Daughter of Hope

from Music Life by Mia Doi Todd

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lyrics

Find me, can you find me?
Flying overhead with flowers in my hair
Find me, can you find me?
Always in my head, when I should be with you instead

I can say it takes a long time to get what you want.
If it ever comes, bid it stay a moment.
I can say it takes a long time to know how you feel.
So when the waves vacillate, you can tell what is real.
Now I know what is real. Yes I know what is real.

I can feel it in my sleep, fighting with my sense of self,
Aching in my dreams, working out my mental health.
I can feel it in my dreams, where I still live in my own domain.
What I didn’t want to keep, I sent it on the night train.
I sent it on the night train, so when it comes back,
It will have seen the world, and it won’t hurt like that.
No it won’t hurt like that, no it won’t hurt like that.

When the light turns green, driving to the rock show
With a girl of sixteen, how could she ever know?
When the light turns green, which way will the weather go?
Will he be mean? I’ll bring my umbrella so
I might stay dry in the river of tears.
I’ll bring a boat too, it’s an ocean of tears.
It’s an ocean of tears, where we learn to swim
In our mother’s womb and from within.
It’s an ocean of tears, where we learn to swim
And I swim to you, and I swim to him

In the ocean of tears, ocean of pain, ocean of fear, ocean of rain
Ocean of life, ocean of death, ocean of time, ocean of breath
Baby of mine, swim toward the light; baby inside, swim toward the breath.

Oh my daughter of hope, you have a mother of fantasy.
And I can’t always cope with the harsh realities.
We’re living in a marketplace, the world has gone flat.
Pop the champagne, it won’t grow back.
Oh my daughter of hope, for you I want everything,
A beautiful world, a land of plenty,
A world without greed, good food to eat,
Clean water to drink and room to think.
Oh my daughter of hope, for you I want everything!
Oh my daughter of hope, for you I want everything!
A world without sorrow, a world without pain,
A better world tomorrow, and the best day today.
Oh my daughter of hope! Oh my daughter of fantasy!
Oh my daughter of love! Oh my daughter of mystery!
I want you to know me, and I want to know you.
I want you to know me, and I want to know you.
Find me, can you find me?
Flying overhead with flowers in my hair.
Find me, can you find me?
Always in your heart, always in your hands
Always in your blood, always in your head.
Find me, yes you found me!
My daughter of hope, my daughter of hope.
I found you. Yes I found you.
Daughter of hope, daughter of hope.

credits

from Music Life, track released February 12, 2021
Piano, Vocals — Mia Doi Todd
Electric Guitar, Violin — Jesse Peterson
Viola, Violin — Miguel Atwood-Ferguson
Keys — Money Mark
Electric Bass — Brandon Owens
Cello — Peter Jacobson
Trumpet — Sean Okaguchi
Drums — Will Logan
Percussion — Andres Renteria

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Mia Doi Todd Los Angeles, California

Mia Doi Todd is a prolific singer-songwriter from Los Angeles, known for her unique voice and emotional songwriting.  Her album, “Cosmic Ocean Ship,” was chosen by the New York Times as one of the top ten records of 2011.  Her new album, due out in early 2021, focuses on motherhood and the life of the artist.  Mia helped to start the music venue Zebulon in the LA neighborhood where she grew up. ... more

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