My Life Is Mine

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My life, my life, who's holding on to my life?
If tonight's the night, somebody better hold on to my life

So let's step out tonight and run away
Because my life is mine
The only things held are the ones set free
So I say to my life: "you belong to me"

I'm in control as long as I'm on a roll
So once we start let's go, let the momentum flow

When such a radiant power has run astray
Say, "my life is mine"
Even if I don't move in a straight line
I'll say, "my life is mine- you belong to me"

My life my life, who's holding on to my life?
When its right, its right. But I gotta hold on to my life


from Stray Light, released August 7, 2012
Produced by Mike Sempert

Written and arranged by Mike Sempert © 2012 (BMI/ War of Vines Music)

M. Sempert- Voice, Samples, Synths, Farfisa, Piano, Percussion
C. Walsh- Acoustic Guitar
J. Heinke- Electric Bass, Flutes
B. Michelson- Acoustic Drums

Recorded by Mike Sempert at home in Oakland, CA; and by Jay Pellicci at New, Improved Studios in Emeryville, CA and Tiny Telephone in San Francisco, CA

Mixed by Jay Pellicci and Mike Sempert at Tiny Telephone A and B in SF, CA.

Mastered by John Greenham



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