Peter Piek

Peter Piek

 Leipzig, Saxony, DEU
BandAlternativeSinger/Songwriter

Songs. Popsongs. Rock, Indie, Alternative. Lots of guitar mixed with Peter Piek's unique voice. Peter Piek is a painter. His Music has Vitamins and is a powerfull expression of life. Some sad stories some melacholic tunes. In the end: Every Piek Song is a Love Song.

Biography

Peter already played about 250 shows in Germany, USA, the Netherlands, Italy, Austria, Poland, Czech Republic, and Switzerland.

Peter Piek is a painter. Most of his paintings depend on the situation like a continuation of nice coincidences, colour patterns and structures that are spontanuous statements which express the love of life. "Damn great paintings" as he points it. You see a garden designed by drawings and paintings with rhythmic and melodious patterns. As if someone were dancing across the screens and dares a self portrait as rockstar. It is like an image from a dream without irony, in a frank and casual manner. Hence, the characters between the colourful paintings become a provocation more than ever. This is what they are supposed to be: a stop sign that asks the observer to stop. The fifth square shows the word Spiegel, that means mirror. No it is not about the German magazine Der Spiegel. This square painting is about a mirror, where the observer shall understand himself and connect himself to the symbols of power. Perhaps, then there are some that watch the actual paintings of Peter Piek from a new perspective and get an impression of what opposes each form of power: the free expression of life.

for further infomation:

www.peterpiek.com

myspace.com/ppiek youtube.com/peterpiek

Lyrics

While The Sun

Written By: Peter Piek

while the sun is burning away

while the sun is burning away
while the sun is burning away

people starve of hunger
one by two seconds
you kill, i kill, we kill
it's a cruel world for many of us
tell me why - why are people cruel

while the sun is burning away
while the sun is burning away

there are too many people
who've got to take their meal
out of the dustbin
share your affluence
make trade fair

while the sun is burning away
while the sun is burning away

look they invest our money
look they invest our money
look they invest our money
worldovershootday
look they invest our money
look they invest our money
look they invest our money
worldovershootday

while the sun is burning away
while the sun is burning away

people we aren't free enough

Written By: Peter Piek

people we aren't free enough
it's hard to make a change
smoking dream pipes
trying to find a piece of mind
everybody should have a face
in such a big place
walking in another world
all night long

and i'm so down today
and i'm longing for more music
and i don't believe in magic

people we aren't free enough
the morning brings the day
came in trouble with friends
won't find many more in live
somethimes our path will end
i have to go away
i'm sad and i'm happy too
good luck to all of you

and i'm so down today
and i'm longing for more music
and i don't believe in magic
and i'm so down today
and i'm longing for more music
and i don't believe in magic

Peter Piek's 1st Dream

Written By: Peter Piek

there is something in the air - kid
but i can't tell what it means - no
paranoia we can't play down
and we drift away

i woke up this morning
tried to sleep again
and to continue my dream
there were some unknown people
in a dusty landscape
sitting around a wooden table
they brought me a silver plate
with a thousand delicious mouthfuls
i said: 'thank you. but who's that daugther?'
back in the dawn
we took a sailing boat
and we sailed away
yeah! - we sailed away-
she said her name is ariane
and we sailed away
yeah! - we sailed away

a pirate ship under full sail with three gigantic pylons
"ariane what's going on here?" i whispered
steering wheel and ropes went on his own - no seaman - was on the ship
"where are the shoco-cookies peter?"

(solo)

"we are going in the right direction"
a skeleton came out of his cabin - oouuh
"welcome on my ship. I'm the captain!" he said
and he smelled like dead
and he told us what to do, ariane
she took my hand
and we jumped overboard
we were gliding in the air for a few seconds - splash

a red robin sang us a song - it was very rhythmic
"ariane what's going on here?" i whispered
the robin hung on thin ropes - it was a puppet
"where is the puppet-player peter?"

Peter Piek's 2nd Dream

Written By: Peter Piek

nothing happened
nothing happened for a long while

hello this is peter piek
and i like to tell you another dream
but it was'nt a good dream
i was sitting in a chair apathically staring
at one point on the air

nothing happened
nothing happened for a long while

then a girl came to me
she talked to me but i could'nt understand a word she said
she was out of focus
and well she was quite unpracticall for my dream
all this emptiness i had before
this point in the air
she destroyed it all

nothing happened
nothing happened for a long while

at this time i felt
that i was dreaming
and i began of wondering how
to make my dreamworld better
indeed i like to sleep
could someone wake me up
wake me up!

solo

nothing happened
nothing happened for a long while

Leave This Behind

Written By: Peter Piek

is it getting better or
is it getting worse
i wanna leave this behind

am i on the right way or
am i on the wrong way
i wanna leave this behind

is it worth to life or
is it worth to die
i wanna leave this behind

give me a spaceshuttle
in which i can fly
i wanna leave this behind

thank you very much
i'm glad to be here

out of the green i
sing to you because
otherwise all would be dead

because all forces of life
are gallions of water in a river

it is a river which has to flow
flow into a see of freedom

thank you very much
i'm glad to be here

green
yellow

green
yellow

green
yellow

blue
hello

thank you very much
i'm glad to be here

The Invisible Hides The Colours

Written By: Peter Piek

you know i try to reach the bottom
of my life
i got a question everytime
i feel you i see you i paint

ooooouuuuhhh
music is the healer!

i got so much
love inside
you know that i would say to you
anyway i wanna grow

ooooouuuuhhh
now i know that i love her

you are the human
who stands - before me
where is the god who loves us
and we - we are dursty
the scream of life

ooooouuuuhhh
light shines upon us

this painting likes to kiss your eyes
let us life - let us life
we are thrown away
melt away - like snowballs

ooooouuuuhhh
the invisible hides the colours
ooooouuuuhhh
the invisible hides the colours
ooooouuuuhhh
the invisible hides the colours
ooooouuuuhhh
the invisible hides the colours

In Your Eyes

Written By: Peter Piek

a flower is bloom
in your eyes
i walk trough the town
and see them

your eyes are green and somethimes blue
eyes are always true

a violett flower is bloom
for you
she's embrassing and caresing you

i'm walking and see them
i can't believe that it's happening now

your eyes are green and somethimes blue
eyes are always true

Discography

2006 "The Reunification of Peter Piek" - LP
2008 "Say Hello To Peter Piek" - LP Beathotel

Set List

Peter Piek wrote more than 60 Songs.
He usually plays about 14 to 18th on a set.

a typical setlist looks like this

1.Undertow
2.Peter Piek's 2nd dream
3.Everybody Feels The Rain
4.The Invisible Hides The Colours
5.A Confrontation With Myself
6.In Your Eyes
7.You Know How I feel
8.While The Sun Is Burning Away
9.Peter Piek's 1st Dream
10.time to fly away
11.Every Brushstroke is a Newborn
12 Peewee Princess of Dau & Deh

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13.Underwater Death Song
14.People We Aren't Free Enough
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Underwater Love Song
We Can Fly
Feel The Love
I'm Big And Black
Tribute Song
Du Fehlst Mir
I Sleep beneath The Golden Hill
an das meer