Before You Could

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from Jack & Jill "Fancy Birdhouse"

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I broke my heart before you could
So don’t bother coming inside
I smashed it to pieces and left myself helpless
Like you would’ve if you had the time

I made myself have a nightmare
So I could find reason to run
In it my demons all laughed at me naked
Why do I play the object of fun?

I tried to cut off my own fingers
While learning to tie my own shoes
Full of frustration and full of self-doubt
You know if you don’t try you can’t lose

So I had to run from your kisses
‘cuz they felt too good to be true
I just couldn’t conceive of a time
When you loved me the way I loved you
I love you

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from Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, released September 3, 2013

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Jonathan Segel Sweden

Note: 2017's "Superfluity" is NOT available here, go to Floating World
www.floatingworldrecords.co.uk/albums/superfluity2/

Jonathan Segel is a musician and composer, playing guitar, violin, computer, keyboards, electric bass and singing, etc.

He plays solo or with Camper Van Beethoven and Øresund Space Collective
oresundspacecollective.bandcamp.com
or Sista Maj
sistamaj.bandcamp.com
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