This Is Not A Temporary Situation

from by Luke Chant

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New version. The acoustic version is available on the Malarky EP


i thought i had it all
but how was i to know
hindsight makes it obvious
but how was i to know
at first all i could do was hate
but now i realise
you had to choose a path to take
and it was never going to be mine

i need to have control
or else i'll fall apart
decide to let you know
the pieces of my heart
the only thing that helps
is making myself numb
can't seem to let you go
i can't avoid it

wish that you could feel
what burns inside of me
maybe we'll never find
what we really want to say
our emotions locked inside
here's the key but who will drive
how could you ever understand
you're still hiding from yourself

this is not a temporary situation
i really thought i'd done it this time
but if i made plans i'd be using an obvious cliche
and that really wouldn't do you justice

i can't tell you what i need anymore
nothing i can do will make you change
i can't stand in the way of what you have to be
all i want is just a moment with you


from Clouds Keep Us Warm, released October 7, 2012
Everything: Luke Chant




Luke Chant Manchester, UK

Luke is a Manchester based musician. He currently plays guitar for Love Gravel, President Ray Gun and Snowdrone.

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