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Concrete Jungle

from Concrete Jungle by Griffin


Written with Carmen Melton Taylor. Finished on 6/3/14.



I'm in quicksand and I try to get away
But I feel stuck here and sink deeper every day
Punch a clock and then it's monkey see and monkey do
Feeling lost in a crowd and all alone
I'm in hell - leave a message at the tone

Living in Concrete Jungle
Dying in Concrete Jungle

When I came here it was like a foreign land
Still a boy and hoping I'd become a man
There were lessons that I learned and never wanted to
I grew up fast, feels like I'm growin' old
So if I can, I'd like to save my soul

Living in Concrete Jungle
Dying in Concrete Jungle

The jungle draws you like a moth into a flame
Before you know you're tangled up in all the games
And broken promises that burn under flourescent sun
It's a trap, don't believe your eyes
I’m warning you, so you don’t spend your life

Living in Concrete Jungle
Dying in Concrete Jungle

Written by Jeffrey Scott Stewart and Carmen Melton Taylor
Copyright Blue Clover Music (ASCAP) / Awesome Musings Publishing (BMI)


from Concrete Jungle, released May 10, 2020


all rights reserved



aka Jeffrey Scott Stewart Houston, Texas

Originally from Southern California, and now - after sixteen years of "seasoning" in Nashville, Tennessee - based in Houston, Texas.

Jeff has had his songs heard in movies, documentaries, television and radio from Australia to Seattle to Switzerland.

Live performances feature a wide variety of original music using guitar, tenor banjo, accordion, mandolin, violin, ukulele and harmonica.
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