Monday, June 1, 2009

Until the end

(Piano INTRO)
(All instruments begin)
(Bass Bridge)

One more day
Just for another day
Give Him a reason to stay

The love in your eyes
As you see, my eyes cry
And, you tell me everything will be all right

Nothing will be the same
Nothing will be all right
Don’t see the brightest ray
Stay for one more day

(Piano + Flute Duo Solo)
(Drum fill)

The distance that we had
Not any more, I’m glad
That’s the past that didn’t last
And, faded fast

The distance that we had
Is because of me, my dad
So, if you got to blame someone
Let it be me

Nothing will be the same
Nothing will be all right
Don’t see the brightest ray
Stay here forever and ever

(Drum fill)
(Instrumental Bridge)

Remember all those days
You promised you would stay
Be there to pick me up when I’m down

You’re the one who told me
You wouldn’t ever leave me
Until the end

You’d swallow the poison
To feed me with the nectar

(Guitar solo)
(Guitar + Piano Duo Bridge)

Nothing will be the same
Nothing will be all right
I’ll hide you from the brightest ray
Please, stay for one more day

Copyright © Ajey Padival 2001 (Brisbane, Australia; +61-434360675;

Image by Bahman Farzad

63 responses:

findingmywingsinlife said...

This songs hits right where it hurts for me right now. But it is really good. Keep up the writing, these are really good lyrics you come up with.

Brosreview said...

@findingmywingsinlife - Thanks for understanding!

zorlone said...

You know what really frustrates me most? It's in not hearing the music!!! Arrrrrrrggggghhhhhh!!!!!

So, I hope you can send me a complimentary copy of your songs mate! I'm serious! I want to hear them! Sing them and play them! (of course, I don't play an instrument, but, I'd pretend to do so)

You are a good son in saying "Give Him a reason to stay."
How cool is that? Fitting for a father's day tribute or a song for a mother who wants to leave her husband. Or a son who longs for his dad's affection. Or of a son finally reconnecting with his mom. There are so many levels to this song. I hope I understood it right.


Brosreview said...

@zorlone - Yes, sure, when I do so, I will send you a copy.

Thanks for understanding the emotions behind this one.

Linda S. Socha said...

Wow Ajey found the comments!!:>)
Love this one. It is a heart wrencher. I like your lyrics and I ....always wonder at the inspiration

Zendagi Migzara said...

This was intense... A connect which is rarely found today... I loved this...

Somewhere in the beginning I felt it was for a lover, then it came as for Dad...

Fits perfect for any relation in a way...

Viji said...

bravo AJ... this song touches the heart..

powerful lines etched with love:

"Stay for one more day"
"Stay here forever and ever"
"Please, stay for one more day"
"You’d swallow the poison
To feed me with the nectar"
"Don’t see the brightest ray"
"I’ll hide you from the brightest ray"

That's the most beautiful love story between a dad and son.

"Is because of me my dad", I guess there should be a small pause after "me".

Your parents are lucky AJ. You know actually some of these scenes I experience now with my son. One moment we are close, the next he is distant, but now I know it happens to everyone and just wish for a time, when nothing stands between us except love.. Thank you for sharing...yes, i would really love to hear this with music.

J said...

When Jennifer confirmed the date this morning, I felt you would release this song.

Mate, I hope you are all right. By the way, did you make the call? I just did.

About the song, well, strictly considering your age during the time you wrote it, it was quite mature coming from you at the time.

Take care.

Brosreview said...

@Linda - Thank you. I take from inspiration from anything that comes my way.

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@zendagi - Yes, it suits any honest relationship. Thanks.

Brosreview said...

@Viji - Thanks for pointing that out. And, thanks for understanding.

Brosreview said...

@J - Yes, I did make the call before leaving for work.

Thanks mate. Yes, I realize it isn't perfect, but certainly written from the heart.

I am fine, thanks for asking.

Satans Darling™ said...

I have tears in my eyes, the song made me go down memory lane... Sigh..

Well, I really wish we got to hear the music too someday.. Nice work!

Anonymous said...

First time @ ur blog.. Loved it.. Loved ur passion abt music, movies n lyrics..
M also a big movie buff n music lover :).

keep rockin

Anonymous said...

hey there.. First time at ur blog.. Loved it.. Commented once guess it dint get published..
Loved ur passion abt music n movies..Same pinch. I love 'em too. :)
keep rockin
Hope to b bloggie frens :)

Jenny said...

Beautiful, skinless, honest and, therefore, truly touching!

These lines sums up the feeling I get from your lyric:

"You’d swallow the poison
To feed me with the nectar

Thanks for sharing this!


Rikkij said...

could sense the rain and ruins all around. an intense journey. well done, AJ~rick

Ms.R. said...

WOW! That was really nice. No matter how things change, stay. Love in whichever form it is. :) ♥

riddhi said...

Hope all is well with u in Australia? Take care.
this one is too moving. it spurs an emotion which is strong enough to rush to ur parent for a nice tight hug. Nice.

Anonymous said...

I have such mixed emotions reading this one. I actually sang this ( let's just say I tried ) he he.

Nothing will be the same
Nothing will be all right
Don’t see the brightest ray
Stay here forever and ever

I love all of your writings, I think this one has become my fave. One emotion after another, I could have danced all night.

Brosreview said...

@Satans Darling - Thanks for understanding. Hope fully sometime soon.

Brosreview said...

@Blossom Blue - Thanks.

Brosreview said...

@Blossomblue - Sure, we can be friends. Thanks.

Brosreview said...

@Jenny - This is honest. Thanks for understanding.

Brosreview said...

@Rikkij - Thanks.

Brosreview said...

@Ms.R - Thanks. You are so true.

Brosreview said...

@riddhi - Thanks for understanding. Yes, I am fine. Recovering!

Brosreview said...

@inky - Thanks.

mysterious gal said...

tears fell as i read these lyrics...the time was just appropriate for me to read such lyrics and u wrote them ...loved them ....and ya it fits most relations

Love it :)

Brosreview said...

@mysterious gal - Thanks for understanding.

Make Me Disappear said...


Quite an unexpected one from you side, heh. But this is honest, written with a lot of heart.

It did touch my heart, it definitely did.

Thank you for sharing.

P.s Sorry for the late entry, busy week :)


Shadow said...

this hits me deep today... love it!

(¯`•._.•[Raaji]•._.•´¯) said...

ahh... beautiful :-)

Brosreview said...

@Make Me Disappear - Np worries, I appreciate you finding time from your busy schedule to comment for my songs.

Thanks for understanding as well. Umm, yes, the theme and style is still the same as in the album this song belongs to. But, yes, the story is different.

Brosreview said...

@Shadow - Thanks.

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@Raaji - Thanks.

Diya said...

The words sounded somewhat ambiguous! The repent that nothing will be the same again gives a connotation while "Give him a reason to stay" implies another. Again Dad gives me an impression of the day to day interactions between a papa and his son. Apparently the words flow fluidly to the point that they echo personal feelings. But deep down I have a sensation that they mean something deeper. Maybe this is just a reflection of your nature, or is it something else? Is everything all right?

Brosreview said...

@Diya - Thanks for reading.

Alexandra Garland said...

Softer one this time... still full of emotions!! Loved it!!

Brosreview said...

@Alexandra - Thanks.

Robin said...

Ahhhh... this one hits home. Beautiful.

Brosreview said...

@Robin - Thanks.

Anonymous said...

I think everything is written better when it comes from the heart, as this has.

Brosreview said...

@SarahA - Thank you.

judith ellis said...

Aaaah....what beautiful words, Ajey, spoken so clearly with images abounding. Thank you especially for this one, my talented thoughtful friend.

Walker said...

Very good
Deep and honest.
Reaching for something and grasping at.....

Brosreview said...

@Walker - Thanks mate.

Brosreview said...

@Judith - Thank you.

dreamer said...

loaded with emotions...intense and dark...Enjoyed it but would have enjoyed it more had it been little less ambiguous.
Keep writing!!

Brosreview said...

@dreamer - Ambiguous?! Thanks for reading.

dreamer said...

Yes, it isn't ambiguous......sorry in the previous read I just rushed through it....
brilliant!!....I now know why you titled it as "Until the end"...The song is perhaps inspired by father-son relationship...Father is perhaps on the verge of death and the son prays for him to stay and the brightest ray is perhaps the supposed ray from heaven that one sees after death....
Keep writing!!

Brosreview said...

@dreamer - Thanks for understanding.

The Write Girl said...

Hey AJ,

Sort of bitter and sweet. You captured a lot of emotions in this piece.

Brosreview said...

@The Write Girl - Thanks for understanding.

Woman in a Window said...

You’d swallow the poison
To feed me with the nectar

I love that. That's what lovers do, isn't it? Promise. And belief, too, sometimes. I think promises like this should be kept.

Brosreview said...

@Woman in a Window - Yes, you are right. Thanks!!!

Strawberry Girl said...

Love this one as well!! Sorry I haven't come to check out your stuff for a while. (Ruefull grin)

Love the classical music playing in the side bar btw!! I think I will come hang out over here more often. :D

Brosreview said...

@Strawberry Girl - Nah! That's okay. Even, I forgot to drop by your place. Thanks a lot for appreciating this piece!

thoughts said...

its really beautiful. loved it.

Brosreview said...

@thoughts - Ah, thank you!!!

Saadi said...

There is a very good thing about this could play it along a pop tune and you can also play it along a rock melody!

Nice word play, Bhai!

Very sentimental and heart-felt!

Brosreview said...

@Saadi - Thanks mate!

Vittaldas Prabhu said...

As I started reading the verses I felt it was an individual asking a loved one to stay and not go away from his/her life; never did I get the hint (until I reached the second part) that it was about a relationship striving to revived; the relationship between a father and son.

Why is that most of us realize the worth of something or someone so special when it is too late? It's almost a cliche now that every other person has to say "You realize the worth of someone/something when they are not with you". Nice to see that the son has finally returned to reconcile and is wishing that he get a chance to amend the wrongdoings. I truly wish that everyone who truly desires to set things right be given a chance to do so. But not everyone is blessed with such an opportunity, are they?