Eavesdropper At Delphi - EP

by Christopher Alexander

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Eavesdropper At Delphi - EP is the debut EP of artist Christopher Alexander.

Released on Summerfield Records (March 2019).

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released March 7, 2019

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Christopher Alexander California

Christopher Alexander is a songwriter from Sonoma County who performs in a style evocative of the 60's and 70's. He's a poet turned musician who composes music of various genres from blues to psychedelic rock and folk rock to jazz. The subject matter he writes and sings about ranges from the mundane to the absolute fantastical often blending the two in a seamless mind-bending way. ... more

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Track Name: Midnight Mountain Climber
Midnight Mountain Climber

Midnight mountain climber
Keeps gettin’ higher & higher
Late night behind the lyre
His only friend is the fire

Midnight mountain climber
He’s a blacked out backroad driver
Rollin’ on ice, with two flat tires
Won’t be long ‘til the boy expires

How high can you climb?
Tell me, how low can you go?
‘Til it’s beddie bye, closing time,
End of your rope and you’re hear no more (Hoo hoo!)

Midnight mountain climber
Swingin’ on the golden wire
Grippin’ it tighter & tighter
But your load ain’t gettin’ no lighter

Midnight mountain climber
He’s a ramblin’ gamblin’ piker
Tell ya how he plans to retire
Local front page high diver

Midnight on the mountain
Dawn out on the ledge
Drowning in the fountain
That takes, but never gives

Midnight mountain climber
He’s tumblin’ out of the briar
Strummin’ on a dead man’s liar
And singin’ with the devil’s choir

Midnight mountain climber
He’s a crawlin’ red eyed spider
Laughin’ at the cat in the shire
‘Til his smile can’t get no brighter

How high can you climb?
Tell me, how low can you go?
Until it’s beddie bye, closing time,
End of your rope and you’re hear no more (Hoo hoo!)
Track Name: Shadows Of Doubt
Shadows Of Doubt

There may be gold in the pan
But there's still a pain in my heart
And though I may have grown into a fine young man
Some nights I still dream about (I dream about)
The lingering shadows of doubt (oh how they haunt me)
And all the loose ends I've yet to figure out

There may be wind in my sails
But I'm still battling waves
And though I have no doubt that I am to prevail
The doubt it still remains the same
I wonder if it's here to stay
I said I wonder if it's here to stay

Livin’ under a cloud
(Grey skies over my head)
On the run from a frown
(Do my best to keep smiling)
The shadows of doubt
(My mind’s own violence)
Still bringin’ me down
(Waking up just to try it again)

There may be gold in the pan
But there's still a pain in my heart
And though I may have grown into a fine young man
Some nights I still dream about
The lingering shadows of doubt
And all the loose ends I’ve yet to figure out

There may be wind in my sails
But I'm still battling waves
And though I have no doubt that I am to prevail
The doubt it still remains the same
I wonder if it's here to stay
I said I wonder if it's here to stay

There may be gold in the pan
But there's still a pain in my heart
And though I may have grown into a fine young man
Some nights I still dream about (I dream about)
The lingering shadows of doubt (oh how they haunt me)
And all the loose ends I've yet to figure out

There may be wind in my sails
But I'm still battling waves
And though I have no doubt that I am to prevail
The doubt it still remains the same
I wonder if it's here to stay
I said I wonder if it's here to stay
Track Name: Soon To Forget
Soon To Forget

Am I just a picture in your head
A friendly face that you’re soon to forget
Is mine just a name that you lay hung on your wall
Up in your attic where the light’s kept off

Is that really that easy to leave me
Out of your Saturday plans
Brush me off just like you forgot
You know you’re doing it again & again

Am I just cloud in your sky
Am I just a cramp in your style
Am I just a tear in your eye
You never even gave me one good try

Am I just a picture in your head
A friendly face that you’re soon to forget
Is mine just a name that you lay hung on your wall
Up in your attic where the light’s kept off

Is it really that hard to come see me
Up close and in the flesh
I guess I thought that you might want to talk
But the thought was wrong I guess

Am I just stone in your drive
Am I just a thorn in your side
Am I just a tear in your kite
You know I shouldn’t like to keep you from flyin’ so high

Am I just a picture in your head
A friendly face that you’re soon to forget
Is mine just a name that you lay hung on your wall
Up in your attic where the light’s kept off
Track Name: Psychedelic Still
Psychedelic Still

Drag your pail on down to the well
Guarantee you’ll get your fill
Don’t need no pills, to get your thrills
Write your will, Once you find that still.


Red steam risin’
Eight miles high
Where the witches fly
On love and light


Take a trip to the land of the shade
Find yourself a little far out of place
Careful not to spill, careful not to kill
Careful not to lose it, Once you ride that still.

Red steam risin’
Eight miles high
Where the witches fly
On love and light
Track Name: Madness & Other Delights
Madness & Other Delights

I found a curtain I could peek behind. Oh and what a sight.
A mystical magical ride; you got me ten toes over the line.
Said "I'll meet you for tea by 9, Or 6 if you don't mind.
'Cause soon you're sure to slide, into madness & other delights"...

Got the motorcar mania, I've got the motorcar mania.
Got the motorcar mania. Someone better lock me up...

Well I'm a cobblestone fox at night;
Chasing rabbits blind.
A casual roll of the dice,
I said "Well hey there, do ye have a light?"
Gonna' wait until the time is right,
Just like an alley cat harvesting mice.
I'm gonna' sink into the caterpillar's pipe,
Into madness & other delights...

And when the wind turns to straw…
You're greeted by your very last thought…
A picture of something you saw…
Or the dream of a place that you thought you'd gone...

Just a pinwheel in the wind, on the outside looking in.
Oh and when I start to spin, don't you know I won't never end...

Got the motorcar mania. I've got the motorcar mania.
Got the motorcar mania, and ain't no one gonna' lock me up...

Here's a song to bring your lights to dim,
Here's a pail that's always to its brim.
Madness & Other Delights are out here waiting for you to find..

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