This is "Where Are We Going​?​" Not, "Where Have We Been​?​"

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    “There is a deep embedded ache in Bousquet’s voice. You can feel it down in the trenches of his soul and through the crack in his voice.” – Redline Roots

    “On Into The Light Within Bousquet really separates himself as a songwriter from a very crowded field of excellent songwriters taking up camp in his home state. While he’s not afraid to crank up the electric guitar to prove a song’s point, it’s his more introspective moments, such as on “Gloria” that he really knocks it out of the park.” – Chip McCabe, Lonesome Noise

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I'm just a drop in the ocean/She's the ocean in a drop/I struggle to get things in motion/She just doesn't stop/I say, "Nothing is happening"/She says, "I guess that depends/Is this where are we going?/Or is this where have we been?"/I cup a flickering candle/She finds a place in the sun/I struggle between not and knowing/She says, "This is the one!"/I say, "Something is happening"/She says “Again and again/This is where are we going/Not where have we been"/And when I wake each morning to see those flickering lights/Flashing on the water like new worlds in our sights/I say, "Something is happening"/She says, "Every ‘where’ is a ‘when’/This is where are we going/Not where have we been"/I'm just a drop in the ocean/I'm just a drop


from Into the Light Within, track released July 3, 2015



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American Elm Chester, Connecticut

American Elm, aka Chris Bousquet, is singer-songwriter from Connecticut. He is the former leader of the internationally acclaimed High Lonesome Plains, and as well as the widely regarded Alligator Farmhouse. He has performed with such luminaries as Roger McGuinn, Miracle Legion, Rod McDonald, The Nields, Mark Mulcahy, Asleep at the Wheel, The Turtles, Tim Easton, J. Geils, and Susan Cowsill. ... more

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