Sandancer

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Sandancer

The first time I met you, I thought your voice was surreal
It was like every sentence you said was a song,
And I wanted to sing-along.

I may be a posh boy, and you may be keeping it real
This Fairy from South, and this Angel from North
The stars aligned of course

Sometimes when I’m up there, I can’t make out what people say
Your mum is your mam and your gran is your nan
I’ll stay quiet and hold your hand

They’re full of strange words like tara pet, wey-aye and howay
It’s tough to keep up with this funny old lot
but I’ll give it my best shot

They call you a Sandancer
I’m not really sure what it means
But I know it means you so I guess I’m a Sandancer too

The girls have their fake tan and perfect mascara lines
They’ve got mini-skirts, tube tops, towering heels
and eyelashes of steel

When they’re out on the town, they’re always done up to the nines
They’re hiding their shame in freezing cold rain
But they don’t seem to feel any pain

They call you a Sandancer
I’m not really sure what it means
But I know it means you so I guess I’m a Sandancer too

The boys have their six packs in tight shirts and Newcastle Brown
They say that their bark is much worse than their bite
But sometimes they love a good fight

They’re all getting wasted and trying to keep it all down
They just want a girl to take home for the night
and make love till the morning light

They call you a Sandancer
I’m not really sure what it means,
But I know it means you so I guess I’m a Sandancer too

Maybe one day I will call this town my home,
I’ll never be lost for a good cup o’ tea
Cos they treat me like family

I know I don’t blend in but I won’t be here alone
You will be here night and day at my side
And I’ll walk the streets with pride

They call you a Sandancer
You move me in all the right ways
They call you a Sandancer
I’ll love you for all of my days
They call you a Sandancer
I finally know what it means
Well I know it means you so call me a Sandancer too

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from Sandancer EP, released April 17, 2019

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Nick Shake is a London based singer-songwriter crafting his own life stories into acoustic indie folk anthems

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