Chris Reed

Odyssey, Vol. III

by Chris Reed

Released 2016
Released 2016
This "Indie/folk" record dives deep into grief and struggles of the heart with some religious elements
NOTES
In Odyssey Vol. III, Chris Reed dances in the genre of "Indie/folk" as he opens up about his grief and struggles of the heart in loosing his his big brother as a child in the first track "Sweet Brother". He continues this theme and the affect it has had on him and his ability to love in tracks two and three "We will remember you" and "Can't live this way". After a beautiful instrumental …
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Odyssey, Vol. II

by Chris Reed

Released 2016
Released 2016
As he traveled through Europe, Chris recorded the sounds that inspired him in the culturally rich locations where he wrote these songs. You will hear the streets of Paris and church bells from Notre Damn as you listen to Chris' latest collection of songs.
NOTES
This left handed mulit-instrumentalist, was most noted as the front-man, and creative force of METRO Magazine’s 2010 “Best Band”- world reggae group; Aivar (2006-2011). Amongst singing; Reed played Saxophone, Ukulele, Harmonica and Melodica as the band recorded their 3 albums. Aivar performed with International acts; The English Beat, Collie Buddz, Eek a Mouse, Booker T, and The Dirty Heads, to name a few. They had multiple performances on Vans Warped Tour, their song “17” was played …
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Odyssey, Vol. 1

by Chris Reed

Released 2015
Released 2015
1 of 4 uses his pop, folk, reggae and Chris Reed's environmentalists ways to take you through this journey with broken down heartfelt ballads to up beat roots reggae tracks and even gypsy inspired jams! Enjoy this eclectic Odyssey!
  • 03:18 Story Lyrics
    Mama

    For many years, I have admired your way of guiding me, to who I am

    I always look, at women and I see their beauty, truly appreciate

    So glad I found, my love, she completes me, she’s the world to me

    She’s my mona lisa, more striking then your islands first sunset, she’s everything to me

     

    Don’t you worry mama I’ma be alright, I’m gunna take what you taught me, begin to live my life – do it right

     

    You taught me how, opened my eyes and eyes to everything, around me

    I’ve found my queen, I’ll be her king, we are a family, like a dream

    I hope you know, I'm only here cuz you should me who I need to be

     

    Don’t you worry mama I’mma be alright, I’m gunna take what you taught me, begin to live my life – do it right

     

  • 02:52 Story Lyrics
    My Roots

    My roots they come from an island, where the seas are made of blood

    And the children use to play in it, cuz they knew no right nor wrong

     

    Now, everyones told a story, about someone from poverty

    Who took life by the neck, and made it something great

     

    So picture a place, where the people roam and the language come from the heart

    An everything that the people succeed will have to be called art

     

    As a child they lived with, walls made out of stone

    That my family picked up with their own hands and made it their own

    My Baka likes to stroll in her garden, where the horizon’s always low

    As the tide comes up to her toes, her gray hairs aren’t so old

     

    Ya see, everyone’s got a story,

    that’s got to be told out of glory,

    before their winter come,

    when(and) all will be done

     

    Every night I sit and ask the same question; “what am I doing with my life”

    I’m just tryin to have some fun and meet some new people and get what I need done

     

    There’s more than 3004 different ways that our lives can go

    Why do you think you must just pick one,

    You got so much life don’t you know

    We’ve seemed to immigrate from our own homes,

    Our reasons are not all told

    The place you come from where life is so rich, you’ ve left it back in a dich

     

    Remember that, everyone’s got a story

    Some are not from glory,

    But you have to embrace it all, whether you like it or not.

     

    My roots they come from an island, where the seas are made of blood

    And the children use to play in it, cuz they knew no right nor wrong

  • 02:06
    I'm so Happy
  • 03:44 Lyrics
    Puppy Love

     

    Poppys grow in California, I’m so glad I got to know ya, Chai soy latees in the morning, baby girl, you drive me crazy, like a…

     

    LADADITA…. All day long: 

     

    Once or twice, for me would ne nice, but when it hits, 7,8 or9, that’s when my body starts to quiver, & we become the best kind of winners, like a…

     

    LADADITA…. All day long: 

     I really love you, yes I really really do, I really love you, baby girl I’m into, into into…. You…

    Your sweet sin is full of emotion, takes hold of me like  a sea devotion, passion crashin down like the honeymoon continues, wasn’t always this way, but we’re startin aknew, new new ya…

     

    I really love you, yes I really really do, I really love you, baby girl I’m into, into into…. You…

     

    LADADITA…. All day long:  

  • 02:42 Lyrics
    Waiting for You, Pt. 1

    We were lookin for a place to chill, we were looking for a place to call our own- Call our own

    A pack of mates that were drawn together, searchin forever, to find our home, find our home

    Open up those golden doors, there’s so much more, feel like I found Jah- Absolute Perfection

     I am waiting for you, are you still waiting for me

    Never been to a place like this, where wine spills over, the crowd is full of love, full of love.

    You can’t imagine anything like this, can’t imagine what you missed, what you’ve missed.

     

  • 03:10 Lyrics
    Waiting for You, Pt. 2

    I believe you, do you believe in me,  possibility, of what it means to be we.  to be free, 

    I am waiting for you, are you still waiting for me 

  • 04:03 Story Lyrics
    March Against Monsanto

    Wont let them stand in our way

    This revolution cannot be washed away

    Our government should fear its people voice

    How dare it be the other way,  how dare it be the other way.

    Won’t take this injustice no more

    Greed should not control the seeds of the world

    Rash decisions mold our future

    Mother nature’s not for sale and neither is a soul

    We must-       

                Stand tall, together one and all

                If we’re strong, Monsanto will fall

    Our food is controlled by the profits of a few

    Restricting what we grow, what we say and do

    Bees are dying all around the globe

    As pesticides pollute our body’s and our homes.

    We need to-

                Stand tall, together one and all

                If we’re strong, Monsanto will fall

     

    Can’t control where the free bird flies

    We wont take any more lies

    We don’t care about their ties

    And who they know or own

     

    We deserve the right to choose

    Non-GMO  and  organic foods

    Food should be our medicine

    Not processed, bought and sold. 

     

    We must-

     

                Stand tall, together one and all

                If we’re strong, Monsanto will fall

    So we-

                Stand tall, together one and all

                If we’re strong, Monsanto will fall

     

    Wont let them stand in our way

    This revolution cannot be washed away

    Our government should fear its people voice

    How dare it be the other way,  how dare it be the other way.

     

  • 02:31 Lyrics
    Journeyman Home

    Once upon a time

     you told me,

    I must trust myself

    to Find my inner light

    Follow your heart

     and since I’ve found my light 

     now____ I’m___ run ___ing___

    Now I’m coming home

    I’m coming home

    Yes,  it’s a lonely road

    When you walk          alone

        SO---

    now____ I’m___ run ___ing___

    Now I’m coming home

    Findin home

    No matter what life’s thrown me

    Your grace has kept me going

    I’ve travelled with my heart on my sleeve

    Says anyone that knows me 

    And now____ I’m___ run ___ing___

    Now I’m finding home

    Findin home, Findin home

     Findin home

    And now____ I’m___ run ___ing___

    Now I’m finding home

    At the end of my days

    when my mid replays

    I’ll know in my heart,

    I’ve  lived some good days

     And now____ I’m___ run ___ing___

    Now I’m finding home 

NOTES
Sophomore release; Odyssey Volume 1 is the first of four to be released over the next 9 months by Chris Reed. Each Volume will be unique and diverse to itself, truly feeling as though you are on an ODYSSEY with Chris. Through out this journey, you will explore many subjects from love and joy to death and grief. Reed dedicates the 1st song of each collection to his family. In Volume 1, that's MAMA. A song that Chris …
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Sweet Destiny

by Chris Reed

Released 2013
Released 2013
The inspiring and diverse15 track record transports you to a world of honesty filled with beautiful harmonies and sing along choruses. Heavily drenched in hope and love, each song forces us to examine parts of our lives often hidden or forgotten.
NOTES
Chris Reed has been passionate, and driven by music since he was in the womb, and he practically came out playing a miniature accordion! He is a true artist who is always quenching his thirst for creation and knowledge, which is apparent through his big hearted and honest lyrics. Chris carries a calm and friendly confidence with him on stage, opening up to audiences and bearing his soul through his music.
This Troubadour began his …
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We Are One

by Chris Reed

Released 2014
Released 2014
“We are one” features hundreds of students from Jr. High to Preschoolers with visual and orthopedic impairments, truly reflecting the beauty, diversity and strength we all share in the Silicon Valley and how the arts can unite us all.
NOTES
Born to a California musician and a Croatian mother; Chris Reed has been passionate, and driven by music since he was in the womb, and practically came out playing a miniature accordion! He is a true artist who is always quenching his thirst for creation and knowledge, which is apparent through his big hearted and honest lyrics. Chris carries a calm and friendly confidence with him on stage, opening up to audiences and bearing his …
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Because of You

by Chris Reed

Released 2013
Released 2013
In “Because of you” Chris Reed and his students remind us of the beautiful and powerful impact music has on our lives. There is no doubt that this one of a kind uplifting anthem will leave you feeling thankful and inspired.
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In “Because of you” Chris Reed and his students remind us of the beautiful and powerful impact music has on our lives. There is no doubt that this one of a kind uplifting anthem will leave you feeling thankful and inspired.