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This is about letting go of someone after a broken relationship has been dragged through the mud for far too long. I love the major to minor progression in the chorus & the gradual build.


I wish you the best of luck, you've got so much going for you.
Yeah it's true that we've had our ups & downs but it is nice to leave a happy farewell from both of us.
You've influenced me in so many ways some good some bad, some things are sad but I suppose this is meant to be.
Independently we walk away from each other for the very last time.

I hope you don't regret this like I do, hummingbird.
No-one can control the uncontrollable hummingbird.

I hope he makes you happy, I hope he takes care of you, I hope you hope you have not made a big mistake 'cause you know that I own one of the biggest mistakes of all.
Time takes all away, ticking away all the pain that we made for ourselves in the name of love & loss.
At what cost did we prove that we truly care?

You were all I wanted but I'm unwanted, hummingbird.
I thought that you were all I needed but doubt succeeded, hummingbird.

This is the end of the end my hummingbird...


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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Dave McPherson Brentwood, UK

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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