Second Wind

by Jessica Hull

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The title track “Second Wind” is about getting to a resting point in the sometimes grueling adventure of life, and pondering what’s behind, but remaining open to what’s ahead. To get to that point, we often have to lean on the help of others, and sometimes, it is their faith that carries us when we have none. I came out of a decade of dark times and difficult lessons, and will never be able to express enough gratitude for those who “propped me up, to find my second wind”.
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released December 20, 2012

Words & Music by Jessica Hull with the following exceptions:
"All Ways" Music & Lyrics by Brian R McNight
"Second Wind" Lyrics by Jessica Hull & Alfred Howard

Jessica Hull: Vocals & Acoustic Guitar
Lauren Scheff: bass on "House on Grand"*, "Unauthorized" & "Second Wind"; Drums & Guitar: "Second Wind"*
Scott Wilson: Bass on "All My Best", "Lightning Speed" & "Unexpected"
Bill Ray: Drums
Brian R. McKnight: Acoustic guitar on "All Ways"
Brooke Mackintosh: Vocals on "House on Grand"
Sven Erik Seaholm—Keyboards, Guitars, Loops & Sexy Breathing

Produced, Recorded, Mixed & Mastered by Sven-Erik Seaholm at Kitsch & Sync Production, San Diego CA
*Produced by Sven-Erik Seaholm & Lauren Scheff

Sven-Erik Seaholm uses PSP Plugins and Webstrings.

Photographer: photographybymerrilee.com
Photographer Assistant/Props: Alyssa Hilliard
Hair & Makeup: Courtney Florence
Wardrobe: Carmen Caserta, Jessica & Denise Hull
Design Layout: Jessica Hull & Kristy Darrenogue

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Track Name: Ray of Light
Ray of light, how you shine
Take the night by storm
Heart so full, love so pure
How will we keep warm?

Dull and gray, Heaven can't wait
Illuminate the sky
Track Name: House on Grand
Chorus: Will they ever know how much I loved them
The tears that I cried and the fun that I had
It's sad when I think that they may never know it
But some days I long for the house on Grand.

The poet I knew used to sing us his dreams
In radiant hues of the moon and the sun
The warrior learned how to wear his armor
To wield his sword and to bear his shield

Chorus: Will they ever know how much I loved them
The tears that I cried and the fun that I had
It's sad when I think that they may never know it
But some days I long for the house on Grand.

The littlest boat found the safest harbor
A fortress strong from the wind and the waves
The eagle learned how to soar on the same wind
And when she grew strong, did she fly away
Away, away, away

Chorus: Will they ever know how much I loved them
The tears that I cried and the fun that I had
It's sad when I think that they may never know it
But some days I long for the house on Grand.
Track Name: All My Best
The alcohol is strong
Mistress whose shoes I can't fill
She doesn't love you as much as I do, and I do

I thought I could be strong
But my arms can't lift this load
Pray for you with tears and hope God hears
He loves you more than I do
I sure tried my best, He'll do the rest
I tried my best

Tried my best

I wish you peace
I wish you love
I wish you rest
I wish you all my best

All my best
Track Name: Soulmate
I think about you all the time
‘Been praying for you since I was a child
Thought I had found you many times
But I was wrong, though it made me strong
You've made appearances in my dreams
Though I couldn't really see your face
And I didn't even know your name
But I love you more each day

And I've dreamed about my daughter but I don't know how she got there
I imagine and I hope that it was you
And I've dreamed of earthquakes, forest fires, tidal waves and hurricanes
But the one where we walk hand in hand makes me want to fall asleep again.

And are you here right now, listening to me sing in front of all these people?
When will it be just you and me? Can dreams come true or am I just crazy?

I know you'll find me 'cause I'm the one
With the neon sign on my heart, and it says "open"
You can't miss it

But don't expect me to hand it over
You're asking the impossible
How can I give you my heart when it's already yours?
It's already yours.
I'm already yours. I'm spoken for. I'm already yours.

And are you here right now?
Track Name: Lightning Speed
This is fun and this is new
I think I’m in love with you
People say that it’s too soon,
But I can’t wait to start with you

I feel I know you already,
the rest are technicalities
We have a life to learn these things,
But right now I just want your ring

And I ain’t got no time to waste
So kiss me with your face

I’m no good at slow moving
Please forgive my lightning speed
If I’m asleep don’t wake me from this dream

You bridge the gap from heart to head
So now let’s get to know my bed
Oh yeah you heard me, yes that’s what I said
That’s what I said

Let’s do this now, yeah, let’s make haste
Why don’t you show me how you taste
‘Cause I ain’t got no time to waste
So kiss me with your face

This is fun and this is new,
I think I’m in love with you
People say that it’s too soon,
But I can’t wait to start with you
Track Name: Unexpected
A wise man from the east
Drove west to the sea
Sharing poetry and shining bright
The star that brought him here was brilliant but I fear
A waning flicker next to his light

How unexpected, how he affected
So many things
When least expected, my heart’s protected
He had the key

And then we danced all night
He’s good at stopping time
I said “hear me sing”
He said “just kiss me”

How unexpected, how he affected
So many things
He changed the game, I’m not the same
He rescued me

His old soul haunting me
Paying visits in my sleep
Please remember me, returning to the east

He came this far and raised the bar
Now I can see
How unexpected, how he affected
So many things

None will compare, none hold a candle to his light

Now I can see
Track Name: All Ways
Always in a rush
Always in a line
Always finish first
Always far behind
Always have a way to go
Always have the time
Always have a dime to spare and
Always out of my mind

Always ask for help
Always need Divine
Always looking both ways
Always running blind
Always on the straight and narrow and
All the roads divide
Always into heart and arrow and
Always out of my mind

But I'm never alone

Always feeling far away
Always feeling fine
Always, never, right away
Always hit rewind
Always in the dirt
Always head up high
Always have the light on and
Always out of my mind

But I'm never alone
Track Name: Unauthorized
She’s so fun and so sweet
And everything I hate about a girl you would like more than me.
I guess I’ll get used to seeing you happy.
Still it makes me sad. That’s the truth.

I’m probably stupid for feeling this way
My opinion’s unauthorized in so many ways
But if there’s a chance you might care what I say
She’s good. Good for you.

I should be proud of you.
Being grown up is a hard road to take.
I know that I’ll get there someday, and I’d say
She’s good. Good for you.

I’m probably wasting my breath with every word I say
And I’m not entitled to think it matters anyway
But if there’s hope of you hearing me today
She’s good!
Track Name: Second Wind
Sleep is deep but full of haunted dreams
I thank God not all of them came true
Dreams that thin my will
Ones that break the bridge that leads to you

I forgot the sky was bright and blue
Bursting through the swollen clouds, I see it now, I see it now
I trudge through trails and twists
Deciding to relax my blistered fists

So I drop my bags and look upon the road I came here on
And rest my calloused feet and fevered limbs
And in the sun I recognize, the road ahead is really not so long
But I might need some help to find my second wind

Hope is the fierce fire in your eyes
Fury of belief, well, it inspires me.
Blow into the suffocated embers of my heart
Ignite my heart

So how do I explain the way these blessings overflow
My rags are in the laundry and my cup is getting full
You brought me through the crossroads
When I thought I had no friends
And propped me up to find my second wind

A song is on my lips and now it’s time to sing again
And breath in deep, I found my second wind
My second wind