Late Night

from I, Stan Koretski by Stan Koretski

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A true story. John Cale heard this song and liked it, in the days before email and 'likes'.


Late night and I should be sleeping
Hinges in the doorways creaking
The spider in his cobweb speaking
And how am I to tell right from wrong
Is it just a feeling of mine?
Outside the whole world sleeps lonely
Curled up with the tears dried on me
These weaknesses I feel so strongly
Now that you've been and gone
I put the same old music on


from I, Stan Koretski, released March 16, 2021
Late Night © 1993 Stan Koretski music and lyrics

Arranged, produced, vocals and all instruments Stan Koretski. Recorded in Liverpool Road Studio, London.

© 2021 remastered by Stan Koretski


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Stan Koretski London, UK

It had been a long time since he felt so exhausted. How could he describe the lethargy, apathy? He tried hard to force himself to do simple things, but he couldn't. It was pointless. He needed rest and his body was making sure he got rest. So for the third time that day he lay down, put his head on the pillow and closed his eyes. His internal world was intact, forbidding sleep, providing songs. ... more

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