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by Michael Oakley

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victormuv Always it's a plesure to hear Michael's songs ☺️
Death By Neon
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Death By Neon Awesome song, as always with genius Michael Oakley!
This single is better than the half of the complete albums of synthwave from the whole year, so grab it now!

Ps: a personal thanks to Michael to have introduced me to M83 with your Spotify playlist for night drive, except for Oblivion I didn't know this band and the album Hurry up we're dreaming is totally awesome!
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julesneonfawkes Pure synthwave/retrowave bliss. Expect nothing less from Sir Oakley. Love the lyrics, and I love the smooth synthy waves in this. Palm trees and neon signs ooze through this.
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tommy somewhere Beautiful and aesthetic :)
Edmund Allison
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Edmund Allison Great brooding pop tune with a soulful vocal. Can’t wait for the full album. Favorite track: Control.


Michael Oakley is back with a killer track! Enjoy.

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Calling from a distance
I hear your voice again
All the signs are pointing to
What I don’t understand

Are you now the kiss of life hiding in the dark
Cause every time I’ve reached alone
Feels like I’m missing every mark

I’ll take a chance tonight
Another roll of the dice
I can’t lose with you…

High… But you’re falling like the rain
Blinded by illusion, but you do it all over again
High… You know it’s just a game
Not looking for forever
Just a chance to start again

They say I’m out of action
Losing all control
I’m keeping count of every move
In a city I call home
You never gave a warning
Like an arrow tears the sky
Bring me to my senses cause tomorrows open wide

I feel more alive than I ever did in time
I can’t lose with you

High… But you’re falling like the rain
Blinded by illusion, but you do it all over again
High… You know it’s just a game
Not looking for forever
I just wanna start over again


released December 7, 2018
Artwork & Photography by Arkuma Hyomoto & Brad A. Kinnan

Written and Produced by Michael Oakley
lyrics by Michael Oakley & Ollie Wride
Guitar by John Kunkel (The New Division)
Backing vocals by Ollie Wride

Mixed by Israel Medina &

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