Debra Soule

Debra Soule

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Debra Soule's sound is an earthy combination of Roots Rock, Americana, and Alt Country. Well crafted songs, an amazing voice, a band of outstanding Nashville musicians, and a magnetic stage presence make her live shows truly something special.

Biography

In this modern digital age of slick music production and shallow lyrics Debra Soule's authentic artistry is a breath of fresh country air. Her earthy combination of Roots Rock, Americana, and Alt Country sounds is food for a true music lover's soul, while her deeply poetic, sometimes spiritual lyrics offer somethig solid for the heart.

Here is a woman who writes compelling songs, whose powerful voice and passionate delivery is one-of-a-kind, and who can connect with an audience like very few artists can.

With well crafted songs, an amazing voice, a band of outstanding Nashville musicians, and a magnetic stage presence, her live shows are truly something special.

Lyrics

Today

Written By: Debra Soule

Today, will be the day I change, today
Today, will be the day I'm not afraid
To want you to be near me , to want you to hear me
To learn how to trust you, and find ways to love you
Today, just for today

Today, will be the day I'm still today
And say, that you're the only one that matters in my day
To let you breathe through me so rest will come to me
To stop taking over the world on my shoulders
Today, just for today

So why should it matter what happens tomorrow
When there's so much living to do today
And why should I hold it when I can't control it
There's just so much living to do today

Today, will be the only day I live
I pray that I don't worry away what you give
To live what I'm missing to stop just existing
To learn how to trust you and find ways to love you
To stop taking over the world on my shoulders
There's so much living to do today
There's just so much living to do today
Just for today
Just for today

Back To Tennessee

Written By: Debra Soule

Blue mountains on the river
Playful sunshine through the trees
My dreams will always take me
Back to Tennessee

Stayed too long in the city
The rush is just too much for me
Someday I know I'll be going
Back to Tennessee

Where the rolling roads lead to cozy towns
And they're picking on the porches till the sun goes down
It's where my heart is even when I'm gone
It keeps me going strong, 'cause I know, I'm going
Back to Tennessee

Miles to go before I get there
But I'm headed where I need to be
Back to my little piece of Heaven
Back to Tennessee

Where the rolling roads lead to cozy towns
And they're picking on the porches till the sun goes down
It's where my heart is even when I'm gone
It keeps me going strong, 'cause I know, I'm going
Back to Tennessee

It's about Faith and family
It's about where you find your home
It's about something real to hold on to
When you're miles down that road

Where the rolling roads lead to cozy towns
And they're picking on the porches till the sun goes down
It's where my heart is even when I'm gone
Keeps me goin' strong - cuz I know I'm gone-

Where the rolling roads lead to cozy towns
And they're picking on the porches till the sun goes down
It's where my heart is even when I'm gone
It keeps me going strong, 'cause I know, I'm going
Back to Tennessee

Fade Out

Written By: Debra Soule

Bury me in my blue dress, I heard her small voice say
Eyes lost and doubting, her mind so far away
How could I deny her tears and pain that overflowed
To know the number of your days and to walk that road alone

Fade in, fade out,
What's it all about
This life I live
How much more could I give
Fade in, fade out
What's it all about
We fade in, we fade out

There is so much life here, and there is so much death
And all that's in between them, is just one single breath
Am I wasting my life, just racing down a hole
What good to gain the world, just to lose your soul

CHORUS

I've got to believe
That underneath this veil of circumstance
There is purpose,
There is meaning there is always one more chance
To burn bright, before we fade out
Before we fade out
Before we fade out

CHORUS

Fragile

Written By: Debra Soule

She's as strong as a lion
Insecure like a child
She's as charming as daisies
But broken inside
She's got a heart deep for lovin'
But it's been battered and torn
Will the one who can win her
Have strength to hold on

Be careful, she's fragile
Be slow to draw near
She can love you so deeply
If you can see through her fear
She's fragile

He's as sweet as the sunrise
And naïve like a child
With a heart made of gold
And a passion so wild
On the day that he met her
And looked into her eyes
He saw no crushed flower
But his heart's greatest prize

Be careful, she's fragile
Be slow to draw near
She can love you so deeply
If you can see through her fear
She's fragile

Have I Told You

Written By: Debra Soule

I could tell you of my darker days
There were so many ways
So many ways to go
Holding on to my abilities
With no one to lead
Left me all alone

And have I told you
My peace of mind is like a light on
To shine in darkness let it shine on
Let it shine on me
And there's a story
About a man who loved and died for me
He shined the light and let it shine on
He let it shine on me
Let it shine on me

Questions of this world's reality
It's hard to believe
This is not our own
Waking up and looking toward the light
Away from the night
That is now my home

Chorus

I could tell you of my darker days
There were so many ways
So many ways to go

Discography

Vapor (2001)
Christmas (2003)
Interlude (2005)
Dust & Daisies (2007)

Set List

ORIGINAL SONGS
• Today
• Back to Tennessee
• Walk On Down
• Faraway Days
• Have I Told You
• Saved
• Fragile
• Free
• Fade Out
• Gloryland
• Shine
• Someday
• Watching Over Me
• Amen

COVER SONGS
In addition to her original songs, a typical Debra Soule concert includes unique arrangements of both popular and obscure cover songs from many different artists.
• Gone (Jeffrey Steele / Montgomery Gentry)
• Black Horse & A Cherry Tree (K.T. Tunstall)
• Straight On (Heart)
• Anyway (Martina McBride)
• What Hurts The Most (Jeffrey Steele / Rascal Flatts)
• Gold Dust Woman (Fleetwood Mac)
• Black is the Colour (The Corrs)
• Magic Man (Heart)
• Walk Away (Kelly Clarkson)
• Come to Jesus (Mindy Smith)
• Bobby McGee (Janis Joplin)
• What's Up? (4 Non Blondes)
• Jesus Take The Wheel (Carrie Underwood)
• Babe I'm Gonna Leave You (Led Zeppelin)
• The Parting Glass (Irish Traditional)

CHRISTMAS SONGS
Debra released a CD of poular Christmas songs done in her own blue