Shake Your Chains

by Yoshe

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This is the album of The Hitch-Hiking Tour.

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released August 4, 2014

Songs written by Yoshe Watson.
Vocals, cello and acoustic guitar performed by Yoshe Watson.
Drums and bass guitar performed by Rhys Hawdon.
Recording and production by Rhys Hawdon, Dan Cargill and Sean Rawley.
Photography by James Robinson.
Visual editing by Yoshe Watson.

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Yoshe UK

Yoshe is a musician, an artist, and an adventurer.

She draws musical influences from genres as diverse as folk, punk and blues, and lyrical influences from the people in her life and her experiences as a travelling busker.

Fuelled by great ambition and above all, love of music, Yoshe is attracting an ever-growing fan base of music lovers as she performs across the UK.
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Track Name: Shake Your Chains
When I was young I dreamt of more than this, I thought up bigger things.
I swore by now I'd have it sorted out, I'd have it wrapped around my fingertips.
Like epilogues of optimists, but nothing seems to go like this.

And in a town passed over by revolution, nothing ventured, nothing gained, would you wish it all away?
For content with all you've ever known, but sometimes you've got to go, you've just got to go.

So do you think that we can take this truth, whatever it may be?
The comfortable is fragile too, it's just harder for us to see.
Blinded by familiarity, that's keeping us from all that it could be.

And in a town passed over by revolution, nothing ventured, nothing gained, would you wish it all away?
For content with all you've ever known, but sometimes you've got to go, you've just got to go.

So tell me how you'll reconcile the chaos of this captive heart,
Intrigued by running wild, and tales of wandering bohemians.
In these shackles we've absorbed, as if the still could keep us safe,
But fortresses can only save us from ourselves,
So shake your chains, shake your chains.

And in a town passed over by revolution, nothing ventured, nothing gained, would you wish it all away?
For content with all you've ever known, but sometimes you've got to go, you've just got to go.
Track Name: In Aftermaths (Acoustic)
Oh my dear, where do I begin?
All I know is changing.
And I'm unsure, of what I need to do.
And I can't keep up, the way I used to.

Take my thoughts, just for one day.
Take it all, take it all away.
Take it all away, and I'll go home.
Where I can be myself, and no-one needs to know.

And in our aftermaths,
When all is said and done,
We've lived a thousand lives,
And dreamed a thousand more.