RELIEF

RELIEF

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3 piece rock from Ireland. From fist pumping anthems to slow-burning, melodies, Relief have a dynamic sound. The band won BEST UNSIGNED BAND 09 in Ireland voted by 98FM! They played a storming sets at SXSW'09 and CMJ 09 which lead them to support Gavin Rossdale at the HOB Chicago. Relief play SXSW10

Biography

Relief, freshly formed in 2009, have already made MAJOR steps in the music world. Being from Dublin Ireland, the band won 'Best Unsigned Band 2009' in Ireland. They went on 2 months later to showcase at SXSW ' 09 Austin Texas and put themselves on the map. They also supported Bret Micheals and Godsmack in Rhode Island at the Dunkin Donuts Arena.
Relief then went on to play CMJ '09 selected by Universal and Platform One and this caught the attention of Gavin Rossdale (BUSH). Two weeks later, the band supported Gavin Rossdale at The House of Blues in Chicago and fascinated crowds, which broke them into the US music scene.

Relief were selected as '' Top 10 Bands to watch in 2010'' by College Life Nation Magazine USA.

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6. Relief - This 3 piece rock band from Dublin shows us that U2 is not the only musical option from the Emerald Isle. Booming guitars and thunderous drums usher in the next generation of arena rock.
For fans of: Bush, Switchfoot, Hoobastank
URL: www.myspace.com/relief

Vince DiFazio
Editor - College Life Nation''

Lyrics

Nine Points

Written By: Botham Hawkins

Your secret
you mean it
to break these walls all down would seal it

It's over,
run for cover,
this war's been fought so long
forever

Would this love ever see the light of day,
I've given you so much, but here's all you say.
To never over complicate,
you've run your race and you have to wait,
It's happening,
yeah it's happening,
I can feel the change

You're older,
you hands get colder,
but as you walk this road your lines get warmer.

No it's not quite now,
yeah we've come too far,
No it's not quite now,
yeah we've come too far, too far

Would this love ever see the light of day,
I've given you so much, but here's all you say.
To never over complicate,
you've run your race and you have to wait,
It's happening,
yeah it's happening,
I can feel the change

Your secret
you mean it
to break these walls all down would seal it

Would this love ever see the light of day,
I've given you so much, but here's all you say.
Would this love ever see the light of day,
I've given you so much, but here's all you say.
To never over complicate,
you've run your race and you have to wait,
It's happening,
yeah it's happening,
I can feel the change

Falling ( Don't rescue me )

Written By: Botham Hawkins

End this suffering,
it's gone on too long,
I'm standing and waiting for nothing, at all.
But i can't always ask you where i should go,
and i can't always ask you what i should know

Step one take as you go down and you're on your knees with you face up against the wall with nothing to rely on.
You're going and flowing and it's all so beautiful,
and then you wake up from dreaming and this worlds so miserable.

Don't save me,
Don't rescue me,
Don't let me take the fall,
and I'm falling, free falling for nothing at all

Don't you wish we were all the same,
blazing guns with no one to blame,
but we're going down,
there's nothing left,
it's over,
pack up.

Don't save me,
Don't rescue me,
Don't let me take the fall,
and I'm falling, free falling for nothing at all

We're going down
we're going down
we're going down and there's nothing to save,
we're going down now
we're going down,
we're going down
pack up

Don't save me,
Don't rescue me,
Don't let me take the fall,
and I'm falling, free falling for nothing at all
Don't save me,
Don't rescue me,
Don't let me take the fall,
and I'm falling, free falling for nothing at all

Wondering If

Written By: Botham Hawkins

Settle down the currents of your mind
Just incase you have to leave this time
Its not about about right or wrong or how we get along.

Hurry on in search of something new,
something borrowed and something that is you
It's hard to know where to go when we've been tied

We are loneliness in kind,
but only through each-others eyes,
we are loneliness in time,
in time

You get knocked down,
When you get up
but was it worth it in the end,
You're waiting
and praying
for the red moon to rise
You get knocked down,
When you get up
but was it worth it in the end,
You're waiting
and praying
for the red moon to rise

You say this road won't last for us
I asked you once but you just still won't trust
Why do we have to find our own way home

Settle down the currents of your mind
Just incase you have to leave this time
Its not about about right or wrong or how we get along.

We are loneliness in kind,
but only through each-others eyes,
we are loneliness in time,
in time

You get knocked down,
When you get up
but was it worth it in the end,
You're waiting
and praying
for the red moon to rise
You get knocked down,
When you get up
but was it worth it in the end,
You're waiting
and praying
for the red moon to rise

Hold on, hold on, just hold on, hold on

You get knocked down,
When you get up
but was it worth it in the end,
You're waiting
and praying
for the red moon to rise
You get knocked down,
When you get up
but was it worth it in the end,
You're waiting
and praying
for the red moon to rise
You get knocked down,
When you get up
but was it worth it in the end,
You're waiting
and praying
for the red moon to rise
You get knocked down,
When you get up
but was it worth it in the end,
You're waiting
and praying
for the red moon to rise

Waves

Written By: Botham Hawkins


Doors are closed as you try
To hold your breath through fire,
It's everyday, in every way

The people say when they see how easy love can be,
The run away, to find there day

But i wont be there, to say i love you,
I way to shy, just to say it's true

Don't sail away tonight.
This worlds got more for you.
Don't ever be denied.
It's almost over.

The waves they hit the land
it sinks you to the sand
they push you now and drag you down

people say when they see how easy life can be,
they run away,
to fear this day

but i wont be there ,to say ill help you.
I'm way to tired, just to make it through

Don't sail away tonight.
This worlds got more for you.
Don't ever be denied.
It's almost over.

I wont be there when you're not around,
the waves are coming in
and ill be far underground,
underground

Don't sail away tonight.
This worlds got more for you.
Don't ever be denied.
It's almost over.

Waiting Still

Written By: Joe Hawkins

You're to close to be here,
too far to be torn,
but the world know what you're fighting for.

There's grief on your mind,
as you turn through time,
then you close your eyes to walk through fire.

You hold on so much better than yourself, all the time.
You're waiting still, so lonely, it's a crime, so divine

Now that you're gone
to stand up for your fears.
Where did i go wrong?

The clocks they tick back,
as the clouds turn black
but the rain won't stop you on your way.

You hold on so much better than yourself, all the time.
You're waiting still, so lonely, it's a crime, so divine

You hold on so much better than yourself, all the time.
You're waiting still, so lonely, it's a crime, so divine

Discography

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