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I like to wake up
I like to wake up in a place I've been before
It's not easy
It's not easy letting go and moving on
But I try

None of this makes any sense to me
As far as I can tell, there's no guarantees for us
Just our hearts to trust when it feels right, it feels right
I'm fine, I feel fine

Life is such a fucked up mixed up mess
From which you're supposed to sculpt some happiness
So you build a wall, a wooden picket fence
Just to find a piece of permanence
But it all keeps crashing down
So you build up from the ground

And I try, I try
I'm fine, I feel fine
You're the only thing that get me through
The only thing that I will hold on to
Together we can make it me and you
And when it all comes crashing down
We just build up from the ground


from The Word, track released April 22, 2011
Nick Carswell - vocals, guitar, piano, bass
Deirdre Cussen - cello
Kate Cussen - violin
Sian Murray - vocals
Bart Kiely - drums

Recorded by Ross O'Donovan in Data Recording Studios, Kerry
Mixed by Nick Carswell
Produced by Nick Carswell
Mastered by Richard Dowling at WAV Mastering



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The Elective Orchestra Dublin, Ireland

Six piece acoustic folk-rock from Ireland.
Strings, vocal harmonies, instrumentals and other oddities.
Sigur Ros meets Sufjan Stevens and The Frames.

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