This song was originally written by a guy called Peter Gutteridge. He was one of the founders of the "Dunedin Sound" a musical scene in the south of New Zealand in the early 80s. From there it was covered by "The Clean" one of the early bands of that scene (he had originally been a member of in it's early days, writing a couple of their best early songs). The Dunedin sound, and the Clean became popular on american college radio in the mid to late 80s. I guess Yo La Tengo heard that version. Great version of a great song,
Sorry it turned out like this, I guess it’s time for us to take our own separate ways. All I can do is pray that you would make the right decisions and never lose sight of what is real. All the time I wonder why it turned out like this. It doesn’t matter, it’s in god’s hands. You’re losing your grip on reality. You don’t know what’s real and what is rally in your head. You haven’t learned, you never will, unless you let god do what he wants and not what you want to do.
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