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Winter: Hibernation

from The Hardship Diaries by Dave McPherson

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This is a straight up love song about my girl. I feel like a rebuilt myself from scratch throughout 2009 & 2010 & don't think I would've ended up with such an amazing person if I hadn't. I love playing this song live.


An optimist's heart connected to a pessimist's mind.
A glitch in the matrix we secretly long to find.
Victims remain victims because they behave like victims.
Don't know how love came through me?
I wore a bullet proof vest.

The building dances like jelly just before it falls on top of me.
The rubble shrouds my eyes with dust but it's the light beyond that I can see.
A fair hand touches all my poor weathered fingertips.
You are the greatest gift that life could ever give a man, a man like me.
And I've been in hibernation for way too long.

Seasonal affective drunken disorder.
Let's hide away in a European lagoon somewhere across the border.
I'll trade a kiss for a promise.
A promise never cracked by dishonesty.

Come, take my hand.
Put on my coat.
We'll shelter from rain under my favourite oak tree.
I'll keep you warm.
I'll part with my heart for you.


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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