Little friend,
What ever happened?
You should know I went down so hard trying to keep the family together,
The family together.
Sweet friend,
Know I love you and I've been struggling so hard so hard trying to keep the family together,
The family together.

When I look in your eyes
I see me looking back.
It's kind of creepy how you own my heart.
Yeah, you own my heart.
Yeah, you own my heart.

Let's stay together.

Sweet friend,
Was I born to give you a name and then be erased
All because I couldn't keep it together,
Couldn't keep it together?

Little friend,
I know I've made it so, so much harder on us
And lost you because I
Couldn't keep it together.

When I look in your eyes
I see me looking back.
It's kind of creepy how you own my heart.
Yeah, you own my heart.
Yeah, you own my heart.

Let's stay together.


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"Miss Blonde Your Papa Is Failing" as written by Kevin L Barnes

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  • +1
    General Commentoh alabee :)
    emmyotteron March 02, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentoh my god this song is unbearably sad.
    fursoftasfuron April 18, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentExcellent song.
    Hobbyyon January 24, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song always upsets me so much.
    just becuase it is clearly abotu his daughter and his failing marraige.

    "Sweet friend,
    was I born to give you a name and then be erased
    all because I couldn't keep it together,
    couldn't keep it together?"

    gets me everytime, kevins voice sounds amazing though.
    JACKIE THE HOBOon January 30, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOne of the most beautiful songs I've ever heard, oh man..
    Clap Your Handson March 08, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti agree with all of those. i put this song on repeat and plan on singing along until i cough up blood. it has so much emotion and sadness, but he sounds like he really does have it all together. god.
    alabee23on April 23, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti agree with all of those. i put this song on repeat and plan on singing along until i cough up blood. it has so much emotion and sadness, but he sounds like he really does have it all together. god.
    alabee23on April 23, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song because it's so atypical of Of Montreal. Just an acoustic guitar and Kevin (metaphorically) weeping into it.
    Oh Alabee!
    highexplosivelighton November 26, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentokay honestly the more i listen to of montreal the more sad i get- i have listened to the band for more than a year but just now have i realized how utterly depressing it is- but kevin is okay now, right???? he and his wife got back together??!??!?! i think i read that somewhere...
    jcoxeron October 13, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit's even more depressing now that him and his wife are actually split up
    m00ndogon March 25, 2015   Link

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