Shallows

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Track 5 of 5 in the EP 'Shallows'. A concept album of love, betrayal and heartbreak.
Complete resignation. You've tried hating, you've tried forgetting. It's not possible. The only way to move on for your own emotional well being is not by trying to forget, but by forgiving.
"I can't forget, so ill forgive you instead."

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I was the captain, blind to the mutiny
and for so long I've been haunted by the echoes of your love.
A marathon of resent, I'm exhausted by regret.
I've wished so hard to forget you, and start afresh.

My eyes which were only for you,
have looked for the new, but my minds hooked on the truth
Ive become addicted
to dwelling over why it's me who's afflicted
and you who inflicted.

I'm breaking down these wall that keep me treading these shallows
It's time to end this war in my head
I can't forget, so I'll forgive you instead
I can't forget you.
I've tread these shallows, shallows,
I've tread these shallows for far too long.

Stop me drowning.

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from Shallows, track released March 3, 2014
Shallows
Written, produced and performed by Tom Bem,
Co-Written and Co-Produced by Dexter Britain
Copyright 2013

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