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Let It In

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Lyrics

It starts with an itch and a tingle 
Then it builds and expands 
And suddenly all at once my legs won't let me stand 

I scratch till my fingers go numb 
But my skin never bleeds 
A silent accomplice waits and feeds when I'm asleep 

    There's something that lives inside me 
    I promise I never let it in 
    It grows and divides inside me 
    It's making a home beneath my skin 

The seeds have been buried deeply
The roots are in place 
It's crowding the sun and it's darkened my days 

I've taken it all for granted 
But now it's too late 
There's nothing that's left to do but wait

Tablature

Piano

Verse:
Dm  Dm7sus2  D6
Dm  Dm7sus2  D6
Dm  C6  G/B  Bb maj7
Am  A

Chorus:
F  Fmaj7  Dm  A/C#
Gm6  Gm  A  A7
Dm  A

Solo:
A  A7  F#7
Bm Bm7  E7sus2/G#
A  A7  D
A#  C
Dm  A


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  Discussion: Let It In

Renee (anon) · 3 years, 11 months ago
A friend of mine told me to check you out months ago, which I did.Though, I have to say, you're music has evolved and I truly believe you have found your way. Thank you for sharing! And don't stop creating!
Mike (anon) · 3 years, 10 months ago
Your music is amazing; you are very talented!
Susanne · 3 years, 10 months ago
Having the video helped a lot to verify what I was hearing. I enjoyed this song, not just for the lyrics this time, but the sound too! Although the quieter bit around the 2:35ish mark till about 3 was a little hard at first to make out in contrast. I'm starting to go through all of the Ashes songs and listening to them, and this is the first time I've ever been able to hear your music. I definitely enjoyed the experience and am looking forward to hearing the rest of it.
doublejnyc (anon) · 3 years, 9 months ago

Hey Josh. I just discovered you and I really dig it. I was poking around on CCMixter.org tonight (Mon 1/18/11) and found your tune because it was listed under "accordion" samples. Then I listened to the tune and voila! Great song. Insanely catchy and I love your voice. I applaud your total open source-ness.  Please let me know if/when you roll through NYC and I'll come out to see you.

Nath (anon) · 3 years, 7 months ago
this is an amazing song...
ARNAUD · 3 years, 6 months ago

Salut Josh,

T'es vraiment un mordu de musique, félicitations pour l'ensemble de ton oeuvre.

Je passe un lien à tous mes amis.

Je suis vraiment fan de ta musique, continue à nous enchanter avec tes mélodies.

Josh Woodward Back · 3 years, 6 months ago

Merci beaucoup, Arnaud!

cory (anon) · 3 years, 4 months ago
How did you learn how to play so many instruments :O!
Josh Woodward Back · 3 years, 4 months ago

*laughs* Well, you just bang on drums with sticks, so those don't count. Everything else either has a keyboard or strings attached, so really, you only need to learn two instruments. :)

allforu0 (anon) · 2 years, 10 months ago
I heard your song on utube. It likes that warms my heart. :) Thanks :)
JJ (anon) · 2 years, 8 months ago
Hi Josh, I'm really, really impressed... This song is so... hmm how to describe it? Alive :) It's so good, theses all instruments you play (btw, it that ukulele?) sound so perfect, and your voice... Mr. Woodward, congratulations! This song is a real masterpiece :) Greetings from Poland! (you already 'know' me, I'm PolishGal from Jamendo, :D )
Prashant (anon) · 2 years, 1 month ago
I heard your song on CC Mixter and loved it. Found this website when I was trying to look up the lyrics... Its really like you are telling my story with this song. Even though you are on the other side of the globe Josh... That's music for you.
Tri_Hermit (anon) · 2 years ago
I really love this music and a Special thanks to this site for giving me exactly what I need. Blessed!!!♦
Symone1176 (anon) · 1 year, 6 months ago
Nice song!  http://www.youtube.com/user/symone1176  
Revelation14 (anon) · 1 year, 5 months ago
Me and a couple of friends plan to cover this at our shool's talent show. would you mind posting a more detailed version of the tableture for the piano?
Josh Woodward Back · 1 year, 5 months ago

Awesome! Unfortunately, I don't read or write music, so I'm not capable of giving anything more than what's up there. But if you play it and catch it on tape, I'd love to see!

mauricette (anon) · 9 months ago
ta musique est tout simplement génaile j'espère que tu réussiras bravo
Josh Woodward Back · 9 months ago

Merci beaucoup, Mauricette!

LarBla (anon) · 8 months ago
your music is very nice :)sorry for my bad english i´m from germany, an i have a question ?can i take this music for my youtuevideo ?i hope i will get a answer :)
Josh Woodward Back · 8 months ago

Many thanks! And absolutely, list me in the credits, and all of my songs are yours to use for free.

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