first non-single release since 2013. ... more

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