The Ballad of Riley and the Spokesman of a Generation

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Saulo Oliveira S., often simplified as Saulo, also known as Prince of Rock, is a british-brazilian Rock musician, singer-songwriter. Most known for his musical work, had wrote the songs of the E.P. Bigger Than God and the experimental album Holy Rolling Stone. Saulo was born on 14 July 1993 in London, England, after his birth, the family moved back to their parents native country, Curitiba, Brasil, where he was raised and passed the most part of childhood. Oliveira's parents divorced when he was three, then, had spend most of the time only with his mother who later remarried. Saulo attended the very-knwon jesuit school Nossa Senhora do Medianeira, learn to read at the age of five and, as a child, loved write short stories, singing covering songs from The Beatles. Signed with British Rock Records in 2017. Commonly write songs with provocative lyrics, tales, protests and rock operas. Saulo has been writing since childhood, was two times awarded for his poetry in 2017 with "Prêmio Poesia Livre 2017", and "Prêmio Sarau Brasil 2017", both Brazilian prizes. He also published a politic novel called "Brasilia Sitiada" and is currently developing projects in Brazil and England. He is also a pacifist, vegetarian, atheist and activist engaged in many movents such as March Four Our Lives.


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The Ballad of Riley and the Spokesman of a generation 
She was hitting the score 
A peaceful afternoon in Ladbrook Park 
Then Kyle took the courage to say more 
“A fire will come out of our spark” 
He became a spokesman 
With the right words from his mouth  
And she became a lawyer 
A great couple without a doubt  
And whole thing started in a windy night 
And whole thing started in a windy night 
Then they could not expect  
That something could put an end in that love 
In a dazed and confused nigh Riley was abducted for a ship above 
“The aliens took my love, the aliens took my love” 
That’s what he started to shout at the conference 
No one would believe, he lost self confidence, the spokesman of a generation had lost his touch with the words of coherence 
Not all the lights that comes from above 
Descends to enlighten us 
That’s why I prefer the dark 
Without a fire and without spark 
Now Kyle is unemployed,  
Hitchhiking between places,  
Scrounging for his meal and begging for a miserable deal,  
Aspot where to sleep,  
Just because of a speech. 
And he is still saying that she’s gone like a blow  
Because Riley couldn’t be a rock and not to roll 
Written by Saulo Oliveira S.

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