Where I Came From

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    Designed and assembled by the band themselves, this limited pressing of 400 discs has been distributed to family and friends as well as each of the bandmates' solo shows following the band's eventual break-up. Only 15 copies remain, so the former frontman of Union Pulse is personally making them available from his new headquarters in New York City, where he is pursuing a solo career. Each copy comes with two all-weather stickers featuring the logo of his new singer-songwriter campaign under his own name, James Tristan Redding. An autograph is available upon request, at no extra charge, but be advised that requires first removing the shrink-wrap. An autographed CD will therefor arrive with no shrink wrap.

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A song by James Tristan Redding, as originally released on the Union Pulse album "Angel on a Wire" (2007).

lyrics

Skies have brightened since the early rain
And down in Chicago it's a first down
Atlanta in front of Carolina
They blow their whistles and sound like birds
It's been a long afternoon
He feels like he's open for the first time
I been asleep since I can remember
And while i was out it got so cold

I think I have lost something I knew so well
I think I forgot where I came from

When she left I was not so concerned
With her absence, but rather I feared
In the souls of her shoes,
All the little rubber ridges
And the mud she'd track in when she returned
To be honest, I forgot she was gone
Like so many white rooms erase the bourbon
But tonight after winds so fast I spun
Seeing is believing and she's back home

I think I have lost something I loved so dear
I think I forgot where I came from

One shot, two shots...three, four five
It's cold out here, we gotta' do somethin' to stay alive
One shot, two shots...three, four five
I'm talking in my sleep

I think I have lost something I knew so well
I think I forgot where I came from

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from Ten Year Anniversary, released April 14, 2012
Written by James Tristan Redding. Performed by Union Pulse. Words and music copyright 2012 by James Tristan Redding. Registered with BMI. All rights reserved.

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Union Pulse Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Founded by singer-songwriter James Tristan Redding, Union Pulse was an idiosyncratic icon at the intersection of Americana, roots rock, and alt-country. The band embodied James Redding's soul bound lyrics and leg bending rhythm. In their decade of recording and touring they released five original albums (and one live EP) and delivered over 700 performances throughout the lower 48 states. ... more

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