Category: Demos

demos of new songs by Thomas Oliver

Why Do The Dead Keep Dying

It is rare that a person reaches my age and hasn’t experienced grief at some level and probably more than once. I have experienced it, and as writer I have observed it. That has to be the genesis for “Why…

That Siren Whine

I originally wrote this song after the Blood Moon (spring) tides of the fall of 2015. You might have seen pictures of the causeway underwater. Nothing like a causeway being flooded to underscore the fact that you live on an…

Through a Glass Darkly (a demo)

      In this song, I’ve taken three real, though disparate situations and weaved them together to underscore the often inexplicable, serendipitous nature of life. Some see a hidden hand in some such occurrences, using such plain words as…

Though I Might Have (a demo)

     Most singer/songwriters venture into autobiography. Some more than others.      Even if you are primarily a story-telling singer/songwriter, you will occasionally write the autobiographical song.      This is one of mine.      While I’ve never…