Not Over You | The Loomers

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This song came from a tragic loss in my family. I wrote it for catharsis. I hope you can empathize, and sympathize, with its sentiment. (And I hope it's not because of the same sort of tragedy our family dealt with.)

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About the artist

For almost fifteen years we have been one of Boston's most underrated, best kept rock and roll secrets.

Regardless, lots of folks have paid attention: We won the Jury Prize at Berklee College of Music's Battle of the Executive Bands; we played with rock legend John Mellencamp at a party a few years ago; we have performed hundreds of shows throughout New England, at such esteemed venues as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Fenway Park, The House of Blues, Irving Plaza, The Knitting Factory and CBGBs; and we have been the backing band for Ellis Paul and countless sold out 70s & 80s Tribute Nights at the legendary Club Passim in Harvard Square.

Boston Music Awards nominee JON SVETKEY –– the singer-songwriter who co-founded End Construction with Ellis Paul, Jim Infantino & Brian Doser and has shared the stage with Kristian Bush (Sugarland), Richard Thompson, Dar Williams, Shawn Mullins and Martin Sexton among others –– strums the acoustic guitar and sings. EVERETT PENDLETON plays electric guitar, harmonizes, and never stops moving. JACK CAVALIER and MICHAEL CAHILL hold down the bass and drums. ROB LAURENS (Kerrville and Columbia River New Folk winner) pounds the piano, organ and accordian. And TOM SIMONS also rips it up on electric guitar.

Although our full-time lives keep us close to home, we are passionate about our music. Our songs are a rollicking trip through Americana –– infused with the sounds of driving rock, highway blues, heartland folk, urban country, 1950s rock & soul, and retro-1980s pop –– filled with the joys, sorrows, hopes, regrets and wonder of growing older. Kind of like Counting Crows and Ryan Adams hanging out with The Allman Brothers and Tom Petty at a backyard keg party.

With the release of our newest album, REELING DOWN A ROAD, we're looking forward to many more years of joyful noise and camaraderie. We hope you come along for the ride.

Lyrics

The river’s half frozen
Shivering highway
Nothing but gray sky as far as I can see
The radio is broken
In this blue car I’m driving
I’m thinking that the river is feeling just like me
I hear your name
It makes me cry
Because I never got to say goodbye

The coffee that I’m drinking
Has gone stale as the weather
Photographs and dirty clothes are scattered on the floor
I know it’s wishful thinking
Growing old together
But since that Tuesday morning nothing matters anymore.

I hear your name
It makes me cry
Because I never got to say goodbye
I’m not over you
Not for a day, not for a year
It might take forever, I don’t care
I’m not over you
No I’m not over you and I don’t want to be

I know it’s wishful thinking
Growing old together
But since that Tuesday morning nothing matters anymore

I hear your name
It makes me cry
Because I never got to say goodbye
I’m not over you
Not for a day, not for a year
It might take forever, I don’t care
I’m not over you
No I’m not over you and I don’t want to be