Song Maybe That’s Why • Performed by Cirith UngolRecorded on Mon 01 Dec 1980
On releases
Concerts are 1 or more Year
San Fernando Valley Thu 01 Jan 1981

Even though it has lyrics, it is an instrumental. There are no vocals on this song. The original demo version of it had bass, drums and vocals, though. Written by Greg Lindstrom.

It was a love song Greg wrote. The original (I have on my unreleased tapes) was the most unbelievable instrumental you can imagine. It didn’t come out near as good on the LP. Greg had written the lyrics for it but we decided not to use them, there is not much mystery to this, but it is the most asked C.U. question ever.

Robert Garven, Steel Conjuring interview, 2000

 

Steel Conjuring: In my copy of ‘Frost….’ There’s a song called ‘Maybe that’s why’. What is really strange is that although in the lyric sheet it appears as a vocal song with lyrics, chorus etc. what someone hears is an instrumental song from the beginning to the end. Can you explain to me why did that happen?

Robert Garven: It was a love song Greg wrote, the original (I have on my un-released tapes) was the most unbelievable instrumental you can imagine. (Hopefully this can be on the CD of unreleased songs!) It didn’t come out near as good on the LP?!? Greg had written lyrics for it but we decided not to use them, there is not much mystery to this but it is the most asked C.U. question ever.

Lyrics

I don’t know how you really feel
I just know you’ve been hurt
Wish i could say what i really feel
But i know you need more than words
To say everything i wanted to say
I’d have to write a book
But you can say so much more
With just a signle look

Chorus:
Maybe tha’ts why, maybe that’s why,
i love you…

Close my eyes and i see your face
My heart stars beating your name
Look in your eyes and i melt away
I know i’ll never be the same

Chorus

Now here’s the moral of the story
I know it’s easier said than done
Believe in your dreams, believe in yourself
No matter, no matter what comes
You’ve got the power, you’ve got the strength
I know you’re gonna pull through
And just in case it matters
Remember that i believe in you

Chorus

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