Back of My Hand is where tattoo lines, scars full of pain, and perseverance intersect with music. Edgy and sublime, this simmering acoustic track centers around a slow bass line feeling guitar riff that supports strong, powerful, lyrics. Vocals are soul full, smooth, and pack a dynamic a punch.
This page of my life, ink stained, blurring colors cry but don't ask why I made them, do I. Found a lock of your hair, cut away while you held my hand, I understand the season's changing. Whatever went away, at least had the chance to stay. Oh I, I wrote your name today, on the back of my hand. Gone away in the night. Running straight into colored lines, these broken times connect us, don't they. Don't they scar our skin while the ink settles in. Staining like a sin on the back of my hand. I can't chose the way that you let my thoughts remain, if you blame them for your sorrow. Let it scar my skin, while the ink settles in. Staining like a sin on the back of my hand. On the back of my hand. Gone away in the night. Running straight into colored lines, these broken times connect us, don't they. I could not make you stay. The ink began to fade, oh but I, I felt your touch today. I know so well this pain. Like the back of my hand. Like the back of my hand.
released March 1, 2014
Guitar and vocals, Singer Songwriter Colette O'Connor
This music comes from a desire to refocus kindness. Sometimes eye-twinkles need re-charging. Colette’s music crafts magic,
in many colors, to vibrate the invisible heart-strings that connect us all. We all have different needs. Her guitar weaves it all together. When music allows the sunshine to stir up memories that say "it's ok to be yourself; that's singer songwriter love....more