Beach Songs 2008 - 2009

Beach Songs

by Alan Lewis Silva

Released 2013
Released 2013
Beach Songs exhibits unique creativity in the musical color of rock. Its contents like "Wolfman vs. Dracula" and "Lonely Isolation” provide interesting samples of music and painting of thought-forms. Most of the songs were recorded in 2008.
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Alan Lewis Silva is a self-taught writer and musician with various theatrical applications as a native southern Californian. He is educated and a fan of Russian opera. He captures live tragedy and comedy, from a higher or lower vantage point, with intuitive readiness and skill.

“These Rooms”

She puts the puzzle together,
Piecing the clues
That have been released
Into these rooms

There might have been a murder,
But we know that somebody stole things

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Beach Songs

by Alan Silva

Released 2008
Lusitone Records
Released 2008
Lusitone Records
Beach Songs, Alan Silva's fifteenth album, demonstrates the lyrical and musical growth of his bohemian folk-music genre. It features enhanced vocals, echoes, and strongly crafted melodies.
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Alan plays acoustic songs in a variety of styles from Indie to Folk to Blues. He takes inspiration from a variety of sources in music as well as from literary figures. Imagine Bob Dylan channeling Ernest Hemingway or Leonard Cohen writing tunes after reading some work by T.S. Eliot or The Velvet Underground trying to make sense of William S. Burroughs. He describes his songs as “familiar objects that are closer to someone because …
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California Authors

by Alan Silva & the Cosmik Originals

Released 2009
Lusitone Records
Released 2009
Lusitone Records
This album features the eleven minute "Mystic Disease Two" freshly mixed. Also listen to the mind-altering "Plato's Allegory of the Cave." You should try to decipher the meanings of the songs and question. This album operates on many mental arenas.
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California Authors

“Poem for the 20th Century”

sinclair lewis’s dream
feels nice
like a rabbit would dig the dirt
building a miracle burrow
snug in the ground.
it becomes
a buddhist grave ,
chinese grave ,
—a poet’s grave everywhere
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in the foreground he lives

paws multiplying
on the still earth

feeling his heart beat
the sex
an scurrying purpose
of house & occupation
eating carrots/ and you always have the rites of spring

sinclair lewis, …
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