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This is the 3rd EP from Pete Beat.


released August 1, 2017

Written, performed and produced by Pete Beat.

Cover image "Galactic Cluster" by Elmo Love licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0



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Pete Beat Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

Pete Beat is an adventurer in the space of all possible sounds, seeking out sweet harmonies and funky beats wherever they may be found, regardless of danger to his person.

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Track Name: Do You Really Want To Live Forever?
one year is a long time
one year is a short time
to be in love

ten years is a long time
ten years is a short time
for which to live

chorus. and I know
everything that’s ever been
and all the things that men have seen

a century goes by
all your friends and family die
leave you alone

outlive most everyone
hold onto a song
she sang to me
nostalgic words and melody


and after a trillion
i’ve thought of all the thoughts
that i will ever think
and into repetition sink

but still i dream
of a song so sweet she sang to me
in a long past time and galaxy

Track Name: A Life Lived Ordinary
A life lived ordinary
Can be extraordinary
If they
Said praising, you can be anything, then
Follow my love
But if you're now content with the way life went, then
Follow my love, follow my love

To get advice is easy
But take it with a pinch of season
Cos my
Mother said, to grow thick locks, just finish yer breed
Now I’ve got hair from me neck to me socks, but nowt on me heed
Nowt on my heed

There are things in the deep dark time
Where I don't even know
If it was but a dream
Or it was really so

The parents think it’s funny
Invoking the Easter Bunny
They said
He’s watching you, and the things you do, and he knows your lies
And so surveillance, by the state, becomes normalized
In those eager young eyes

I tell you simply, I been down in my time
To the lowest point, where I lost my mind
But I found my answer
And that meaning of mine

They tell you: look to god
And don't think it's odd
When they
Hurt their neighbour, spoil his labour
Not what they teach
Do as I say, not as I do
A rulebook for each
Track Name: I'm Having Some Doubts, My Love
1. Oh, my love, I’m having some doubts my love
I’ve never been out before
With someone like you before, my love

It may be well that time is all I have left to tell
You were my valentine
But you were not really mine to have

You were the best thing that I’ve ever found
But turn it around and I’m just to you
Number two

2. Ask me why – you needed an alibi
Still I loved you true
And after all, darling, I still do

I live in hope
Yet I have no hope
You will fall for me
Second place is what I’ll be, to you