Heather, I'm sorry that your mother
Diseased in the brain
Cannot recall your name

Heather, I've dreamt that I forgave
But that only comes in waves
I hate you all the same

I was all for being real
But if I don't believe then no one will
What's mine isn't really yours
But I hope you find what you're looking for
Beggar, blue in the face
For change you never take
Done with you, I deflate
I love you all the same
I love you all the same

I was all for being real
But if I don't believe then no one will
What's mine isn't really yours
But I hope you find what you're looking for

Strange hellos are not my bag
Better never having had
Strange hellos are not my bag
Better never having had

I was all for being real
But if I don't believe then no one will
What's mine isn't really yours
But I hope you find what you're looking for

I was all for being real
But if I don't believe then no one will
What's mine isn't really yours
But I hope you find what you're looking for


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    General CommentHeather stole something from Mackenzie! and Mackenzie is pissed!
    ab12on May 21, 2015   Link
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    General CommentMackenzie said:

    Well, the person that I wrote that song about represents the full spectrum of human emotion, and how we’re capable of loving and hating someone at the same time. While writing that song, I was reading Ray Bradbury’s Zen in the Art of Writing, and he writes about getting your true loves and your true hates onto the paper. Up until that point, I felt a lot of hate, and I wanted to channel that into my songwriting, but I felt like maybe I shouldn’t go that far as to say that I hated something or someone. But that book made me feel pretty fearless in a way that I hadn’t felt before, at least in my songwriting.”

    pitchfork.com/features/interviews/9639-im-drowning-but-im-ok-the-revelations-of-torres-mackenzie-scott/
    kony5669on July 18, 2015   Link

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