Rise & Shine

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Rise & Shine
Written by Alx Kawakami (SESAC) Eric Berdon (SESAC)

We all have a story, that hides behind our eyes,
A battle fought in silence, all tangled up inside.
Life goes on around you, as you watch it all pass by.
We all have our bad days, it happens all the time.

And if your dreams get turned around
Don't let your head fall down,
In the right direction, you will see.

Everyday the sun will rise and shine,
Even tho he knows he'll sink in time.
After afternoon the moon will take his place.
Till he rise and shines again upon your face.

Life is ever winding, you're bound to hit the wall.
Or end up on the edge where you could fly or you could fall
And in that moment you might know just who you really are.
A lover, fighter, fuse igniter, aiming for the stars

As you break the chains that tied you up,
You're free to live and love.
In all directions you will see.


from Rise & Shine, released August 9, 2016



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Alx Kawakami Honolulu, Hawaii

Alx Kawakami uses his experience performing with the group ManoaDNA to release his first ever solo album! Playing his guitar "upside down and backwards" never affected Alx's passion for his music and he continues to amaze with his original compositions on ManoaDNA albums and now, his brand new solo album. ... more

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