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I don't do regrets

from Death By Sunset by Dave McPherson

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This song was initially called 'I don't do requests' from the namesake EP. I decided to change the name & some lyrics as it turns out that I do quite often do requests! It is mostly about sticking to your guns & pursuing your dreams.


Call it curiosity but I really want to see this thing through
The so-called music industry spat me out and I left a bad taste in it's mouth
It's big, whore-like mouth
Pub gigs and sporadic tours get me by but I cannot let go of the dream
So I put my head down
Put a pen to paper
Couple hours later, got another expendable song
And it goes just like this...

And time, time's running out
I'm getting older and I have nothing to show for myself
But I still honour my art
And this is just the start of another unrealistic adventure
I don't do regrets
The past yields no threats
All these mistakes I will sing from my chest
Singing out loud
Pressing my fingers down on the steel strings
It's just one of those things

Say what you want of me, I have heard it all before
The so-called trustworthy worthlessly exploited only the worst of me
I once knew a ghost who could keep the heart afloat but then the tides changed.
The ghost became a storm then the storm became a kraken cracking my stern.
The olde chanty goes…

And I get pretty shy when people all rendezvous around me
And I will never figure this all out, every time always feels just like the it was the first time
And I get pretty scared when the moments pass by before I get the chance to greet them

But it doesn't mean I'm lazy just because you hate your job
I never wanted you to hate me, I still don't know what I did wrong
And if this, if this isn't what I'm born for, then where do I belong?
'Cause this, this is what I dreamt of when I was just a little lad
It makes me feel so strong


from Death By Sunset, released October 19, 2011


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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.

Hope you like my sounds!
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