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Obsession is a young man's game

from The Hardship Diaries by Dave McPherson

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This song reminds me a little of Disney's 'Aristocats' for whatever reason! It is about someone wanting you one minute then changing their mind the next & eventually having enough!


Obsession is a young man's game but it's made me feel too old far too young.
I reach out for the unreachable, ambition misguides me into the deepest abyss.
You know I couldn't do this forever even though I said that I could.

It is such a waste of energy to pursue a girl smothered in uncertainty.

You'll never make up your mind & life is far too short.
And I don't think I owe you anymore.
So I look on to the horizon, got my eyes on other things.
I don't think I want you anymore.

This isn't me saying the way I was living was ok, I've learned my lesson there a thousand times & more.
I've made such stronger bonds with the people around me since I emptied out all the ugliness in my head.
Maybe you're scared that I have finally realised I'm ok without you.

We all want what we can't have.
We hold on to the past until it passes by our...
Hearts hold on to memories until they become our enemies.


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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