It's You I Hold

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In the night
You are freezing
When the morning comes
You are boiling hot
I can help you
Fall asleep babe
If you guide me in my search of better luck

Are we red?
Are we gold?
Are we dead?
Are we cold?

well i know babe
You‘ve got your principles
I respect them
Be silent for a while
Oh and know babe
That I will always need you to survive

Are we red?
Are we gold?
Are we dead?
Are we cold?

People tried to shape my life
But in time i realized
I can make it on my own
It‘s you I hold


from When the Morning Comes, released November 15, 2013
Music and Lyrics by Dirk-Jan Smit.
Vocals: Dirk-Jan Smit, Leendert & Froukje van der Velde, Acoustic guitar: Dirk-Jan Smit, Bass: Pascal Vugts, Drums: Ro Halfhide, Trombone: Pieter van Vliet, Choir: Carlien Jeanne Spierings, Tess Dumitru, Annelies Heemsbergen, Roger Hammond, Max Vanremmerden & Ro Halfhide


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Dear John Amsterdam, Netherlands

Dear John is the musical alter-ego of Dirk-Jan Smit. A 28 year old singer-songwriter living in the Capital Amsterdam. His catchy pop and thought-through acoustic rock build a repertoire of songs about hope, traveling, light-heartedness, love and vibes of the good life.

These are beautiful stories which, in combination with fine rhythms and feel-good melodies, lead to lovely and personal songs.
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