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Before I even had you

from The Hardship Diaries by Dave McPherson

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This track was written the day before I recorded it! It has taken on a different form in the live environment! It is basically about not being able to talk to people you really like & thus remaining single for a very long time!


I'm trying to think before I speak but sometimes I think too much & this awkward silence needs to be filled up.
Boy meets girl, girl likes boy, boy acts foolish even more just because he doesn't want anything to go wrong.
I want to say that I don't want to play any games, I just wanna hang out, hang out, hang out with you all day, it's that simple.
I wear my heart on my sleeve, I'm not a robot & I can be quite naive.
Let's lay this out on the table.

Some days I'm an extrovert but baby you turn me into an introvert.
I'm only acting nervous 'cause I like you.
A mixture of confidence & insecurity all wash over me.
I'm only acting stupid because I'm scared of losing you before I even had you.

Despite all of my little hiccups you're gonna see me again, maybe you like my stumbles, the way I mumble & shake.
I'm gonna make you an offer you'll probably refuse but I've got nothing to lose.
Baby you make me sick in the best way.
I could play it cool but like I said I don't like to play games, I won't name names but I've done that before & someone always gets hurt.
Someone always gets hurt in the pursuit of what it is we all seek.

Boy meets girl, girl likes boy, boy messes it up because he cares too much.


from The Hardship Diaries, released April 10, 2011
Written & performed by Dave McPherson.
Programming by Dave McPherson.
Produced & engineered by Mike Curtis.


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Music |ˈmyo͞ozik|
1 the art or science of combining vocal or instrumental sounds (or both) to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion.

Music is my life. An oft-used cliché yet nonetheless true for me. I've devoted most of my existence to exploring it in every way & in turn it has enabled me to travel the world & meet new friends all over.

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