Robin Glaysher

Robin Glaysher

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Robin Glaysher is an eclectic pop and rock songwriter whose themes speak to issues of modern life. She enjoys experimenting her songs to different genres to find the best potential for a the created message and intended audience. Robin is also a singer, guitar player, performer and producer.

Biography

Robin is a songwriter and recording artist whose mercurial temperament is emoted via her manipulation of off-beat sound vibrations and poetic messages. Her eclectic point of view is communicated by combining musical elements that match her inspiring lyrics.

Robin’s view of songwriting is to capture real emotions and deliver them in unique formats with universal appeal. However, as an artist, she just lets each song become what it is. If a song morphs into something else, her view is that the song is just expressing it's individuality and realizing it's full potential!

Influenced by several generations of music, Robin knows why being 40 is cool. This knowing comes from her birth roots in the psychadelic 60's, but also from listening to the Beatles on vinyl records in the 70's, going to metal concerts AND dancing to Madonna in the 80's, and becoming a grunge-rock fan in the 90's. After 9/11, when the whole world changed, Robin had to face her internalized fear of being a really brilliantly creative person which she had supressed...until she started writing songs. Now songwriting is her great elixir and she expects to let songs and music flow through her when they are ready to appear. She is especially looking forward to the flowering of her creative potential in the coming years.

Robin grew up in Spain where she was exposed to the music business at a very early age through her father who was a music teacher, Big Band Jazz leader, songwriter and producer. Despite her default involvement around music during her young life, Robin rebelled against becoming part of it after the death of her father. Finally realizing what a huge part of herself she was rejecting, Robin re-connected with her creative vein after the aforementioned 9/11 crisis.

This awakening caused a tremor in her personal life that coincided with her moving to Los Angeles. While in LA, Robin attended and worked at the Musician's Institute in Hollywood where she developed friendships with and was heavily influenced by the music and band members of Death to Anders, The Happy Hollows, veiled, and illium. The Los Angeles-area music scene broadened her musical visions and deepened her resolve to connect with organic forms of musical expression.

Now uploading from Fort Worth, Texas Robin continues to write new songs, wreck havok in her home recording studio, perform her music, and travel the world for inspiration.

Lyrics

Passion

Written By: Robin Glaysher

Deep in my soul there is a passion
A thunderous voice to be set free
I’m digging deep to find that ocean
My tidal wave to destiny

Releasing all it’s power
Ravage my eyes with fiery rain
Let drops fall down in drenches
And kiss my lips with liquid pain

Oh my passion is inside me
Running like a flame
I’m burning up to find it
Or my life is lived in vain

I want to soak in all its ardor
Drown all my fears in glory gained
Then suck my soul of all its riches
And bound my life to what remains

Deep in my soul there is a passion
A thunderous voice to be set free
I’m digging deep to find that ocean
My tidal wave to destiny

I Was Waiting For You

Written By: Robin Glaysher

I went downtown, half past ten,
The streets were dark, but I had a plan
I was waiting for you

I got to the place we were supposed to meet
My feet were cold, but my heart had heat, for you

I waited for you 'till the sun came up,
My head was tired, but you never showed up, for me

In fact I've waited for you for most of my life
You lied to me, you never made me your wife, for real, for real

I've since moved on and wrote this song
To heal the pain and right your wrong bad deal, bad deal

It's guys like you that have done me wrong
Yet I've survived to carry on with zeal, with zeal

[Chorus]
Oh heal my life, heal my soul, you let me down yet my love grows for real
Heal my heart, let me be, you're outta my life and now I'm free, I'm free, I'm free

It's guys like you that piss me off
They tell me lies and then take off, they steal, they steal [Chorus]

[Repeat Chorus]

Unwind

Written By: Robin Glaysher

Mother Earth and sister sky
Came together for us tonight
Father time and brother sun
Forged our two hearts into one

Windy waters washed ashore
And you came knocking at my door
The hand of fate that we both met
Led us to a lovers nest

[Chorus]
Oh every moment has to pass
Like Spring and Summer that don't last
We just can't hold on to time
Only live the seconds as they unwind

I can't recall another man
Who made me feel so innocent
Like the twinkling of the stars
I feel like I sparkle in your arms [Chorus]

[Bridge]
Time is what defines our lives
Measured by the starry skies
How we fill our given days
Is through our will and righteous ways
So spread your love about the earth
Accept the gifts, learn from the hurts
Savor moments as they unwind
For they will end and trail behind

[Chorus]

The tears that nature shed this night
Were those of love and not for strife
Tides of life pushed by the moon
Promise you'll return to me soon [Chorus]

Tonight

Written By: Robin Glaysher

Tonight, everybody’s talking ‘bout last night
You and I were kissing so tight
We were making out in the moonlight

Tonight, everybody’s talking ‘bout our fight
Though you and I were laughing through the night
Nobody can seem to get it right

Oh tonight,
we’ll dance until the morning shines in bright
Together we’ll create some Fahrenheit
People will be talking…. that’s all right!

(Chorus 1)
TONIGHT, WHAT WILL SHE BE DOING TONIGHT?
OH WHAT WILL HE BE DOING TONIGHT?
ARE WE GOING TO SEE THEM OUT TONIGHT?

(V2)
Oh last night, everyone was talking ‘bout tonight
You and I would be in the limelight
The two of us together’d be a sight!

Oh tonight, they said my dress was a little too tight
The color of your shirt wasn’t quite right
Oh the things they talk about are just so trite!

(Chorus 2)
TONIGHT,
WHAT WILL SHE BE WEARING TONIGHT?
OH WHAT WILL HE BE WEARING TONIGHT?
ARE WE GOING TO SEE THEM OUT TONIGHT?

(V3)
Oh tonight, together we went out for a bite
All that dancing gave us appetite
The paparazzi were like parasites!

Oh tonight, they all said we were so polite
Even though we sued for copyright
We had to give them something good to write

(Chorus 3)
TONIGHT, WHAT WILL SHE BE SAYING TONIGHT?
OH WHAT WILL HE BE SAYING TONIGHT?
ARE WE GOING TO SEE THEM OUT TONIGHT?

(Repeat Choruses and fade out)

Beautiful Illusion

Written By: Robin Glaysher

Beautiful (whispers)
Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful illusion
Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful illusion

You are a beautiful illusion
You are the light that shines my dreams
You are the pain beneath my pillow
You are my muse, so it seems

You are, you are, a beautiful illusion
You are, you are, a beautiful illusion

The mirage of love that we created
Slipped so quickly through my hands
And touched the earth with quiet softness
That from a distance seemed so grand

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful illusion
Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful illusion

You are a beautiful illusion
You are the light that shines my dreams
You are the pain beneath my pillow
You are my muse, so it seems

You are, you are, a beautiful illusion
You are, you are, a beautiful illusion

I reach for you to get much closer
You disappear before my eyes
I long to feel your body with mine
And mirror the grandeur of the skies

You are, you are, a beautiful illusion
You are, you are, a beautiful illusion

You are a beautiful illusion
You are the light that shines my dreams
You are the pain beneath my pillow
You are my muse, so it seems

You are, you are, a beautiful illusion
You are, you are, a beautiful illusion

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful illusion
Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful illusion

You are a beautiful illusion
You are the light that shines my dreams
You are the pain beneath my pillow
You are my muse, so it seems

You are, you are, a beautiful illusion
You are, you are, a beautiful illusion
Beautiful (whisper)

There's No Parking in LA

Written By: Robin Glaysher

(Chorus)
There’s no parking in L.A.
There’s no parking in L.A.
No matter where I go
No matter what time of day
There’s no parking in L.A.

Went to the beach the other day
It wasn’t even yet mid-day
I couldn’t find "no" place to park
So I hitched to the boardwalk
There’s no parking in L.A.

(RAP)
SUV’S AND MINI VANS
TAKE UP THREE SPACES ON THE STRAND
GAS GUZZLING HUMMERS ‘AN WEST SIDE SEDANS
DRIVE AROUND LIKE THEY OWN THE LAND
GRANT PARKING AND OTHER LOTS
CHARGE TOO MUCH FOR THIER RAUNCHY SPOTS
THE CITY, THE COUNTY ALL THE WAY TO THE BAY
CAN’T CONTROL THE MAFIA’S VALETS
‘CUZ THERE’S NO PARKING IN L.A.

Put laundry coins in the meter
Just for my time at the theater
When I got back to my car
The meter maid had done her job
(‘Cuz) there’s no parking in L.A.
(Chorus)

I drive around the block a lot
Just looking for any ‘ol spot
I get pissed at tiny spaces
Pray a lot for up front places
There’s no parking in L.A.
(RAP)

(Chorus x2)
(RAP)

I'd Rather Be Here

Written By: Robin Glaysher

I don’t have a tat
Don’t look like a rat
Don’t pierce my face
Don’t get shit-faced
But,…

(Chorus)
I’d rather be here than in the corporate world
‘Cuz people aren’t stiff and don’t wear pearls
I’d rather be here ‘cuz I feel more limber
The only thing stiff is my middle finger
Yes, I’d rather be here
Yes, I’d rather be here
I’d rather be here

My hair’s not dyed
My brain’s not fried
I do the commute
It wrinkles my suit
So,…(Chorus)

Play golf with the boss
He’s a total ass
Dry clean my clothes
Suck up, brown-nose
So,…(Chorus)

Now I get gig’s
No more six figs
I stay up late
Not up at eight…
That’s why…(Chorus)

Chasing Moonbeams

Written By: Robin Glaysher

A silvery moon grows over the streets
A damp chilly night creeps up through my feet
Echoing moonbeams bounce down the alley
I walk through the rain, dripping down loudly

(Chorus)
The history of our love is found in this city
On billboards and skyscrapers so tall and pretty
We chased moonbeams as far as they’d go
Through restaurants and parks and neon aglow

My heart keeps on beating, yet I don’t know why
‘Cuz cold fills the night since we said goodbye
The shiny moonlight hangs faithfully
Like a good friend comforting me
(Chorus)

Passing the place where we always met
I almost heard laughter through clouds so wet
The pigeons we fed, scattered before me
Crossing the street, I felt kinda lonely

From my windowsill, I watch the rain fall
Down to the streets hitting gutters and walls
So many people running for cover
I’m missing you my city lover
Oh, my city lover….
My city lover…
(Chorus)

Another day rises upon our love town
With honking traffic driving around
Our moonstruck hearts were destined to set
By the sun’s early rays searching for west

Discography

I'd Rather Be Here - Collection of 10 songs available on most Internet music downloading sites