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Just Before I Awake

from Wilderness by The Follow

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The first song released from The Follow's album, Wilderness (2020). The video was filmed in Moberly, Cairo and Columbia, Missouri.


Video Details:
Treatment: Troy Rickertsen
Director: Mat Matlack
Camera Operators: Troy & Mat
Editor: Mat
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I knew one day that I would go
Pulls like a magnet right into my soul
I need to walk upon the southern shores
Just as we walked before
Let me kneel down and touch the ground
I can feel the sand between my toes
Will you meet me way down past the groves
Where we used to go

I can see you clearly and you look so happy

When they ask me where you are
Paperthin it’s the distance
Between this world and the next
A soldier spends his days to guard & protect
I can see you clearly and you look so happy
I can almost read your lips just before I awake

Gliding with no map we’re not holding back
Pockets full of dust yet hearts we could trust
Didn’t speak of it then it was too deep within
To the center of the core, a fire wanting more
Took a song and we played it on

We couldn’t stop, we felt it all, waded deep
Began to weep, suspended still within your will
Emotions roll just like a sea of horses galloping and running free

I can see you clearly and you look so happy
I can almost feel your lips
Just before I awake

It’s hard to surrender
When holding to familiar
In fall I remember
The splendor of your colours


from Wilderness, released January 1, 2020




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