Held Down

by Lavelle

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'Held Down' is the debut single from Irish indie rock band Lavelle. The song is about the familiar struggle to get through the day in a dull 9 to 5 job, and the yearning to quit and pursue your passion.


I've been waiting on the evening to see the day go by
I've been running out of ease and my patience is tried
I've been working to save someone else's soul
I've been held down, held down
I gotta let it go

I've been seeing the words that i just can't say
I've been fighting to keep my emotions sane
I've been using this room as my escape
I've been held down, held down
I gotta let it go

I'm here, are you there?
Come on in


released May 1, 2015
John Ryan - Guitar, Vocals
Dave McGinn - Piano, Backing Vocals
Brian Dowling - Bass
Andre Falci - Drums
Stephanie Byrne - Violin

Recorded at Camelot Studios, Dublin, Ireland
Mastered by WAV Mastering, Limerick, Ireland

Find out more about Lavelle at www.lavellemusic.com



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Lavelle Dublin, Ireland

Lavelle formed in early 2014 and consists of singer songwriter John Ryan (guitar, vocals), Dave McGinn (piano, backing vocals), Brian Dowling (bass), and Andre Falci (drums)

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