Middle Sea

Middle Sea

BandPopAcoustic

A reflection on what people may experience in taste, sound and life! Music with a distant element of melancholy.

Biography


Middle Sea came together in Hobart, Tasmania late 2008 and has been playing live for roughly five months.

Leading the band is singer songwriter Crystal Campbell who's songs have laid the foundation to this music bed! Her voice has an element of melancholy and longing beside her acoustic guitar which shares a hint of islander rhythms and harmonies. Middle Sea's recordings embody sweeping guitar backings/solo's from Jamie Pregnell who's lines capture the mood of each song.

Crystal prefers to write what she hears inside herself but of course gains inspiration from her band members and local bands to the more successful such as John Mayer, Chaka Kahn, John Farhnam to name a few.

Their music has been described as something that you would put on while having a glass of wine in the company of friends while letting the sun hit you on a spring or summer day. So if you feel the same feel free to email for more information on how to grab their first EP titled Crystal Sky - Middle Sea to be launched late May 2009!

Lyrics

Baby Girl

Written By: Crystal Campbell

V1:
Something so telling about her
Stylistic, precise manner
She turns to you to say a word

The question just hangs on her lips
She wonders where you’ve been
For so long

Were you very far?
Did you think of her?
Did she know you called her baby?
Baby Girl?

Pre:
Standing here reminds me now
How many years
Have suddenly just gone, without you

Chorus:
Now she says, baby girl
My, baby girl
My, baby girl
Thought I lost you

V2:
Looking her right in the eyes
Makes you feel a hundred years older
Now she says, I wished you found me

Her face it looks exactly the same
But still she wonders, where you’ve been
For so long

Alt.Chorus:
Baby girl (now that I'm looking at you)
Baby Girl (my only wish is that you're happy)
Baby Girl (I'll make sure I have no regrets)
(While I'm thinking of you, thinking of me)

While You're Calling

Written By: Crystal Campbell


V1:
Who's gonna tell you why I left you
I wanted to help instead you're feeling mighty bruised
Now I'm the one missing all the pieces
I wish I knew the way to make it whole again

CHORUS:
While you're calling
I'll keep falling, into you, into you
When's it gonna end
My mind gets stolen
When I wanna break the door in
Continuely, continuely
Wanting to pull you in

V2:
When you're feeling this defeated
It's best if you repeat this
The ones who always get ya through
Are the ones closest to you
Don't be afraid to ask them all the questions
Why?

CHORUS

BRIDGE:
Oh why
Who's gonna tell you, why I left you
Hey

CHORUS

I'm Free

Written By: Crystal Campbell

V1:
I feel the desperation take over me
What will you say
I wonder what the world has in store for me
Will I be strong

Pre:
We may appear to be mislead
While we’re searching for those things unsaid
And never realise what lies up ahead
And judging what I seen so far
In this crazy world we all call life
Don’t you wish sometimes you all could scream

Chorus:
I’m free
Just me
I’m free so let me be
Just me, just me, just me so let me be

V1:
My conscience makes me the enemy
How can this be?
People look at me say I’m crazy
But don’t get me wrong

chorus

Get Out

Written By: Crystal Campbell

V1:
You make out you’re not hearing me
I hate it when you get your way, yeah
I’ll no longer be hiding here
Appreciate it if you leave, right

Pre:/Chorus:
I know I can be so much more
If I can manage to get you to shut the door
And get out,Just get out

I want you to leave
I want you to leave
I want you to leave
Just get out!

(you gotta get out, you gotta get out now, you gotta get out ) 2x

V2:
You know the high horse you just came on in
From me to you, you just can’t win, no
You’re acting like a drama queen
From those things that you don’t mean, no

Pre:/Chorus:
I know I can be so much more
If I can manage to get you to shut the door
And get out just get out

I want you to leave
I want you to leave
I want you to leave

I want you to leave
I want you to leave
I want you to leave
Just get out!

(you gotta get out, you gotta get out now, you gotta get out) 2x
(SOLO)

Extended Pre:/Chorus:
I know I can be so much
If I can manage to get that ass out the door
Acting like you know what’s best for me
Baby you should pack up and leave
And get out, just get out

“I gotta leave”
“I gotta leave”
“I gotta leave”

I want you to leave
I want you to leave
I want you to leave
Just get out

(you gotta get, you gotta get out now, you gotta get out) 4x

(you gotta get out, you gotta get out now, you gotta get out)

I’m so more then you claim to be
It’s about time I finally see!

(you gotta get out, you gotta get out now, you gotta get out)
(note: The form may change when live…)

Discography


Crystal Sky - Middle Sea, to be launched late May 2009

Recorded with THR Productions - produced and mixed by Thomas Ried and co-produced by Crystal Campbell

Set List


If Middle Sea were to cover any bands they would be:

The Police
John Mayer

Chaka Kahn
Bachelor Girl
Nora Jones
Christine Anu
Syleena Johnson