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Musicvideo for Track 3 Dreaming Wild Tornados:
vimeo.com/29746237

Musicvideo for Track 1 Make me feel Good:
vimeo.com/29732088

Both videos by Julie Malmstrøm Jensen:
www.juliemjensen.blogspot.com

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released October 8, 2011

All music and lyrics: Songs for Iris

Artwork by Ninni Pettersson
www.NinniPettersson.blogspot.com

Recorded at Maybank Studios in Glasgow & at Mads Nyland. Additional vocal recordings in The house of Songs (Austin/Texas)

Mastered by Jan Eliasson

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Songs for Iris Copenhagen, Denmark

Songs for Iris is an acoustic folk-pop band from Denmark, well-known for it's tight vocal harmonies and it's groovy arrangements. The music covers a wide field of folk traditions, but is at the same time very contemporary and innovative. It's grand and emotional, and simultaneously humorous with tongue in cheek rhythmics. ... more

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Track Name: Make Me Feel Good
Lyrics for Make Me Feel Good

(Vase)
Make me feel good
Do it even though it scares you
I'm not gonna possess you
not gonna scare you to my death

(Heidi)
Make me feel good
With no thoughts of tomorrow
I know I only borrow
Your heart for a while

(All)
And I know you'll never be mine
And that's fine
Yeah that's alright
But the chase just gets me through the day and night
I promised you to keep a safe distance to it all
But I never do as I am told

Ooh Fire
Ooh Fire
You smell like trouble
You light my fire

(Mads)
Make me feel good
With no thoughts of my emotions
You are not my only option
You're not my wildest dream

(All)
Make me feel good
Let's get lost in the streelights
In the shadows of the dark night
Let's get it on ooh

Know you'll never be mine
And that's fine
Yeah that's alright
But the chase just gets me through the day and night
I promised you to keep a safe distance to it all
But I never do as I am told

Ooh fire
Ooh fire
You smell like trouble
You light my fire

What are you doing with my heart my body and my soul
Fixing the broken pieces and a new puzzle shows
I was looking forward to be myself and on my own
Why are you messing with my heart my body and my soul

Ooh fire
Ooh fire
You smell like trouble
You light my fire

Ooh fire
Ooh fire
You smell like trouble
You light my fire
Track Name: Fighting Life Alone
Lyrics for Fighting Life Alone

Don't start being a stranger
Just because we hurried home
I'm lovesick which keeps me in danger
And finally on my own

My pillow carries only one weight
My dreams are ruined when you're in my bed
How can I explain it here
I've got all I need
Fighting life alone
Fighting life alone

Don't start asking me questions
You know I don't have the answers to
Why is it always complicated
When the morning sun lays eyes on you

My pillow carries only one weight
My dreams are ruined when you're in my bed
How can I explain it here
I've got all I need
Fighting life alone
Fighting life alone

My pillow carries only one weight
My dreams are ruined when you're in my bed
How can I explain it here
I've got all I need
Fighting life alone
Fighting life alone
Track Name: Dreaming Wild Tornados
Lyrics for Dreaming Wild Tornadoes

How can I tell my father
How can I tell my mother
You left me for another
And I am all alone

Oh they speak of you
Like you were divine
Oh they speak of you
Like you still were mine

Quivering river
Are your waters ashore
Tears are flowing from my eyelids
As a sign of wanting more
Quivering river
Do you wash me away
Melting down my broken spirit
Though I tried to I just couldn't
Make you stay

I'm dreaming wild tornadoes
In dreams I die, I hate those
I realize I'm not close
To waking up again

'Cause I speak of you
Like you were divine
Yeah I speak of you
Like you still were mine

Quivering river
Are your waters ashore
Tears are flowing from my eyelids
As a sign of wanting more
Quivering river
Do you wash me away
Melting down my broken spirit
Though I tried to I just couldn't
Make you stay

Still I am longing for
Prairie winds, freedom and much more
Still I am counting on
Someone to catch me when I fall

Still I am longing for
Prairie winds, freedom and much more
Still I am counting on
Someone to catch me when I fall

Quivering river
Are your waters ashore
Tears are flowing from my eyelids
As a sign of wanting more
Quivering river
Do you wash me away
Melting down my broken spirit
Though I tried to I just couldn't
Though I meant to, simply failed to
Make you stay
Track Name: Who Are You?
Lyrics for Who Are You?

Drown me with your silence
Are we safe from the other day
Darling I am sorry
I can only
Be inspired by someone
Pulling me down
I can only be inspired by someone
Pulling me down

Hopeless you give me nothing
Such a shame you're killing my love away
Hands on find your way through
I'm curious
What is it that scares you when I want
To see you again
What is it that scares you when I refuse
To play your game

I fall down losing my grip I chase you
My face is thrown in the depths all for you
And who are you?
And who are you?

Two souls strange to each other
Won't be safe from the other day
Darling I am sorry
I can only
Feel the living and you are
Dead inside
I can only feel the living and you are
Dead inside
I won't be inspired by someone
Who's not around
Won't ever be inspired by someone
Pulling me down
Track Name: Oh Ain't It Easy?
Lyrics for Oh Ain't It Easy

Oh ain't it easy falling for you?
When the fall's is only one step away
Then I'll be airborne
Oh no ain't it easy to love
When the person I love is you
You take me under

Have you wondered
Why your body fits so well in mine when we are...
Have you seen
How our eyes are the same when we're feeling hazey
So rare unlike makes it easy falling for you
I am falling for you

Oh aint it easy being afraid?
When I'm constantly living in fear
That you might leave me
When you wrote at my back you got my attention
I'm falling down
'Cause you take me under

Have you wondered
Why your body fits so well in mine when we are...
Have you seen
How our eyes are the same when we're feeling hazey
So rare, unlike - makes it easy falling for you
I am falling for you

Falling for you
I am falling for you
Falling for you
I am falling for you

Oh yeah in the air
Oh yeah in the air
Oh yeah in the air
Oh yeah in the air

Oh yeah in the air
Oh yeah in the air
Oh yeah in the air
Oh yeah in the air
Track Name: Traveller
Oh let's reach for the sky
Let's go sky high
Seeking the adventure in our lives
Never turning back
Looking for the cracks
That made life a boring wait for the train to death

Go wade in the water if you don't have a boat
Go wade in the water if you don't have a ship
Go wade in the water if you don't have a raft
Go wade in the water

I'm a traveller I'm gonna meet them indians
Make them my lovers, dance to the rhythm
I'm a traveller I'm gonna meet them cowboys
Make them my lovers, dance to the rhythm
I'm a traveller I'm gonna meet them black men
Make them my lovers, dance to the rhythm
I'm a traveller I'm gonna meet them sinners
Make them my lovers, dance to the rhythm
Dance to the rhythm

Oh let's keep walking strong
Barefeet on the ground
What's a little pain to gain all the things that you've found?
Walking miles on cole
Burning feet and soul
If I give up who will carry my body to goal?

Go wade in the water if you don't have a boat
Go wade in the water if you don't have a ship
Go wade in the water if you don't have a raft
Go wade in the water

I'm a traveller I'm gonna meet them indians
Make them my lovers, dance to the rhythm
I'm a traveller I'm gonna meet them cowboys
Make them my lovers, dance to the rhythm
I'm a traveller I'm gonna meet them black men
Make them my lovers, dance to the rhythm
I'm a traveller I'm gonna meet them sinners
Make them my lovers, dance to the rhythm
Dance to the rhythm

Go wade in the water if you don't have a boat
Go wade in the water if you don't have a ship
Go wade in the water if you don't have a raft
Go wade in the water

I'm a traveller I'm gonna meet them indians
Make them my lovers, dance to the rhythm
I'm a traveller I'm gonna meet them cowboys
Make them my lovers, dance to the rhythm
I'm a traveller I'm gonna meet them black men
Make them my lovers, dance to the rhythm
I'm a traveller I'm gonna meet them sinners
Make them my lovers, dance to the rhythm
Dance to the rhythm
Dance to the rhythm
Dance to the rhythm