Waiting for Nothing

from Strong Bones + Teeth by Grey Milk

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This is one of two songs on Strong Bones + Teeth that has never been re-recorded. We think it along with "The Concept" came out well enough the first time around that they need no revisiting. It also gives this lil' EP some worth beyond its simply being old(er).

lyrics

Sitting here
Wondering how
You came around
And I fell apart
It’s nothing unusual
My drive fell to neutral
And nothing feels natural
Just breathing seems forced
So I’m singing

The edge of the party
Seems much more inviting
Outside of the laughing
The comfort of hiding
Inside my own body
Inside of your body
Inside everybody
Sometimes I see nothing
So I’m singing

I’m sitting here waiting
For something to happen
Then you come along
And flip my perspective
I know it’s unhealthy
To wonder of dying
I’ve tried to be happy
I'm tired of trying

All of this figuring
And I figured wrong
Defeat and acceptance
I'm lost and it's gone
You’re not like the others
You’re not like the others
You’re not like the others, a lot like the others
A lot like the others, you’re not like the others

Sitting here
Wondering how
You came around
And I fell a part

credits

from Strong Bones + Teeth, released April 1, 2006
Jesse Houle - Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Dylan Clark - Drums

Lyrics - Jesse Houle

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We are natives of New England and currently base our operations out of Athens, GA.

We're part of Nobody's Favorite Records and The Branch Collection: two obscure, amorphous groups of folks who collectively pool our efforts of creativity- primarily those of the musical variety. These monikers give us the appearance of added legitimacy.

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