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This is no fairytale

from The Hardship Diaries by Dave McPherson

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This details the aftermath of a failed relationship after the smoke has cleared so to speak. Not the cheeriest way to end an album but I'm a sucker for melancholy in music!

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The words got in the way of the actions.
The truth got distorted by distractions.
What can we learn from this?
How to grow new skin.
Take it all on the chin, pull it out from within.

Cut me out, embrace doubt.
It's hard to be just a memory.
It hurts to be discarded.
I wish that I'd been stronger, all or nothing, but I disregarded what was right for you & me.
This is no fairytale.

I know this is hard for you too & I'm not the protagonist of this song.
I don't feel sorry for myself, I know what I've done wrong.
I know that this will all heal, I know we can be strong.
But I think I know why we didn't let go for so long.

This is no fairytale, there is no happy ending.
The prince is a pauper, there's no point in pretending.
If I see you again I don't know what I'll say to you.
I'm sure we'll both be doing fine, I'm sure it'll heal in time.

This is no fairytale, there is no happy ending.

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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|
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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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