Codebreaking [youtube version]

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I wrote this song right after I finished _bright smile black eyes_ and I go back and forth between loving and hating it. It's so simple and sweet, which is occasionally really pleasant and sometimes makes me want to dig my eyes out with a spoon. watch the video @ www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6NGP32JBwA

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when I sing for you, is it secret code?
caesar ciphers, one and zeroes
backward tracks and inverted chords
is our rosetta stone somewhere obscured?

are you threading a needle between danger and hope?
thinking, “I'd do anything to crack the code”
lord, just help her find the note
lord, just help her find the note

lord, just help her find the note
lord, just help her find the note
I should just say I'm in love with you
you know, I should just say I'm in love

I try to read between my own thin lines
holding back my hand when I want yours in mine
thinking, "I'd do anything to pause this moment in time"
I'd do anything to pause time

lord, just help me find the note
lord, just help me find the note
you know, I should just say I'm in love with you
you know, I should just say I'm in love with you

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from Ephemera, track released February 23, 2011
Pretty Misery Music© 2011. Credit to the lovely kathleen edwards for complaining about her sore throat (or some such) on facebook, the inspiration for this song.

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Adrian Morse Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Adrian creates songs stitched from historical yarns, literary scenes, and relatable blunders of personal experience. A veteran of countless musical missteps, unrealized bands, and aborted projects, his recent works include an acoustic LP and a series of increasingly unpopular releases with the power pop band Readership. He resides in Philadelphia and has a nice cat (who even has his own song). ... more

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