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The Midwest Home Grown Band: Music

So Far...

(The Midwest Home Grown Band)
October 17, 2009
Eric Einhorn

This song is about a girl that wants to make it in the music business no matter what it takes. It is like the Hollywood casting couch comes to Nashville.

SO FAR… WITH A BEAT UP TATTERED SUITCASE AND A HAND ME DOWN GUITAR ON A GREYHOUND BOUND FOR DESTINY SITS A COULD BE SUPERSTAR ONE WHO’S SPENT HER WHOLE LIFE PREPARING FOR THE DAY SHE’D BRING HER SONGS TO NASHVILLE, MUSIC CITY U.S.A. IN HER MIND SHE’S MADE THIS TRIP A THOUSAND TIMES BEFORE TO A WORLD SHE’S ALWAYS DREAMED ABOUT THAT OFFERS SO MUCH MORE AS THE BUS PULLS IN THE STATION, SHE NEVER WILL FORGET FINALLY REACHING HER DESTINATION ON EIGHT NEAR LAFAYETTE WITH A VOICE AS BIG AS TEXAS AND A TWINKLE IN HER EYE SINGING SONGS SHE WROTE AND PLAYING HER GUITAR SHE’S GOT TALENT AND AMBITION BUT IN A WORLD OF COMPROMISE THOSE THINGS WILL ONLY GET A GIRL SO FAR PEOPLE THINK SHE’S CRAZY TRAVELING ALL ALONE THE SMALL TOWN GIRL TRESPASSING IN THE URBAN DANGER ZONE IN THE LAND OF COCAINE COWBOYS AND OVERDUBBED GUITARS NOTHING’S GONNA STOP HER FROM REACHING FOR THE STARS FLASHING FORWARD 5 YEARS WITH 10 MINUTES LEFT TO GO A GIRL IS GETTING DRESSED BACK STAGE FOR A SOLD OUT MARQUEE SHOW SHE WONDERS IF WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS WAS WORTH THE SACRIFICE SHE’S PRETTY SURE SHE’D NEVER KNOW IF SHE HADN’T PAID THE PRICE WITH A VOICE AS BIG AS TEXAS AND A TWINKLE IN HER EYE SINGING SONGS SHE WROTE AND PLAYING HER GUITAR SHE’S GOT TALENT AND AMBITION BUT IN A WORLD OF COMPROMISE THOSE THINGS WILL ONLY GET A GIRL SO FAR