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November 1963.

Warm weather and cheering crowds greet the President when he lands at Dallas airport. As the motorcade cuts through the city, I fantasise about waving at John and Jackie, or leaning over the window of a sixth floor, or being Abraham Zapruder, standing still while everything changes.



Somehow, somewhere
I’m part of the crowd
Shaking hands with him
Bringing roses to her
At Love Field

Somehow, somewhere
Standing still at a window
I lean over, stay on the low
I hold my breath
I show my strength

The limo, the bikes
The petals, the signs
—She’s waving—

The flowers, the dress
The runner, the press
—He’s waving—

Somewhere, somehow
Here, right now
—I’m waving—

Somewhere, somehow
The moment is right
To stand still


from After 1989: A Trip To Freedom, released November 9, 2019

Written and produced by
Minutes to Midnight

Performed by
Dan Ecclestone / vocals, backing vocals
Paolo Clementi / electric guitars, viola
Simone Silvestroni / bass, piano, synth, drums, strings, sound effects

Mastered by
Ian Shepherd / Mastering Media

Management by
Christopher Carvalho / Unlock Your Sound Ltd

© 2019 Minutes to Midnight.
℗ 2019 The copyright in this sound recording is owned by Minutes to Midnight. Minutes to Midnight is the exclusive trademark of Simone Silvestroni. All trademarks and logos are protected. Made in the EU.


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Minutes to Midnight Milan, Italy

A digital polymath, I’ve been working as a sound and web designer for more than 25 years.

Storytelling with music was always a huge magnet as a young listener, hence why the concept album is my favorite medium as a composer.
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