Tom Logan

Tom Logan

BandCountrySinger/Songwriter

I am a passionate singer/songwriter looking to report on the human condition. As with many artists, reluctant to concede a genre - but proud to incorporate country/country rock/alt country sensibility.

Songs put forward so far offer an insight into the emotional rollercoaster of a relationship coming to an end, and uncertainty of finding a place in life. The songs chronicle the different facets of emotional devastation faced by a man during this heartbreaking process. Shock, denial, anger,

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Lyrics

Lost On The Highway

Written By: Tom Logan

LOST ON THE HIGHWAY

I ain’t exactly real satisfied
With what’s been going on in my life
The days and nights spent climbing the walls
Need a reason to believe
And pick myself up off the floor

Lost out on the highway feeling blue
No direction not that much to do
Get a glimpse of my reflection and it scares me
The face is old the eyes are cold
Happiness is just a memory

Finding it hard to believe
It ever got this way
The self-belief the hopes and dreams
Have all been stripped away
I don’t even know
Where I took the wrong turn
It all fell apart that was just the start
Then I saw the whole thing burn

I’ve tried to change but I’m getting nowhere
Hard to please and I don’t want to keep on trying
So I keep driving down this lost and lonely road
The roadhouse blues is all I’ve got
And that’s what I’m gonna hold on to

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It all fell apart that was just the start
Then I saw the whole thing burn
Yeah life’s a joke, it’s all up in smoke
And you just get burned

Leave It All Behind

Written By: Tom Logan

LEAVE IT ALL BEHIND

Don’t want to hear about you
Don’t want to talk about you
Don’t want to think about you
Don’t want to dream about you
Don’t want to hear about you
Don’t want to talk about you
Don’t want to know about you
I just want to move on and leave it all behind

It was a happy time
The days when you were mine
My heart was full of love
I couldn’t get enough of
The way you made me feel
Turned out it wasn’t real
Crushed my soul and left me
Bitter and broken, so I:

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Out on the open road
Lookin’ for some place to go
Keep searchin’ ‘til I find
Somewhere that I can hide
All this place has to be
Is where no-one knows what you’ve done to me
After all’s been torn away
I got nothin’ left to say, but:

Don’t want to…

The pain you made me feel
I couldn’t believe you did it
You brought me to my knees
Took away my dignity
Expected me to understand
With no real explanation
It’s a heartbreaker
And why I gotta say that I…

Where Do We Go From Here?

Written By: Tom Logan

Where Do We Go From Here?

It’s a cold and calm winter’s night
Been sittin’ around waiting for a sign
Tryin’ to think about where I’m at
Some people say you can’t do that
Where do we go from here?

I’d ask around get some advice
Nobody I know seems to realize
Just what it is that’s on my mind
I’d try to explain but I ain’t got the time
Where do we go from here?

Where do we go from here?
We could have it all and see it disappear
What felt so good will be lost in time
Wherever I go you’ll be on my mind
Where do we go from here?
Where do we go from here?

Some people say what they have on their mind
Others around don’t want to take the time
Who’s the better? Who’s to say?
Won’t be long and I’ll be on my way
Where do we go from here?

Time may change what you think of me
The things I’ve done – you might see
A better man might have changed his ways
You might think that I’ve seen better days
Where do we go from here?

Where do we go from here?...

What Was It You Wanted?

Written By: Tom Logan

What Was It You Wanted?

You said that I don’t understand the way a woman feels
But my baby it’ll never be what you expect it to be
You took everything I had said
And used it to misrepresent
All those things we’ve said and done
So the question has become

What was it you wanted?
Wanting everything the way it used to be
What was it that mattered?
Was it having somebody, or was it just me?

I can’t make no sense of it
From how we were to what we soon became
It’s not a pretty picture – don’t matter what we do it’ll never be the same
The glory days are memories
I’ll never know what you wanted from me
All those things we’ve said and done
Am I still the only one?

What was it you wanted?
Can it ever be the way it used to be?
What was it that mattered?
Was it having somebody, or was it just me?

So it seems that I will never understand the way a woman feels
But oh my baby I guess I don’t know what’s expected from me
There’s no way around the pain
All the doubt is driving me insane
All those things we’ve said and done
I guess I’m not the only one

What was it you wanted?
Can it ever be the way it used to be?
What was it that mattered?
Was it having somebody, or was it just me?

What was it that mattered?
Was it having somebody, or was it just me?

Broken Down

Written By: Tom Logan

BROKEN DOWN

These four walls are closing in
Still waiting for my life to begin
Chalked up 33 years
And I don’t own a thing

What ever day it is I don’t know
After all this time I got nothing to show
But a worn out body
Without any get up and go

I used to smile now all I got is a frown
Used to move now I’m just sitting around
Was a lean mean fighting machine
Now I’m just broken down

Tried to find a way to break my drought
Kept on swinging kept on striking out
Stuck in third gear
Lost in a sea of doubt

After all these years you’d think I’d have learned
But I keep jumping in and getting burned
Soaking up all of the lies
Hoping the tide had turned

I used to smile now all I got is a frown
Used to move now I’m just sitting around
Was a lean mean fighting machine
Now I’m just broken down

Please Help Me

Written By: Tom Logan

Please Help Me

In an endless search for meaning I’m lost, dazed and confused
Can’t help but get the feeling no matter what I do I’m gonna lose
Never been one to say what’s really on my mind
The words often escape me so it is again this time it’s just no use

So I’m left to cry out:

Please help me
I kinda get the feeling you will
I need your understanding
Honey, I just know you will

I try to leave a good impression and I don’t like to hide
Sometimes I’m a sucker but I’ve got to go along for the ride
And I get caught up with emotion lose track of time
Too stubborn to apologise even when I’m way out of line

And I’m left to cry out:

Please help me
I kinda get the feeling you will
I need your understanding
Honey, I just know you will

I guess the time came when you’d had enough all my indecision got too much
Feeling sorry for myself never got me nowhere

I’m left to cry out:

Please help me
I kinda get the feeling you will
I need your understanding
Honey, I just know you will

Poor Heart

Written By: Tom Logan

POOR HEART

My poor heart skips a beat
When you walk in the room
There’s an aching in my soul
Got to touch you girl, real soon
I hope you feel it too

When I look into your eyes
I see what love’s about
Think that I would die
If this thing it don’t work out
For my love I got no doubt

When I’m alone girl with you
I swear I’m not to blame
For the things that we might do
Ain’t gonna feel no shame
It’s meant to be this way

I dream of you at night
And I think of you all day
I wonder where you are
And I don’t know what to do
Cos I just want to be with you

And the days that we’re apart
I can barely breathe
Hoping that you’ll call and say
“I want to be with you”
Because you know I feel it, too

My poor heart skips a beat
When you walk in the room
There’s an aching in my soul
Got to touch you girl, real soon
I hope you feel it too

I hope you feel it too

I Ain't Gonna Stop

Written By: Tom Logan

I Ain’t Gonna Stop

Here I am trying to figure out
What this crazy old life’s about
But I can’t decide so I think I’ll just go
Find some sleazy bar out along the coast

I’ll take a little time to get a beer buzz
Spend the next couple of hours thinkin’ ‘bout us
Then I guess I’ll just drive on through the night
Keep my head down try to stay out of sight

Tell me what it is you want from me
Despite all your words I just can’t see
What you mean, what you want, what you’re thinkin’ of
I ain’t gonna stop until I’ve had enough

I’m never gonna stop cos I can’t get enough

If you’re thinking like me and you can’t decide
How about coming along for the ride
We could go downtown and get a bite to eat
Then go out drinking, see who’s last on their feet

Next day’s a little tough I’d have to sleep it off
I don’t know why, but I know it’s because
I’m restless and I’ve got to save my soul
Better do something fast before I get too old

Tell me what it is you want from me
Despite all your words I just can’t see
What you mean, what you want, what you’re thinkin’ of
I ain’t gonna stop until I’ve had enough

I’m never gonna stop cos I can’t get enough

Missing You

Written By: Tom Logan

MISSING YOU

It’s dark and it’s cold
And I’m all alone
Sad and blue missing you

I’ve done what they said
Just given it time
S’posed to heal the wounds but it ain’t true

Made a new start
Got on with my life
Out with the old; in with the new
Still I’m sad and blue missing you

Say what you want
Do what you will
Just give me a break
Cos I’m feeling it still
Sad and blue missing you

Heard another man
Was taking up your time
I’m left not knowing what to do

Friends don’t like talking
To me anymore
Always sad and going on about you

Drinking too much
Whisky and wine
Trying to shut down the hurt over you
Still sad and blue missing you

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So I lay here in the dark
Cold and alone
Night after night – missing you
Sad and blue missing you

Follow Me

Written By: Tom Logan

FOLLOW ME

I have tried for so long
To be free and strong
Overcome this heartache killing me

If I seem a little distant
It’s this pitiful existence
I can’t believe it ever got this way

If you’re looking for some guidance
I guess that I could take a stance
Think that I could tell you where to go

Follow me, follow me
Through this emptiness, baby
Together we’ll find some place to be
Follow me, follow me
Stumbling through the darkness
Neither knowing how it’s meant to be

I could help you if I tried
Resolve the hurt from a love that died
Been there before I’ve got the scars

Can you understand the things I do
Have brought me close to you
Seems we share a basic human need

We could just be killing time
As we move on down the line
We’ll get there – someday we’ll see the light

Chorus

Maybe we could find a way to get through this lonely night
Go howling at the moon, screaming out of tune
I need you to follow me…

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