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The Truth In Any Way
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A simple ballad about... something, I guess.
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Pop - Pop Rock
Previous peak charts position #73
Previous peak charts position in subgenre #22
Michael Carpenter
2018 by Michael Carpenter
September 20, 2018
MP3 4.9 MB
160 kbps bitrate
4:17 minutes
Story behind the song
The genesis of this song came to me one day while just playing around on guitar. I admit I have no idea what it's really about. It would seem to be describing a difficult relationship, and while finishing up the lyrics I did try to move it in that direction. But the relevance of the starting point literally came out of nowhere. The recording is straightforward enough - drums, bass, doubled up acoustic, a bit of piano and an electric guitar picking out a simple pattern. The vocal is doubled up in the middle eight. I didn't want to add a lot of ornamentation or drag it out too long, so it just comes in, says what it wants to say, then gets out. Simple.
Lyrics
How are you when you are lonely? How are you when you’ve had a fall? How do you sound when you are hungry? Do you make any noise at all? I don’t know how you will answer I don’t know what you might say I don’t know what you consider To be the truth in any way Would you tell me when you’re sleeping What it means to wake up scared? Would you call me when you’re dreaming Of a life lived unprepared? I don’t know how you will answer I don’t know what you might say I don’t know what you consider To be the truth in any way I’d like to discover What’s behind your eyes I’d want to uncover What lies beneath your disguise Why does nothing last forever? Until you try to let it go? When does someday turn to never? Why am I the last to know? I don’t know how you will answer I don’t know what you might say I don’t know what you consider To be the truth in any way
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