daina De prez

daina De prez

BandPopAdult Contemporary

Tori Amos sings Janis Joplin at an Enya concert.

Biography

Daina D, as she calls herself, is a Singer/Songwriter of incredible perception and depth with a wry sense of humor. At the top of her game and completely at home on stage, Daina has honed her songwriting and performance with diligence and enthusiasm. Daina’s original songs are lyrically crafted, to tell stories that move and amuse her audience.
Influenced by Rock'n'Roll, Broadway, Celtic and the Blues with heavy hits of old school R'n'B, she shows up armed with charismatic passion and a voice that just won't quit.

Lyrics

Wrapped

Written By: Daina De Prez

I want you so bad baby but you'll never be mine.
You belong to another, it's the perfect crime.
When I wake in the morning, I'm feeling sick with thoughts of you.
Knowing you're with your other
and there's nothin' bout it that I can do.
So I pull myself out of bed, another day I know I'll make it through.
But my emotions are wrapped around you.

I go to the kitchen, make some coffee strong and black.
then I jump in the shower, feel the water running down my back.
And I know it's a new day, so I adjust my attitude.
Just when I've got it together babe, I flash on the last time I saw you.
and I'm feelin' kinda sick, knowing there's not a damn thing I can do.
But my emotions are wrapped around you.

more than anything, I've got to stop dreaming 'bout you baby.
more than anything, I've got to know there's no future no us.
more than anything, can't let you know how I feel about you.
I've just got to go on. Go on with my own kind of life.

I swear this is the last time, I'm gonna get in this kinda mess.
I don't need to feel like being loved by you, is the key to my happiness.
But I know you still want me, I can tell by the look in your eyes.
But it's gotten outta hand baby, when I think of you and i start to cry.
Even though my heart skips a beat, I adjust my attitude
But my emotions are wrapped around you.
My emotions are wrapped around you.

Ghost

Written By: Daina De Prez

I was looking through the pictures of many years gone by,
Remembering how I used to feel inside.
when I came upon your photo and much to my surprise, I was looking at a ghost with smiling eyes.
I remember how you looked and smiling reached your hand to touch my face.

So many years have gone by and everything has changed,
the faces, lovers, children, time and place.
and I hadn't thought about you or rings of gold and jade
or autumn snows, red wine, sunlight through lace.
But I can't put down your picture and I wonder if you ever feel the same?
What we were is gone now but the ghost that haunts inside me has your name.

So I carefully fold the album and tuck away the pain, remembering that nothing stays the same.
But when you let a ghost out, they don't just go away,
Like memories and time they have to fade.

But I can't put down your picture and I wonder do you ever feel the same?
What we were is gone now but the ghost that haunts inside me has your name.

It's a Life

Written By: Daina De Prez

She watches the children, sometimes they cry.
she daydreams on clouds, thinks of life that's gone by.
Knowing the choices that led her to here.
Not what she expected, not what she expected.

(CHORUS
But is it so bad it's a life after all.
she stands on the mountaintop, hear her heart call.
Is it so bad it's a life after all.
Sometimes we move mountains and sometimes we fall.)

The children are growing with dreams of her own.
She keeps them all safe and makes them a home.
She's cooking and cleaning and drying their tears.
Time passes swiftly, the days become years.

Chorus

The house is now empty, it's time to move on.
But is it too late, is the best really gone?
Knowing the choices that led her to here.
Not what she expected, Not what she expected.

Chorus

Discography

Daina De Prez "Both Sides" a full length original CD
radio airplay in the midwest.

Set List

depends on the gig... I do original songs as well as cuts from artists such as Bonnie Rait, Melissa Etheridge, Dido, Sting, Stones, Beatles and on and on. Sometimes I do an all request show and let the audience choose songs and play stump the piano player.